GBIF Norway

New GBIF Portal

October 10, 2013

GBIF's new global web portal was launched yesterday (October 9), during the 20th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Berlin.

The portal features improved search capabilities, and provides greater visibility to the national GBIF nodes and other data publishers.

About GBIF Norway

GBIF Norway is the Norwegian participant node in the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, GBIF.

Our main task is to make primary data on biological diversity from the Norwegian collections and observation databases freely available and to coordinate GBIF-related activities in Norway.

Norway currently supplies 12,531,207 records to the GBIF Network.

Spatial distribution of observation records with geographic coordinates provided by GBIF Norway, 1x1 degree grid.