The quiet revolution: biodiversity informatics and the internet.

@article{Bisby2000TheQR,
  title={The quiet revolution: biodiversity informatics and the internet.},
  author={Frank A. Bisby},
  journal={Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={289 5488},
  pages={
          2309-12
        }
}
  • Frank A. Bisby
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • The massive development of biodiversity-related information systems on the Internet has created much that appears exciting but chaotic, a diversity to match biodiversity itself. This richness and the arrays of new sources are counterbalanced by the maddening difficulty in knowing what is where, or of comparing like with like. But quietly, behind the first waves of exuberance, biologists and computer scientists have started to pull together in a rising tide of coherence and organization. The… CONTINUE READING

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