To cite the NBN Atlas, please follow the guidelines below.

To cite the NBN Atlas as a whole

Use:
‘National Biodiversity Atlas (NBN) Atlas (https://ror.org/00mcxye41) at http://www.nbnatlas.org. Accessed 01 April 2017.’

 

To cite a page from the NBN Atlas

Use the format:
‘National Biodiversity Atlas (NBN) Atlas (https://ror.org/00mcxye41) at https://www.nbnatlas.org/page name. Accessed 01 April 2017.’

Example: ‘National Biodiversity Atlas (NBN) Atlas (https://ror.org/00mcxye41) at http://species.nbnatlas.org/species/NBNSYS0000004478 Accessed 01 April 2017.’

 

How to cite data downloads and maps

To cite data downloaded and maps exported from the NBN Atlas, use the format:

‘National Biodiversity Atlas (NBN) Atlas occurrence download at http://nbnatlas.org (https://ror.org/00mcxye41). Accessed 01 April 2017.’

Please also cite the list of original data resources/datasets, which can be found in the download ZIP file, in ‘citation.csv’. If there are too many data resources to be cited for the main citation list, please put the data resource citations in an appendix or supplementary material.

 

Note: As with most websites, pages on the NBN Atlas website may change over time.