Click on one of the links below to download all of the data available for each GISIN data model in a zipped tab-delimited text file.
Occurrences (1,693,068 records)
Species Resource URLs (15,290 records)
Species Statuses (176,616 records)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADING DATA USING OUR WEB SERVICE API:
The URL for the web service request is:
Each web service request contains: the URL for the web service (above), followed by the desired operation, additional parameters, and filters that are specified at the end of the URL request. The URL request should use "?" for the first delimiter and "&" for subsequent delimiters. Responses (including errors) are encoded in XML unless images are requested. Because some web services treat parameter names as case sensitive, please ensure the letter case of the request matches the specification exactly.
Operations (denoted by "Op=" in the URL request)
NOTE: The difference between the Inventory and Search operations is that the Inventory operation aggregates data and the Search operation returns data from individual records. The parameters are the same for these operations except that the inventory operation can specify a "count" parameter.Additional Parameters
Examples of Inventory and Search operations- Request the first ten Occurrence records:
http://www.gisin.org/GISIN/GISINWebService/WebService2.php?Op=Search&Model=Occurrence&Start=1&Limit=10- Request a count of all Occurrence data:
http://www.gisin.org/GISIN/GISINWebService/WebService2.php?Op=Inventory&Model=Occurrence&count=true- Request all SpeciesStatus records for the species, "Acacia dealbata", in Portugal, where it is present and harmful:
For more in-depth details on downloading data via GISIN web service and the filters available for each data model, see Section 3 of the Provide Data page.
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