News items tagged with Brazil

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    Historic Brazilian plant collection available via GBIF

    A major plant collection founded by the Brazilian emperor in the 19th century has become the first dataset from Brazil to be published through GBIF since the country joined the network last year.

    2 weeks ago


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    GBIF Participants collaborate in 2013 mentoring projects

    Eight Participant nodes share expertise on data publishing, portal development, digitization and e-learning.

    2 weeks ago


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    Brazil announces GBIF participation team

    GBIF’s newest Participant, Brazil, has announced details of the individuals and national institutions that will represent the country and coordinate its participation in the network.

    2 weeks ago


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    Brazil surveys data holdings and informatics capacity

    The national biodiversity information system for Brazil, SiBBr, has launched a survey of the data on biodiversity and ecosystems held by more than 200 institutions in the country, helping to mobilize data from GBIF's newest Participant.

    2 weeks ago


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    Finding patterns in bee-plant relationships

    Brazilian researchers use data published via GBIF to analyse the impact of climate on interactions between bees and the plants they pollinate.

    8 months ago


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    Brazilian forest reserves in a changing climate

    Study uses GBIF-mediated data to look into the effectiveness of current forest reserves in conserving 16 forest plant species under changing climate conditions.

    1 year ago