|Project Description: ||The field of Ecological research produces rich, interdisciplinary datasets. Data
collected in the research are stored either as flat files or relational databases. These data files
or databases are used for analyzing the structure and function of ecosystems. Comparing
trends among environments and over time is a critical analysis requiring data sets from
multiple investigators. Yet, there are very few tools that allow the data to be published on
Web and make it available to other researchers. One reason behind not publishing is because
of the complexity of Ecological data. This project defines a tool for publishing the Ecological
data to make it available on the Web. Data can be viewed in user required format which can
be either in a PDF, Excel sheet or a Web Browser. This tool also allows the users to
download the data.
This project also makes it easy to publish the data collected by researchers by simply
uploading the Excel sheet or the CSV files. Upload functionality is provided with this tool.
This report also describes the design and working of the tool. This report also shows the
testing of this tool in various environments and evaluation is done based on the comments
given by the users. These comments are taken into consideration for further enhancement.