USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) is a unique, web-based Federal mapping resource for species occurrence data in the United States and its Territories.
BISON's size is unprecedented, including records for most living species found in the U.S. and encompassing the efforts of more than a million professional and citizen scientists. And the vast majority of BISON's species occurrence records are specific locations, not just county or state records.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2015, Species occurrence data for the Nation—USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2015–3068, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20153068.
ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)
ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)
Table of Contents
- Web Interface
- Web Services
- National and International Partnerships
- Geographic and Temporal Scope
- Data Fields
- Becoming a Data Provider
- References Cited
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Title||Species occurrence data for the nation|
|Series title||Fact Sheet|
|Publisher||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Publisher location||Reston, VA|
|Contributing office(s)||Core Science Analytics and Synthesis|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|