Resources

Tools and information to support the GBIF community

Complete list of GBIF Resources

GBIF Annual Report 2001-2002

GBIF's 2001 - 2002 Annual Report summarising GBIF's accomplishments for the years 2001-2002....

GBIF Strategic Plan 2003-2006

GBIF’s Strategic Plan for the period 2003-2006. It was endorsed at the 7th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Tsukuba, Japan in October 2003....

Eco-tools.net, online calculations for ecology and conservation biology

Eco Tools is a set of numerical tools for ecological analysis that are available, free, to anyone with web access. They are programmed in Mathematica (Wolfram Research), which is a high-level coding l...

GBIF Science Symposium 2003 programme: Founding the future: on the rock of real data or the sands of speculation?

Program for the 1st Annual GBIF Science Symposium held at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark on May 2, 2003. Founding the future: on the rock of real data or the sands of speculation?...

CIRCA 3.0 Quick Reference

CIRCA 3.0 Quick Reference Guide given to the participants of the 6th Governing Board in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 30-May 1, 2003....

CIRCA 3.1 Training Demonstration

CIRCA 3.1 training presentation given to the 6th Governing Board meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 30-May 1, 2003....

GBIF Generic Brochure - OUT OF DATE

An A4 brochure that serves as an introduction to GBIF. This is an early version from 2003, no longer in use....

AnimalBase, early zoological literature online

AnimalBase is an online literature database that allow access to literature references where zoological names have been published from 1757 onwards. It gives access to the digital version of the resou...

Statoids, administrative divisions of countries

Statoids provides information about administrative divisions (provinces, counties, etc) and some stats on them. Very useful for data quality checking and cleaning....

A contractually reconstructed research commons for scientific data in a highly protectionist intellectual property environment

Extensive article analyzing the legal situation in 2003 regarding open access to scientific data, its threats and possible ways to ensure it in the future....