News items tagged with United States

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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 week ago


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    Data publishing network VertNet joins GBIF

    New Participant mobilizes global vertebrate occurrence data

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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 week ago


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    US launches new biodiversity data system

    The BISON system from USGS serves more than 100 million records, mostly from institutions publishing datasets through GBIF.

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    Plant data helps climate models - GBIF award winner

    Availability of large volumes of data through GBIF helps refine predictions of climate impact, says Ebbe Nielsen Prize winner

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    CESAB Workshop “Managing Biodiversity Data for Scientific Synthesis”

    Synthesis and analysis of scientific data has proven an invaluable tool for the emergence of new theory, paradigms, knowledge and research needs within the broad scientific field of biodiversity. Howe...

    1 month ago


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    Biodiversity Data Capture Training Course in Ghana

    Biodiversity data are the focus of large-scale efforts to convert analog data (i.e., specimen labels) into useful, digital data that can be used in a wide diversity of analyses to provide very importa...

    1 month ago


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    I3B Workshop: Foundations, evaluation and future of the species distribution models

    This workshop is organised by the I3B network (Iberoamerican Infrastructure for Biodiversity Information) with the general objective of offering an overview of the model applications and limits, and o...

    1 month ago


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    Biodiversity Diagnoses Course in Benin

    The concept behind this course is to take some next steps in combining the content and ideas of several previous BITC courses: data capture, data cleaning, data analysis, etc. The idea is to analyze a...

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    VertNet Biodiversity Informatics Training Workshop II

    During the five-day course, participants will work closely with trainers to address compelling biodiversity research questions and focus on the entire scope of a research project, including data acqui...

    1 month ago


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    IV GBIF Ecological Niche Modelling Workshop

    The fourth edition of the GBIF Ecological Niche Modelling workshop was hold in Poland, with a similar schedule and lecturer composition as the previous ones....

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    Biodiversity Informatics Data Analysis Training Course

    This course will provide an overview of and introduction to a suite of biodiversity data analyses, beyond ecological niche modeling and and the related species distribution modeling: place prioritizat...

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    Building Biodiversity Informatics Institutions Course

    This course focuses on development and establishment of institutions that focus on biodiversity informatics. As a consequence, we envision participants as individuals who are more advanced, with the p...

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    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.

    11 months ago


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    Animal burrows are climate change refuges

    A study using museum records accessed via GBIF highlights the importance of 'ecosystem engineers' in providing places of refuge in a warming climate.

    11 months ago


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    Projecting future malaria risk in tropical Americas

    Modelling of future occurrences of a mosquito strongly associated with malaria in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean suggests that high altitude areas will become increasingly at risk of the disease, due to climate change.

    1 year ago