GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an international network and data infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.
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  • Best Practices for Publishing Biodiversity Data from Environmental Impact Assessments. Version 1.0. 

    Rodrigues, Andrew; Endresen, Dag; Figueira, Rui; Villaverde, Cristina; Vega, Miguel; King, Nick; Rajvanshi, Asha; Treweek, Jo (GBIF Secretariat, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2020)
    This guide aims to help practitioners, consultants and other Interested & Affected Parties (I&APs) working with environmental impact assessments to improve the curation, archiving and management of primary biodiversity ...
  • Georeferencing Calculator Manual. Version 1.0. 

    Bloom, David A.; Wieczorek, John R.; Zermoglio, Paula F. (GBIF Secretariat, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2020)
    The Georeferencing Calculator (Wieczorek & Wieczorek 2020) described in this document is a tool created to aid in the georeferencing of descriptive localities such as those found in museum-based natural history collections. ...
  • Georeferencing best practices. Version 1.0. 

    Chapman, Arthur D.; Wieczorek, John R. (GBIF Secretariat, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2020)
    Georeferencing Best Practices provides guidelines to the best practices for georeferencing. Though targeted specifically at biological occurrence data, the concepts and methods presented here may be just as useful in ...
  • Current Best Practices for Generalizing Sensitive Species Occurrence Data. Version 1. 

    Chapman, Arthur D. (Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Secretariat, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2020)
    The unprotected distribution of Sensitive Primary Species Occurrence Data (for example the exact localities of rare, endangered or commercially valuable taxa) was a concern of GBIF [https://www.gbif.org] – the Global ...
  • Guide to best practices for generalising sensitive/primary species occurrence-data. Version 1.0. 

    Chapman, Arthur D.; Grafton, Oliver (Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2008)
    The unprotected distribution of Sensitive Primary Species Occurrence Data (for example the exact localities of rare, endangered or commercially valuable taxa) has been a concern of the GBIF Secretariat since its beginning. ...
  • Best Practice Guidelines in the Development and Maintenance of Regional Marine Species Checklists, Version 1.0. 

    Nozères, C.; Vandepitte, L.; Appeltans, W.; Kennedy, M. (Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012)
    Technical guides and work plans for best practices in creating species checklists (e.g., GBIF 2011) are available from the GBIF online resource center (http://www.gbif.org/orc/). These reports explain how to make best ...