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GBIF-ICLEI Best Practice Guide for Biodiversity Data Publishing by Local Governments: Concise Summary

Summary of the guide, published by GBIF and ICLEI, which details the simple steps needed for local government authorities to preserve data and make them accessible via the Internet. The intention is to increase awareness of the tools and protocols available to publish biodiversity data collected as part of local government planning processes,which are often lost after completion of reports or collected in inconsistent formats that cannot be easily archived or shared.

Citation 

GBIF (2012). GBIF-ICLEI Best Practice Guide for Publishing Biodiversity Data by Local Governments, concise summary (contributed by Cadman, M.J.; Chavan, V.; Patrickson, S.; Galt, R.; Mader, A.; Sood, R.; Hirsch, T.) Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Pp. 62, ISBN: 87-92020-37-2, Accessible at http://links.gbif.org/gbif_best_practice_guide_data_publishing_by_local_...

Contributor 

Cadman, M.J.; Chavan, V.; Patrickson, S.; Galt, R.; Mader, A.; Sood, R.; Hirsch, T.

Publisher 

GBIF Secretariat

Rights 

This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License

Rights holder 

GBIF Secretariat & ICLEI