Data standards, quality & licensing

What are biodiversity data standards?
Different researchers and institutions capture and store data in the forms and combinations which best meet their needs. However, in order to make this data...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 2:03 AM
What data standards does the VAL DE use?
A single standard is required for data provided to the VAL Data Explorer (VAL DE): Darwin Core (DwC) —for specimen and observation records provided by mus...
Sat, 19 Feb, 2022 at 7:07 AM
What is data licensing?
Put simply, licensing is granting certain rights to others to allow them to use your work. You do not give up ownership of your information by doing this (u...
Mon, 12 Apr, 2021 at 10:27 AM
How does the VAL integrate data?
Integrating or aggregating data is the process of bringing multiple, disparate data sets together and combining them into a single data structure. Combining...
Fri, 18 Feb, 2022 at 5:57 PM
What is the VAL's open data policy?
VAL was founded on the principle of open data and open infrastructure.  This means that our data and infrastructure is free and available for anyone to use....
Sat, 19 Feb, 2022 at 9:27 AM