Species 2000
Entry ID: Species2000

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Summary
Abstract: Species 2000 has the objective of enumerating all known species of
plants, animals, fungi and microbes on Earth as the baseline dataset
for studies of global biodiversity. It will also provide a simple
access point enabling users to link from here to other data systems
for all groups of organisms, using direct species-links. Users
worldwide will be able to verify the scientific name, status and
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Description: Metadata in National Biological Information Infrastructure format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: AIMS, Biosys UK, DSMZ, CABI, ETI, ICLARM, ICTV, IOC, IOPI, IOP, ILDIS, ITIS, Missouri Botanical Garden, RIKEN, Royal Botanic Gardens, USDA,
Dataset Title: Species 2000
Dataset Release Place: United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: Species 2000
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.sp2000.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-01
Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > DOMINANT SPECIES Parameter Definition
CRYOSPHERE > SEA ICE > HEAT FLUX Parameter Definition
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ISO Topic Category
Quality The thrust of the Species 2000 plan is to create an array of
participant global species databases covering each of the major groups
of organisms. Each such database will cover all known species in the
group, using a consistent taxonomic system. The headquarters of the
present databases are widely distributed throughout the world, and
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Centre for Plant Diversity and Systematics, School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.systematics.reading.ac.uk/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SPECIES 2000 SECRETARIAT
Phone: +44 118 931 6466
Fax: +44 118 975 3676
Email: sp2000 at sp2000.org
Contact Address:
Centre for Plant Diversity and Systematics
School of Plant Sciences,
The University of Reading,
City: Reading
Postal Code: RG6 6AS
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 0118 931 6437
Email: F.A.Bisby at sp2000.org
Contact Address:
International Legume Database Information Service
University of Reading
Centre for Plant Diversity and Systematics
School of Plant Sciences
City: Reading
Postal Code: RG6 6AS
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-26
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