In this study, researchers used almost 25 million GBIF-mediated records alongside 9,000 fossil records and a single dated phylogenetic tree to provide insights into patterns of plant diversification and biogeography.
Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) will hold its 2014 annual conference in Jönköping, Sweden, 27-31 October 2014. The theme of the meeting is Applications and Data Standards for Sustaining Biodiversity.
Workshop on biodiversity data provision tools for the GBIF Network. It included training in two types of software: DiGIR Provider and ABCD Provider. It also included the installation of a custom DiGIR data portal.
Miguel Bastos Aráujo, Portuguese winner of the prestigious GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Prize for 2013, plans to build an 'Ecotron' experimental facility to test model predictions of the impacts of climate change on species distributions.