News and events tagged with United Kingdom

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    Systematics Association Biennial

    This three-day meeting of the Systematics Association will be held at the University of Oxford and comprises four thematic sessions and contributed papers.

    Scheduled on 26 August 2015


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    Spatial ecology and conservation 3

    The call for abstracts (posters and oral presentations) for the 3rd international conference on Spatial Ecology & Conservation is now open.

    Scheduled on 13 July 2015


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    Spatial Ecology and Conservation conference

    The first international conference on Spatial Ecology & Conservation (SEC1) was organized in 2011.

    11 months ago


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    Conference on Enhanced Genepool Utilization

    Bioversity International, an Associate Participant of GBIF, is co-organizing the international conference on Enhanced Genepool Utilization - Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement.

     

    11 months ago


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    16th Workshop of the Genomic Standards Consortium

    The main theme of GSC16 is Biodiversity Genomics.

    1 year 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


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    Building workflows with Taverna workbench by BioVeL

    The training event will introduce participants to the BioVeL project, and teach the attendees how to (1) run workflows via the BioVeL portal, (2) develop workflows using the Taverna workbench, (3) register and discover services in the biodiversity catalogue and (4) share workflows via myExperime

    1 year ago


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    Introduction to workflows for taxonomic refinement, biogeographic analysis, and species distribution modelling by BioVeL

    The training workshop will teach the attendees in using the informatic tools and services developed by the BioVeL project to address research topics such as historical analyses, invasive species distribution modelling, endangered species distribution modelling, and dynamic modelling of ecologica

    1 year ago


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    Shifting niches and invasive species control

    Researchers use data available through GBIF to investigate how species can shift their ecological niches in alien environments – complicating the prediction of invasion risks.

    1 year ago


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    The 'dirty dozen' aquatic invaders of the British Isles

    Researchers use socio-economic factors as well as occurrence data to model the risk of invasions from twelve alien aquatic species in Great Britain and Ireland.

    1 year ago