Greenhouse Gas RESTful Data Service
This information is provided for technical experts who intend to work directly with the database. Other users can retrieve information using the Greenhouse Gas Search.
The Greenhouse Gas database within Envirofacts is available to users through the RESTful data service API. To become familiar with the available Greenhouse Gas data and functionality of the RESTful data service API, Envirofacts suggests making use of the following resources.
1) Get to know the Greenhouse Gas data
Make use of the Greenhouse Gas Search or the Greenhouse Gas Customized Search engines to view and download Greenhouse Gas data. Within the search results, all column headers are hyperlinked to database metadata pages. The metadata is a key resource in finding database tables and columns of interest, for use in forming a RESTful data service API call.
2) Get to know the Greenhouse Gas metadata
Make use of the Greenhouse Gas Metadata Search Tool to search for data elements of interest that you can access through the API or download to a CSV file. You can also use the Greenhouse Gas Database Model to view columns and tables available for use in the RESTful data service API. Also, within the table metadata pages, example RESTful data service API calls are provided at the bottom page for each table. These examples can assist you in building your own API calls.
3) Get to know the EF RESTful data service API
The API is feature rich and designed to meet a multitude of needs. Please visit the Envirofacts RESTful data service API documentation to view all of the features and capabilities available to users for obtaining Greenhouse Gas data, and other data contained in Envirofacts. The documentation can assist in building an API call that will meet your needs.