Occurrence

Flora of the Dutch Caribbean Islands

Latest version published by Wageningen Environmental Research on 26 May 2022 Wageningen Environmental Research
Publication date:
26 May 2022
License:
CC-BY-NC 4.0

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Data as a DwC-A file download 35,261 records in English (1 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
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Description

The CACTUS database consists of vegetation relevés and individual plant species records of the Dutch Caribbean islands. The database is managed within TURBOVEG software package.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 35,261 records.

1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Occurrence (core)
35261
MeasurementOrFact 
35261

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Wageningen Environmental Research. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e0e79a4d-e0a8-42af-9013-0db194ac4fca.  Wageningen Environmental Research publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation; Dutch Caribbean; Vegetation; Flora; Vegetation plots

Contacts

Who created the resource:
-

John Janssen
Scientific researcher
Wageningen Environmental Research
NL
André van Proosdij
Scientific researcher
Wageningen Environmental Research
Wageningen
NL
Stephan Hennekes
Scientific researcher
Wageningen Environmental Research
Wageningen
NL
Erik Houtepen
CARMABI
Piscaderabaai
Willemstad
CW

Who can answer questions about the resource:

John Janssen
Scientific researcher
Wageningen Environmental Research
Wageningen
NL
Erik Houtepen
CARMABI
Piscaderabaai
Willemstad
CW

Who filled in the metadata:
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John Janssen
Scientific researcher
Wageningen Environmental Research
Wageningen
NL
André van Proosdij
Scientific researcher
Wageningen Environmental Research
Wageningen
NL
Stephan Hennekes
Wageningen Environmental Research
Wageningen
NL
Erik Houtepen
CARMABI
Piscaderabaai
Willemstad
CW

Who else was associated with the resource:

Niels Raes
Processor
Node manager
NLBIF
PO Box 9517
NL-2300 RA Leiden
NL
+31717519362
Jeroen Creuwels
Programmer
Data manager
NLBIF
PO Box 9517
NL-2300 RA Leiden
Zuid-Holland
NL
+31717519362
https://www.nlbif.nl/

Geographic Coverage

Netherlands Antilles

Bounding Coordinates South West [12, -70], North East [19, -62]

Taxonomic Coverage

Only vascular plants and one stonewort observation.

Kingdom Plantae (Plants)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1950-01-01 / 2021-12-09

Project Data

See NLBIF call.

Title Flora Caribisch Nederland
Identifier nlbif2020.003
Funding NLBIF
Study Area Description Dutch Caribbean islands
Design Description See proposal NLBIF call

The personnel involved in the project:

John Janssen
Principal Investigator

Additional Metadata

The data are derived from literature, herbaria, photos and field inventories.

Purpose The dataset aims at supporting scientific research and nature management and policy. Applications are vegetation classification, trend and Red List analysis of species, analysis of trends in species composition, and identification of areas of nature interest.
Alternative Identifiers e0e79a4d-e0a8-42af-9013-0db194ac4fca
http://ipt.nlbif.nl/resource?r=dutch_caribbean_flora