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Species occurrence data for the Nation--USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)

General Information Product 160

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https://doi.org/10.3133/gip160

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Abstract

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 United States and encompassing the efforts of more than a million professionals.

Suggested Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2015, Species occurrence data for the Nation—USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON): U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 160, 1 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/gip160.

ISSN: 2332-354X (online)

Study Area

Table of Contents

  • Web Interface
  • Web Services
  • Taxonomy
  • National and International Partnerships
  • Geographic and Temporal Scope
  • Data Fields
  • Becoming a Data Provider
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Species occurrence data for the Nation--USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)
Series title:
General Information Product
Series number:
160
DOI:
10.3133/gip160
Year Published:
2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Core Science Analytics and Synthesis
Description:
Poster
Country:
United States
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
Y