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Species occurrence data for the nation

January 1, 2019

USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) is a unique, web-based Federal mapping resource for species occurrence data in the United States and its Territories.

BISON’s size is unprecedented, including records for most living species found in the United States and encompassing the efforts of more than a million professional and citizen scientists. Most of BISON’s species occurrence records are specific locations, not just county or State records.

Publication Year 2019
Title Species occurrence data for the nation
DOI 10.3133/fs20153068
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2015-3068
Index ID fs20153068
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Core Science Analytics and Synthesis