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.
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.
Get species occurrence records searching for an area or locality.
Learn more about Portuguese institutions or organisations that publish biodiversity data through GBIF. You can search also for records published by each institution.
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.
News and Events
O plano estratégico do Nó Português do GBIF interpreta e procura traduzir em eixos orientadores da sua actividade a situação nacional actual, na componente da informação sobre biodiversidade, para as áreas da informática para a biodiversidade, ciência aberta, publicação de dados, uso de dados em...
There are currently two awards granted yearly by GBIF. They are:
It is an annual incentive award to inspire scientists, IT people,...
Figueira R 2018. Caracterização dum Nó Nacional do GBIF e ToR. 2º Workshop sobre a partilha de dados de biodiversidade através do GBIF em Angola. Luanda, 8 de Novembro de 2018.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)Free and open access to biodiversity data
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
Free and open sharing of primary biodiversity data enriches knowledge and value of Portuguese and global biodiversity.
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.
Support the communityPromote 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.