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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

ZOORBAR, Natural history collections management program

ZOORBAR is a MS-Access based application designed to digitize and manage any kind of natural history collection. It supports digital images, specific attributes, management of loans, requests and exch...

January 1st, 2006

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

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