• Database tools for ecological data integration and synthesis 

        Contributor:Cushing, Judy; Vanderbilt, Kristin; Ramsey, Ken; Nadkarni, Nalini; Kaplan, Nicole; Finch, Michael; Fiala, Anne; Melendez-Colom, Eda; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
        Date:2003
        The challenge: 1. To synthesize across research sites syntactically disparate, but thematically similar, data. 2. To efficiently perform cross-site synthesis, using new informatics tools that exploit database component ...