The Salgo Team is a strong advocate of open-access and reproducibility in ecology and evolution. We lead major developments in comparative demography and traits in plants and animals in terms of matrix population models (COMADRE and COMPADRE) and integral projection models (PADRINO), and associated life history data (MOSAIC). We also contribute data periodically to PlantPopNet, and TRY.
Together with collaborators around the world (OpenTraits and TraitsOpen), we are shaping open-access in Ecology.
In addition, we develop open-access software that allows users to interact with COMPADRE & COMADRE (See R-COMPADRE) and to estimate life history trait information from demographic models (See R-AGE).
Some of the open-access databases that we lead/contribute to: