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File Formats

Some of the documents available on this site are provided in proprietary formats. Users may need to download and install free readers/viewers to view and print these documents. Links to such readers/viewers are provided below for the most commonly used formats:

PDF file iconPortable Document Format (pdf): Adobe® Reader® from Adobe.



Microsoft Access file iconMicrosoft® Access® for Windows® (mdb): Snapshot Viewer for Access from Microsoft.

Microsoft Excel file iconMicrosoft® Excel® for Windows® (xls): Excel Viewer from Microsoft.

Microsoft PowerPoint file iconMicrosoft PowerPoint® for Windows (ppt): PowerPoint Viewer from Microsoft.

Microsoft Word file iconMicrosoft Word for Windows (doc): Word Viewer from Microsoft.


Other files provided in industry-standard formats may require tools in addition to a Web browser.

Audio file iconAudio/Video: A number of audio and video players are available from various sources to play files with the following extensions: .avi, .mpg, .wav, .mp3, .mp4, .wav, .wmv.

RSS file iconReally Simple Syndication (rss): A number of RSS readers and aggregators are available from various sources.

Adobe and Reader are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

Social Media Tools

Ecology uses several third party tools to participate in social media, including YouTube, Facebook and Flickr.

Microsoft Word file icon To embed a photo slideshow from our Flickr site, we are required to used Shockwave. Download Adobe Shockwave viewer for free.

See all our tools on our Social Media page