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Data collections can be seen on:!/rows=15/sort=score%20desc/class=collection/p=1/group=James%20Cook%20University/q=%22state%20of%20the%20tropics%22/

Project Members:

Professor Ian Atkinson (

Jay van Schyndel (

ANDS Contact:

Kathryn Unsworth (

Project Status:


James Cook University Major Open Data Collections Projects

James Cook University

Project Description

JCU undertook three projects that all delivered major and significant collections of tropical data. These projects are:
• the VecNet data and publications digital library
• the MangroveWatch video database
• the data underpinning the State of the Tropics report