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