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
Homepage Repository @GBIF
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.
Metaregistry Global Biodiversity Information Facility

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 3 mappings to external registries for gbif with 3 unique external prefixes.

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

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE gbif:4238 is used to demonstrate the provides available for gbif. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Global Biodiversity Information Facility gbif
Bioregistry bioregistry