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  • 1. The Atlas of Living AustraliaLee Belbinlee@blatantfabrications.comspatial@gov, November 2011
  • 2. Project• Australian Government funding to July 2012 • $64.7Million• Mission • To develop an authoritative, freely accessible, distributed and federated biodiversity data management system
  • 3. Partners• Representative bodies: • State museums: –Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria –Australian Museum –Council of Heads of Australian Faunal Collections –Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern –Council of Heads of Australian Entomological Collections Territory –Council of Heads of Australian Collections of Microorganisms –Museum Victoria –Council of Australasian Museum Directors –Queensland Museum –South Australian Museum• Government: –Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery –CSIRO – lead agency –Western Australian Museum –Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts –Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Universities: –Southern Cross University –University of Adelaide
  • 4. Principles• Free and Open Source • Google Code environment • Creative Commons licensing (CC-BY*) • Java ZK, Cassandra/SOLR, PostGIS, Geoserver, Open Layers, GeoNetwork• Most functions implemented as web services • JSON/GeoJSON, Spring, OGC (WMS) • Life Science Identifiers (taxa) and Handles (layers, polygons, points) •
  • 5. Services• Annotation Services• Taxonomic Name Service• Data validation• Sensitive Data Service• Taxonomic tools (TRIN)• Field data capture (Citizen Science)• Literature (Australian BHL)• Images (Morphbank, Flickr)• Identify Life• Australian Barcode of Life• Species interactions• Spatial services
  • 6. 1. Where is it? Gossypium sturtianum Sturts Desert Rose ACT Vappodes phalaenopsis Cooktown Orchid Wahlenbergia gloriosa Royal Bluebell Telopea Swainsona speciosissima formosa Waratah Sturt Pea Anigozanthos manglesii Mangles Kangaroo Paw Epacris impressa Eucalyptus Common Heath globulus Blue Gum
  • 7. 2. What is here?
  • 8. Map• Taxa (species, genus, family ) • Points and polygons (26m/172k) • Limit to area • Render colour, size, opacity • Facet and filter (>15 attributes) • Import point records and assemblage definitions (CSV)• Areas • 14 definitions including- • Australian and global gazetteers • Import shapefiles, KML and WKT• Layers • ~50 contextual (polygonal/class) e.g., land use • ~250 environmental (grid/numeric) e.g., wind speed
  • 9. Areas
  • 10. Tools• Species in area (checklists)• Sampling (layers at species locations)• Distance & direction to nearest 5 features• Scatterplots: Species by environmental layers• Area analysis: Size, species, records and papers• Species to grid (sites x species, richness, density)• Environmental classification (PATN)• Spatial prediction of species (MaxEnt)• Export/ combine areas
  • 11. Data Checks
  • 12. Annotations
  • 13. Spatial Portal
  • 14. Areas
  • 15. Areas
  • 16. Areas
  • 17. Scatterplot
  • 18. Classification
  • 19. Prediction
  • 20. The End