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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

"The goal of the GHS is to identify the intrinsic hazards found in substances and mixtures and to convey hazard information about these hazards. The criteria for hazard classification are harmonized. Hazard statements, symbols and signal words have been standardized and harmonized and now form an integrated hazard communication system. The GHS will allow the hazard communication elements of the existing systems to converge. Competent authorities will decide how to apply the various elements of the GHS based on the needs of the competent authority and the target audience."

Classification of the Recent Crustacea

"This volume is an attempt to provide the reader, whether a seasoned systematist or a beginning student, with a glimpse into the enormous variety of extant crustaceans. The sheer number of categories that humans have constructed to contain and order this group is some indication of the incredible amount of morphological diversity they exhibit. But this is only a small part of the overall picture.

AIRS/211 LA County Taxonomy of Human Services

"This site is a support tool which allows licensed subscribers to search the AIRS/211 LA County Taxonomy in a variety of ways, print the Taxonomy in various formats, download the file that will allow them to incorporate the Taxonomy in their database initially and keep it updated over time as the Taxonomy changes and grows, view recent changes and additions, and develop, save and share customized versions of the Taxonomy through the Filters function. Separate versions of the Taxonomy are available to U.S. and Canadian subscribers.

Capability Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of key Enterprise Capability Types or Categorizations that are used by Information Technology (IT) organizations, its professionals and their business constituents to help define, structure, organize, and understand the Capabilities that are required by an enterprise for successful operation. Such information (i.e. these Capability Categories) are key to the enterprise IT Discipline known as Capability Management and usually feeds other activities, such as design, data modeling, standards development and support.

Genre/Form Terms for Law Materials

"From 2007 through 2009, members of the working group discussed the terms that should be included in the thesaurus and used a wiki to help organize the various phases of the project. Their starting point was William Benemann’s Genre terms for law materials: a thesaurus (Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein, 2006). The working group decided to modify the style and wording of some of Benemann’s terms, remove others altogether, and add additional headings.

U.S. Government Accountability Office Thesaurus

"This fourth edition of the GAQ Thesaurus lists more than 2500 terms which are used to index GAO documents and to retrieve information from the GAO documents database. The thesaurus is divided into two parts: an alphabetical thesaurus of subject terms and a keyword out of context (KWOC) index. Used to index GAO documents and to retrieve information from the GAO documents database."

World Bank Thesaurus

"The Enterprise Topic Thesaurus is a thesaurus which represents the concepts and terms used to describe the World Bank Group’s topical knowledge domains and areas of expertise – the ‘what we do’ and ‘what we know’ aspect of the Bank’s work. The Enterprise Topic Thesaurus provides an enterprise-wide, application-independent framework for describing all of the Bank’s areas of expertise and knowledge domains, current as well as historical, representing the vocabularies used by domain experts and domain novices, and Bank staff and Bank clients."

United States Department of Agriculture Thesaurus

"The thesaurus is organized into 17 subject categories, indicated by the 'Subject Category' designation. The subject categories are used to browse the Thesaurus in a specific discipline or subject area. The subject scope of agriculture is broadly defined in the thesaurus, and includes terminology in the supporting biological, physical and social sciences. Biological nomenclature comprises a majority of the terms in the thesaurus and is located in the 'Taxonomic Classification of Organisms' Subject Category. Political geography is mainly described at the country level.

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