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Biogeography

Shipunov, Alexey [1].

The Flora of North Dakota: state of the project.

The second major version of the North Dakota electronic checklist (both as Web service on http://ashipunov.info/shipunov/fnddb/index.htm and as downloadable electronic book on http://archive.org/details/shipunov20140209_flora_of_north_dakota_illustrated_checklist) has been released in February 2014. This version accommodates results of 2013 collection season and subsequent complete restructuring of MISU, Minot State University herbarium collection. Several important data sources (like BISON) and numerous images were added, multiple entries were corrected. The current count for the flora of North Dakota is 1,727 species (1,649 in previous version). The electronic book contains 3,338 plant photographs (2,700 in previous version). Both checklist and book are the products of interaction between computer scripts and multiple flat databases; this system ("semi-static" Web service) could be used for the variety of aplications. For example, it was used to check and enhance the second edition of P. Kannowski "Wildflowers and Grasses of North Dakota" book.


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Related Links:
Flora of North Dakota. Checklist
Flora of North Dakota. Illustrated checklist. ISBN 978-1-4675-6379-6


1 - Minot State University, Biology, 500 University Ave, Minot, ND, 58707, USA

Keywords:
Flora
North Dakota
Web service
Database.

Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Topics
Session: 3
Location: Salmon/Boise Centre
Date: Monday, July 28th, 2014
Time: 8:45 AM
Number: 3004
Abstract ID:459
Candidate for Awards:None


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