We present the concept and first experiences for a Web‐based ecological knowledge management system ILMAX. It manages experience knowledge resulting from an ecological long‐term investigation of the regeneration process of the stream Ilm (Thuringia, Germany). The tools used are iZone, a Web‐based content management system with an emphasis on information retrieval and feedback, and D3, a tool kit for building knowledge‐based systems and for managing case bases. The difficult initializing phase of knowledge management systems was done by a “knowledge champion” gathering and structuring various kinds of text documents, data sheets and unpublished knowledge of domain experts.
Neumann, M., Baumeister, J. and Puppe, F. (2004), "ILMAX: a system for managing experience knowledge in a long‐term study of stream ecosystem regeneration: An application of ecological informatics", Management of Environmental Quality, Vol. 15 No. 3, pp. 306-317. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777830410531270
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