Tony Rees

Biologist, Data Manager, and Consultant in New South Wales, Australia

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I am a biologist, freelance data consultant and musician currently residing in the northern rivers region of New South Wales, Australia (Lismore/Byron Bay area). My data management experience is chiefly with biological/ taxonomic data and I am currently involved with the OBIS (Ocean Biogeographic Information System), AquaMaps, WoRMS (World Register of Marine Species) and IRMNG (Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera) projects. I am the developer of IRMNG, also of the "c-squares" (web mapping/spatial indexing) and "Taxamatch" (taxon name matching) software systems. You can contact me via this page or directly via Tony.Rees [at] .

To view my publications, shared presentations and more, please use these links: , .

I was the recipient of the 2014 Ebbe Nielsen prize for excellence in Biodiversity Informatics. You can see a video recording of my invited prize presentation "Selected Innovations in Biodiversity Informatics" here: .

I am also an occasional contributor to Wikipedia, see my user page here: .

  • Education
    • University of Leeds