Symbiota2 Project

The Symbiota2 Project is funded by the NSF-ABI program (July 2018 to July 2021). The purpose of the project is to rehaul the original software and develop additional functionality.


The Following pages include the original proposal with some updated content where appropriate.

Project Summary

Emergence of Symbiota and Current Needs

Project Goals and the Creation of Symbiota2

Technical Plans and Products

Product Availability and Ongoing Development

Project Management-Training-Outreach-Sustainability

Literature Cited

Data Management Plan

Software Engineering Plan (SEP): The SEP Will provide more specific information about software products (Available January 31, 2019) Code updates can be found on the Github repository

Symbiota2 Team Name Expertise-Role Curtis Dyreson Computer Science, Lead PI, Benjamin Brandt Lead Developer, , co-PI Will Pearse Ecology/Informatics, co-PI Mary Barkworth Taxonomy/Botany, , co-PI Neil Cobb Biodiversity/Entomology, co-PI
Collaborators Andre Poremski Informatics/Computer Vision Andrew Miller Mycology/Informatics Steven Buckley Botany/Ecology Linda Hardison Taxonomy/Botany Matt  Yoder Informatics/Taxonomy Jen Zaspel Entomology Larry Page Taxonomy/iDigBio lead