The case studies on this page highlight how the NBN is being used to help with research.
Click on one of the links below to find out more
Data Use for research on climate change
Find out how data are being used in research on climate change, by GBIF and SeaSearch
Student use for research
Find out how students are using NBN data for their various courses.
Are you interested in using the NBN tools or data for your own research? If so, the following points may be useful.
The NBN Gateway Terms & Conditions must be followed in all cases.
Some of the key points relating to this type of use of NBN data are:
You must credit the data providers
You must reference the data and maps correctly and appropriately
You should refer to the dataset metadata for full information on access rights
You may not have full access to all the datasets relating to a specific query. Your level of access is always shown in the list of datasets that the query returns. You are STRONGLY ADVISED to seek improved access by selecting the relevant datasets and then clicking to request improved access.
You must only reproduce information or maps at the resolution available to a non-registered user of the NBN Gateway, i.e. you cannot reproduce information if you have been granted improved access without the written permission of the data provider
You may not republish wholesale the information made available to you, or exploit it for commercial or academic research purposes without first obtaining written permission from the relevant Data Provider. Additional point added
Specific guidelines for using and referencing data in research material or publications can be found here.
If you are aware of any misuse of data please let us know by reporting here.