Data Publishing by GFBio data centers (GFBio archives)
Biological and environmental data are diverse and partly heterogeneous. They are structured according to a number of community standards and protocols. Nine data centers, each with its own domain focus and technical specialisation, are involved in GFBio. With that it is well prepared to offer various kind of data publication.
Publication of type 1 data
Type 1 data are biodiversity and occurrence data which are treated by the ABCD and DwC standards and extensions (see Data exchange standards, protocols and formats relevant for the collection data domain within the GFBio network). (type 1a are collection data, type 1b observation data without collection object) (primary identifier=biological (digital) object (with or without material) with geo-information and time as main secondary information) Further information under Technical Documentations.