Research data use
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.
Contributed by Ana Dal Molin, INCT-Hympar/CAPES postdoctoral fellow at Laboratório de Biodiversidade de Insetos, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. All images from Ana Dal Molin
Green digitization: online botanical collections data answering real-world questions
An iDigBio-hosted Symposium at the XIX International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen, China
The Society for Preservation of Natural History Collection's (SPNHC) 2017 Conference, "The Next Generation in Best Practices" is being held in Denver, Colorado, from June 18 - 24, 2017, hosted by the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Botanic Gardens.
by Deb Paul
In a first for the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG), these two organizations agreed to hold their 2018 conferences jointly. The 2018 meeting is in Dunedin, New Zealand from August 25-September 2, 2018.
SPNHC+TDWG2018 Theme: Collections & Data in an Unstable World
An iDigBio-hosted Symposium at the International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen, China