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The Dutch gateway to open biodiversity data, for science, society and a green, sustainable future.

Sharing data means sharing knowledge. NLBIF stimulates and demonstrates the virtues of open biodiversity data, and supports Dutch organisations who want to publish their biodiversity data in an internationally standardised way.

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  • Species Discovery Workshop in Leiden, 18th November 2017

    06 / 11 / 2017
    On the 18th November 2017 there is an innovative Species Discovery Workshop in Leiden to describe new plant species to science. Following intensive taxonomic work over the last 24 months many new...
  • European Ecosystem Services Conference 2016

    19 / 09 / 2016 to 23 / 09 / 2016
    The European Ecosystem Services 2016 Conference "Helping Nature to Help Us" is a major gathering that will take place in Antwerp, Belgium. This conference will be the biggest European...
  • GEO BON Open Science Conference 2016

    04 / 07 / 2016 to 09 / 07 / 2016
    GEO BON open science conference, biodiversity and ecosystem services monitoring for the 2020 Targets and beyond. Biodiversity Science is facing enormous challenges as the pressures upon the earth...
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Dutch data in GBIF

NLBIF Projects

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Recent datasets

Naturalis Biodiversity Center
(update: 08/03/2018)

Naturalis Biodiversity Center
(update: 08/03/2018)

Naturalis Biodiversity Center
(update: 07/03/2018)

Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Insecta collection
(update: 04/03/2018)

Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Mollusca collection
(update: 04/03/2018)

Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF)
5 Metadata Datasets
(new: 15/02/2018)

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