Issue 12763

Species distributions are unusable

Reporter: trobertson
Assignee: mdoering
Type: Bug
Summary: Species distributions are unusable
Priority: Major
Resolution: Fixed
Status: Closed
Created: 2013-02-19 16:32:37.644
Updated: 2013-08-29 14:44:37.27
Resolved: 2013-08-22 12:06:32.639
Description: Please see:

Which provides a list of incomprehensible information to most users:

  tdwg:alb oo Present , Native
  tdwg:aut au Present , Native
  tdwg:aut li Present , Native
  tdwg:bgm Present , Native
  tdwg:blt ka Doubtful , Native

The verbatim content can of course be shown to users in certain screens, but this is presented as if it should be meaningful.  Suggest this should either be on a verbatim page view (like the occurrence verbatim page stuff) or interpreted so that it shows meaningful information


Attachment Screen Shot 2013-08-22 at 11.59.12.png

Created: 2013-05-06 11:52:20.162
Updated: 2013-05-06 11:52:20.162
maybe we can add a simple warning note to the distribution block until we can do proper interpretations?
Something like "Please see for area naming schemes, interpretation by GBIF is work in progress"

Created: 2013-08-22 12:01:25.774
Updated: 2013-08-22 12:01:25.774 adds a warning notice with a link to our recommendations:
See attached screenshot. I suggest to close the issue for now and create a new one for properly interpreting areas and link them to polygons so they can be shown on a map-