The Global Genome Initiative (GGI) is an initiative of the Smithsonian Institution that seeks to preserve and understand Earth's genomic biodiversity. For more information on GGI, please click here.

This site contains tools developed by GGI to analyze data associated with collections, DNA barcoding, and gap analysis.

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Analysis Diagrams

The following gap analyses are available for viewing.


A comparison of vertebrate genera found in the Catalogue of Life, GGBN, VertNet, GBIF, the IUCN Red List, and collections currently in-progress. Conducted June 2016.