About Data on EOL

TraitBank gathers data and metadata from multiple sources into a single, fully-referenced and semantically accessible taxon-centric view.

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Funding for the development of EOL computable data functionality provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and from EOL users around the world. Contact the EOL Secretariat for more information on TraitBank.


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