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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.

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October 4th, 2014


5th Research Data Alliance Plenary

The RDA community meets to network and collaborate with peers across disciplines and to discuss research data sharing and exchange.

January 14th, 2015


Citizen Science 2015 Conference

Citizen Science 2015 is the inaugural conference of the Citizen Science Association (CSA). It will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California, USA, February 11-12, 2015.

January 8th, 2015


AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting

The AAAS Annual Meeting is interdisciplinary and inclusive, gathering together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and journalists to discuss recent developments in science and technology.

January 5th, 2015


Data Sharing, Data Standards, and Demystifying the IPT (Florida)

This workshop focus on building skills of staff whose job it is to maintain and update datasets in existing IPT instances. From the research community, we invite taxonomists who wish to learn how to share and publish their occurrence data in the arwin Core Archive (DwC-A) format.

November 26th, 2014


VertNet Biodiversity Informatics Training Workshop II

During the five-day course, participants will work closely with trainers to address compelling biodiversity research questions and focus on the entire scope of a research project, including data acquisition, tools for data evaluation, analysis, and project dissemination and outreach.

November 26th, 2014


SPNHC 2012 workshop: Georeferencing

The third annual SPNHC Georeferencing Workshop will cover tools and techniques to correctly interpret textual location data into spatial descriptions that can be used in mapping and analyses.

November 26th, 2014