The GOLD Ontology Viewer is divided into two main panels:

  • The main concept information panel on the left side displays information regarding the current GOLD concept. Here you'll find the concept's main entry describing its place in the ontology's hierarchy, the concept definition, usage notes, examples, properties and user submitted issues.
  • The tree panel on the right hand side displays the full tree hierarchy of the ontology as well as several useful sub-tree displays each in their own tab. Clicking on a plus sign to the left of a concept node expands the tree to list all immediate child concepts. Clicking on a concept name in the tree will direct the browser to display the selected concept's information in the main concept information panel.