Introduction to Biodiversity Informatics and Georeferencing Workshop

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14 - 18 January 2017
Introduction to Biodiversity Informatics and Georeferncing Workshop Kenya

The major goal of this workshop is to familiarize student participants with the goals of the project “Kenya’s other carnivores: Harnessing biodiversity data for effective development of national conservation strategies” funded under the Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) programme and to provide training in fundamentals of biodiversity informatics, data digitization, and georeferncing specimen locality data.

Main topics:

  • Introduction to biodiversity informatics

  • Data access and data mobilization for conservation efforts

  • Data digitization and data georeferencing

  • How to use biodiversity data for conserving wildlife

Mpala Research Center
14 January 2017 12:00 - 18 January 2017 11:00