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Publishing EIA-Related Primary Biodiversity Data: GBIF-IAIA Best Practice Guide

This publication presents the guiding principles for how make the best use of the data collected as part of environmental impact assessments (EIA), by publishing them through networks such as the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). The document is a summarized version of the outcome of a collaboration between GBIF, the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), and the International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA).

February 10th, 2015

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La généralisation des données sensibles

Un article sur la gestion et la généralisation des données sur la biodiversité considerées sensibles (par exemple les localisation exactes de taxons rares, menacés et ayant une valeur commerciale) par Arthur D. Chapman et Oliver Grafton.

February 10th, 2015

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Presentation: Demand-driven Strategies and Action Plan for Data Publishing: Why and How?

39 slide presentation by Vishwas Chavan, Senior Program Officer for Data Publishing at GBIF, given at the Regional Workshop on Strategies for Digitisation and Mobilisation of Natural History Collections Data in Kolkata, India on June 15, 2011.
Understanding how data is used and what data is needed is imperative for the creation of data relevant to policy-makers, researchers, institutions, and more. Data use assessment is critical for this understanding.

February 10th, 2015

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ZamiaDroid

This application for android mobile devices can capture biodiversity data directly on digital format on the field, using the device GPS, camera and internet access. It allows to download templates and thesauri to start data capture quickly.

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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Specify 6 software

Specify is a research software application, database, and network interface for biological collections information.

February 10th, 2015

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Bridging gaps: Towards demand-driven publishing of biodiversity data

This is an special issue of the journal ‘Biodiversity Informatics’ that focuses on the topic of the assessment of content needs and demand-driven mobilization of data. In includes the recommendations of two of GBIF task groups: the ‘Content Needs Assessment’ task group and the ‘Multimedia Resources’ task group.

February 10th, 2015

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Guidelines for the capture and management of digital zoological names information

This guide provides detailed advice to those working with zoological names on how to digitize and manage this type of information in a standard and consistent way. It includes a guide to verifying the correctness of zoological names and a best practice guide for uniform spellings, with particular focus on the names of the authors.

February 10th, 2015