Objectives

Objectives

  • Define and develop the means to provide access to the currently highly fragmented taxonomic information source.
  • Facilitate and support communities of taxonomic expert.
  • Define what is needed from the cyber-environment for taxonomic Web content to be delivered.
  • Assess barriers to implementation.

Description of work

6.0 Integration with other workpackages

  1. Develop further the general project architecture with WP5 and identify responsibilities for elements within it.
  2. Engage with WP2 over the formation of taxonomic communities.
  3. Engage with WP7 to identify the information needs of the biodiversity assessment community.
  4. Engage with WP4 to define user requirements.
  5. Engage with WP5 to develop portal modules.
  6. To plan training in use of Scratchpads with WP8.

6.1 Content building

  1. Collect exemplar data.
  2. Populate CDM (Common Data Model).
  3. Evaluate CDM.
  4. Evaluate Platform modules.
  5. Scratchpad data harvester.

6.2 Community building

  1. Engage new communities.

6.3 Content delivery

  1. Evaluate portal.
  2. Scratchpad SpeciesPage.
  3. Scratchpad exposé.
  4. Scratchpad Phase IV.

 

Components

Month

Status

C6.0

Areas of responsibility outlined and made available on WP6 web site

18

Complete

C6.1

Content structure provided for each demonstrator taxa and commonalities assessed

13

Complete

C6.2

Preliminary websites set up for demonstrators and guidelines for data creators to interface

18

Complete

C6.3

Exemplar networks and committees created and their roles defined

18


Partly complete

C6.4

Set agenda for report on Web-publication and accreditation and IPR issues

24

In hand

C6.5

To mark up 3 test manuscripts with XML for data mining

15


Complete

C6.6

To investigate a web interface to the Data Warehouse

24

 

C6.7

To migrate the contents of the sratchpads to the Communication Tool

29

 

C6.8

Establish scratchpad sites to evaluate potential applications.

13


Complete

 

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