GBIF Documents

The list below shows documentation from/about the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). The documents are sorted by Relevance, Title, and Author. Search can be performed against the fields: Title, Description, and Category (see documentation page for info).



GBIF Metadata Profile, How-to guide

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    Ó Tuama, Eamonn, Braak, K. Remsen, D.
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    No. 182
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    "This document is a how-to guide for creating a metadata document that conforms to the GBIF Metadata Profile." [Taken from the document]
    Scientists; Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    03-Jul-05
    English
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    v1
    Indirect
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    PDF
    21-Apr-12
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GBIF Metadata Profile, Reference Guide

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    O Tuama, E., Braak, K.
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    No. 183
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    "This document provides a reference guide to the terms and concepts used to define the GBIF Metadata Profile." [Taken from the document]
    Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    04-Jan-00
    English
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    v1.0
    Indirect
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    PDF
    21-Apr-12
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GBIF Resouces center

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    Anonymous
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    No. 184
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    main portal for the resource documents provided by GBIF
    Scientists; Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    English; French; Spanish
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    Indirect
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    Website
    21-Apr-12
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GBIF Strategic and Operational Plans 2007-2011: From Prototype towards Full Operation

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    Anonymous
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    No. 187
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    "The major purpose of the GBIF Strategic and Operational Plans for 2007 - 2011 is to provide a roadmap that would enable GBIF to move toward full operational status by 2011. This document lays out the ambitions of the GBIF community. This document is intended to: - direct the work of GBIF (Secretariat, Participants and Nodes) and - be a communication document to the broader scientific and user community interested in the future directions of GBIF for this period of five years." [Taken from the document].
    Legal department / Legal advisor; Direction / policy makers
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    28-Jun-05
    English
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    n/a
    Indirect
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    PDF
    21-Apr-12
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GBIF Training Manual I CD Image

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    Chapman, A.D., Franzier, C.K., Grafton, O., Grant, S., Hobern, D., Lane, M., Wall, J. & Wieczorek, J.
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    No. 190
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    This CD is a compilation of background information and guidance for the curators and collections managers of natural history collections and herbaria that want to start or enhance a digitisation project.
    Scientists
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    30-Jun-05
    English
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    1.0
    Indirect
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    ISO image
    21-Apr-12
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GBIF informatics pages

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    Anonymous
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    No. 180
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    Main access point to GBIF documentation on standards, tools and network architecture
    Scientists; Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    English
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    Indirect
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    Website
    21-Apr-12
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GBIF resources website

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    Anonymous
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    No. 185
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    Structured website for technical resource and controlled vocabularies used by GBIF. Collaborative editing
    Scientists; Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    English
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    Indirect
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    Website; Code repository; Resource center
    21-Apr-12
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Guide to Best Practices for Generalising Sensitive Species Occurence Data

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    A.D. Chapman, Oliver Grafton
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    No. 191
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    A guide to the best practices for generalising primary species-ocurrence data (sensitive species).
    Scientists
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    30-Jun-05
    English
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    v1
    Indirect
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    PDF
    21-Apr-12
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Improving EIA practice: Best Practice Guide for publishing primary biodiversity data

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    contributed by Cadman, M., Chavan, V., King, N., Willoughby, S., Rajvanshi, A., Mathur, V.B., Roberts, R. and Hirsch, T.
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    No. 192
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    "This publication presents the guiding principles for how make the best use of the data collected as part of environmental impact assessments (EIA), by publishing them through networks such as the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)." [Taken from the document].
    Scientists; Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    08-Jan-00
    English
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    1.0
    Indirect
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    PDF
    21-Apr-12
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Les principes de qualité des données

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    A.D. Chapman
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    No. 194
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    A guide to principles of data quality in french
    Scientists; Collections Manager / Technicians
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    GBIF
    GBIF
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    GBIF’s Voting Participants
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    03-Jul-05
    French
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    n/a
    Indirect
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    PDF
    21-Apr-12
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    76
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