Instituto Nactional de Biodiversidad Database
Entry ID: INBio

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Summary
Abstract: Atta is an information system that supports the core information
process at the National Biodiversity Institute in Costa Rica
(INBio). As such, Atta facilitates the processes of capturing,
managing, generating and disseminating information on Costa Rican
biodiversity.

This system maintains a relational database with over two million
records, each one corresponding to a single specimen. Through a ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 11.38   S: 7.9   E: -82.18   W: -85.83

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad
Dataset Title: Instituto Nactional de Biodiversidad Database
Dataset Release Date: May, 2002
Dataset Release Place: Costa Rica
Dataset Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.inbio.ac.cr/en
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The information presented in the Taxonomic Hierarchy Section is the
result of groupwork and sponsoring from many people and organizations.

The information from the query system is updated daily and in order to
do this, the system must be put out of service for 2 hours per day,
from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m., Costarican time (8:00 to 10:00
GMT). During this period of time the system won?t be available for
queries.
Use Constraints The information provided in INBio?s database belongs to The National
Biodiversity Institute (INBio). We do consider, though, that its?use
can help achieve a greater assessment of our biodiversity, and help
with the decision-making concerning its?sustainable use. Consequently,
INBio provides access and allows its? free use to all public, just as
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.inbio.ac.cr/en/default.html
Dataset ID: INBio

Data Center Personnel
Name: SILVIA RODRIGUEZ
Phone: +54-11-4-815-2642
Fax: +54-11-4-812-2039
Email: silviar at hotmail.com
City: Cerrito 1248
Province or State: Capital Federal
Postal Code: 1010
Country: ARGENTINA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: lrodrig at inbio.ac.cr
Contact Address:
INBio
Country: COSTA RICA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-02-28
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