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Korea Ocean Biogeographic Information System

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Abstract: KOBIS is a node of IOBIS (International Ocean Biogeographic Information System). KOBIS is managed by KORDI and collects biodiversity data around Korea peninsular from papers and reporters. KOBIS provides IOBIS the collected data and operates a web GIS to provide marine biodiversity information to the public.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 20.0   E: 145.0   W: 115.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute
Dataset Title: KOBIS
Dataset Release Date: 2008/09/30
Dataset Release Place: Korea, Republic of
Version: 1.0
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-08-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data from KOBIS providers have not been verified or checked in a systematic way.
Access Constraints Data supplied by KOBIS is freely accessible by the public.
Use Constraints Data users should acknowledge KOBIS.

Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of KOBIS.

For information purposes, email to

Recognize the limitations of data in KOBIS.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: 82 31 400 6472
Email: sdkim at
Contact Address:
PO Box 29
City: Ansan
Province or State: Kyung-gi Do
Postal Code: 425-600
Country: Korea, Republic of
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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