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A GIS Data Model for Public Gardens

An enterprise GIS data model was developed for use in public gardens, which includes botanical gardens, arboreta, and zoos.

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4/8/19
Capturing Change: The Duality of Time-lapse Imagery to Acquire Data and Depict Ecological Dynamics

This article investigates the scientific and communicative value of time-lapse imagery by exploring applications for data collection and visualization.

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10/23/17
The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS

The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS is a consortium of biological collection managers and GIS professionals who are dedicated to making geographic information systems more acces

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10/18/17
How Do You Get There?: Digital Mapping in a Garden Setting

Institutions struggle with how to bring technology into their garden experience. With the importance of wayfinding and interpretation, an interactive map can help to share their story and ensure an extraordinary experience. But what approach is best?

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7/9/17
Horticulture + Data = Better Gardens

From Google analytics to CompStat, we live in an era of big data. It’s not the size of the data set that matters, though; it’s what you do with it.

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7/9/17
Introduction to IrisBG: Advanced Collection Management Made Easy

A seemingly never-ending challenge for many botanic gardens today is to have sufficient time to record accurate information about their plant collection.

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7/9/17
Photo-Verification: Digital Images as Verification Tools

What??? Can’t afford to fly the taxonomist 1,200 miles back to your garden 3-4 times/year to verify one genus?

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9/24/16
Cyber Security and Privacy

With the enormous amount of sensitive information stored digitally, public garden’s need to take proper measures to ensure this data is never comprised. Ultimately, it is the public garden’s responsibility to protect their patrons’ data.

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10/26/15
Cyber Risks and Liabilities

A data breach can directly affect your relationship with your customers or clients. They may not feel safe doing business with you anymore, and you must be prepared to prevent that.

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10/26/15
Aligning Your Hazard Communication Program with GHS
Hazard communication programs and workplace signs at all establishments must be GHS-compliant by June 1, 2016.  
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10/23/15