Information technology challenges of biodiversity and ecosystems informatics

Information Systems
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Computer scientists, biologists, and natural resource managers recently met to examine the prospects for advancing computer science and information technology research by focusing on the complex and often-unique challenges found in the biodiversity and ecosystem domain. The workshop and its final report reveal that the biodiversity and ecosystem sciences are fundamentally information sciences and often address problems having distinctive attributes of scale and socio-technical complexity. The paper provides an overview of the emerging field of biodiversity and ecosystem informatics and demonstrates how the demands of biodiversity and ecosystem research can advance our understanding and use of information technologies.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Information technology challenges of biodiversity and ecosystems informatics
Series title Information Systems
DOI 10.1016/S0306-4379(02)00070-4
Volume 28
Issue 4
Year Published 2003
Language English
Publisher Elsevier
Contributing office(s) Core Science Analytics, Synthesis, and Libraries
Description 7 p.
First page 339
Last page 345
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