[uf-discuss] Further reading for those interested in Species

Charles Roper charles.roper at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 10:56:26 PDT 2006

I thought for those interested in the species uF, a little further
reading to help in understanding the issues involved in species naming
and species name usage.

Here's a really good introduction to some of the issues:

And here's an interesting paper on taxonomic naming and RDF:

Being involved in the field of biodiversity informatics, I'm really
interested in the use of microformats and see the development of the
species microformat as being very timely -  there's a real need for
something simple and open within the community. What with climate
change being the biggest challenge currently faced by mankind, and the
study of biodiversity being a large part of that challenge, you could
almost say that microformats are, in their own small way, helping save
the planet.

Charles Roper

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