Data use

iDigBio Hosts Workshop on Biodiversity Research Methods at Botany 2016 in Savannah, GA

Mon, 2016-08-15 10:38 -- grungle

For the third straight year, iDigBio hosted a full-day workshop on research methods using digitized herbarium specimen data at the annual Botany conference (Botany 2016, Savannah, GA), sponsored by the Botanical Society of America and its affiliated societies.  After successful workshops on Georeferencing (

Research Spotlight: August 2016

Wed, 2016-07-27 08:18 -- grungle

Preserving historic bee specimens to protect future bee biodiversity

-- Contributed by Joan Meiners, PhD Student, Ernest Lab, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Florida

For my PhD research in Dr. Morgan Ernest's lab at the University of Florida, I am using large datasets of occurrence records of native bees and their habitat associations to try to understand native bee biodiversity and foraging patterns...read more here.

 

iDigBio at Flora Malesiana 10

Sun, 2016-07-17 09:25 -- grungle

Who could resist a conference where the mascot is a giant bright red Rafflesia flower, where bagpipes serenade the participants, and kilt-wearing and traditional folk dancing are encouraged, along with stimulating science?  The 10th International Flora Malesiana Symposium was hosted by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland between 11-15 July 2016.

SPNHC 2016 Symposium: An International Conversation on Mobilizing Natural History Collections (NHC) Data and Integrating Data for Research

Wed, 2016-04-13 15:28 -- dpaul

UPDATE: Good News! Several symposia at SPNHC 2016 will be broadcast live - so you can listen in from all over the world. Stay tuned for details, watch twitter, facebook, and these iDigBio pages.

UPDATE. We had over 27 abstracts submitted for a symposium with 9 slots. So, we added an additional symposium titled: Digitizing and Imaging Collections: New Methods, Ideas, and Uses.

ICE 2016 Symposium - Data Without Borders: Collecting, Digitizing, Using, and Re-using Biological Specimen Data

Thu, 2015-06-18 01:26 -- dpaul

We're headed for ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, September 25 - 30, 2016.

Sneak Preview of talks on the Data Without Borders (DwB) Symposium Wiki.

Symposium Date and Time:  Monday 26 Sept, 130-530 EDT

in progress: Logistics to arrange broadcasting and recording of this symposium. Stay Tuned! for details.

Specimens Full Circle: Collection to Digitization to Data Use

Wed, 2015-01-21 15:30 -- dpaul

SPNHC Symposium Title: Specimens Full Circle - Collection to Digitization to Data Use

Symposium Wiki: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Specimens_Full_Circle_SPNHC_2015

Listen in and chat remotely: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/spnhc2015sfc (use headset for best experience)

Wednesday May 20th, 2015, all day 8:50am - 5: 30pm EDT and Thursday May 21st from 8:50am-12:10pm EDT.

iDigBio at Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting: ESA 2015

Tue, 2014-12-16 10:21 -- maphillips

The 2015 ESA Annual Meeting theme is Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating ESA’s Centennial. iDigBio travels to Baltimore Maryland and the Baltimore Convention Center for the 100th meeting of the ESA. From the ESA website:

Field to Database - Biodiversity Informatics and Data Management Skills for Specimen-based Research

Tue, 2014-10-14 17:25 -- dpaul
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