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GBIF in the biodiversity informatics landscape


This document was prepared as an input for one of GBIF Task Groups and it is a short historical summary of what GBIF is and how it relates to other biodiversity informatics initiatives.


GBIF Secretariat


GBIF Secretariat, Friday, September 27, 2013

Target audience

Task Group for Financial Sustainability

Bibliographic citation

GBIF (2013). GBIF in the biodiversity informatics landscape. 7 pp. Available online at


Hobern, D., Hirsch, T. & Chavan, V.


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GBIF Secretariat