Resources Analytical tools

Analytical Tools and Software

Ecoinformatics Tools: - An online data and information management source
The Ecological Metadata Language (EML)
Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB)
Metacat - The flexible XML Database
Spatial analysis of local vegetation inventories across scales (SALVIAS)
Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge (SEEK) - A five year initiative designed to create cyberinfrastructure for ecological, environmental, and biodiversity research and to educate the ecological community about ecoinformatics


Angiosperm Phylogeny Website
Phylogeny Programs

Statistical tools:
ADE4 - Software developed at the University Lyon which contains Data Analysis functions to analyse Ecological and Environmental data in the framework of Euclidean Exploratory methods
Distribution mapping software (DMAP) - mapping software designed specifically for producing Distribution Maps and Coincidence Maps
Jari Oksanen's Software for community analysis
JUICE - non-commercial software package for editing and analyses of phytosociological data
Mike Palmer's Ordination Webpage - Ordination is a family of methods which attempts to reveal the relationships between ecological communities
MULTIV - Can perform flexible exploratory analysis, randomization testing and bootstrap resampling with multivariate data. It can handle qualitative, quantitative and mixed data types, offering several options for data transformation, resemblance measures, ordination and clustering techniques
SYNCSA - Application program designed for the analysis of metacommunities based on functional traits and phylogeny of the community components
SYN-TAX - Multivariate data analysis software
TurboVeg - Comprehensive database management system designed for the storage, selection, and export of vegetation data
Vegan - Jari Oksanen's package
VegAna (Vegetation edition and Analysis) - Integrated software package oriented towards the storage, management and analysis of ecological data. The package consists of several programs which can be run independently

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Journal of Vegetation Science

Applied Vegetation Science

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