Resources

Tools and information to support the GBIF community

Complete list of GBIF Resources

WoRMS Taxon Match Tool

This tool matches a given list of scientific names against the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). It only accepts files as an input. This tool uses the following components: TAXAMATCH fuzzy mat...

Biomapper tool

Biomapperis a kit of GIS and statistical tools designed to build habitat suitability models and maps for any kind of animal or plant. It is centred on the Ecological Niche Factor Analysis that allows ...

Ws2m, software for the measurement and analysis of species diversity

Ws2m estimate the number of species in a collection of identified individuals generating a series of statistics for a randomly ordered data set. Ws2m uses a large (and user-controllable) variety of es...

OECD Megascience Working Group - Biological Informatics - Final Report

Final report of the OECD Megascience Forum Working Group on Biological Informatics that in 1999 recommended the creation of a Global Biodiversity Information Facility....

NetLogo

NetLogo is a programmable modeling environment for simulating natural and social phenomena. It is particularly well suited for modeling complex systems developing over time. Modelers can give instruc...

ERMS - European Register of Marine Species

The European Register of Marine Species (ERMS) is an authoritative taxonomic list of species occurring in the European marine environment....

EstimateS tool

EstimateS is a free software application for Windows and Macintosh operating systems that computes a variety of biodiversity functions, estimators, and indices based on biotic sampling data. Some feat...

Biotica information system

The Biotica Information System (Biótica©) has been especially designed to handle curatorial, nomenclatural, geographic, bibliographic, and ecological parameter data. Its purpose is to reliably and ...

Birder's Diary

Birder’s Diary is a software program to record/list bird sightings. It includes some original features, such as voice recognition....

HERBAR, Botanical collections management program

HERBAR is a MS-Access based application designed to digitize and manage plant natural history collections. It supports digital images, specific attributes, management of loans, requests and exchanges,...