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Global Biodiversity Information Facility API

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) enables access to over 7000 datasets by over 200 data providers as part of a UDDI Registry. Get species data, including plants, animals, fungi and micro-organisms, plus species occurrence records with classifications and scientific and common names. Participants in the GBIF network can use a toolkit to efficiently publish to the Internet biodiversity data. GBIF is an international group that works to make the world's biodiversity data accessible anywhere. The GBIF office is at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in the Zoological Museum.

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Global Biodiversity Information Facility: Highlights

Species datasets
Data Formats
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Global Biodiversity Information Facility: Specifications


Client Install Required

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Developer Key Required
Account Required
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Non-Commercial Lic.
Data Licensing
Usage Fees
None, but must agree to terms to give credit to data provider  
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Certification Program
Usage Limits
None specified 
Terms of Service
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