How data accessed through GBIF are being used in science and policy.
Researchers look at methods to determine the ideal spacing between protected areas in the Gulf of California, ensuring connectivity based on the distances covered by larvae of fish species identified through GBIF.
Researchers use data available through GBIF to investigate how species can shift their ecological niches in alien environments – complicating the prediction of invasion risks.
Research using records available through GBIF, in combination with other data, studies the role of rare and common species in the functioning of ecosystems.
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GBIF is working with the new open-access Scientific Data journal, from Nature Publishing Group, to enable dataset owners to create peer-reviewed 'data descriptors' using GBIF publishing tools.
Species observations from thousands of scuba divers all over the world are now freely accessible via the GBIF portal.
The new GBIF portal attracted nearly 70,000 visitors during the month since its launch on 9 October, with over 3,000 download requests covering 27 billion records.
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