article / 9 May 2022

A comprehensive review on biodiversity information portals

Looking for biodiversity data? New review paper has an overview of biodiversity information portals, both global and country-specific 

An article published in Biodiversity and Conservation this month provides a review of globally recognized portals with rich biodiversity information, global coverage, and powerful spatial analysis tools, and idendifies their vocabulary differences, strengths, and limitations.

Limitations outstanding include: vizualisations, digitization of georeferenced information from natural history from across the world, the inclusion of more advanced web-GIS based tools for spatial analysis, development of agreed data standards. 

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