[tdwg-content] Fwd: error in TDWG geogrphic classification
David Remsen (GBIF)
dremsen at gbif.org
Wed May 25 09:40:13 CEST 2011
This is probably worth posting here.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: David Eades <dceades at illinois.edu>
> Date: 25 May 2011 00:17:20 CEST
> To: "'David Remsen (GBIF)'" <dremsen at gbif.org>
> Cc: "'Burke Chih-Jen Ko (GBIF)'" <bko at gbif.org>, 'Hernán Pereira' <ellocodelassembler at gmail.com>, "Flood, Rich" <jrflood at illinois.edu>
> Subject: error in TDWG geogrphic classification
> Reply-To: <dceades at illinois.edu>
> Dear David,
> Hernán Pereira and Rich Flood have located what we believe is an error in
> the TDWG data that has been widely used. The geographic coordinates
> associated with Sardinia actually form the outline of Corsica. The
> geographic coordinates associated with Corsica actually outline Sardinia.
> We got the data from TDWG in 2001. I have separately notified Kew, which
> has the same data we got from TDWG available for download at
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