44 Environment APIs: Nike Materials Sustainability, AMEE and WiserEarth

Kevin Sundstrom
Jul. 10 2012, 02:15PM EDT

Our API directory now includes 44 environment APIs. The newest is the CUAHSI WaterOneFlow API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the AMEE API. We list 4 AMEE mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of environment APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead the way. There are 27 REST environment APIs and 17 SOAP environment APIs. Our directory lists 34 XML environment APIs and 17 JSON environment APIs.

The most common tags within environment are 19 green environment APIs, 12 science environment APIs and 12 government environment APIs.

On the mashup side, we list 57 environment Mashups. We named Car Emissions Calculator Mashup of The Day in 2011.

For reference, here is a list of all 44 environment APIs:

3TIER API: Global wind and solar resource data

AMEE API: Carbon and energy calculation service

Brighter Planet Climate Data API: Reference data (e.g. zip codes, airlines, automobiles)

Brighter Planet Emission Estimates API: Real-time carbon footprint estimates

Carbon Calculated API: Enterprise Carbon Management

Carma API: Carbon emissions data

CEERN API: Conservation and Environment Resource Database

CO2 Benchmark API: CO2/greenhouse gas estimation service

Colorado HBGuest API: Colorado water resources data service

ColoradoWaterSMS API: Colorado surface water resource data service

CUAHSI WaterOneFlow API: Hydrologic data service

DataFed WCS API: Air quality data visualization service

DataONE API: Biological research data repository

Deepwater Oil Reporter API: Crowdsourcing Oil Reporting App

ecofreek API: Search engine for free or swap items

Ecolabel Index API: Ecolabel Database Tools

EEA Discomap API: Environmental Mapping Service

EnergyIQ API: Building energy efficiency benchmarking service

EnergyStar ABS API: Energy management and conservation service

EnergyStar Third-Party Certification API: Energy efficiency certification processing service

EPA Envirofacts API: Environmental database

EPA Project Catalog API: EPA project information service

EPA Station API: Find EPA monitoring stations by geographic area

EPA Station Catalog API: EPA monitoring station information service

EPA Watershed Summary API: EPA watershed information service

GoodGuide API: Green healthy product ratings

Green Thing API: Green lifestyle suggestion service

Greencheck API: Website sustainability checker

Greengoose API: Wireless motion sensor game service

Mokugift API: Tree planting service

National Renewable Energy Lab API: Renewable energy information service

Nike Materials Sustainability API: Corporate sustainability initiative

NoiseTube API: Noise pollution monitoring service

NWQMC Water Quality Portal API: Water quality data service

Onset HOBOlink API: Data logger products

Open Charge Map API: Electric vehicle charging point database.

OpenEco API: Greenhouse gas production tracking service

Powershop API: Electrical power purchasing service

USGS National Water Information System API: Water quality data service

USGS Waterservices API: Water quality information service

WattzOn API: Online Power Usage Tracking

Webservice-Energy API: Renewable energy information service

WEHUB API: Open source water and environment data platform

WiserEarth API: Environmentalists online community

Kevin Sundstrom

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