GBIF

Workshop: How to prepare your data for publication, and what to do with open data

Fri, 2019-08-23 15:50 -- dpaul

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.

Biodiversity Data Dialogues: a Special Session at Ecological Society of America 2019

Tue, 2019-02-12 13:12 -- dpaul

This year, GBIF, NEON, and iDigBio join together to bring a special session called "Biodiversity Data Dialogues" to the Ecological Society of America/USSEE* 2019 Joint Meeting.

From the abstract:

2019 GBIF Young Researchers Award - Call for Nominations

Thu, 2019-01-24 13:24 -- sellis

On behalf of the network of national Participants, the GBIF Secretariat is pleased to invite nominations for the 2019 Young Researchers Award.

This annual programme aims to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s and doctoral studies rely on GBIF-mediated data.

Darwin Core Hour: The Aggregator's Viewpoint - (More Than Vert)Net

Mon, 2017-08-21 09:43 -- dpaul

UPDATE: (Adobe Connect) recording of this webinar. mp4 version coming soon.

Title: Darwin Core Hour: VertNet presents the Aggregator's Viewpoint
   Part THREE: VertNet: (More Than Vert)Net

DATE TIME: Tuesday, August 29th, 2PM EDT, 3PM (Buenos Aires), 7 PM (London), 6 PM UTC (18:00)

Darwin Core Hour: The Aggregator's Viewpoint - GBIF and iDigBio

Thu, 2017-05-25 16:02 -- dpaul

Title: Darwin Core Hour: GBIF and iDigBio present the Aggregator's Viewpoint
   Part ONE: GBIF: free and open access to global biodiversity data
   Part TWO: iDigBio - aggregating and enhancing vouchered global biocollections data

UPDATE! Recordings:

iDigBio Responds to Call for International Collaboration

Thu, 2013-07-25 13:26 -- gnelson

The expansive scope of iDigBio’s activities places it in the forefront of national and international digitization and data aggregation efforts. Recognizing the importance of its numerous international partners and encouraged by the NSF to expand international collaborations, iDigBio accepted an invitation to join a digitization symposium featured at the 12th Pacific Science Inter-Congress held at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji, and to follow the symposium with a digitization workshop for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in Canberra, Australia.

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