How data accessed through GBIF are being used in science and policy.
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.
Researchers use data available through GBIF to investigate how species can shift their ecological niches in alien environments – complicating the prediction of invasion risks.
Research using records available through GBIF, in combination with other data, studies the role of rare and common species in the functioning of ecosystems.
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The new Integovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has launched a series of thematic assessments aimed at informing decision makers on a range of pressing environmental issues, and a task force supporting the data and information needs of the platform.
The GBIF Secretariat located in Copenhagen, Denmark, is seeking a dynamic Science Writer, to help communicate the value of GBIF’s work to key audiences.
GBIF is working with the new open-access Scientific Data journal, from Nature Publishing Group, to enable dataset owners to create peer-reviewed 'data descriptors' using GBIF publishing tools.
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