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Compare areas
Please note: this guide has been written in relation to version 2.0 of the spatial portal due to brought into production in 2019. A different version of the...
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019 at 8:55 AM
Export to BCCVL
December 21, 2016 Export to BCCvL This option will take any mapped point layer in the Spatial Portal and export it to the Biodiversity and Climate C...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 10:57 AM
Scatterplot
November 18, 2016 The scatterplot function links the sampled values of any two environmental variables on a species (or genus etc) with the map. Points ...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Point Comparisons
Please note: this guide has been written in relation to version 2.0 of the spatial portal due to brought into production in 2019. A different version of the...
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019 at 8:58 AM
Area of Occupancy and Extent of Occurrence
Eucalyptus gunnii AOO and EOO Area of Occupancy (AOO) and Extent of Occurrence (EOO) are two ‘statistics’ used by the IUCN for their Red List of Th...
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019 at 9:05 AM
Generate points
This tool enables a regular square grid of points to be generated over any user-defined area. It is anticipated that the points generated would be us...
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Flickr images
Note: This guide refers to version 2.0 of the spatial portal. Map images were supplied by Panoramio in previous versions of the spatial portal. ...
Thu, 28 Feb, 2019 at 9:03 AM
Facet (Add to Map)
This guide refers to the functions available in the spatial portal version 2.0. The Add to Map | Facet allows the user to add all occurrence records fo...
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019 at 1:51 PM
Common Map Options
June 25, 2012 Map Options is a special layer that is used to define the basemap displayed in the Spatial Portal, to allow the user to add in their own ...
Mon, 18 Mar, 2019 at 1:24 PM
Scatterplot List
June 22, 2012 The Scatterplot List allows for the plotting of a taxa or species assemblage occurrence records across all pairs of selected envir...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 11:15 AM