DATA-DRIVEN
COMMUNITY APPS

US Environmentally Extended Input-Output (USEEIO) Model





Model data includes: Job Levels, Value-Added, Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Energy, Water, Land Use and Health Factors for 389 industry sectors and 22 impact areas using data from:

US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
US Department of Commerce
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Contributions from state and local agencies


Wesley Ingwersen

US Enviromental Protection Agency

Loren Heyns

Georgia Center of Innovation, Energy Technology

News and Event Dates



BEYOND CARBON

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
WEB CHALLENGE 2021

Join us for a virtual Federal Challenge event culminating on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 with other community reps, web developers, designers, students and data scientists working together to expand open-source tools for $10,000+ in prizes.


Challenge Details

CHALLENGE PARTNERS

  • US Enviromental Protection Agency
    Southeast Region #4 (ORD/R4)
  • Georgia Center of Innovation for Energy Technology
  • Code for America - Code for Atlanta and other city affiliates
  • General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)




US Environmentally Extended Input-Output (USEEIO) Model

BACKGROUND


  • The national model for estimating life cycle environmental performance of all US goods and services.
  • The model can help identify prosperous areas for development with fewer adverse impacts.
  • However, the model can be also be challenging for a community to leverage. That's where you come in!




Embeddable Widgets

Code for America 2021

CHALLENGE OBJECTIVE

To develop, customize and improve community-focused web resources that integrate USEEIO widgets with other data sources to inform community sustainability practices and innovative new development.



Challenge Participants

Coders, Designers, Data Collectors
Community Reps, Educators, Government and Nonprofits

  • Programmers (Professionals, Volunteers, Students)
  • Designers (UX/UI Experts, Students K-12 and College Level)
  • Data Collectors (Google Sheets and CSV Files)
  • Data Scientists (Machine Learning and AI)

For Coders & Designers



Locally Focused Apps

COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES

  • Tell us what information is helpful
  • Be the judges in our awards
  • Reach out to inform your educators of this opportunity

For Local Community Reps

Environmental Data for Teaching

EDUCATORS

  • Recruit students to work on apps for your community.
  • Tell us how we can improve this or communicate this to make it useful in an educational setting.
  • K-12 Students will present with Google Slides and PowerPoint.
  • Teams are encouraged to collaborate using GitHub.



For Educators - Start a free website

Broad Applications

GOVERNMENT, NONPROFITS, SPECIAL INITIATIVES

  • How can the EPA tools
    dovetail with your own?
  • Where can we embed data visualizations in existing websites?

About the Model




Start Today

GET YOUR TEAM ROLLING

  • Choose a location/community of interest
  • Share ideas for your front-end functionality
  • Choose parameters to customize your data display


https://model.earth

Starter Samples:  Coastal Recycling App - EV Manufacturing App - Project Areas - More Starter Samples