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Aphia now compliant with the new Catalogue of Life Data Package (COLDP) format and exporting several WoRMS subregisters

Added on: 2021-04-16 09:52:06 by Vandepitte, Leen
From now onwards, the Aphia infrastructure is capable of exporting several of its sub-registers to the Catalogue of Life (COL) in their new Data Package format. This new format was developed to overcome some of the limitations in currently used formats. ...

VLIZ recruits: Researcher Marine Observation Centre

Added on: 2021-04-13 16:50:49 by Tavernier, Annelies
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is looking for a researcher to join its LifeWatch Marine Observation Centre immediately. ...

Satellites can detect mowing events in grasslands.

Added on: 2021-04-08 09:56:55 by Tavernier, Annelies
Grasslands encompass vast and diverse ecosystems that provide food, wildlife habitat and carbon storage. Mowing dates and frequencies are major aspects of grassland use intensity, which have an impact on their ecological value as habitats. ...

New Belgian antenna station in the MOTUS Wildlife Tracking System

Added on: 2021-04-02 10:05:49 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Did you know that bats live along our coast? Moreover, some bat populations travel long distances (sometimes up to 1500 km) and can even fly across the North Sea to the British Isles and vice versa. ...

World Kinorhyncha Database launched!

Added on: 2021-03-29 16:50:13 by Poffyn, Gizem
The Kinorhyncha are now accessible through their own portal, as part of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). This World Database contains over 300 accepted names of extant species and is one of the most complete existing resources for Kinorhyncha taxa. ...

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