GBIF ideas

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Slides from an informal talk about possible topics for GBIF

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GBIF ideas

  1. 1. http://iphylo.blogspot.dk/2013/10/what-can-global-biodiversity.html
  2. 2. Coverage
  3. 3. BioStor
  4. 4. Coverage • How representative is data? How to show this? • Adding other sources of data (e.g., literature) • Adding data is cumbersome (can’t do it directly)
  5. 5. Quality
  6. 6. Mormopterus petrophilus and Sauromys petrophilus
  7. 7. Quality • Errors and duplicates • Need measure of reliability • Ability to flag and fix (make editable) • [need stable occurrence ids]
  8. 8. Annotation/correction
  9. 9. Annotations • Need stable occurrence ids • Annotate, edit, fix data (github?) • DOIs for data (and data versions) • DOIs link to ORCID, automatic credit
  10. 10. Names
  11. 11. LSIDs RDF Triple store Or Semantic Wiki
  12. 12. Names • Use nomenclators as source of names • Checklists/classifications map nodes to names • Create central list of names (triple store/wiki)
  13. 13. New data
  14. 14. Coverage
  15. 15. Coverage
  16. 16. New data • Treat GenBank as another DWCA source • Phylogeny and phylogeography • Visualising phylogenetic/genomic diversity

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