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GBIF Darwin Core Archive, How-to Guide

GBIF Darwin Core Archive, How-to Guide
Description 

This document is a how-to guide for creating a Darwin Core Archive, a data format used to
publish biodiversity data through the GBIF network.

Author(s) 
Remsen D, Braak, K, Döring M, Robertson, T
Publisher 
GBIF Secretariat, Monday, Apr 11, 2011
Abstract 
Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) is an internationally recognised biodiversity informatics data standard that simplifies the publication of biodiversity data. It is based on Darwin Core, a standard developed and maintained by the Biodiversity Information Standards group. This document describes the format and presents options for its creation and publication within the GBIF network
Bibliographic citation 
GBIF (2010). Darwin Core Archives – How-to Guide, version 1, released on 1 March 2011, (contributed by Remsen D, Braak, K, Döring M, Robertson, T), Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility, 21 pp, accessible online at: http://links.gbif.org/gbif_dwca_how_to_guide_v1
Target audience 
Biodiversity data publishers
Rights 
This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
Rights holder 
GBIF Secretariat
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