News and events tagged with Sweden

  • Data use

    Insect Infestations of Swedish Forests

    The forest industry in Sweden sustains large financial losses every year due to insect infestations. Since climate change may increase the range of certain pest species, this study aimed to predict potential outbreak candidates.

    3 weeks ago


  • Data use

    Climate change impacts on hollow-oak insect habitat

    Researchers surveyed 300 hollow oaks at 100 sites, grouped observed species as generalists or specialists, and used GBIF-mediated occurrences to cluster the species identified by geographical distribution.

    1 month ago


  • Event

    2014 TDWG Conference

    Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) will hold its 2014 annual conference in Jönköping, Sweden, 27-31 October 2014. The theme of the meeting is Applications and Data Standards for Sustaining Biodiversity.

    2 years ago


  • News

    Large-scale digitization projects in the Netherlands and Sweden

    A Dutch digitization project reaches its halfway mark, while Sweden plans the digitization of its natural history collections.

    2 years ago


  • News

    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.

    3 years ago


  • Data use

    Will Arctic mammals benefit from climate change?

    A study using GBIF-mediated data on mammals in the far North of Europe challenges the expectation that species in high latitudes will suffer especially negative impacts from climate change.

    3 years ago


  • Event

    2005 11th GBIF Governing Board (GB11) Meeting

    The 11th GBIF Governing Board meeting (GB11) and associated events took place at the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden on 11-13 October 2005.

    Thirty-seven countries and 12 international organisations participated in the meeting.

    11 years ago


  • Event

    II Workshop "Becoming a GBIF Data Provider": DiGIR and ABCD

    Workshop on biodiversity data provision tools for the GBIF Network. It included training in two types of software: DiGIR Provider and ABCD Provider. It also included the installation of a custom DiGIR data portal.

    13 years ago