Finding useful resources

SALVIAS TaxonScrubber

A stand alone tool for correction and standardization of spelling of species names, and for detecting and flagging standard and non-standard species names.

Taxonomic reference databases available in ...

January 1st, 2006


Bioclim are a series of global climate layers, that have been designed to better support biological studies....

January 1st, 2006

Acme Mapper

Good resource to locate addresses, place names, natural features and road names around the world, with exact coordinate precision. It offers information on relevant places near the selected point, and...

January 1st, 2006

Towards 2020 science

This document summarizes the opinion of an international expert group about the evolution, challenges and potential of computer science and computing in scientific research in the 2006-2012 period. It...

January 1st, 2006

Presentation: Principles of Data Quality

This colorful, brief presentation by Dr. Chapman serves as a good review of the key principles of retaining ‘quality’ in the process of transforming data to information....

December 1st, 2005


BioMaps is a gateway to Australian biodiversity data held by Natural History Institutions. Through this site you can search biodiversity databases and compile maps showing the locations of collected a...

September 1st, 2005