Metadata requirements for datasets delivered via the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) network
A 2008 document explaining the situation regarding metadata management at the global level at that time, and the plans that GBIF had on how to implement it.
Ó Tuama, E.
GBIF Secretariat, Tuesday, June 3, 2008 (All day)
The objective of this document is to outline a strategy that will allow the GBIF network to develop the infrastructure to support the management and delivery of the highest quality metadata that will enable potential end users to easily discover which datasets are available, and, critically, evaluate the appropriateness of such datasets for particular purposes
GBIF (2008). Metadata requirements for datasets delivered via the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) network v. 0.6. 13 pp. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Available online at: http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4452.
In addition to those who contributed to the metadata scoping exercise via the wiki, the GBIF Secretariat wishes to acknowledge the valuable contributions to this document of the following individuals: Eliot Christian, U.S. Geological Survey; Lynn Kutner, NatureServe; Hannu Saarenmaa, GBIF Finnish National Node; Ángela M. Suárez-Mayorga, Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos, Alexander von Humboldt.
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