Australian Biodiversity Information Standard

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The Australian Biodiversity Information Standard (ABIS) is a data standard that specifies how information about biodiversity is to be represented for exchange and use in Australia.

ABIS is online at

It is a technical data standard and mandates a specific form of machine-readable information representation: RDF.

ABIS is a profile of The TERN Ontology and several other ontologies. It also consists of multiple parts, all of which are assigned PIDs within this main ABIS PID.

Contact Person
Ontology file
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Date Accepted