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Title: BioCASe Provider Software and ABCD: A Universal Approach for Biodiversity Collection Data
Date:Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Time (1 Hour): 11 AM (EDT), 16:00 CET, 15:00 GMT
Moderators: The Darwin Core Hour Team
is a well-established standard for storing occurrence data and its transfer in biodiversity networks. In the incarnation of DarwinCore Archives it accounts for the majority of data fed into the and comparable networks, most of the data providers using GBIF’s . However, DarwinCore and DarwinCore Archives impose certain limitations to the data to be published, regarding both structure and complexity.
The(ABCD) and its implementation in the originate from the natural history collections community and have a more comprehensive approach: They are designed for the richness of specimen data and can facilitate both general elements as well as collection specific data items. It is used by currently about 100 institutions worldwide for feeding collections data into aggregators and biodiversity networks such as GBIF. Several special interest networks such as , the natural history aggregator for , the European Digital Library, and the rely on BioCASe and ABCD.
This webinar aims to give an overview of the BioCASe Provider Software as an alternative to GBIF’s IPT for publishing data to biodiversity networks. We will explain some of the underlying ideas (such as ABCD) and have a short look at the software and its configuration. The webinar is targeted at data managers, but can also be followed without IT knowledge.
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