Biodiversity Informatics in Asia
  • Author : Keping Ma
  • Release Date : 01 November 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128154601

Download or read book entitled Biodiversity Informatics in Asia written by Keping Ma and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 01 November 2020 with total pages 316. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Biodiversity Informatics in Asia: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities presents the most up-to-date information on biodiversity data across the Asian continent. It assesses the needs and gaps in current research and highlights the importance of biodiversity informatics to conservation and sustainability in Asia. This book covers the most advanced lessons, technologies, and facilities gathering biodiversity data in Asia. It includes datasets for conservation, bio-prospecting, and ecological studies, and shares the best data standards and analytical tools to help further biodiversity informatics in Asian countries. This book also looks toward the future of biodiversity informatics and how factors such as networking, quality assurance, and geo-spatial platforms can be used for improvement. Written and edited by lead experts in the field, Biodiversity Informatics in Asia: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities is a must-have for students and researchers analyze the data behind biodiversity and its connection to taxonomic conservation. Provides insight to biodiversity informatics specific to Asian regions Discusses the role of modern technology in biodiversity informatics, including cloud computing and social networks Analyzes the role of databases in changing taxonomic practices in Asia and presents strategies to improve these practices