EOD - eBird Observation Dataset

Occurrence dataset published by Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Summary

Full Title

EOD - eBird Observation Dataset

Description

eBird is a collective enterprise that takes a novel approach to citizen science by developing cooperative partnerships among experts in a wide range of fields: population ecologists, conservation biologists, quantitative ecologists, statisticians, computer scientists, GIS and informatics specialists, application developers, and data administrators. Managed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology eBird’s goal is to increase data quantity through participant recruitment and engagement globally, but also to quantify and control for data quality issues such as observer variability, imperfect detection of species, and both spatial and temporal bias in data collection. eBird data are openly available and used by a broad spectrum of students, teachers, scientists, NGOs, government agencies, land managers, and policy makers. The result is that eBird has become a major source of biodiversity data, increasing our knowledge of the dynamics of species distributions, and having a direct impact on the conservation of birds and their habitats.

Additional Information

Data release annually. These data are made available through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University. No warranty either expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy of these data.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Mar 5, 1810 - Dec 31, 2014

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Tim Levatich
Database Administrator
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Information Science, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850 Ithaca NY United States
Metadata author
Tim Levatich
Database Administrator
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Information Science, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850 Ithaca NY United States
Administrative contact
Jeff Gerbracht
Applications Leader for Information Science
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Information Science, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850 Ithaca NY United States

doi:10.15468/aomfnb

Published by

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Publication Date

Nov 6, 2015

Registration Date

Sep 16, 2010

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Alternative Identifiers

  • Source webpage http://flipt.vertnet.org:8080…
  • UUID 4fa7b334-ce0d-4e88-aaae-2e0c1…
  • Alternative Identifier CLOEODMETADATA.05192014.1

External Data

Metadata Documents

210,866,370 Georeferenced data

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Other Contacts

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
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Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Taxonomic Coverage

taxonomic authority: The Clements Checklist of Birds, Sixth Edition

CLASS
Aves (birds)