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The ALA’s Data Quality Project
What are biodiversity data standards?
Spatially valid flag
What data standards does the ALA use?
What data quality checks does the ALA do?
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What is sensitive data?
How does the ALA handle sensitive data?
How do I make the location of my sighting non-specific?
Downloading ALA data
How to download occurrence records
How to download pre-generated downloads
How to download a print-quality species occurrences map
Why aren't shapefile downloads available any more?
Sharing data with the ALA
Why should I share my data with the ALA?
Who else is sharing data with the ALA?
What information can I share with the ALA?
Have you shared your information with another organisation that may already be sharing the information with the ALA?
Can organisations set up an automated process for data sharing?
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Submitting data to the ALA
How to submit a data set
What format should my data be in?
Data upload templates
What are the minimum mandatory fields needed by the ALA?
How do I edit my data?
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What is galah?