[Tdwg-obs] On observation definition / moving forward

Hannu Saarenmaa hsaarenmaa at gbif.org
Thu Feb 9 11:14:17 CET 2006

"set of organisms" doesn't sound very natural to me. What about "group of organisms"?  However, doesn't the second sentence covers this anyway?


Lynn Kutner wrote:

>With only comments from Bob & Arthur (thanks!), the latest version of
>observation definitions is as follows:
>"An observation characterizes the evidence for the presence or absence
>of an organism or set of organisms through a data collection event at a
>location. Observations are not necessarily independent and could be
>linked via characteristics such as time, place, protocol, and
>co-occurring organisms." 

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