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Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

1000 E. University Ave.

Department 3381

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3023

Email: wyndd@uwyo.edu

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Information Systems & Services


The Information Systems and Services (ISS) program is responsible for maintaining WYNDD's central database and for expanding and improving access to that database through web applications and other means. Our central database organizes most of our core data and information products in a single location, facilitating maintenance and updates by our biologists, to ensure data are accurate and up-to-date.


Program Highlights

  • Redesigned WYNDD homepage for easier navigation and modernized look (2020)
  • Launched searchable Reports Page application (2020)
  • Added nearly 1.7 million eBird records into our database and web applications (2020)
  • Added complete lichen flora to Species List application (2020)
  • Made numerous functional enhancements to Species List application (2020)
  • Launched Species List application (2019)
  • Improved automated quality control procedures in central database (2019)
  • Surpassed 2 million observation records in our database (2019)
  • Launched Wyoming Field Guide (2018)
  • Launched Data Explorer application (2017)
  • Completed transition to new database platform (2016)

Expertise

  • Database Maintenance and Administration
  • Front-End (Web Application) Development
  • Taxonomic Standards and Practices
  • Geographical Information Systems

2021 Program Focus

  • Develop a new, more useful version of the Data Explorer
  • Continue to identify priority datasets and add them our central database and web apps
  • Integrate invasive species data into database and web applications
  • Develop structures in our central database to allow storage of structured survey data
  • Facilitate adoption of a statewide standard for raptor nest surveys
  • Continue polishing all of our data access applications
Contact Us

Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

1000 E. University Ave.

Department 3381

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3023

Email: wyndd@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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