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dc.contributor.authorWacha, Richard S.
dc.contributor.authorUlrick, Kelly
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the 17th North American Prairie Conference, 2001, pp. 228-234en
dc.identifier.otherOCLC: 49109251
dc.descriptionRichard S. Wacha is Professor of Biology in the Department of Biology at Drake University. He can be contacted at richard.wacha@drake.eduen
dc.description.abstractAn online guide to wildflowers of the Saylorville Lake Recreation Area, Des Moines River Basin, Polk Co., Iowa, is maintained as a public information project in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Each wildflower is represented by a digital image and scientific description. Digitally created diagrams of leaf and flower structure are also included. Issues associated with maintenance of the online guide are discussed. These include: (a) collection of data and online delivery methods, (b) features of a traditional guide compared to those of an electronic guide delivered online, (c) an electronic guide as a database, (d) incorporatig online data in CD-ROM and PDF formats, and (e) publishing online data through the peer review process.en
dc.description.sponsorshipFunding was received from a Drake University Faculty Research Grant and from the Department of Biology.en
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dc.publisherMason City, Iowa : North Iowa Area Community Collegeen
dc.subjectElectronic publishing.en
dc.subjectIowa wildflowers.en
dc.subjectElectronic wildflower guide.en
dc.subjectFlower database.en
dc.subjectOnline wildflower guide.en
dc.subjectPrairie ecology--North America--Congresses.en
dc.title"Electronic Guide to Wildflowers: Maintaining an Online Database for Natural Areas"en

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