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016package org.gbif.api.vocabulary;
017
018/**
019 * Very coarse habitat vocabulary matching the boolean biome flags found in the species profile extension.
020 * These also match the classifications provided by the WWF, BBC.
021 *
022 * http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/index.php
023 * http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/about/habitat_types/
024 *
025 * @see <a href="http://rs.gbif.org/extension/gbif/1.0/speciesprofile.xml">Species Profile Extension</a>
026 */
027public enum Habitat {
028
029  /**
030   * Marine habitats including the deep & open ocean, reefs and estuaries.
031   *
032   * @see <a href="http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/about/habitat_types/selecting_marine_ecoregions/">WWF</a>
033   * @see <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats#marine">BBC</a>
034   * @see <a href="http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/marine.php">UCMP Berkeley</a>
035   *
036   */
037  MARINE,
038
039  /**
040   * Freshwater habitats including rivers, lakes, ponds, wetlands, bogs, marsh, swamp and brackish waters!
041   *
042   * @see <a href="http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/about/habitat_types/selecting_freshwater_ecoregions/">WWF</a>
043   * @see <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats#freshwater">BBC</a>
044   * @see <a href="http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/freshwater.php">UCMP Berkeley</a>
045   *
046   */
047  FRESHWATER,
048
049  /**
050   * Terrestrial habitats cover all habitats on land
051   * including forests, deserts, grasslands, meadows, tundra, mangroves, farmland.
052   *
053   * @see <a href="http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/about/habitat_types/selecting_terrestrial_ecoregions/">WWF</a>
054   * @see <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats#land">BBC</a>
055   * @see <a href="http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/index.php">UCMP Berkeley</a>
056   *
057   */
058  TERRESTRIAL;
059}