Argonne Activities at SC12

Open call for development of a short list of habitat terms: Habitat-Lite

Further information: Habitat-Lite The GSC is interested in the description of ‘sample’ including the habitat. We are therefore exploring the creation of a limited list of terms for describing habitat. Increasingly, short lists of habitat terms are being used to

Posted in Environment, EnvO

5th GSC Workshop

The 5th GSC Workshop is underway. The workshop will run from 12-14th December, and is hosted at the EBI in Hinxton. The GSC wiki will be updated during the workshop. For further information visit

Posted in EnvO, MIGS/MIMS, Standards

GSC BoF at ISMB/ECCB 2007 & the Environmental Ontology workshop

The Genomic Standards Consortium held a Birds of a Feather meeting at ISMB/ECCB 2007. There were three presentations, and a discussion led by Robert Stevens. Presentation slides can be downloaded from the GSC wiki: Presentation Slides * Tatiana Tatusov slides

Posted in Environment, EnvO, ISMB, Ontology, Standards

Genomic Standards Consortium and the EnvO (Environmental Ontology)

EnvO (Environmental Ontology) is a collaboration between many individuals and groups interested in how we describe the environment. The EnvO project homepage is currently under construction. Contact Norman Morrison for further details: morrison at The Genomic Standards Consortium will

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