GBIF task groups

According to its rules of procedure, the GBIF Governing Board may establish and assign responsibilities to ad hoc committees or task groups. The terms of reference, guidelines and budgets for these groups are set by the Governing Board or by the Executive Committee on its behalf.

 

Past task groups and reports

Task force on accelerating the discovery of biocollections data

Report and recommendations (2016)

Task group on data fitness for use in research into invasive alien species

Report and recommendations (2016)

Task group on data fitness for use in distribution modeling

Report and recommendations (2016)

Task group on data fitness for use in agrobiodiversity

Report and recommendations (2015)

Task Group on Financial Sustainability 
Report and recommendations (2013): GBIF towards financial sustainability

Content Needs Assessment Task Group
Report and recommendations (2013): Bridging the biodiversity data gaps

Data Publishing Framework Task Group
Report and recommendations (2011): Towards mainstreaming of biodiversity data publishing

Knowledge Organisation Systems Task Group
Recommendations (2011) 

Task Group on the Global Strategy and Action Plan for mobilization of Natural History Collection Data
Recommendations (2010) 

Task Group on Electronic Learning
Report (2010) 

Life Science Identifier - Globally Unique Identifier (LSID-GUID) Task Group
Report and recommendations (2009): Adoption of Persistent Identifiers for Biodiversity Informatics 

Metadata Implementation Framework Task Group
Report (2009)

Multimedia Resources Task Group
Report (2013): Discovery and Publishing of Primary Biodiversity Data associated with Multimedia Resources: The Audubon Core strategies and approaches.
Recommendations (2008) 
Report (2008): Mobilising Multimedia Resources in Biodiversity

Observational Data Task Group
Recommendations (2008)