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

Envo can be cited as:

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. doi:10.1186/2041-1480-4-43

Or for latest developments:

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. doi:10.1186/s13326-016-0097-6


envo.owl main ENVO OWL release
envo.json ENVO in obographs JSON format
envo.obo ENVO in OBO Format. May be lossy
envo/subsets/envo-basic.obo OBO-Basic edition of ENVO
envo/subsets/envoEmpo.owl Earth Microbiome Project subset
envo/subsets/EnvO-Lite-GSC.obo GSC Lite subset of ENVO

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