News items tagged with Australia

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    CSIRO’s Tony Rees named 2014 Ebbe Nielsen Prize winner

    GBIF has awarded its prestigious Ebbe Nielsen Prize for 2014 to Tony Rees, whose groundbreaking informatics tools have significantly advanced the delivery of data about life on Earth.

    1 month ago


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    How plants weather the cold

    Research published in Nature journal has used GBIF-mediated data on nearly 30,000 species to investigate how plants evolved strategies to survive in cold climates.

    1 month ago


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    So many fish, one great map – ALA launches FishMap

    Australia’s marine fish species are now at your fingertips thanks to FishMap, launched by the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), the GBIF node in the country.

    1 month ago


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    Animal burrows are climate change refuges

    A study using museum records accessed via GBIF highlights the importance of 'ecosystem engineers' in providing places of refuge in a warming climate.

    1 year ago


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    Adapting agriculture to future climate: the date palm

    Climate change will make many parts of North Africa unsuitable for growing date palms, according to research using occurrence data accessed via GBIF to generate models based on future conditions of temperature and moisture.

    1 year ago


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    GBIF enables global study of climate impact on species

    Research published in Nature Climate Change uses records on nearly 50,000 species accessed through GBIF to forecast major reductions in the climate ranges of common plants and animals around the world.

    1 year ago