Task Group on Access to Biological Collections Data

Details of the organization
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Task Group on Access to Biological Collections Data
The objective of the task group is to foster accessibility of existing and emerging biological collection data banks at the international level by developing proposals for data and metadata standards. The groups long-term objectives are (1) to foment standardization of the terminology used to model biological collection information, (2) to collect and make public documents providing standards used in - or of potential use for - biological collections, and (3) to contribute to a general format for data exchange and retrieval for biological collections.
International implementation
Ongoing from
Taxonomic Databases Working Group, Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem

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* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
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The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No