[API-users] New taxonomic backbone

godfoder godfoder at acis.ufl.edu
Mon Aug 8 15:53:27 CEST 2016

Great Job! It's nice to see the time investment you put into re-working 
the backbone infrastructure paying off. Any ETA on updating the DwC-A 
version at http://rs.gbif.org/datasets/backbone/backbone-current.zip ?

- Alex

On 08/08/2016 09:25 AM, Markus Döring wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am pleased to let you know that we have just deployed a new backbone taxonomy, which includes reorganising all occurrence data to the backbone.
> Most importantly this has fixed many incorrect synonymized species, especially in large plant families.
> Additionally, there are several bug fixes in interpretation, and a lot of improvements to the date handling which have been included in this reprocess.
> We have summarised all major changes and new metrics in a blog post:
> http://gbif.blogspot.com/2016/08/gbif-backbone-august-2016-update.html
> Crawling will remain off until tomorrow, as we verify everything is as we expect.
> With regards,
> Markus
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