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Data use

Improving species distribution models using satellite data

Species distributions models (SDMs) rely on accurate climatic data to predict the potential ranges of species, however, climatic datasets are often based on interpolations between weather stations. In regions where stations are scarce, such as the tropics, modelling can therefore be problematic.

Data use

Tracking Naturalized Plants Worldwide

Combining GBIF-mediated occurrences with data from a novel database, the Global Naturalized Alien Flora (GloNAF), this study seeks to identify and quantify the spread and distribution of naturalized plant species worldwide.

Data use

Invasive Hotspots of India

Identifying areas vulnerable to invasive alien species (IAS) is a prerequisite to controlling invasion.  This study combines bioclimatic data with GBIF-mediated occurrences to model climatic niches for 155 invasive alien plants in India.

Event

21st GBIF Governing Board (GB21) Meeting

The Governing Board meeting, including the Science Symposium, will take place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 16-18 September 2014. Prior to the Governing Board meeting, on 15 September, the meeting of the GBIF committees will take place.

November 26th, 2014

Event

2010 Asia Regional Nodes Meeting

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat (GBIFs) in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute (WII) of India organized the GBIF – Asian Nodes Regional Meeting and Biodiversity Informatics Workshop in Dehradun, India from 28th – 30th June 2010.

November 26th, 2014