Sapo National Park Bio-monitoring Data

Latest version published by Test Organization #1 on Feb 28, 2022 Test Organization #1
Publication date:
28 February 2022
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These data were collected as part of a bi-annual biomonitoring program implemented by the Forestry Development Authority of Liberia in collaboration with Fauna & Flora International in Sapo National Park, Liberia. Data are collected along a system of 90 predefined 2 km each line transects across the park.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 4 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Freeman B (2018): Sapo National Park Bio-monitoring Data. v1.1. Fauna & Flora International and Forestry Development Authority. Dataset/Occurrence.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Test Organization #1. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 86e007b4-c2dd-4d06-8bb6-935502486d4d.  Test Organization #1 publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Secretariat.


Occurrence; Occurrence


Benedictus Freeman
  • Originator
PhD student
Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas
1301 West 24th Street
66046 Lawrence
Matthew Varney
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Biomonitoring Coordinator
Fauna & Flora International, Liberia
Congo Town
1000 Monrovia

Geographic Coverage

Sapo National Park

Bounding Coordinates South West [5.28, -8.687], North East [5.55, -8.388]

Taxonomic Coverage

Mammals, Birds

Class Aves (Birds), Mammalia (Mammals), Reptilia (Reptiles), Mollusca (Molluscs)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2014-01-01 / 2015-01-01

Project Data

The project seeks to build the capacity of Liberian biodiversity data collectors, academic institutions, government agencies and other stakeholders to mobilize, process and conserve Liberia’s biodiversity data in standard data sharing formats (Darwin Core) to be published and accessed by national and international data users.

Title Building Capacity for Biodiversity Data Mobilization and Conservation in Liberia
Identifier BID-AF2017-0168-SMA
Funding This project is funded by the European Union Commission and GBIF.
Study Area Description Data mobilized from this project covered all taxa in Liberia from mainly observational studies.
Design Description The project goal is to mobilize and publish Liberian biodiversity data.

The personnel involved in the project:

Benedictus Freeman
  • Originator

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 86e007b4-c2dd-4d06-8bb6-935502486d4d