What is SALVIAS?


SALVIAS is not:

SALVIAS's purpose is to provide access to large amounts of data with as wide a geographic coverage as possible. To combine data from different sources, we must perform some limited standardization--principally, of taxonomic fields and geocoordinates.  However, we do not summarize data, nor do we provide tools for analysis. How data obtained from SALVIAS are used is up to each individual SALVIAS user.

SALVIAS provides:

SALVIAS does not provide:


Over the coming year, we will be adding additional features to SALVIAS.  In approximate order of projected completion (sooner to later) these include:

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