GLOBALBIODIVERSITY<br />INFORMATIONFACILITY<br />Developing Strategies for <br />Building National Checklists/<br />Specie...
Objectives<br />Why? - National Species Inventories/Checklists<br />Terminology – Checklists?<br />Scope – What components...
National Species Checklists:  WHY<br />Global Taxonomic Initiative of the CBD<br /><ul><li> An inventory of flora and faun...
 many country - driven activities supporting the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity depend on the scientific...
 Inventories , and the collections they support, provide the foundation for national and regional programs of conservation...
Taxonomic Verification
Informatics Facilitates Expert-driven processes
Does not replace them</li></li></ul><li>Terminology:  Catalogues?  Checklists?<br />Catalogues<br />Monographs<br />Region...
Taxonomic
Regional
Thematic</li></ul>http://code.google.com/p/gbif-ecat/wiki/ChecklistDefinition<br />
Content<br />
Content: Inventories<br />
Content: Species lists<br />
Using E-taxonomy to build national species lists<br />
Assessing available taxonomic knowledge<br />
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

D3 02 National Checklists

310

Published on

Scoping presentation on using the Global Names Architecture to assist processes for building national and regional species inventories. Presented to the Asian Regional Biodiversity Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand (Nov 2009).

Published in: Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
310
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

D3 02 National Checklists

  1. 1. GLOBALBIODIVERSITY<br />INFORMATIONFACILITY<br />Developing Strategies for <br />Building National Checklists/<br />Species Inventories<br />Asian Regional Meeting and Biodiversity Informatics Workshop 16-19 Nov 2009<br />David Remsen<br />Senior Programme Officer, ECAT<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />Why? - National Species Inventories/Checklists<br />Terminology – Checklists?<br />Scope – What components in a Checklist<br />Strategies – How can we build one?<br />Sharing – How can I publish it?<br />Discussion – Who has experience in this<br />
  3. 3. National Species Checklists: WHY<br />Global Taxonomic Initiative of the CBD<br /><ul><li> An inventory of flora and fauna for a country or region is an essential primary tool to assist conservation and other planning activities.
  4. 4. many country - driven activities supporting the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity depend on the scientific results of inventories
  5. 5. Inventories , and the collections they support, provide the foundation for national and regional programs of conservation and sustainable development</li></ul>CBD Obligations<br /><ul><li> National Biodiversity Inventory is a requirement!</li></li></ul><li>Requirements<br /><ul><li>Access to Source Information
  6. 6. Taxonomic Verification
  7. 7. Informatics Facilitates Expert-driven processes
  8. 8. Does not replace them</li></li></ul><li>Terminology: Catalogues? Checklists?<br />Catalogues<br />Monographs<br />Regional Flora/Fauna<br />Primary Sources<br />Inventories/Species Lists<br />Secondary Sources<br />Nomenclators<br />No Taxonomy at all<br /><ul><li>Scope
  9. 9. Taxonomic
  10. 10. Regional
  11. 11. Thematic</li></ul>http://code.google.com/p/gbif-ecat/wiki/ChecklistDefinition<br />
  12. 12. Content<br />
  13. 13. Content: Inventories<br />
  14. 14. Content: Species lists<br />
  15. 15. Using E-taxonomy to build national species lists<br />
  16. 16. Assessing available taxonomic knowledge<br />
  17. 17. Search: GBIF data portal<br />All specimens<br />22,881 Species<br />Type Specimens<br />2,269<br />http://DATA.GBIF.ORG<br />Country=Thailand<br />TypeStatus=TypeSpecimen<br />Output is a working species lists<br />
  18. 18. Mine working lists from literature<br />http://www.silverbiology.com/clients/eol/svn/taxontagger/<br />
  19. 19. Content: Inventories<br />
  20. 20. DarwinCore Star Schema<br />
  21. 21. Representative Taxon Record<br />Click to open spreadsheet<br />
  22. 22. Questions<br /><ul><li> Any countries build/maintain national checklists?
  23. 23. Countries looking to build national checklists
  24. 24. Interest in knowledge sharing workshop?
  25. 25. Identify requirements
  26. 26. Evaluate methods
  27. 27. Design workflows
  28. 28. Infrastructure/Software
  29. 29. Resource Requirements</li>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×