Preparing a dataset in order to publish on an aggregator like Canadensys or GBIF or iDigBio can be quite fastidious, but data cleaning and standardisation are the key points to good quality and useful datasets. Fortunately, a lot of tools and protocols have been develop through time to help preparing biodiversity datasets.
The European MOBILISE COST Action sets out "to foster a cooperative network in Europe to support excellent research activities, and facilitate knowledge and technology transfer around natural science collections." As part of their efforts to prepare for the funding and implementation of DiSSCo, they are setting up their first First Training School on Digitization and Data Management of Collections!
Title: Kurator Web: for Cleaner Biodiversity Data
When: Tuesday Oct 24 @ 11 AM EDT, 12 PM ART, 3 PM UTC, 5 PM CEST
Presenter: John Wieczorek Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; VertNet
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