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Request for Comment on TDWG LSID Applicability Statement


The TDWG Infrastructure Project (TIP) has been working on a new draft of the TDWG LSID Applicability Statement. This document- provides guidance on how to use Life Sciences Identifiers (LSID) to meet specific requirements of...[more]

Geointeroperability Workshop Outcomes


A workshop hosted at CRIA during the first week in April 2007 clearly demonstrated the interoperability between TDWG and OGC standards. A Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed between TDWG and OGC and this work is a...[more]

TNC Interest Group Charter Now Approved


The Charter for the Taxonomic Names and Concepts (TNC) Interest Group has just been approved by the TDWG Executive Committee. The Executive Committee recognizes that this interest group is core to TDWG's mandate: To develop...[more]

Annual Conference - Update


Contact information updated and inexpensive rooms at the conference venue released for general reservations.[more]

The first Task Group Charter Now Approved


The Darwin Core Task Group charter is the first of TDWG’s task groups to be approved by the Executive Committee. This task group sits under the Observations and Specimen Records Interest Group.Interest Groups provide the home...[more]

Infrastructure Project: Supported Round-2 projects


The TDWG Infrastructure received 29 project proposals totaling US$730,782 for Round-2 support. The priorities were Advancing the deployment of LSIDsAligning with the TDWG Architecture 15 proposals were able to be...[more]

TDWG Congratulates GBIF on the Launch of its New Portal


The launch of the new GBIF portal occurred at the twelfth meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of Parties' Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, held at UNESCO headquarters in...[more]

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