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GBIF Darwin Core Archive, How-to Guide

NOTE: Please be advised that this resource is outdated. It remains available for historical purposes only.


This document is a how-to guide for creating a Darwin Core Archive, a data format used to publish biodiversity data through the GBIF network.

March 2nd, 2017

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Maxent software for species habitat modeling

The Maxent software is based on the maximum-entropy approach for species habitat modeling. This software takes as input a set of layers or environmental variables (such as elevation, precipitation, etc.), as well as a set of georeferenced occurrence locations, and produces a model of the range of the given species. Maxent is a Java-based application and can be used on any computer running Java version 1.5 or later.

November 14th, 2016

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GBIF Science Review 2016

The GBIF Science Review provides an annual survey drawn from the Secretariat’s ongoing literature tracking programme.

October 10th, 2016

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Self-assessment guidelines for data holding institutions

This self-assessment tool enables data-holding institutions to carry out a high-level review of their readiness and progress in delivering digital information on the materials they hold.

This questionnaire-based approach aims to establish the status and capacity of an institution in five key areas: 

June 8th, 2016

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Presentation: Publishing Primary Biodiversity Data

This is a short presentation on the process of publishing primary biodiversity data online, with a focus on how to publish using the GBIF network. Contents:

  • What is biodiversity data?
  • Rationale for biodiversity data publishing
  • Data publishing procedure
  • Data exchange standards
  • The technical infrastructure
  • Data publishing software
  • GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit

August 13th, 2015

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GBIF overview: PowerPoint slides

GBIF publishes a set of slides with key information on a bimonthly basis. The deck provides an overview of the network status, data use, access and publication, and the latest news and announcements.

February 10th, 2015