Specimens as primary data:museums and ‘open science’

Schilthuizen, Menno and Vairappan, Charles S. and Slade, Eleanor M. and Mann, Darren J. and Miller, Jeremy A. (2015) Specimens as primary data:museums and ‘open science’. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30 (5). pp. 237-238. ISSN 0169-5347

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Abstract

In 1977, Eugene Odum advocated a synthetic approach if ecology were to rise above the level of explanation afforded by independent, individual studies [1]. Today, Odum's wish is being fulfilled, and important advances are being made by synthesising data derived from great numbers of studies, either by scaling up temporally or geographically [2]. However, to allow effective, creative, and reproducible integration of ecological and environmental results, the methods and data used need to be made freely accessible and combinable.

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Journal Article
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Trends in Ecology and Evolution
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18 Jun 2015 05:37
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