- A database and network service for tropical vegetation in Central Africa

Context and objectives

The study aims in the first place to define the 'supply' of existing information, and the 'demand' for information and a information system on the Internet. In the second place, it aims at defining the most relevant format of the database. A prototype metadatabase is to be designed and made available via the Internet.

Project outcome

Expected scientific results

  • on line virtual library on Central Africa;
  • on line access to the meat-data description of the GIS database set up in the framework of the BIOMASS project;
  • demonstration diskette;
  • FoxPro meat-database;
  • addresses of institutions/organisations interested in Central Africa;
  • Central Africa projects sheets.
Location: Region:
  • Central Africa