News and events tagged with India

  • Data use

    Invading at a snail’s pace

    In this study, researchers used GBIF-mediated occurrences to create an ecological niche model that maps the current and future patterns in India of the giant African snail (Achatina fulica), considered one of the world’s worst invasive species.

    6 days ago


  • Data use

    Invasive Hotspots of India

    Identifying areas vulnerable to invasive alien species (IAS) is a prerequisite to controlling invasion.  This study combines bioclimatic data with GBIF-mediated occurrences to model climatic niches for 155 invasive alien plants in India.

    2 months ago


  • News

    eBird update adds 58 million new observations

    The 2014 update to the eBird Observational Dataset rises to nearly 212 million records, increasing the total number available through GBIF.org to more than 637 million.

    1 year ago


  • News

    Capacity project generates new guide on camera trapping

    A new guide that helps generate data for conservation policy using camera trap images is among the major products of a three-year capacity-building project involving GBIF and partners in India and Norway.

    2 years ago


  • News

    Watch the GBIF Public Symposium 2014

    Held in New Delhi in September, the GBIF Public Symposium featured speakers outlining recent developments in biodiversity informatics and highlighting innovative research uses of GBIF-mediated data. Watch on-demand videos of the live-stream coverage.

    2 years ago


  • News

    Indian minister opens GBIF Governing Board meeting

    Indian Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, has stated India’s commitment to developing a robust digital infrastructure for biodiversity data at the opening of GB21in New Delhi.

    2 years ago


  • Event

    21st GBIF Governing Board (GB21) Meeting

    The Governing Board meeting, including the Science Symposium, will take place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 16-18 September 2014. Prior to the Governing Board meeting, on 15 September, the meeting of the GBIF committees will take place.

    2 years ago


  • News

    Indian GBIF award winner explores data from social networking

    A PhD student from India looking at the potential for social networking sites to provide valuable biodiversity data has been selected as a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award.

    2 years ago


  • News

    Registration open for GBIF Governing Board meeting in India

    Delegates are invited to register for the 21st meeting of the GBIF Governing Board, taking place at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi from 16-18 September 2014.

    2 years ago


  • Event

    Workshop on the promotion of metadata use and data paper publication by GBIF India

    The Wildlife Institute of India in collaboration with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is organizing a training workshop on the "Promotion of Metadata Use and Data Paper Publication” at Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, India from 19th to 21st June 2013.

    3 years ago