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Establishing an Effective GBIF Participant Node

This guide includes basic information about two key concepts for GBIF: our Participant nodes and the biodiversity information facilities. The text includes definitions, elements which need to be taken...

September 12th, 2014

Vesper: Visualising species archives

This article describes the characteristics of Vesper, a piece of software that can analyze the contents of a Darwin Core archive using several quality-related criteria....

August 30th, 2014

GBIF Documentation Gap Analysis

In 2014 and as part of the execution of GBIF Work Programme 2014-2016, the Secretariat carried out a review of all the documentation available to key audiences within the GBIF community. That analysis...

August 15th, 2014

Species Geocoder

The SpeciesGeoCoder software allows to plot species occurrences into polygons and more complex user-defined units (e.g. to know if the species are present in certain areas or study migration patterns)...

August 12th, 2014

GBIF.org Section on Global Data Trends

This section of GBIF.org presents a series of analysis of the global dataset that is available through the GBIF network in the form of graphics. Up to 26 different views in 6 different categories are ...

August 8th, 2014