News and events tagged with Spain

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    GBIF Spain launches new national data portal

    GBIF Spain has launched a new national biodiversity data portal that provides free access to more than 10 million biodiversity records from 69 Spanish institutions and projects as well as nearly another million records of biodiversity in Spain published by institutions abroad.

    4 months ago


  • Event

    2nd International Ocean Research Conference

    The 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (IORC) is an opportunity for the scientific community to come together to plan the coming decade of international collaboration in marine science and technology, with a view to improving ocean governance.

    5 months ago


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    Spatial Conservation Planning with Marxan by Transmitting Science

    Marxan (Ian Ball and Hugh Possingham, 2000) is a software program used to support the design of marine and terrestrial reserves worldwide. Using Marxan, planners can identify an efficient system of conservation sites that include a suite of biodiversity targets at a minimal cost.

    8 months ago


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    Introduction to individual based models in ecology using NetLogo by Transmitting Science

    In Ecology many patterns at the population or community level emerge from processes, variability and interactions at the individual scale. Therefore it is increasingly acknowledged that the basic entities in many ecological models should be individuals.

    11 months ago


  • Featured data use

    Designing marine protected areas off Mexico

    Researchers look at methods to determine the ideal spacing between protected areas in the Gulf of California, ensuring connectivity based on the distances covered by larvae of fish species identified through GBIF.

    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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    Think bigger, GBIF award winner urges biologists

    Miguel Bastos Aráujo, Portuguese winner of the prestigious GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Prize for 2013, plans to build an 'Ecotron' experimental facility to test model predictions of the impacts of climate change on species distributions.

    1 year ago


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    Workshop on data paper publication by GBIF Spain

    This workshop will promote to convert descriptions of biodiversity data (metadata) into scientific journal articles as one possible mechanism to offer scholarly recognition for efforts and investment by data publishers.

    2 years ago


  • Featured data use

    Analysing the data published by GBIF Spain

    An evaluation of the biodiversity records hosted by a GBIF national node makes recommendations for improving the quality of the data, increasing their usefulness to scientists and policy makers.

    2 years ago


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    III Workshop on biodiversity data migration by GBIF Spain

    Digitizing biodiversity data is the most costly task among the processes aimed to their use and analysis. However, having the data ‘in the computer’ is not enough to be fit for proper use nor management.

    2 years ago