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Gazetteer: Directory of instances of a class or classes of features containing some information regarding position. (ISO 19112)

GBIF: Global Biodiversity Information Facility

GeoDRM: Digital Rights Management related to Geographic Information

GEO-BON:Group on Earth Observations – Biodiversity Observation Network

GeoNetwork: Open Source catalogue application used in BioVeL for discovering geospatial data and services using OGC protocols

Geoserver: Open Source Server used in BioVeL for accessing geospatial data over OGC protocols

Geospatial data: Referring to data that can be located relative to the Earth's surface. “Geospatial” is more precise in many geographic information system contexts than "geographic," because geospatial information is often used in ways that do not involve a graphic representation, or map, of the information

GEOSS: Global Earth Observation System of Systems

GIS: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems and software that allow the combination of multiple geo-referenced data layers, each providing information about some characteristics of a geographic area. Such systems provide tools for mapping and analysing the data.

GMES: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security

GML: Geography Markup Language: Data interchange format for vector data

GRefine: Google Refine – Tool for Spreadsheet dat

GUID: Globally Unique Identifier




19 February 2015

At the final review of the project by the EC, one of the reviewers said: “Incredible work done with a community that is not unified. Remarkable work. It opens for new development in a near future. Hope for success. Good project. Happy that you have been financed three plus years ago.”

Read all about the project and its results in the Project Final Report or read the Executive Summary only.