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GBIF Controlled Vocabularies


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GBIF Controlled Vocabularies

  1. 1. Global Biodiversity Information Facility David Remsen [email_address] Workpackage 4 Vocabulary Services ViBRANT Virtual Biodiversity
  2. 2. The Global Biodiversity Information Facility <ul><li>Biodiversity Data Publishing & Discovery Infrastructure </li></ul> of 5 Primary Biodiversity Data Taxonomic Data Dataset Metadata Interoperability Global Scope
  3. 3. What we will do in ViBRANT <ul><li>Refine and extend the current GBIF platform for: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery and access to controlled vocabularies supported within the GBIF & ViBRANT (and other) networks </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting and publishing new controlled vocabularies </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting and publishing extensions to the DarwinCore for two core biodiversity data classes (taxon occurrence and taxon) </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting communal internationalisation of supported vocabularies. </li></ul> of 5
  4. 4. How we are doing it: Extending existing systems of 5 Vocabulary/Extension server Glossary service
  5. 5. Who are our users & how will they engage? <ul><li>Users of GBIF data publishing tools, portal or data standards </li></ul><ul><li>i4Life </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Some TDWG vocabularies </li></ul><ul><li>Scratchpad users where controlled vocabularies are part of data entry, search forms, and other user interfaces. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a platform for internationalisation of key vocabularies to support uptake of infrastructure in other countries and regions. </li></ul> of 5