Citing Data

The Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles features both original research and spatial data layers from external sources. If you are interested in using data featured here, please reference both 1) this website and 2) the original data sources (if applicable) using the suggested citation formats below.

In each instance, replace <DATA SOURCE> with the text provided under “Data sources” on the map’s web page.

Map Images

Map courtesy of the Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles. Accessed <DATE> []. <DATA SOURCE>.

Species Models

Species distribution model courtesy of the Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles.
Accessed <DATE> []. <DATA SOURCE>.

Spatial Data Layers

(e.g. layers found in Environment, People, Diversity, or Conservation maps)

<DATA SOURCE>. Accessed via the Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles on <DATE> [].