A database and network service for tropical vegetation in Central Africa

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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