News and events tagged with Brazil

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    GBIF awards six capacity enhancement grants for 2015

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

    2 weeks ago


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    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.

    2 weeks 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.

    3 months ago


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    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.

    8 months ago


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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.

    1 year 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


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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.

    1 year 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.

    1 year 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 years 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 years ago