New information management tools for Interactive mapping, Data management, XML conversion, Scientific workflows Data Harvesting. ClimDB and HydroDB go spatial with the formation of WatershedDB. News Bits. Good Reads.
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Table of Contents
|About this Issue||1|
|New Information Management System tools developed by the Florida Coastal Everglades (FCE) LTER Program||Linda Powell||2|
|Kepler: A System for Scientific Workflows||Dan Higgins||6|
|Introducing Watershed DB||Theresa Valentine||11|
|EML Harvesting I: Metacat Harvester Overview and Management||Duane Costa||12|
|Forest Service Research Station Launches New Database||Jonathan Walsh||13|
|Ecological Metadata Language in Brazil and Costa Rica||13|
|Good Reads: Infrastructuring for the Long-Term: Ecological Information Maagement||John Campbell||14|
|The Cognitive Style of Power Point||Karen Baker, Jerry Wanetik, Shaun Haber||14|
|Data at Work: Supporting Sharing in Science and Engineering||Karen Baker||5|