EnvO is a community ontology for the concise, controlled description of environments.

The primary developers of ENVO are Pier Luigi Buttigieg and Chris Mungall

ENVO GSC 2015 from Chris Mungall



  • Buttigieg, P. L., Pafilis, E., Lewis, S. E., Schildhauer, M. P., Walls, R. L., & Mungall, C. J. (2016). The environment ontology in 2016: bridging domains with increased scope, semantic density, and interoperation. Journal of Biomedical Semantics, 7(1), 57. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13326-016-0097-6
  • Buttigieg, P. L., Morrison, N., Smith, B., Mungall, C. J., & Lewis, S. E. (2013). The environment ontology: contextualising biological and biomedical entities. Journal of Biomedical Semantics, 4(1), 43. http://doi.org/10.1186/2041-1480-4-43