Antarctic Field Guides
         Project
What is a field guide?
 A field guide is a book designed to
  help the reader identify wildlife. It
 is generally designed t...
Objectives
• Build an online, collaborative, interactive, custumizable
  Field Guide (FG) for the Antarctic wildlife
• Fee...
Collaboration
• BAS
• U Genoa
• NIWA
• Vizzuality.com
• SCAR-MarBIN
• EoL
• Total Foundation
Technology
• Database and Backoffice: done
• CMS: done
• REST Webservices: done
• Talks with SCAR-MarBIN
• chocolate sexy F...
Backoffice
• Private part, managed by editors
• Content management system
• Add life history information (text)
• Link with...
Frontoffice

• Public part
• Search and consult AFG entries
• build custom field guides
• manage a custom selection of AFG e...
Content
•   A title (taxon scientific name – short text) *
•   a description* (text)
•   feeding behavior description (text...
Material available
• BAS: texts and georeferenced HQ images on
  600+ invertebrates taxa
• UGenoa: georeferenced HQ ROV im...
Arthropoda
Ascidians
Brachiopods
Bryozoa
Cnidaria
Echinodermata
Echiura
Entoprocta
Mollusca
Nemertea
Platyhelminthes
Porifera
Priapula
Sipuncula
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Presentation on SCAR-MarBIN and ANTABIF during the last AMBIO workshop in Liege.

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  1. 1. Antarctic Field Guides Project
  2. 2. What is a field guide? A field guide is a book designed to help the reader identify wildlife. It is generally designed to be brought into the 'field' or local area where such objects exist to help distinguish between similar objects.
  3. 3. Objectives • Build an online, collaborative, interactive, custumizable Field Guide (FG) for the Antarctic wildlife • Feed EoL with the information • Web application dedicated to manage and offer public access to a database of Antarctic field guide entries • Possibility to build custom FG by browsing and selecting AFG entries. • DL printable version of the FG • Attract a new audience
  4. 4. Collaboration • BAS • U Genoa • NIWA • Vizzuality.com • SCAR-MarBIN • EoL • Total Foundation
  5. 5. Technology • Database and Backoffice: done • CMS: done • REST Webservices: done • Talks with SCAR-MarBIN • chocolate sexy Frontoffice to be developed by Vizzuality.com
  6. 6. Backoffice • Private part, managed by editors • Content management system • Add life history information (text) • Link with Pictures from Maridas and/or Flickr • Link with occurrence and taxonomy information
  7. 7. Frontoffice • Public part • Search and consult AFG entries • build custom field guides • manage a custom selection of AFG entries • download it as a PDF file • mobile application
  8. 8. Content • A title (taxon scientific name – short text) * • a description* (text) • feeding behavior description (text) • reproductive behavior description (text) • ecology description (text) • habitat information (text) • taxonomic information • morphologic information • distribution information • an ordered set of pictures • sets of literature references • further readings • key references • metadata
  9. 9. Material available • BAS: texts and georeferenced HQ images on 600+ invertebrates taxa • UGenoa: georeferenced HQ ROV images on ?? taxa • NIWA: texts and georeferenced HQ images on ?? taxa • AADC: field guide already available
  10. 10. Arthropoda
  11. 11. Ascidians
  12. 12. Brachiopods
  13. 13. Bryozoa
  14. 14. Cnidaria
  15. 15. Echinodermata
  16. 16. Echiura
  17. 17. Entoprocta
  18. 18. Mollusca
  19. 19. Nemertea
  20. 20. Platyhelminthes
  21. 21. Porifera
  22. 22. Priapula
  23. 23. Sipuncula
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