[delta-l] Using available datasets
kwalker at museum.vic.gov.au
Fri Jan 20 03:56:58 CET 2012
This is a question still relating to using available datasets.
There is now a concerted effort to aggregate and make available location specimen data - OZCAM, AVH, GBIF, ALA etc.
Is it possible to integrate this specimen data into a species vs character matrix? If so, it could greatly expand the functionality of a key - Eg. Build to key to the species of Polychaetes recorded from Lizard Island. The key would begin by checking the latest download of specimen data from Lizard Island and then build a key to the species recorded in that specimen dataset.
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