Registry Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Database of living organisms, taxonomic. The GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is international network and data infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.

biodiversity bioinformatics marine biology metagenomics natural history natural science taxonomy
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Tim Robertson   0000-0001-6215-3617   timrobertson100
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Global Biodiversity Information Facility should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
4238   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Global Biodiversity Information Facility should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
2014 The GBIF integrated publishing toolkit: facilitating the efficient publishing of biodiversity data on the internet

A summary of the relations in the Bioregistry schema can be found here.

In Collection
Global Biodata Coalition - Global Core Biodata Resources
Metaregistry Global Biodiversity Information Facility

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 4 mappings to external registries for this resource with 4 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.zv11j3
Integbio Integbio logo integbio nbdc00069
re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories logo re3data r3d100000039
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P846

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 4238 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Global Biodiversity Information Facility. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Global Biodiversity Information Facility gbif
Bioregistry bioregistry