Expanding MolluscaBase – welcoming freshwater and terrestrial editors during a WoRMS-LifeWatch workshop

Added on: 2018-02-19 10:15:10 by Vandepitte, Leen
In the week of 5-9 February, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) – host of Aphia, the online platform behind WoRMS and its many subregisters – welcomed Mollusca-experts for 4 days, to expand the content of MolluscaBase with their freshwater and terrestrial representatives and to document species traits. ...

Nemys: saying goodbye to its chief editor and major plans to move forward

Added on: 2018-02-15 09:09:27 by Vandepitte, Leen
Katja Guilini is passing on her chief editor responsibilities after leading Nemys since 2015. Meanwhile, the register will evolve towards a fully global initiative, soon to include freshwater and terrestrial representatives. ...

LifeWatch Belgium: from DNA Barcoding for forensics to long-term observations of harbour porpoises

Added on: 2018-01-30 12:24:53 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
On January 25th-26th 2018, the Users & Stakeholders meeting was organized at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) in Ostend. ...

European Marine Biology Symposium 53 - Call for Abstracts

Added on: 2018-01-17 10:23:11 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
From 17 till 21 September 2018, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and LifeWatch Belgium will be organizing the 53rd edition of the European Marine Biology Symposium (EMBS53) in Ostend, Belgium. ...

Publication based on WoRMS: Improving nomenclatural consistency - a decade of experience in WoRMS

Added on: 2018-01-05 14:01:19 by Vandepitte, Leen
Just before the end of 2017, an Open Access Opinion Paper was published in the European Journal of Taxonomy by the WoRMS Steering Committee, on the importance of nomenclatural consistency and how this is being dealt with in WoRMS, based on its 10-year experience. This paper also frames within the 10 year anniversary celebration of WoRMS. ...

Bio-ORACLE v2.0 is released

Added on: 2018-01-03 11:24:20 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Extending marine data layers for bioclimatic modelling ...

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