Resources

Tools and information to support the GBIF community

Complete list of GBIF Resources

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....

GBIF Work Programme 2003

The GBIF Work Programme 2003 approved by the 5th Governing Board in San Jose, Costa Rica on October, 2002....

MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS manual for the georeferencing calculator

This is the user manual for the MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS georeferencing calculator, a tool to calculate error margins for a georeference, depending on the method used to calculate it....

Manual para el uso de la calculadora de georreferenciación de MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS

Éste es el manual de usuario para la calculadora de georreferenciación de MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS, una herramienta para calcular los márgenes de error de una referencia geográfica, dependiendo del mé...

DesktopGarp: a software package for biodiversity and ecologic research

DesktopGarp is a software package for biodiversity and ecologic research that allows the user to predict and analyze wild species distributions....

Mandala

Mandala is a database system based on FileMaker that allows recording and managing of biodiversity data, in particular of invertebrate natural history collections....

MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS georeferencing calculator

This tool enables the user to figure out coordinates and errors based on a named place and offsets, or just to calculate the error if you already have the coordinates for the complete locality descrip...

MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS georeferencing guidelines

Web document describing the georeferencing process in brief. Includes graphics, a glossary and a list of references. Last update from 2011....