TDWG Standards

TDWG's standards are listed below. For information about current work within TDWG, we would suggest that you look at the TDWG Wiki. For further information, please contact us.

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GUID and Life Sciences Identifiers Applicability Statements   Applicability Statements Current 30-Jan-2011
Darwin Core DarwinCore Task Group (DwC) Technical Specification Current 09-Oct-2009
TAPIR - TDWG Access Protocol for Information Retrieval TAPIR Task Group Technical Specification Current 09-Sep-2009
Access to Biological Collection Data - version 2.06 Access to Biological Collections Data Technical Specification Current (2005) 16-Sep-2005
Structured Descriptive Data Biological Descriptions Interest Group Technical Specification Current (2005) 16-Sep-2005
Taxonomic Concept Transfer Schema Taxonomic Names and Concepts Interest Group Technical Specification Current (2005) 16-Sep-2005
Definition of the Delta Format   Technical Specification Current (2005) 01-Oct-1986
TDWG Standards Documentation Specification TDWG Infrastructure Project Technical Specification Draft  
Natural Collections Descriptions (NCD): A data standard for exchanging data describing natural history collections Natural Collections Descriptions Interest Group Technical Specification Draft  
ABCDDNA - DNA extension for Access to Biological Collection Data Access to Biological Collections Data Technical Specification Draft  
Audubon Core Multimedia Resources Metadata Schema Multimedia Resources Task Group Technical Specification Draft 06-Dec-2012
HISPID3 - Herbarium Information Standards and Protocols for Interchange of Data Observation and Specimen Records Technical Specification Prior 01-Oct-1996
Economic Botany Data Collection Standard Economic Botany Interest Group Best Current Practice Prior 01-Oct-1995
Plant Occurrence and Status Scheme   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1995
Plant Names in Botanical Databases   Best Current Practice Prior 01-Oct-1995
Authors of Plant Names   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1992
World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1992
XDF - A Language for the Definition and Exchange of Biological Data Sets   Technical Specification Prior 01-Oct-1991
Botanico-periodicum-huntianum/supplementum   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1991
Index Herbariorum. Part I: The Herbaria of the World   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1990
International Transfer Format for Botanic Garden Plant Records   Technical Specification Prior 01-Oct-1987
Floristic Regions of the World   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1986
Taxonomic Literature, ed. 2 and its Supplements   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1976
Botanico-periodicum-huntianum   Status and Categories Prior 01-Oct-1970
  Last Modified: 11 August 2015