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EMODNet Jamboree and Public Conference - 20-22 October 2015

Added on: 2015-04-27 13:21:29 by Claus, Simon
The next general EMODnet Biology meeting will take place 21-22 October, 2015 in Oostende, Belgium. The meeting will be co-organised with the other EMODnet thematic project meetings, and will be preceded by a Public Conference with all EMODnet Partners and different external stakeholders (20 October 2015, De Grote Post, Oostende). ...

Third issue of the Bulletin of Land Surface Dynamics (second half of 2014) is now available online.

Added on: 2015-04-20 11:22:34 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Bulletin of the LifeWatch Wallonia-Brussels project is now available for download. ...

SMEBD dissolved by decision of the council

Added on: 2015-04-17 20:43:41 by SMEBD Council
The SMEBD council would like to officially inform you that the Society for the Management of Electronic Biodiversity Data (SMEBD) has been dissolved by decision of the council. ...

FixO3 workshop yields many new users of the Belgian LifeWatch e-Lab

Added on: 2015-04-16 15:34:19 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
LifeWatch, EurOBIS and EMODnet Biology were presented at the FixO3 workshop in Bremen. ...

Current open positions at the GBIF Secretariat

Added on: 2015-04-16 15:31:40 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The GBIF Secretariat currently has three job openings within the informatics team based in Copenhagen. ...

LifeWatch supports the Catalogue of Life Global Team meeting @VLIZ

Added on: 2015-04-07 11:01:28 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The Global Team and Board of Directors of the Catalogue of Life have met at the Flanders Marine Institute to discuss the strategic plan for the Catalogue and how these goals can be accomplished. Back-to-back with these meetings, a mini-symposium was organized, offering a discussion platform to users, providers and related networks and initiatives to the Catalogue of Life. ...

World Register of Marine Introduced Species (WRIMS) officially launched

Added on: 2015-03-17 08:46:21 by Vandepitte, Leen
WRIMS – a database of introduced and invasive alien marine species – has officially been released to the public. It includes more than 1,400 marine species worldwide, compiled through the collaboration with international initiatives and study of almost 2,500 publications. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Four newly discovered marine species added to world list WoRMS every day

Added on: 2015-03-11 18:03:44 by Vandepitte, Leen
The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) confirms that currently 228,450 marine animal and plant species are known. A critical analysis has identified almost half the names assigned over two and a half centuries to ocean dwelling creatures as redundant aliases; they turned out to be synonyms. But still every day new species are discovered and described. In 2014 alone, some 1,451 new-to-science marine creatures were added to WoRMS — an average of four per day. ...

The renewed Belgian LifeWatch website is launched!

Added on: 2015-03-10 10:29:24 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The renewed LifeWatch.be website brings together all contributions of the Belgian LifeWatch partners. ...

LifeWatch INBO's visualization work is featured in Nature!

Added on: 2015-03-05 11:00:38 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The visualizations made at LifeWatch INBO for the bird tracking network is featured in the current issue of Nature ...

Catalogue of Life mini-symposium

Added on: 2015-03-03 11:12:48 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The mini-symposium will take place on Thursday April 2nd, 9h-12h45 at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), Oostende. ...

NeMys editors got off to a flying start!

Added on: 2015-03-02 10:57:50 by Vandepitte, Leen
On February 24-26, experts on free-living marine nematodes have gathered at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), host institute of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), to give the re-newed NeMys a kick-start and to discuss future plans. ...

Conference “Empowering Biodiversity Research”, May 21th 2015, Brussels

Added on: 2015-02-16 11:37:01 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
There is a world of tools, standards and data out there, ready for you to use ! ...

The Marine LifeWatch Virtual Research Environment website is launched!

Added on: 2015-02-09 10:53:21 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Check out which marine resources, data systems, web services, online tools, etc. are highly relevant for LifeWatch and are brought together into one environment. ...

Bird migration visualization challenge & hackathon

Added on: 2015-02-03 08:39:57 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
A hackathon for visualizing bird migration as detected by weather radars ...

Alien Eel ‘19437’ detected by Belgian LifeWatch acoustic receiver network

Added on: 2014-12-11 11:16:14 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
A silver eel from the dutch project ‘Ruim baan voor vissen’ was detected by the Belgian LifeWatch acoustic receiver network, approximately six weeks after being tagged at Delfzijl, northern Holland. ...

23 winters of waterbird counts published as open data

Added on: 2014-12-01 10:22:49 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
LifeWatch INBO just published another core data system of the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO) as open data: Watervogels - Wintering waterbirds in Flanders, Belgium. ...

FreshGEN: the Freshwater Gastropods of the European Neogene – a new thematic database

Added on: 2014-11-21 13:55:20 by Vandepitte, Leen
The FreshGEN database contains species information on Neogene freshwater Gastropoda and has kindly offered to share its information with both MolluscaBase and WoRMS. Through this, MolluscaBase is taking an excellent start regarding the fossil component of the database, as no less than 4.360 new taxa were added. ...

Dag van de Wetenschap - Open house at VLIZ/LifeWatch laboratories

Added on: 2014-11-21 10:00:39 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
VLIZ opens, for the first time, the doors of its Marine Station Ostend for the public at large. ...

NeMys – the World Database of Free-Living Marine Nematodes – has joined forces with WoRMS

Added on: 2014-11-17 11:26:40 by Vandepitte, Leen
NeMys has recently been integrated into the World Register of Marine Species. In addition to all the WoRMS-functionalities, it also holds a number of online identification keys. ...

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