Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05GLOBALBIODIVERSITYINFORMATIONFACILITYRevolutionizing taxonomy th...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Four work programmes:Outreach and CapacityBuilding – OCBData Acc...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Current statusesParticipants- 47 countries- 31 international org...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05ZooBank and GBIFHow can we collaborate andenhance taxonomy?
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Globally Unique IDentifiers - GUIDsGUIDs GBIF and TDWG are setti...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Potential model:Life Science Identifiers (LSIDs)Formaturn:lsid:<...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Disseminate ZooBank EntriesGBIF and TDWG are setting out to form...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Globally Unique IDentifiers - GUIDsGUIDsDisseminationHeightening...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Linking Specimens to ZooBank EntriesSpecimens associated with Zo...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Enabling retrospective registration viaECAT providersNomenclatur...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05ZooBank becoming available to SpeciesPages/Species BanksGBIF net...
Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05ZooBank in the big pictureZooBank lookup and depositingshould be...
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Per de Place Bjørn - Revolutionizing taxonomy through an open-access web-register for animal names and descriptions

  1. 1. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05GLOBALBIODIVERSITYINFORMATIONFACILITYRevolutionizing taxonomy through an open-access web-register for animal names anddescriptions, Fort Lauderdale, 18 December 2005.ZooBank and GBIFPer de Place Bjørn, PO, ECAT
  2. 2. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Four work programmes:Outreach and CapacityBuilding – OCBData Access and DatabaseInteroperability – DADIDigitisation of Natural HistoryCollections - DIGITElectronic Catalogue ofNames of Known Organisms -ECAT¿¿¿Global Biodiversity InformationFacility???A megascience facility aimed atMaking the world’s biodiversitydata freely and universallyavailable via the InternetSharing primary scientificbiodiversity data to benefitsociety, science and asustainable future
  3. 3. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Current statusesParticipants- 47 countries- 31 international organisations149 data providers serving data from 517collections>73 mill. specimen and observation records>500.000 species records (>1 mill. names) fromthe Species 2000 and ITIS Catalogue of Life- Large number of unregulated names from labels- Plans for tool to directly serve taxonomy data toGBIF
  4. 4. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05ZooBank and GBIFHow can we collaborate andenhance taxonomy?
  5. 5. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Globally Unique IDentifiers - GUIDsGUIDs GBIF and TDWG are setting outto form community aroundGUIDs for Biodiversity dataWorkshop in early February toexplore infrastructurePossibly- Life Science IDentifiers (LSID)- Digital Object Identifiers (doi)
  6. 6. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Potential model:Life Science Identifiers (LSIDs)Formaturn:lsid:<domainName>:<namespace>:<objectId>[:<revisionId>]Potential example: referencing specimen record in GBIF Network (identifiersassigned centrally)urn:lsid:gbif.net:Specimen:2706712Potential example: name record from IPNIurn:lsid:ipni.org:TaxonName:82090-3:1.1
  7. 7. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Disseminate ZooBank EntriesGBIF and TDWG are setting out to formcommunity around GUIDs for BiodiversitydataWorkshop in early February to exploreinfrastructurePossibly- Life Science IDentifiers (LSID)- Digital Object Identifiers (doi)ZooBank needs will be incorporatedWatch the GUID Wiki -http://wiki.gbif.org/guidwiki/GUIDs
  8. 8. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Globally Unique IDentifiers - GUIDsGUIDsDisseminationHeightening availability ofZooBank data through GBIFportalNew entries can beimmediately available onGBIF portal and network
  9. 9. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Linking Specimens to ZooBank EntriesSpecimens associated with ZooBankentries can be referenced throughthe GBIF network and GUIDsUnique reference to specimen not atthe moment a requirement fornomenclatural event but with theinfrastructure available, who knows?Could be a requirement forpublication that e.g. specimensexamined for a monography beGUID’dGUIDsDisseminationSpecimens
  10. 10. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05Enabling retrospective registration viaECAT providersNomenclatural assessment inGBIF providers – especially GSDs– could be moderated intoZooBank as a way ofretrospectively filling theregisterGUIDsDisseminationSpecimensRetrospectiveregistration
  11. 11. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05ZooBank becoming available to SpeciesPages/Species BanksGBIF network provides a routeinto species pages/species bankprojects for ZooBank entriesGUIDsDisseminationSpecimensRetrospectiveregistrationSpeciespages
  12. 12. Global Biodiversity Information FacilityZooBank – 18/12-05ZooBank in the big pictureZooBank lookup and depositingshould be incorporated in web-enabled taxonomy interfaces andapplicationsRegistration of zoological namesbecomes a natural and obvious partof the taxonomical process, not anadded complicationGUIDsDisseminationSpecimensRetrospectiveregistrationSpeciespagesWeb enabledtaxonomy

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