On this page we have developed a series of “How to” video tutorials which will help to guide you through using the NBN Atlas.
We will be adding to these over the coming months, so if there is something that you think would be useful for us to include, please do let us know.
Please also see our Step by Step downloadable guides.
Introducing the NBN and NBN Atlas
Setting Up & Using Your NBN Atlas Account
NBN Atlas – Finding Basic Species Information
NBN Atlas – Viewing Species Information on a Map
NBN Atlas – Species Records
NBN Atlas – Searching by Location
NBN Atlas – Using the Advanced Search
NBN Atlas – How to Download Data
NBN Atlas – How to Upload Data
NBN Atlas – Licences
NBN Atlas – Species Lists
NBN Atlas – Record Cleaner
NBN Atlas Spatial Portal – Basic Functions
NBN Atlas Spatial Portal – Exporting Data
NBN Atlas Spatial Portal – In-Out Reports
NBN Atlas Spatial Portal – Point Comparisons
NBN Atlas Spatial Portal – Area of Occupancy (AOO) & Extent of Occurence (EOO)
NBN Atlas – Finding Species Literature using the Biodiversity Heritage Library
NBN Atlas – Finding Species Sequence Data using NCBI Genbank
Using the QGIS NBN Atlas Tool to create WMS distribution maps
An introduction to the NBN and NBN Atlas – presentation made to BirdFair 2017
This video is a good introduction to the functions of the NBN Atlas. As it was created as a presentation, there is no audio, but captions are inserted to explain the actions being carried out.
Introduction of the NBN Atlas as a replacement for the NBN Gateway
This is a webinar, which was created for CIEEM, but which will be of interest to a wide audience. We recommend that you start viewing the webinar at 6 minutes 10 seconds, which is when the NBN section commences.