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Video: DQ07 Methods to improve fitness for use of taxonomic data


Meherzad Romer, Senior Data Manager at NatureServe Canada, describes some of the most common methods to ensure that we achieve the maximum data quality when digitizing taxonomic information.

This video was recorded during the training sessions associated to the 18th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in October 2011.


Romer, M.


GBIF Secretariat, Monday, April 16, 2012

Target audience

Biodiversity data collectors, digitizers, managers and users.

Bibliographic citation

Romer, M. (2011), Methods to improve fitness for use of taxonomic data. Video (9'10"). Released on April 2012. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Available online at


Duwe, E., Melega, M. & González-Talaván, A. Original presentation by Noe, N. & Romer, M.


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GBIF Secretariat