Lizard Island Field Guide: Lizard Island Field Guide web services

Lizard Island Field Guide web services

Overview

The data used by Lizard Island Field Guide are all exposed by web services. You need to be logged in follow links to the underlying XML resources through the web site.

Accessing XML resources

XML resources are accessed by their document ID. That ID is always contained in the "id" attribute of the root element of the XML resource. The query to access such XML resources is of the form:
http://lifg.australianmuseum.net.au/urn:lsid:lirs.australianmuseum.net.au:group:jgva1O1g.x
The XML formats used internally by Lizard Island Field Guide are all formally documented. Their specifications, and schemas are available at XML Specifications.

Accessing image resources

Image resources are accessed by their resource ID. That ID is a URN. The query to access such XML resources is of the form:
http://lifg.australianmuseum.net.au/Image/urn:lirs.australianmuseum.net.au:image:ZiX7uMkF.jpeg

Accessing sound resources

Sound resources are accessed by their resource ID. That ID is a URN. The query to access such XML resources is of the form (note that this link does not point to an actual sound resource yet):
http://lifg.australianmuseum.net.au/Sound/urn:lirs.australianmuseum.net.au:sound:0FaJrUA5

Downloading records created in Lizard Island Field Guide

Download all records created in Lizard Island Field Guide using a comma delimited format based on the Darwin Core.