News and events tagged with Canada

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    6th International Barcode of Life Conference

    This biannual conference series showcases the latest scientific achievements and socio-economic implications of work conducted by the DNA barcode research community.

    Scheduled on 18 August 2015


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    Data Sharing, Data Standards, and Demystifying the IPT

    This workshop focus on building skills of staff whose job it is to maintain and update datasets in existing IPT instances. From the research community, we invite taxonomists who wish to learn how to share and publish their occurrence data in the arwin Core Archive (DwC-A) format.

    4 months ago


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    Naturalis and Canadensys now GBIF Participants

    GBIF has welcomed two new organizations as Associate Participants: Naturalis Biodiversity Center, based in Leiden, The Netherlands, and Canadensys, based at the University of Montreal, Canada.

    9 months ago


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    GBIF Regional Meeting: North American Nodes

    The fourth GBIF North American Nodes meeting will focus on progress updates of the North American regional strategy and discuss the way forward for implementing the strategy in the next year.

    10 months ago


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    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.

    1 year ago


  • Event

    Side event at CBD SBSTTA: Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook

    GBIF will host a side event on the Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook (GBIO) from 18:15 - 19:45 on Wednesday, 16 October.

     
    The event will launch a new initiative to focus effort and investment towards better understanding of life on Earth and our impacts upon it.

    1 year ago


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    Side event: Global Invasive Alien Species Information Partnership

    The Executive Secretary of GBIF, Donald Hobern, is presenting at a side event on the Global Invasive Alien Species Information Partnership (GIASIP), on 14 October 2013, during the 17th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-17).

    1 year ago


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    Predicting climate responses of parasites and hosts

    A study from Canada uses GBIF-mediated data to predict climate-related shifts in the distribution of a parasitic worm affecting North American mammal species.

    1 year ago


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    GBIF-ICLEI-CBD Workshop on Capturing, Sharing and Using Primary Biodiversity Data for efficient Ecocity Management

    This course is a crash introduction to the process of capturing, sharing and using primary biodiversity data in the scope of the environmental management of cities and urban centers.

    3 years ago


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    2010 North America Regional Nodes Meeting

    The GBIF North American Regional Nodes Meeting was held on 11-12 August 2010 at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Canada.

    4 years ago