In the image below, an expample for a data flow from the original source to the final GBIF-portal is shown. As a first step the data are imported via the Import wizard are imported into the database. After the data are given free for publication, they are transferred into the cache database . From there they are transferred into a Postgres database containing a package for conversion into ABCD. Finally the BioCASE tool for mapping the data is used to provide the data for GBIF.