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Terms Used in Bionomenclature - Online Tool

This online tool allows to browse the glossary of over 2,100 terms used in biological nomenclature using different criteria. The source of the information is the same as for the printed version.

February 10th, 2015

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GBIF Name Parser

This online tool allows to divide scientific names into their components and to check them against the taxonomic backbone used by GBIF. It can be used to automate some processes while digitizing or curating lists of scientific names.

February 10th, 2015

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EDIT CDM DataPortal

The EDIT CDM DataPortal can be used to publish taxonomic data on the web. It works as a Drupal module that can be combined with others to build complete websites.

February 10th, 2015

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Darwin Core Archive Validator

This tool, produced by the GBIF Secretariat, tests Darwin Core Archives as specified in the Darwin Core Text Guidelines. It produces a small report that includes the errors detected so they can be solved before publishing the archive on the internet.

NOTE: There’s a new version of the validator under development by the online community. Please check https://github.com/gbif/dwca-validator/wiki/Vision for more information.

February 10th, 2015

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Best practice guidelines in the development and maintenance of regional marine species checklists

The main purpose of this document is cover the more general aspects regarding checklists for marine regions. It outlines the steps required to compile distribution notes, to set up a register and produce a marine taxonomic checklist, but also describes some of stumbling blocks that one might encounter along the way and offers suggestions on how to handle these issues.

February 10th, 2015

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Document map for publishing taxonomic checklists

This document is a graphical, simple step-by-step guide to publishing taxonomic checklist data with GBIF. When clicking on the different ‘steps’, you will be redirected to the relevant document or tool.

February 10th, 2015