Organisation

Atlas of Living Australia

Atlas of Living Australia
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Full description

Establishment

The Atlas of Living Australia (Atlas) contains information on all the known species in Australia aggregated from a wide range of data providers: museums, herbaria, community groups, government departments, individuals and universities. Information on the site would be used to:

  • improve our understanding of Australian biodiversity
  • assist researchers to build a more detailed picture of Australia’s biodiversity
  • assist environmental managers and policy makers develop more effective means of managing and sustaining Australia’s biodiversity.

See Atlas partners for a list of the Atlas’s partners.

International relationships

In developing the Atlas, strong relationships have been created for sharing  biodiversity data, resources and experiences with related international organisations such as:

Related projects

The Atlas has also worked closely with other NCRIS funded projects to develop common approaches and standards and to share application development where possible. These projects are:

Role of CSIRO

Development and administration of the Atlas has been undertaken by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on behalf of all the partners and the funding organisation.

Contact Information

Web, publications and media

E info@ala.org.au
T (02) 6246 4431
GPO Box 1700
Canberra ACT 2601


Atlas Help

E support@ala.org.au
T (02) 6246 4431
GPO Box 1700
Canberra ACT 2601


Atlas Data Sharing Advice

E data_management@ala.org.au
T (02) 6246 4463
GPO Box 1700
Canberra ACT 2601