Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Organization and Partners

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ITIS Organization and Partners

ITIS Organization

Steering Committee
The Steering Committee was formed by a partnership of Federal agencies to meet their mutual needs for scientifically credible taxonomic information about the nation's biota.

Database Work Group
The Database Work Group (DWG) is responsible for documenting requirements and overseeing development of the system. Members of the Work Group designed the database model to meet the requirements of the ITIS partners.

Taxonomy Work Group
The Taxonomy Work Group (TWG) is responsible for the quality and integrity of the taxonomic data. Primary objectives include certifying all data prior to incorporation in the ITIS and establishing a process for periodic peer review.

ITIS Partners

Click on a logo to access an agency's home page.

Link to NOAA
Link to USGS
Link to the Simthsonian
Link to the EPA
Link to Fish and Wildlife Service
Link to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Link to the NatureServe Database
Link to the National Park Service

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