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GBIF 戦略計画 2012〜2016年

GBIF’s Strategic Plan for the period 2012-2016. It was endorsed at the GBIF Governing Board meeting GB17 in Suwon, Republic of Korea on 14 October 2010. The Japanese translation is provided by GBIF ...

February 18th, 2013

Anymals+plants mobile application

The anymals + plants smartphone application, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, enables users to upload geo-referenced wildlife observations via their Android device. ...

February 14th, 2013

GBits Science Supplement no. 6

The GBits Science Supplement keeps you abreast of the increasing number of scientific studies making use of data accessed through GBIF. This is the sixth edition, covering December 2012-January 2013....

February 7th, 2013

Briefing for the First Plenary Session (IPBES-1)

Briefing prepared by the GBIF Secretariat ahead of the first official plenary session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), Bonn, 21-26 Janua...

January 16th, 2013

Name validation in Open Refine: a tutorial

This document describes a protocol to validate scientific names using the Open Refine (formerly Google Refine) tool. It includes step-by-step instructions and good tips on how to react on different s...

January 1st, 2013

Data transformation tools by Canadensys

Canadensys offers in their webpage a tools section with two online tools at the moment: one to convert coordinates into decimal degrees and another one to parse dates. Both can be option through a use...

January 1st, 2013

Atlas of Living Australia Sandbox

The Atlas of Living Australia offers an online service where biodiversity data can be quickly checked for inconsistencies and data quality issues. Data can be pasted into a text box or uploaded to the...

January 1st, 2013