Biodiversity Informatics in Asia

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

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  • Author : Keping Ma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 316 pages
  • ISBN : 0128154608
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Biodiversity Informatics in Asia

Biodiversity Informatics in Asia
  • Author : Keping Ma,K.N. Ganeshaiah
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 November 2020
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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

Issues in Global Environment: Biodiversity, Resources, and Conservation: 2011 Edition

Issues in Global Environment: Biodiversity, Resources, and Conservation: 2011 Edition
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release : 09 January 2012
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Issues in Global Environment: Biodiversity, Resources, and Conservation: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Global Environment—Biodiversity, Resources, and Conservation. The editors have built Issues in Global Environment: Biodiversity, Resources, and Conservation: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Global Environment—Biodiversity, Resources, and Conservation in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and

Biotic Evolution and Environmental Change in Southeast Asia

Biotic Evolution and Environmental Change in Southeast Asia
  • Author : David Gower,Kenneth Johnson,James Richardson,Brian Rosen,Lukas Rüber,Suzanne Williams
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 19 July 2012
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The flora and fauna of Southeast Asia are exceptionally diverse. The region includes several terrestrial biodiversity hotspots and is the principal global hotspot for marine diversity, but it also faces the most intense challenges of the current global biodiversity crisis. Providing reviews, syntheses and results of the latest research into Southeast Asian earth and organismal history, this book investigates the history, present and future of the fauna and flora of this bio- and geodiverse region. Leading authorities in the field

Zoology

Zoology
  • Author : María-Dolores García
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 23 March 2012
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The present book is not a classical manual on Zoology and the reader should not expect to find the usual treatment of animal groups. As a consequence, some people may feel disappointed when consulting the index, mainly if searching for something that is considered standard. But the reader, if interested in Zoology, should not be disappointed when trying to find novelties on different topics that will help to improve the knowledge on animals. This book is a compendium of contributions

The Role of Science for Conservation

The Role of Science for Conservation
  • Author : Matthias Wolff,Mark Gardener
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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The book integrates the knowledge and reflections of thirty scientists, of which many have dedicated a substantial part of their professional life to the Galapagos archipelago, to the conservation of its biodiversity and to the sustainable management of its resources. The book can be considered a milestone on the way to the successful conservation and sustainable development of this unique world heritage site.

A cybertaxonomic revision of the micro-landsnail genus Plectostoma Adam (Mollusca, Caenogastropoda, Diplommatinidae), from Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Indochina

A cybertaxonomic revision of the micro-landsnail genus Plectostoma Adam (Mollusca, Caenogastropoda, Diplommatinidae), from Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Indochina
  • Author : Thor-Seng Liew,Jaap Jan Vermeulen,Mohammad Effendi bin Marzuki,Menno Schilthuizen
  • Publisher : PenSoft Publishers LTD
  • Release : 25 March 2014
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The Tropical micro-landsnail of the genus Plectostoma exhibits a greater diversity in shell forms, largely due to the last whorl, which, in some species is coiled irregularly. The genus counts 79 species and occurs in Vietnam, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, and Borneo. Plectostoma can only be found in limestone outcrops, where the rock face is its major habitat. This work revises non-Borneo Plectostoma species, which are more diverse in their shell form than Bornean Plectostoma. As a result, 10 new Plectostoma species

Dalbergia sissoo

Dalbergia sissoo
  • Author : Siddra Ijaz,Imran Ul Haq
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 July 2021
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Dalbergia sissoo (Shisham) is a perennial tree species native to the Asian subcontinent. It is an economically significant tree for its value in forestry, agroforestry, and horticulture. The high-quality timber imparts this tree species a significant commercial value. Besides valuable timber, it also exhibits medicinal, industrial, and agroforestry allied attributes. This tree has been introducing to the geographical regions where it does not exist naturally, which indicates its significant properties, getting diverse communities' attention. This book provides information about this

Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 02 November 2018
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To date, a vast amount of the world’s oceans remains uncharted. With water covering more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, maritime and oceanographic exploration and research is vital. Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical source of academic knowledge centered on technologies, methodologies, and practices related to the biological and physical aspects of the ocean and coastal environments. This publication is divided into four sections: climate change and environmental concerns; data analysis

Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Infectious Diseases in Southeast Asia

Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Infectious Diseases in Southeast Asia
  • Author : Serge Morand,Jean-Pierre Dujardin,Régine Lefait-Robin,Chamnarn Apiwathnasorn
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 July 2015
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This book pursues a multidisciplinary approach in order to evaluate the socio-ecological dimensions of infectious diseases in Southeast Asia. It includes 18 chapters written by respected researchers in the fields of history, sociology, ecology, epidemiology, veterinary sciences, medicine and the environmental sciences on six major topics: (1) Infectious diseases and societies, (2) Health, infectious diseases and socio-ecosystems; (3) Global changes, land use changes and vector-borne diseases; (4) Monitoring and data acquisition; (5) Managing health risks; and (6) Developing strategies. The book offers a valuable guide for students

Integrative Observations and Assessments

Integrative Observations and Assessments
  • Author : Shin-ichi Nakano,Tetsukazu Yahara,Tohru Nakashizuka
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 June 2014
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This volume focuses on new trends in monitoring biodiversity in the Asia-Pacific region, one of the most rapidly changing areas in the world. It provides reviews of the challenges in studying the spatial variability of biodiversity across various ecosystems. This book also describes newly developed concepts and methods for biodiversity observation including ubiquitous genotyping, systematic conservation, monitoring of the functions and services of ecosystems and biodiversity informatics. These contributions will lead to establishing integrative observations and assessments of biodiversity, essential

Advances in Biomedical Infrastructure 2013

Advances in Biomedical Infrastructure 2013
  • Author : Amandeep S. Sidhu,Sarinder K. Dhillon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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Current Biomedical Databases are independently administered in geographically distinct locations, lending them almost ideally to adoption of intelligent data management approaches. This book focuses on research issues, problems and opportunities in Biomedical Data Infrastructure identifying new issues and directions for future research in Biomedical Data and Information Retrieval, Semantics in Biomedicine, and Biomedical Data Modeling and Analysis. The book will be a useful guide for researchers, practitioners, and graduate-level students interested in learning state-of-the-art development in biomedical data management.

Biodiversity : Structure and Function - Volume I

Biodiversity : Structure and Function - Volume I
  • Author : Wilhelm Barthlott,K. Eduard Linsenmair,Stefan Porembski
  • Publisher : EOLSS Publications
  • Release : 19 August 2009
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Biodiversity: Structure and Function is a component of Encyclopedia of Environmental and Ecological Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Biodiversity: Structure and Function discusses matters of great relevance to our world such as: Characterization of Biodiversity; Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning; Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of Biodiversity Dynamics; Evolutionary and Genetic Aspects of Biodiversity; Biodiversity Monitoring, Assessment, Data Management, and Indicators;

Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem

Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem
  • Author : Fuling Bian,Yichun Xie
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 January 2016
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This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem, GRMSE 2015, held in Wuhan, China, in October 2015. The 101 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 321 submissions. The papers are divided into topical sections on Smart City in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem; Spatial Data Acquisition Through RS and GIS in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem; Ecological and Environmental Data Processing and Management; Advanced Geospatial Model and Analysis for Understanding Ecological

Multimedia Tools and Applications for Environmental & Biodiversity Informatics

Multimedia Tools and Applications for Environmental & Biodiversity Informatics
  • Author : Alexis Joly,Stefanos Vrochidis,Kostas Karatzas,Ari Karppinen,Pierre Bonnet
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 June 2018
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This edited volume focuses on the latest and most impactful advancements of multimedia data globally available for environmental and earth biodiversity. The data reflects the status, behavior, change as well as human interests and concerns which are increasingly crucial for understanding environmental issues and phenomena. This volume addresses the need for the development of advanced methods, techniques and tools for collecting, managing, analyzing, understanding and modeling environmental & biodiversity data, including the automated or collaborative species identification, the species distribution modeling