VertNet: a new model for biodiversity data sharing

PLoS Biol. 2010 Feb 16;8(2):e1000309. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000309.


Responding to the urgent need to make biodiversity records broadly accessible, the natural history community turned to “the cloud.”

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biodiversity*
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Information Dissemination / methods*
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Vertebrates / classification