Resource

GBits Newsletter no. 43

April 2015

Abstract 

GBIF and EU to improve biodiversity information for developing countries

DATA PUBLISHING

  • New opportunity for publication of species sampling and monitoring data
  • New GBIF task force to speed up access to natural history collection data
  • Software release supports consistent DOI-based citation
  • Norwegian data increase by 25%

GBIF COMMUNITY

  • New GBIF Participants
  • New publications to guide sustainable mountain development in Africa
  • GBIO report now available in Japanese
  • New citizen science records on Australian data portal
  • Portal of the German national biodiversity data infrastructure revamped

NEW DATA

  • New species data
  • Data records published by Argentina, Belgium, Benin, Canada, Colombia, Germany, India, Japan, Portugal and Spain

GBIF DATA IN USE

TRAINING

  • Data publishing training organized in North America
  • Hackathon targets preparing national checklists
  • Course material from Biodiversity Informatics week in Brazil available online
  • GBIF Portugal organizes seminar series

EVENTS

Citation 

GBIF Secretariat (2015). GBits Newsletter no. 43. 9 pp. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility.

Author(s) 

GBIF Secretariat

Publisher 

GBIF Secretariat

Rights holder 

GBIF Secretariat