The GBIF API (Application Programming Interface) provides users with the ability to perform more complex data filtering than what is available on the website.
This session will give you an overview of the GBIF API and accompanying documentation. We will also introduce key R and Python packages and their associated functions that provide access to the data via the API. The session is aimed at those just starting to access the data via these channels and those who would like a refresher.
The session will cover the following elements: