A Global Information System for Lichenized and Non-Lichenized Ascomycetes
[Globales Informationssystem für Flechtenbildende und Nicht-Flechtenbildende Ascomyceten]
LIAS is a multi-authored information system for the collection and distribution of descriptive and other biodiversity data on lichens and non-lichenized ascomycetes. The goal is * to provide a working space for cooperation and collaboration of experts on ascomycetes in the Internet * to establish a multi-authored worldwide database on descriptive data of all ascomycetes * to design user-friendly web tools for an easier access and remote editing of database records via Internet * to offer a online database system for multiple usage and therewith dissemination of expert knowledge especially by providing public access to database generated identification keys and natural language description of ascomycetes * to promote the gathering, furnishing and administration of data by experts in a standard database system which allows an information deposit for individual use only (e. g. for revision) and – after agreement – the public access to the data via Internet * to promote common standards on descriptive data connected with taxonomic names of ascomycetes to facilitate interoperability and data exchange
19. Okt 2003
30. Apr 2012