Occurrence Records - Index Fields

This table provides information on the occurrence record field types and mappings between search terms, JSON output terms (see ALA web services), download headers, readable names, descriptions, Darwin Core (DwC) terms and classes, as well as other miscellaneous attributes. Data is derived from the JSON web service: https://biocache-ws.ala.org.au/ws/index/fields. More information can be found on the wiki page.
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Search term JSON output Download term DwC term DwC class Description Download description Other attributes
island island island Location The name of the island on or near which the Location occurs. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. I S string
island_group island_group islandGroup Location The name of the island group in which the Location occurs. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. I S string
kingdom kingdom kingdom kingdom Taxon The full scientific name of the kingdom in which the taxon is classified. Kingdom I S string
language language dcterms:language Record I S string
latitude decimalLatitude latitude decimalLatitude Location The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive. Latitude I S tdouble
license license license dcterms:license Record License Licence I S string
life_stage life_stage lifeStage Occurrence The age class or life stage of the biological individual(s) at the time the Occurrence was recorded. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary. I S textgen
location_according_to location_according_to locationAccordingTo Location Information about the source of this Location information. Could be a publication (gazetteer), institution, or team of individuals. I S string
location_id location_id locationID Location An identifier for the set of location information (data associated with dcterms:Location). May be a global unique identifier or an identifier specific to the data set. I S string
location_remarks raw_locationRemarks location_remarks locationRemarks Location Comments or notes about the Location. S string