Thematic OBIS Nodes

Last updated on Tue, 2013-02-26 10:17. Originally submitted by amanda on 2010-08-18 16:11.
Thematic OBIS Nodes are organizations that contribute data to OBIS usually based on taxonomic group rather than geographic region. 

Hexacorals, Kansas University 
OBIS-SEAMAPDuke University - turtles, birds, mammals 
MicrOBIS, Marine Biology Laboratory in Woods Hole
Seamounts Online, University of California San Diego
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