Mission of GBIF

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an intergovermental organisation created in 2001 to facilitate the free sharing and access to biodiversity data.

Biodiversity occurrences in Portugal

occurrences published by Portugal

Portuguese publishers

Data portal

The data portal of the Portuguese Node of GBIF includes all data published by portuguese institutions, and all records for Portugal published by foreign insitutions
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Occurrence data

Search species occurrences, by scientific name, locality of observer. You can make a simple search, of use the advanced search to use several search criteria.

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Spatial search

Get species occurrence records searching for an area or locality.

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Publishers

Learn more about Portuguese institutions or organisations that publish biodiversity data through GBIF. You can search also for records published by each institution.

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Datasets

Explore datasets published by Portuguese institutions, based either on biological collections of in biodiversity databases.

Publish biodiversity data

GBIF promotes and facilitates biodiversity data publishing by national institutions. It is possible to publish occurrence, sample-based or checklist data, using data standards and software adopted by GBIF.
GBIF Portugal provides support, training and infrastructure facilities for the uso of these tools.

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Using biodiversity data

See examples of using data published through GBIF. You can also reuse data in a portal or application, using the web services of the GBIF Portal and also from this national portal.


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Use data in applications

News and Events

Background

The goals and principles of making biodiversity data openly and universally available have been defined in paragraph 8 of the GBIF Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The relevant excerpts of ...

Visão

A partilha aberta e gratuita dos dados primários de biodiversidade enriquece o conhecimento e valor da biodiversidade portuguesa e global.

Missão

Promover a integração dos provedores de dados portugueses e recursos de informação sobre...

Em 2006, executou-se o Projecto de mentorado Espanha-Portugal, com o objectivo de estruturar e implementar o Nó Português do GBIF. Esse projecto produziu a matriz sobre a qual o Nó Nacional implementado se organizou, para além de ter permitido uma caracterização do panorama nacional sobre as...

About us

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

Free and open access to biodiversity data

Global Biodiversity Information Facility

GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an international network and research infrastructure funded by the world’s governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.

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About the participation of Portugal

Portuguese Node of GBIF (GBIF Portugal)

Pretendemos promover a participação portuguesa através da publicação e uso de dados

Nó Português do GBIF

Our Vision

Free and open sharing of primary biodiversity data enriches knowledge and value of Portuguese and global biodiversity.

Our Mission

To promote the integration of Portuguese data providers and biodiversity information resources into the GBIF network, and the availability of biodiversity data for scientific research and to be used by society.

Strategic Plan
Reports

Support the community

Promote the use and participation of the national community on GBIF

The action of GBIF Portugal seeks to increase the capacity of the national community, supporting it through training, infrastructure and promotion of data publication by national institutions. This activity extends, through cooperation, to the other GBIF members and CPLP countries.