Data use

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

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

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.

 

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

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

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

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.

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