Central Data Services in Multidisciplinary Environmental Research Projects - The data-management of the DFG research unit 816

Dietrich Göttlicher, Maik Dobbermann, Thomas Nauss & Jörg Bendix
The multidisciplinary research unit 'Biodiversity and Sustainable Management of a Megadiverse Mountain Ecosystem in South Ecuador' established a central data management system to provide the members with all gathered scientific data. Additionally, to the database functionality of the system the web based layout is capable to present general information on the research unit to the public and support accounting and administration of the project. All parts of the system are implemented using open-source or free...