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Video: DQ11 Introduction to some tools to assess and enhance the quality of the spatial component of biodiversity data


Meherzad Romer, Senior Data Manager at NatureServe Canada presents several tools that can be used to assess and increase the quality of the spatial component of biodiversity data.

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), Some tools and resources to assess and enhance fitness for use: spatial data. Video (5'02"). 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