Significance of Organism Observations
Booklet on the significance of organism observations by Steve Kelling of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
GBIF, Tuesday, January 1, 2008 (All day)
Biodiversity project managers
Gaining a solid understanding of the patterns by which organisms are distributed across a broad range of spatial and temporal scales requires vast amounts of species occurrence data. This paper goes deeper into the specific nature of observational data, their discovery and organization.
Kelling, S. 2008. Signiﬁcance of organism observations: Data discovery and access in biodiversity research. Report for the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen. 20 pp. Available online at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=1642.
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