[Taxacom] Habitat classifications?

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Wed Mar 16 22:38:23 CDT 2011

On 3/16/2011 11:21 PM, Tony.Rees at csiro.au wrote:

> I am interested in extending the habitat classification presently used in my IRMNG genera and species database from the present "very basic" (marine/nonmarine/both) to something a bit more detailed - maybe marine, freshwater, terrestrial with up to perhaps a dozen or so subcategories of each, as appropriate (e.g. end up with a little nested hierarchy of maybe 30-50 terms total).
> If list persons can point me at any other resources worth looking at, or comment on details of the above, I would be very appreciative. It also occurs to me that some people may have been through this exercise previously, e.g. for "species / structured descriptive data" purposes, so any pointers to the results of those deliberations would also be useful.

* http://pinicola.ca/habitats.htm - though rather targetted at Ontario 

          Frederick W. Schueler & Aleta Karstad
Bishops Mills Natural History Centre - http://pinicola.ca/bmnhc.htm
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