Biodiversity Maps

By Compass Informatics Ltd

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The Compass Biodiversity Information System is a comprehensive and world-leading data management and mapping system to store, manage and present biological records of animals and plants. The data is available in useful formats to planners, researchers, government and non-governmental organisations alike, to support evidence based assessment of biodiversity, and to the public. System Features: •Data presentation with an easy-to-use visual mapping interface. •Handling of land and sea-based records simultaneously. •Ability to view a number of species at any one time and for coincidence mapping to explore overlap between species. •Time filtering of data to see presence of species over a number of years or particular time of year. •Presentation of data at resolutions depending on user permissions. •Ability to add supporting map layers, e.g. aerial imagery, designated areas, geology. •Query tools for information on a record, area, designated site basis or other map feature. •Comprehensive metadata system displaying details on datasets and distribution of records over time. •Back office tools for loading data into the system from a range of sources, e.g. Excel templates, MapMate, Recorder. •Tools for serving biological records to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). •Optional hosting with Compass or Cloud hosting facilities.


Archaeological & Historic Preservation, Conservation, Demographics, Environmental Management, Fish & Game, Health & Human Services, Information Technology, Land Records, Marine, Water Resources, Water, Wastewater & Stormwater

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