NewseBird 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.
2 months ago
NewsWinners named for first GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge
Belgian team takes top slot in inaugural innovation prize, while Hawaiian biologist earns second prize.
3 months ago
EventEmpowering Biodiversity Research conference
The conference, organized by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform and several key institutes, will explore various topics related to biodiversity informatics & open data. A series of related workshops will be organized in the future as a follow up to the event.
8 months ago
NewsGBIF awards six capacity enhancement grants for 2015
Projects in Africa, Latin America and Europe will engage 19 Participants.
9 months ago
Event6th GBIF European Nodes Meeting
The meeting is organized by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform, host of the Belgian node.
1 year ago
NewsAmateur divers share species data through GBIF
Species observations from thousands of scuba divers all over the world are now freely accessible via the GBIF portal.
2 years ago
NewsGBIF Participants collaborate in 2013 mentoring projects
Eight Participant nodes share expertise on data publishing, portal development, digitization and e-learning.
2 years ago
EventTraining course in Biodiversity information - session 2013, by RMCA
The main objective of this training is to improve the understanding and application of biodiversity information for Sub-Saharan African scientists, university members and students and to increase their participation and ownership in biodiversity informatics.
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2 years ago
EventPersistent Identifiers Workshop by BeBIF
GBIF has identified the provision of identifiers for biodiversity objects as one of the central challenges to developing a global bioinformatics infrastructure. This workshop is an opportunity for BeBIF to dissemate the knowledge gained at similar GBIF course.
3 years ago
EventI GBIF Georeferencing Biodiversity Databases Workshop
This was the first global workshop on georeferencing techniques applied to biodiversity databases organised by GBIF, in collaboration with HerpNET.
9 years ago