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Sustainable Biodiversity Databasing: International, Collaborative, Dynamic, Centralised

Costello, Mark J.; Horton, Tammy; Kroh, Andreas. 2018 Sustainable Biodiversity Databasing: International, Collaborative, Dynamic, Centralised. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33 (11). 803-805. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.08.006

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Abstract/Summary

The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) is a sustainable model of international collaboration around a centralised database that provides expert validated biodiversity data freely online. This model could be replicated for the over 1.2 million terrestrial and freshwater species to improve quality control and data management in biology and ecology globally.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.08.006
ISSN: 01695347
Date made live: 02 Oct 2018 14:29 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/521085

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