News and events tagged with United States

  • News

    Watch #GBIFfrontiers: Videos from symposium and panel now online

    Videos are now online for recent symposium and panel discussion, 'Frontiers of Biodiversity Informatics and Modelling Species Distributions', hosted in New York by AMNH.

    8 months ago


  • Data use

    Refining a niche model for Asiatic black bear with nighttime lighting imagery

    A unique team of researchers from the United States, Pakistan and China refined an ecological niche model with artificial nighttime lighting imagery to identify long-term areas for conservation planning and protection of the Asiatic black bear.

    8 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.

    8 months ago


  • Event

    Fifth Annual iDigBio Summit

    The Summit is a meeting of representatives from TCNs, iDigBio, and other activities related to the Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) programme. The Summit will focus on discussions of shared goals, challenges, opportunities, and collaboration.

    8 months ago


  • News

    Winners named for first GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge

    Belgian team takes top slot in inaugural innovation prize, while Hawaiian biologist earns second prize. 

    9 months ago


  • Data use

    Solving the mystery of the passenger pigeon's demise

    How did the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), once the most abundant bird in North America, seemingly disappear so quickly? And what could we have done differently?

    10 months ago


  • News

    Dr Leonard Hirsch: a great loss to GBIF

    It is with great sadness that the GBIF community has learned of the death of Dr Leonard Hirsch, one of its founders and most influential supporters.

    1 year ago


  • Event

    Hackathon on iDigBio APIs/Services and Interoperability

    The goal of the event is to design, develop, implement, test and/or document uses of iDigBio data via its APIs.

    1 year ago


  • Event

    5th Research Data Alliance Plenary

    The RDA community meets to network and collaborate with peers across disciplines and to discuss research data sharing and exchange.

    1 year ago


  • Event

    iDigBio Field to Database workshop

    A 4-day, hands-on course for graduate students, postdocs, and researchers exploring data tools, current trends and best practices for collecting and managing field data, identifiers, trait data, and environmental variables.

    1 year ago