Table 1: A comparative view of some environmental management system architectures.

System Trading Ontologies User agent Technology Application domain

InfoSleuthNoYesYesXML/RDF, KQML, and OKBC Water resources
EDEN-IWNoYesYesJADE, DAML-OIL Water resources
NZDISNoNoYesCORBA/OQL, MOF Environmental data
FSEPNoNoNoJACK Meteorology
MAGICNoNoYesFIPA-ACL, CORBA Water treatments
DIAMONNoNoYesJava/C++, FIPA-ACL Water treatments
BUSTERYesYesNoOIL, FIPA-OS Geographical information

SOLERESYesYesYesJADE, OWL, SPARQL, and UML Ecology