Workshop on Taxonomic Authority Files
g.read at NIWA.CRI.NZ
Fri May 15 13:46:56 CDT 1998
One example of a taxonomic authority compilation project is ITIS,
Integrated Taxonomic Information System, for which the last internet
Scout Report just gave a glowing promotion.
"Six federal agencies have worked together to develop an efficient system
for naming and classifying all of nature's living organisms. ..."
I received a polite points-noted form letter from the Scout people to
my suggestion that this might be a slight distortion of reality ... there
being a few predecessors who could claim some credit. :-)
Geoff Read <g.read at niwa.cri.nz>
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