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Mapping the niche of Ebola host animals

Using GBIF-mediated occurrence records for bats believed to act as reservoir hosts, researchers have mapped the areas of Africa potentially at risk from outbreaks of the Ebola virus.

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October 4th, 2014

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Reconstructing a species' history

A research team reconstructed the history of the occurrence of two sawfish species in the western Mediterranean between 1576 and 1959, using records accessed through GBIF among other sources.

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Fifth Annual iDigBio Summit

The Summit is a meeting of representatives from TCNs, iDigBio, and other activities related to the Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) programme. The Summit will focus on discussions of shared goals, challenges, opportunities, and collaboration.

February 12th, 2015

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iDigBio Field to Database workshop

A 4-day, hands-on course for graduate students, postdocs, and researchers exploring data tools, current trends and best practices for collecting and managing field data, identifiers, trait data, and environmental variables.

February 12th, 2015

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5th Research Data Alliance Plenary

The RDA community meets to network and collaborate with peers across disciplines and to discuss research data sharing and exchange.

January 14th, 2015

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Citizen Science 2015 Conference

Citizen Science 2015 is the inaugural conference of the Citizen Science Association (CSA). It will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California, USA, February 11-12, 2015.

January 8th, 2015

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AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting

The AAAS Annual Meeting is interdisciplinary and inclusive, gathering together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and journalists to discuss recent developments in science and technology.

January 5th, 2015