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About the project
Access to good quality ecological and biodiversity data is required to adequately measure the state of the environment. Recent technologies have enabled consistent and continuous collection of ecological data at high resolutions across large spatial scales, and there are a number of initiatives and institutions collecting this data. The challenge remains, however, to bring these data together and expose them to methods and tools to analyse the interaction between biodiversity and the environment. These challenges are mostly associated with the accessibility, visibility and interoperability of data hosted in disparate places, and the technical capacity, computation and analysis needs of those interpreting the data. This is where EcoCloud comes in.
The ‘EcoScience Research Data Cloud and Data Enhanced Virtual Laboratory’ (aka – EcoCloud) project will provide an online platform giving researchers easy access to large volumes of curated data and tools using Cloud and Virtual Laboratory (VL) technology.
Easily search and access a suite of ready-to-go ecological datasets through our EcoStore
for use in modelling and analytical tools
Compute powerWe connect to Australia’s national cloud computing infrastructure so you don’t have to burden your personal computer
Utilise preloaded and preconfigured popular analytical tools such as R Studio in
a cloud environment