Ecosystem Thematic Network (ETN)

1. Institution: The Coordinating Institution for the Ecosystem Thematic Network is a Consortium leads by "Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)" based in Panama. Read more...

The members of the consortium are: 

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama)

Nature Conservancy (Costa Rica)

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (Argentina)

NatureServe (USA)

Fundação O Boticário de Proteção à Natureza  (Brazil)

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad  (Costa Rica)


2. Period: 36 months (From July 2006 through July 2009)

3. Amount: US Dollars 250,000

4.Objective: To integrate the existing information on ecosystems (terrestrial, marine and continental waters) at the regional level. One of the main goals of this network is to create a cross-reference system that would allow carrying out crosswalks between the different ecosystems classifications used in the continent. In order to achieve this, a Standard Format was developed (GEOSS methodology) with five (5) levels. Read more ...

5. Documents 

6. Coordinators at STRI: Steve Paton | Vince Abreu




This page was last updated on Monday August 27, 2007.