Data in OBIS: A Visual Summary

Last updated on Thu, 2014-09-04 07:22. Originally submitted by efujioka on 2011-08-19 13:19.

The maps below show the number of records and species in OBIS data as well as one of the diversity indeces (ES50) calculated from OBIS data.
You can also see the distributions by taxon or other global diversity indeces (including ES50). Visit the links at the bottom.

Number of Records in OBIS

Number of Species in OBIS

ES 50

OBIS is a project of:
IOC-UNESCO
IODE Sponsored by:
Martin International and Les Grands Explorateurs
With in-kind support from:
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, Duke University
Universidad Simón Bolívar Flanders Marine Institute

OBIS vise à documenter la diversité de l'océan, la distribution et l'abondance de la vie. Créé par le Census of Marine Life, OBIS fait maintenant partie de la Commission océanographique intergouvernementale (COI) de l'UNESCO, en vertu de son programme international d’échange de données et de l'information océanographiques (IODE) .