C-READ: Caribbean Regional Environmental & Atmospheric Database Management System

C-READ is an integrated data management platform developed for enhancing the monitoring of environmental change in the wider Caribbean region. Data from different partner countries and organizations is combined to provide value-added information products to inform decision-making.

The following are the key categories for system function: 

1. HYDROLOGY AND METEOROLOGY

2. RISKS AND HAZARDS

3. ENVIRONMENT

4. OCEAN

5. LAND COVER AND LAND USE

6. AGRICULTURE

7. WATER

8. ENERGY

9. SOCIO-ECONOMY

10. EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

C-READ is web-based but also utilizes the power of localized GIS software at the user level.

The combination of localized processing and web-integration facilitates processing power and gives maximum system functionality.