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Vijay Barve

  • PhD
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Florida Museum of Natural History
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I am a IT professional by training and nature lover by heart. My interests are Biodiversity Documentation, Databases, Geographical Information Systems and Citizens science. After completing Masters in Computer Science, from University of Pune, I have been working with Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions []. I completed my PhD from University of Kansas and now working at the Florida Museum of Natural History as Post Doctoral Research Associate in Biodiversity Informatics. I have also been associated with organizations like WWF India[], BNHS[], RANWA[], GBIF[] and MonarchWatch[] in different capacities. I was part of the core team to initiate DiversityIndia[] in 2001 and have been coordinator since then.

Research interests

Recent publications

  • Introducing bdclean : a user friendly biodiversity data cleaning pipeline Gueta T et al

    • Gueta T
    • Barve V
    • Nagarajah T
    • et al.
  • Exploring Flickr as a Novel Source of Primary, Vouchered, Occurrence Data for Birds of the World

    • Barve Vijay
    • Townsend Peterson A

Professional experience

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Florida Museum of Natural History

August 2015 - Present

Sr. Systems Manager


October 1994 - Present



The University of Kansas

August 2009 - May 2015(6 years)


University of Pune

July 2002 - June 2004(2 years)


Co-authors (67)