India Biodiversity Portal: An integrated, interactive and participatory biodiversity informatics platform

Vattakaven, Thomas and George, Rohit M and Balasubramanian, Dhandapani and Réjou-Méchain, Maxime and Muthusankar, Gowrappan and Ramesh, BR and Prabhakar, R (2016) India Biodiversity Portal: An integrated, interactive and participatory biodiversity informatics platform. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 (e1027). pp. 1-15.

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Abstract

This paper describes a growing biodiversity platform, launched in 2008, which organizes knowledge on the biodiversity of India. The main objective and originality of the India Biodiversity Portal (IBP) is to aggregate curated biodiversity data of different kinds (e.g. distribution maps, temporal distribution or life history) in an integrated platform where amateurs and experts can easily interact.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Biodiversity informatics, Biodiversity, Biodiversity data, Species distribution, Species information, Citizen science, Crowd-sourcing, Data, Information technology, Open data, Conservation, Public participation in scientific research, India
Subjects: C Publications by ATREEians > G Journal Papers
Divisions: Publications by ATREEians > Journal Papers
Depositing User: Eprints Admin
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2016 06:46
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2016 06:46
URI: http://eprints.atree.org/id/eprint/455

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