Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

First published on EOL over 7 years ago; Last updated over 3 years ago;

About Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is the world's premiere source for information on biological specimen and observational data, providing on-line access to more than 300 million data records from around the world. Funded by governments and bringing together more than 100 countries and international organizations as Participants, GBIF promotes and facilitates digitization, discovery and free access to biodiversity data, through a suite of informatics tools and commons standards, training and capacity building. GBIF is providing maps for the EOL species pages, showing the locations given for occurrence of the named species in records published through its data portal

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