Featured in this issue are two articles about wireless technology, a description of a minimalist approach to creating dynamic web pages to display database content, and a discussion about the implementation of ArcIMS by a seasoned ArcIMS user. Other articles describe the innovative GCE Matlab Toolbox and the future of the All-Site Bibliography.
DataBits continues as a semi-annual electronic publication of the Long Term Ecological Research Network. It is designed to provide a timely, online resource for research information managers and to incorporate rotating co-editorship. Availability is through web browsing as well as hardcopy output. LTER mail list IMplus will receive DataBits publication notification. Others may subscribe by sending email to email@example.com with two lines “subscribe databits” and “end” as the message body. To communicate suggestions, articles, and/or interest in co-editing, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
—– Co-editors: Kristin Vanderbilt (SEV), Tim Bergsma (KBS)
Table of Contents
|About this Issue||1|
|Design and Rationale for a Minimalist Dynamic Datasite||Tim Bergsma||2|
|LTER All-Site Bibliography 2002-Update||James W. Brunt and Troy Maddux||3|
|GCE Data Toolbox for Matlab®—Platform-independent tools for metadata-driven semantic data processing and analysis||Wade Sheldon||6|
|ArcIMS 4.0 – an “Out-of-the-Box” Internet Mapping Solution?||Brent Brock||8|
|Wild about Wireless at the VCR LTER||Tom Williams, John Porter, Phil Smith||10|
|What Every Information Manager Should Know About Wireless||John Porter||12|
|SCI2002: Ecoinformatics Challenges at International Conference||Karen Baker||13|
|ELTOSA Meeting and Informatics Workshop||Kristin Vanderbilt||14|
|BES Website Regarded as Curriculum||Johnathan Walsh||14|
|Ecological Vignettes||Karen Baker||14|
|A History of the Ecosystem Concept in Ecology||Karen Baker||15|