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Paleontology

Darwin Core Hour: The Problem of Time - Dealing with Paleontological and Zooarchaeological Specimens in Darwin Core

Title: The Problem of Time: Dealing with Paleontological and Zooarchaeological Specimens in Darwin Core

Date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Time: 1 PM (DST), 12 CDT, 2 PM Buenos Aires, 6 PM London, 17:00 UTC

Where: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/room

FOSSIL Webinar Series Presents: Lisa White (UCMP) Promoting Women in Paleontology

The FOSSIL Project, in partnership with the Paleontological Society and the iDigBio Project, is sponsoring a four-part webinar series in Spring 2017 promoting Women in Paleontology. Connect to the webinars at http://bit.ly/WiPWebinar.  If you have questions, please contact fossil@flmnh.ufl.edu.

April 26, 7-8pm Eastern, Lisa White (University of California Museum of Paleontology

FOSSIL Webinar Series Presents: Cindy Lockner (Florida Fossil Hunters) Promoting Women in Paleontology

The FOSSIL Project, in partnership with the Paleontological Society and the iDigBio Project, is sponsoring a four-part webinar series in Spring 2017 promoting Women in Paleontology. Connect to the webinars at http://bit.ly/WiPWebinar.  If you have questions, please contact fossil@flmnh.ufl.edu.

March 29, 7-8pm Eastern, Cindy Lockner (Florida Fossil Hunters)

FOSSIL Webinar Series Presents: Brenda Hunda (Cincinnati Museum Center) Promoting Women in Paleontology

The FOSSIL Project, in partnership with the Paleontological Society and the iDigBio Project, is sponsoring a four-part webinar series in Spring 2017 promoting Women in Paleontology. Connect to the webinars at http://bit.ly/WiPWebinar.  If you have questions, please contact fossil@flmnh.ufl.edu.

February 22, 7-8pm Eastern, Brenda Hunda (Cincinnati Museum Center)

FOSSIL Webinar Series Presents: Tara Lepore (Alf Museum) Promoting Women in Paleontology

The FOSSIL Project, in partnership with the Paleontological Society and the iDigBio Project, is sponsoring a four-part webinar series in Spring 2017 promoting Women in Paleontology. Connect to the webinars at http://bit.ly/WiPWebinar.  If you have questions, please contact fossil@flmnh.ufl.edu.

January 25, 7-8pm Eastern, Tara Lepore (Alf Museum of Paleontology/Webb Schools)

Paleo Working Group Webinar

Webinar Topic: Serving your georeferencing data via data aggregators

Leader: Erica Clites, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, CA

This webinar will define and discuss common DarwinCore terms related to georeferencing and discuss factors to consider when serving your georeferencing data online. If you are currently serving your georeferencing data, come prepared with the list of terms you serve or just bring your questions!

Paleo Working Group Webinar

Topic: Digital Data Management for Paleobiology: Data standards and best practices for fossil data
Leader: Denné Reed, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin
This webinar will discuss the background of TDWG, standards, and general goals of digital data management as relates to paleontological data. It will also delve into examples of specific issues of using Darwin Core for Paleobiology and work that is being done to define best practices as a solution to these issues.
 

GSA2016: Fossil Specimens 0’s and 1’s - Databases, Standards, & Mobilization

This session at GSA 2016 will focus on paleontology/geo databases, data standards related to paleontology, and mobilization of research-quality paleontology data to iDigBio and other aggregators. These topics have sparked considerable interest amongst the iDigBio Paleontology Digitization Working Group and are a natural extension of existing digitization programs.

Paleobiology Database to Host API Hackathon March 20-22, 2015

The Paleobiology Database Executive Committee is running a hackathon with the goal of creating exciting tools (web applications, R code, data analysis tools, data visualization tools, integration with other web databases, etc.) that use the Paleobiology Database API for research, education, or outreach.

When and where? March 20th-22nd, 2015, on the campus of UC Santa Cruz.

GSA 2014 Digitization Symposium Attracts 33 Presentations, 4 Posters, and More than 75 Participants

Arguably the most important joint gathering of paleo and geo scientists in North America, the annual conference of the Geological Society of America (GSA) regularly attracts more than 5,000 participants, several hundred posters and presentations, and an array of vendors and exhibitors.

iDigBio’s Paleo Digitization Workshop Draws more than 60 Attendees to New Haven

More than 60 paleontologists representing 41 institutions assembled in New Haven, CT the week of September 23rd, 2013 to share ideas, protocols, preferences, and strategies. This was iDigBio’s most populous workshop to date, with an assortment of excellent presentations and ample opportunities for rich discussion.

iDigBio and Yale Peabody Museum Announce Paleontology Digitization Workshop

iDigBio, in collaboration with Yale Peabody Museum, is pleased to announce the fourth in a series of preparation-specific workshops focusing on organizing, launching, maintaining, and/or enhancing a collections digitization program. This new workshop will focus on digitizing paleontology collections, including invertebrates, vertebrates, and plants. 

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