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).
Cadman, M., Chavan, V., King, N., Willoughby, S., Rajvanshi, A., Mathur, V., Roberts, R., and Hirsch, T.
International Association for Impact Assessment, Monday, August 1, 2011 (All day)
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) practitioners, scholars, and researchers.
The overall purpose of this guide is to enable EIA practitioners, consultants and other interested and affected parties to discover, capture, manage and publish to common standards, the primary biodiversity data generated during environmental impact assessment processes. It represents a summarized version of a more comprehensive guide (ISBN: 87-92929-35) that can be accessed at http://links.gbif.org/eia_biodiversity_data_publishing_guide_en_v1
Cadman, M., Chavan, V., King, N., Willoughby, S., Rajvanshi, A., Mathur, V., Roberts, R., and Hirsch, T. (2011). Publishing EIA-Related Primary Biodiversity Data: GBIF-IAIA Best Practice Guide. IAIA Special Publication Series No. 7. August 2011. Pp. 6. Accessible at http://www.iaia.org/publications/
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