In Latin America, the protozoan parasite Leishmania mexicana is the causal agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Spread by sand flies, this ulcer-causing disease represents a serious public health problem in Mexico.
GBIF Spain has launched a new national biodiversity data portal that provides free access to more than 10 million biodiversity records from 69 Spanish institutions and projects as well as nearly another million records of biodiversity in Spain published by institutions abroad.
Objectives of the training course: To increase overall capacity of Argentine and Latin American research and conservation institutions to document, administer and exchange metadata and geo-reference specimen and species-related data, as well as to generate the objective conditions needed for est
The National Patagonia Centre (Centro Nacional Patagónico - CENPAT) hosts a workshop on ‘methods and quality in collection digitization using data acquiring software’.
This event aims to update the standards used in the Biological Data National System in Argentina (SNDB).
11th GBIF GLOBAL NODES MEETING
- Updates on GBIF, participation & regions
- Updates on mentoring, & discussion on regionalization, progress and participation
- Interactive session between GBIF Secretariat & Nodes
- Break-out session on regions
The objective of this course was to provide GBIF Node managers with up-to-date information about three main topics (i) the new biodiversity data publishing options based in Darwin Core Archives, spreadsheets, the GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit and others; (ii) how to build data discovery and