TDWG Infrastructure Group - TIP

TDWG Task Group (Open)


Lee Belbin (lee(at)


The project will improve the following aspects of TDWG operations:

  • Web site for managing and documenting TDWG standards
  • Open standards development process (based on models and experiences of other standards organisations such as IETF, Open GIS Consortium, W3C)
  • Support and coordination activities for Subgroups
  • Publicity for TDWG standards
  • Development of reusable software components to support TDWG standards
  • Implementation of a shared system for managing globally unique identifiers for biodiversity data elements
  • Planning of long-term support requirements and securing appropriate long-term funding

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TIP in 2007


The TDWG Infrastructure Project’s priorities for 2007 are: TDWG technical architecture, LSID deployment, Outreach and Documentation. Read more.[more]

  Last Modified: 15 January 2007