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The downloaded data should be cited as: EurOBIS (2023)
Basic Occurrence Data downloaded from. Available
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Regarding the citation of the individual datasets, the following guidelines should be taken into account:
If any individual data source of EurOBIS constitutes a significant proportion of the downloaded and used
records (e.g. more than 10% of the data is derived from a single source), the individual data source should
also be cited.
If any individual data source of EurOBIS constitutes a substantial proportion of the downloaded and used
records (e.g. more than 25% of the data is derived from a single source or the data is essential to arrive
at the conclusion of the analysis), the manager or custodian of this data set should be contacted.
In any case, it may be useful to contact the data custodian directly. The data custodian might have
additional data available that may strengthen the analysis or he/she might be able to provide additional
helpful information that may not be apparent from the provided metadata.
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