About BRIT Biodiversity Informatics

The BRIT BDI program is lead by Jason Best, Director of Biodiversity Informatics, and operates within BRIT's Research program. The BRIT BDI program supports research, curatorial, and educational activities at BRIT through the development of tools and technologies that enable and facilitate the management, analysis, and dissemination of biodiversity data. Two primary products of the program are Atrium, a biodiversity information system and Apiary, a workflow for extracting textual data from herbarium specimens.

Other projects and research include