News and events tagged with Colombia

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    Bogota Data Quality Workshop

    This four days workshop will focus on data quality principles and basic concepts, standards and data cleaning, data quality tools, and geographic data handling. It is organized in partnership between the GBIF Participant nodes from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Spain and Uruguay.

    3 months ago


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    Colombian journal publishes data papers

    Biota Colombiana, published by the Humboldt Institute, which hosts the GBIF node in Colombia, is the first Latin American journal to publish biodiversity data papers.

    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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    Workshop on software tools for biological collections by SIB Colombia

    This workshop is organized by the Natural Sciences Institute of the Universidad Nacional in Colombia, together with the Biodiversity Information System (SIB), with support from the Alexander von Humboldt Bioiogical Resources Research Institute, the JRS Biodiversity Foundation and the Spanish GBI

    1 year ago


  • Featured data use

    GBIF enables global study of climate impact on species

    Research published in Nature Climate Change uses records on nearly 50,000 species accessed through GBIF to forecast major reductions in the climate ranges of common plants and animals around the world.

    1 year ago


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    Training workshops associated to the ‘Capacity Building for Conservation’ congress

    Associated to the ‘Capacity Building for Conservation’ congress will be a number of free workshops about Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spatial distribution modelling and the R package, and species and ecosystem red lists, among other topics.

    2 years ago


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    International conference in Colombia: Capacity Building for Conservation

    The “Capacity Building For Conservation” conference was hosted in Villa de Leyva, Colombia, by the Humbolt Institute in collaboration with Fundacion CONSERVA.

    2 years ago


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    Colombia launches new national biodiversity data portal

    A portal that provides free access to information on Colombia’s biological diversity has been launched by the GBIF national node.

    2 years ago


  • Featured data use

    Projecting future malaria risk in tropical Americas

    Modelling of future occurrences of a mosquito strongly associated with malaria in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean suggests that high altitude areas will become increasingly at risk of the disease, due to climate change.

    2 years ago


  • Featured data use

    Protecting plant species diversity in South America

    A study using more than half a million plant occurrence records downloaded via GBIF, covering over 16,000 species, has developed a network of 'virtual parks' to assess how well biodiversity is currently protected in South America.

    2 years ago