Resource

GBits Newsletter no. 37

November 2013

Abstract 

CONTENTS: New GBIF portal attracts over 150k visitors; GBIF to target data quality and fitness for use in 2014; New Governing Board Chair elected; 2013 GBIF Science Symposium held; Training and meeting aim to build stronger nodes; CBD highlights GBIF role in meeting biodiversity
targets; IPBES agrees assessments, data task force; Collaboration aims at new journal option for biodiversity data publishers; Report of Vocabulary Management task group
now available; New data from the Antarctic, France, Spain, Norway, Colombia; UK wildlife mapping system gets an upgrade; Ireland’s GBIF node launches 5-year strategic plan; resentations from Taipei open data conference available; Georeferencing learning content now online; GBIF Secretariat seeks a Science Writer; Upcoming events

Citation 

GBIF (2013). GBits Newsletter no. 37. 6 pp. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility. http://www.gbif.org/resources/3029.

Author(s) 

GBIF Secretariat

Publisher 

GBIF Secretariat

Rights holder 

GBIF Secretariat