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ready Access to Biological Collection Databases Extended for Geosciences

Abbreviation: ABCD EFG

General Information
ABCDEFG is an XML Schema developed for use with palaeontological, mineralogical and geological digitalized collection data. It extends the ABCD XML Schema (Access to Biological Collection Databases) used by GBIF (Glocal Biodiversity Iformation Facility).


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Record added: Oct. 12, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Record updated: July 3, 2019, 10:58 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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Implementing Databases (1)
Geosciences Collection Access Service
GeoCASe (Geosciences Collection Access Service) is an extended version of BioCASE (Biological Collection Access Service), which is a transnational network of biological collections of all kinds. GeoCASe provides access to palaeontological, mineralogical, and geological data; providers are required to use ABCDEFG, an extention of ABCD, in their configuration files.

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