Data Use Club Practical Sessions: Name matching and the GBIF Taxonomic Backbone

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17 May 2023
15:00 - 16:00 CEST
Illustration of Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 from A manual of the Mollusca, London, J. Weale, 1851-56. Available via the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

This session will give you an introductory overview of taxonomy in GBIF and will cover the following elements:

• Name matching principles
• Demonstration of the Species Matching tool
• GBIF Taxonomic Backbone
• Taxon issue flags
• Limitations of the backbone
• How to provide feedback on taxonomy
• How to contribute to the backbone

Markus Döring
Marie Grosjean
Laura Anne Russell
Cecilie Svenningsen

17 May 2023 15:00 - 16:00