News and events tagged with United States

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    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.

    Scheduled on 5 November 2015


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    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 month ago


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    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 month ago


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    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.

    4 months ago


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    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.

    4 months ago


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    AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting

    The AAAS Annual Meeting is interdisciplinary and inclusive, gathering together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and journalists to discuss recent developments in science and technology.

    5 months ago


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    Citizen Science 2015 Conference

    Citizen Science 2015 is the inaugural conference of the Citizen Science Association (CSA). It will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California, USA, February 11-12, 2015.

    5 months ago


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    Data Sharing, Data Standards, and Demystifying the IPT (Florida)

    This workshop focus on building skills of staff whose job it is to maintain and update datasets in existing IPT instances. From the research community, we invite taxonomists who wish to learn how to share and publish their occurrence data in the arwin Core Archive (DwC-A) format.

    6 months 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


  • Featured data use

    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.

    1 year ago