ICT more than just data


For an optimal exchange of digital biodiversity information, our advanced IT infrastructure is linked to worldwide networks and databases. Naturalis provides more than just data. We also develop tools to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and the use of advanced computer models.

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BioPortal is a website that serves as the national access portal for all information relating to natural history, from basic data about museum objects to fully illustrated species descriptions. Via a single website, BioPortal grants access to all digitized…
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Data storage

The Naturalis Hybrid Cloud infrastructure

Combining High Performance Computing and massively scalable storage in the datacenter with Public Cloud Hyperscalers at the speed of light using SURFnet fiber optics. Just like in many other research domains, ICT is playing an increasing important role in…
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Netherlands biodiversity

The Netherlands Biodiversity Data Services

Collect, search and link specimen or multimedia data from the rich and extensive digital biodiversity collections from Naturalis or from broadly used Nature sites Waarneming.nl, Xeno Canto (specialized in sounds) and the Dutch Species Register.
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