577 Ecology

Environment Ontology

"The Environment Ontology (EnvO) provides a controlled, structured vocabulary that is designed to support the annotation of any organism or biological sample with environment descriptors. EnvO contains terms for biomes, environmental features, and environmental material." EnvO enables "a concise, standardised, and comprehensive description of environment that is key to the integration, archiving and federated searching of environmental data. As a tool for the life sciences, we see EnvO bringing benefits similar to those of the Gene Ontology (GO).

Biocomplexity Thesaurus

"Development of the Biocomplexity Thesaurus began in 2002-2003 through a partnership between the former USGS NBII Program and ProQuest (formerly CSA), a worldwide information company with more than 30 years experience as a leading bibliographic database provider. The original Biocomplexity Thesaurus, first made available online in 2003, was a merger of five individual thesauri:
* the CSA Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Thesaurus
* the CSA Life Sciences Thesaurus
* the CSA Pollution Thesaurus
* the CSA Sociological Thesaurus
* the CERES/NBII Thesaurus

"Development of the Biocomplexity Thesaurus began in 2002-2003 through a partnership between the former USGS NBII Program and ProQuest (formerly CSA), a worldwide information company with more than 30 years experience as a leading bibliographic database provider. The original Biocomplexity Thesaurus, first made available online in 2003, was a merger of five individual thesauri:
* the CSA Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Thesaurus
* the CSA Life Sciences Thesaurus
* the CSA Pollution Thesaurus
* the CSA Sociological Thesaurus
* the CERES/NBII Thesaurus

Environmental Applications Reference Thesaurus

"The EARTh terminological content is derived form various multilingual and monolingual sources of controlled environmental terminology: GEMET - GEneral Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus; The UNEP-Infoterra EnVoc thesaurus; the Italian Earth Sciences Thesaurus; EnvDev, the Terminological Bulletin for the Rio de Janeiro Conference on Environment and Development, plus other documents concerning specific sectors.

"The EARTh terminological content is derived form various multilingual and monolingual sources of controlled environmental terminology: GEMET - GEneral Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus; The UNEP-Infoterra EnVoc thesaurus; the Italian Earth Sciences Thesaurus; EnvDev, the Terminological Bulletin for the Rio de Janeiro Conference on Environment and Development, plus other documents concerning specific sectors.

Department of the Environment and Heritage Thesaurus

"The DEH thesaurus is broadly based on a subset of the Thesaurus of Environmental Protection Terms, Department of Environmental Protection, WA, 1995. Over the years, current specific Commonwealth terminology has been incorporated into the thesaurus. The Department of the Environment and Heritage thesaurus is used to provide access to DEH web resources."

E.V. Komarek Fire Ecology Thesaurus

"The Thesaurus contains scope notes and cross references that explain the indexing system with its use of broad, narrow, and related subject terms. The Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Thesaurus is the tool created by the library for indexing database records. A list of words or phrases (i.e., keywords) that are used to describe topics covered by citations listed in the Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Database."

Thésaurus Urbamet

"L'application permet la recherche et l'affichage de ces thèmes et la circulation à travers les différents tableaux. Régulièrement actualisé et profondément remanié en 2001, le thésaurus présente aujourd'hui 4250 descripteurs répartis en 24 tableaux. Les synonymes et les 'Voir aussi' facilitent la recherche. Chaque descripteur n'appartient qu'à un seul tableau sémantique et son acception découle de la place qui lui a été assignée dans cette organisation."

Thésaurus d'Architecture, d'Urbanisme et de l'Environnement

"Le Thésaurus AUE des termes d'architecture, d'urbanisme et d'environnement dont la première édition est parue en 1999, constitue un outil de travail utilisé aujourd'hui par l'ensemble des CAUE ainsi que par certains partenaires dans ces domaines. Fruit à l'origine de la collaboration des CAUE de l'Ain, de l'Oise, du Rhône et du Val-d'Oise, le Thésaurus AUE a fait l'objet de mises à jour régulières, de façon à permettre à cet outil de s'adapter à l'évolution du langage des domaines concernés. Voici donc la quatrième édition 2008, enrichie de plus de 150 termes.

"The AUE Thesaurus of Architectural, Urban and Environmental Terms, first published in 1999, is a working tool used today by all the CAUEs as well as by certain partners in these fields. The AUE Thesaurus was the fruit of the collaboration of the AAU, the Oise, the Rhône and the Val-d'Oise, and has been regularly updated to allow this The fourth edition 2008, enriched with more than 150 terms. Of the 25 tables that prioritize the 4,500 terms present in the thesaurus, the Landscape and Energy Have been widely complemented and restructured.

Umwelt-Thesaurus

"UMTHES® umfasst 13.500 Deskriptoren (Sachschlagwörter) und 40.000 verknüpfte deutschsprachige Synonyme mit 35.000 englischen Übersetzungen/Äquivalenten und rund 11.000 Begriffsdefinitionen. Der Umwelt-Thesaurus (UMTHES®) stellt für das große Thema 'Umwelt (Umweltnutzung / Umweltbelastung / Umweltschutz)' Begriffe in ihrem Zusammenhang dar (allgemeinere/speziellere Begriffe u.a.) und sammelt die unterschiedlichen Wörter dafür, einschließlich englischer Übersetzungen.

"UMTHES® includes 13,500 descriptors and 40,000 linked German-language synonyms with 35,000 English translations / equivalents and around 11,000 definitions. The environmental thesaurus (UMTHES®) presents concepts for the big theme of 'Environment (environmental use / environmental pollution / environmental protection)' (More general / more specific terms, among others), and collects the various words, including English translations, on which computer programs automatically support effective information search beyond language boundaries. "

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