[API-users] Remove/filter by data from botanical gardens?

Tim Robertson trobertson at gbif.org
Tue Oct 7 16:47:34 CEST 2014

Hi Scott,

There is actually no easy way of doing this.  Filtering out BasisOfRecord=LivingSpecimen would get you some of the way there, and looking into the establishmentMeans a step further, but the some of the data just don’t have fields to filter them out.


On 07 Oct 2014, at 03:00, Scott Chamberlain <myrmecocystus at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, 
> Someone brought up recently whether or not they could exclude observations from botanical gardens in GBIF occurrence searches. I think they meant just occurrences from within actual gardens, not observations from more natural areas in a database provided by a botanical garden. 
> Is something like this already flagged as an issue in the occurrence issue enum? I didn't see it myself. I guess one could find the data providers that are botanical gardens and exclude those if they are in the search results. 
> Thanks for any guidance. 
> Cheers, Scott Chamberlain
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