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GBits Newsletter no. 37

GBits Newsletter no. 37
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November 2013

Author(s) 
GBIF Secretariat
Publisher 
GBIF Secretariat, Friday, Dec 27, 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
Bibliographic citation 
GBIF (2013). GBits Newsletter no. 37. 6 pp. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility. http://www.gbif.org/resources/3029.
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GBIF Secretariat
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