International Barcode of Life project (iBOL) Barcode Index Numbers (BINs)

Page, R. (2016) International Barcode of Life project (iBOL) Barcode Index Numbers (BINs). [Data Collection]

Collection description

The International Barcode of Life Project (iBOL) was formally activated in October 2010. Its first phase (2010-2015) will lead to the acquisition of DNA barcode records for 5M specimens representing 500K species. iBOL will release each barcode record in two phases. The initial phase will release barcode sequence(s), trace files, high-level (ordinal) taxonomic assignment, GPS co-ordinates and the country of collection. This phase of data release will occur automatically on a quarterly basis in datafiles posted on this page as well as at GenBank. The second phase of data release will involve a more precise taxonomic assignment and ancillary data, such as images, for each specimen.
The data released to date consists of records for 2,869,168 sequences analysed at the Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding at the University of Guelph and the Centre for Environmental and Molecular Algal Research at the University of New Brunswick during the first year of iBOL ramp-up (July 1, 2009 – June 20, 2010) and the 66 months of the officially activated iBOL project (July1, 2010 – Dec31, 2015). These specimens are derived from many collaborators in many nations.

College / School: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2017 15:16

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