News and events tagged with Brazil

  • Event

    Meeting of the Council of the World Flora Online

    The next meeting of the World Flora Online Council will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hosted by the Instituto de Pesquisas, Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

    Scheduled on 19 October 2015


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    Meeting of the Council of the World Flora Online

    The volume of data covering Brazil’s rich variety of flora and fungi has seen a massive boost in recent weeks as datasets from around 100 of the country’s herbaria, totalling some three million occurrence records, have begun flowing through GBIF.org

    2 months ago


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    Meeting of the Council of the World Flora Online

    Projects in Africa, Latin America and Europe will engage 19 Participants. 

    3 months ago


  • Event

    6th Global BHL meeting

    The 2015 annual meeting of the Biodiversity Heritage Library Global Network will be about the state of development of BHL and biodiversity related information systems.

    4 months ago


  • Event

    I3B workshop on digital documentation: linking biodiversity data, publications and images

    This workshop aims to increase the region’s capacity in digitizing and publishing biodiversity data from scientific literature, images and other multimedia objects.

    4 months ago


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    Biodiversity Informatics Week by LNCC Brazil

    The National Laboratory for Scientific Computing in Brazil  (Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica, LNCC), host of the Brazilian Node of GBIF, organizes a full week of activities around biodiversity informatics as part of their summer program 2015.

    6 months ago


  • Event

    GBIF Regional Meeting: Latin American Nodes

    The fourth GBIF Latin American Nodes meeting will focus on Latin America Program and Collaboration. There will be discussions about the Latin America work program for the next year(s) and ways to strengthen regional and international collaboration.

    1 year ago


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    II Colombia-Brazil GBIF Mentoring Workshop

    The main topics covered included a presentation of the current state of both SiBBr and SiB Colombia, a discussion about possibly developing a new harvesting and indexing tool for both portals, and the experiments on running SDM in parallel environments.

    1 year ago


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    II Colombia-Brazil GBIF Mentoring Workshop

    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.

    1 year ago


  • Featured data use

    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.

    2 years ago