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Data use

Mapping the niche of Ebola host animals

Using GBIF-mediated occurrence records for bats believed to act as reservoir hosts, researchers have mapped the areas of Africa potentially at risk from outbreaks of the Ebola virus.

Data use

Leviathan impacts: the once—and future?— presence of the Atlantic gray whale

This study combines DNA analysis of present-day Pacific gray whales and fossils—including newly reported specimens from the North Sea—with predictive habitat models to suggest the usefulness of keeping watch for future climate-driven dispersals of this Arctic sentinel species.

Event

Systematics Association Biennial

This three-day meeting of the Systematics Association will be held at the University of Oxford and comprises four thematic sessions and contributed papers.

April 21st, 2015

Event

Spatial ecology and conservation 3

The call for abstracts (posters and oral presentations) for the 3rd international conference on Spatial Ecology & Conservation is now open.

February 10th, 2015

Event

Conference on Enhanced Genepool Utilization

Bioversity International, an Associate Participant of GBIF, is co-organizing the international conference on Enhanced Genepool Utilization - Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement.

 

November 26th, 2014

Event

Building workflows with Taverna workbench by BioVeL

The training event will introduce participants to the BioVeL project, and teach the attendees how to (1) run workflows via the BioVeL portal, (2) develop workflows using the Taverna workbench, (3) register and discover services in the biodiversity catalogue and (4) share workflows via myExperime

November 26th, 2014

Event

2003 2nd GBIF Nodes Committee Meeting

The first day of the meeting provided the participants with an overview of technologies and tools to be used in developing the GBIF network. The remaining sessions involved discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing different GBIF Participants as they each develop a GBIF Node.

November 26th, 2014