News and events tagged with Australia

  • Event

    ALA Science Symposium 2016

    The third Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium will be held in Perth.

    Scheduled on 11 May 2016


  • News

    eBird update adds 58 million new observations

    The 2014 update to the eBird Observational Dataset rises to nearly 212 million records, increasing the total number available through GBIF.org to more than 637 million.

    5 months ago


  • News

    GBIF Spain launches new national data portal

    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.

    1 year ago


  • Event

    IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

    The IUCN World Parks Congress is the landmark global forum on protected areas held every ten years. It will be convened with the theme “Parks, people, planet: inspiring solutions” designed to reflect and help deliver IUCN’s three Programme Areas.

    1 year ago


  • Event

    Atlas of Living Australia workshop

    Workshop for data portal developers to take place in ALA offices in Canberra, Australia.

    1 year ago


  • News

    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 year ago


  • Event

    Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium

    The symposium will be held at the newly refurbished Australian Academy of Science’s Shine Dome in Canberra. Involving talks, demonstrations and tutorials the symposium will highlight the range of research enabled by the Atlas.

    More details are on the conference website.

    1 year ago


  • News

    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.

    2 years ago


  • Data use

    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.

    2 years ago


  • Data use

    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.

    2 years ago