Type of site
|Biodiversity, natural history|
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an
The mission of the GBIF is to facilitate free and open access to biodiversity data worldwide to underpin sustainable development. Priorities, with an emphasis on promoting participation and working through partners, include mobilising biodiversity data, developing protocols and standards to ensure scientific integrity and interoperability, building an informatics architecture to allow the interlinking of diverse data types from disparate sources, promoting capacity building and catalysing development of analytical tools for improved decision-making.
GBIF strives to form informatics linkages among digital data resources from across the spectrum of biological organisation, from genes to
From 2002 to 2014, GBIF awarded a prestigious annual global award in the area of biodiversity informatics, the Ebbe Nielsen Prize, valued at €30,000. As of 2018[update], the GBIF Secretariat presents two annual prizes: the GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge and the Young Researchers Award.
- ABCD Schema
- Atlas of Living Australia (ALA)
- Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
- Darwin Core
- Global biodiversity
- List of electronic Floras (for other online flora databases)
- "What is GBIF?". www.gbif.org.
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- "Ebbe Nielsen Challenge". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 2022-01-12.