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Spanish taxonomy and WoRMS

Added on: 2019-08-08 15:14:32 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) was adopted as a standard for the Spanish master list of marine invertebrates. ...

New data publication: orthophotos and DSMs derived from UAS flights

Added on: 2019-07-19 16:12:25 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
UAS (unmanned aerial system) images have been processed and published as open data. ...

LifeWatch ERIC touching base with Belgian LifeWatch Distributed Center

Added on: 2019-06-28 14:59:24 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Newly appointed CEO and interim CTO of the LifeWatch ERIC visit LifeWatch Belgium. ...

NEW DATA PAPER: Biodiversity data rescue in the framework of a long-term Kenya-Belgium cooperation in marine sciences.

Added on: 2019-06-24 08:58:54 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The Kenya-Belgium data collection includes about 111.800 biotic observations on benthos, algae, fish, zooplankton, phytoplankton, birds and mangroves which cover more than 400 unique locations that were sampled between 1873 and 1999. ...

First LW ERIC Scientific Community Meeting

Added on: 2019-06-18 09:18:57 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The Scientific Community Meeting held in Rome from 27 to 29 May 2019 was designed to bring together the wider LifeWatch ERIC scientific communities of researchers and developers to generate and advance the discussion of the most promising lines of scientific development. ...

WoRMS species counts revised!

Added on: 2019-06-13 16:22:05 by Vandepitte, Leen
Due to incomplete environment information, the counts of marine species in WoRMS were biased by entries lacking a “non-marine” flag. This has now been corrected. ...

Integration of new GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand features

Added on: 2019-05-29 15:11:49 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions has completed its yearly integration of new features from the GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand gazetteers. ...

Awardees for the 2019 WoRMS Achievement & Early Career Researchers Award known

Added on: 2019-05-22 13:40:07 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
This year’s winners of the WoRMS Achievement Award and the WoRMS Early Career Researchers Award are Rob van Soest and Barna Páll-Gergely respectively. ...

LifeWatch ecotopes in the spotlight at LPS2019

Added on: 2019-05-20 11:30:29 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The LifeWatch ecotopes were highlighted as a great practical application of EAGLE like concepts in the "next gen" session of ESA's Living Planet Symposium 2019. ...

"Leading. Pioneering. Inspiring."

Added on: 2019-05-16 11:53:16 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Christos Arvanitidis, our new CEO, describes in his inaugural address his vision for LifeWatch ERIC. ...

Problem: the UN Global Assessment Study predicts biodiversity loss & extinction crisis

Added on: 2019-05-16 11:38:38 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Solution: LifeWatch ERIC: the web based hub for biodiversity and ecosystem research connecting science across Europe ...

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for WoRMS sub-registers

Added on: 2019-05-15 09:26:10 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Following the example of WoRMS, a number of its Global, Regional and Thematic Species Databases now also have a DOI assigned to them! ...

EMODnet Biology General meeting

Added on: 2019-05-10 11:59:36 by Oset Garcia, Paula
Next EMODnet Biology general meeting to take place in Lisbon, 16th and 17th May 2019 ...

WoRMS and the Australian Faunal Directory sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Added on: 2019-05-08 09:31:25 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
This Memorandum of Understanding provides the basis for a collaboration and data exchange between AFD and WoRMS. ...

WoRMS: now truly marine and extant!

Added on: 2019-04-30 11:57:19 by Vandepitte, Leen
A new functionality on the World Register of Marine Species now easily allows the search and display options to be limited to only marine and extant species. ...

NEW DATA PAPER on LifeWatch Marine Observatory data

Added on: 2019-04-11 16:35:20 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Nutrient, pigment, suspended matter and turbidity measurements in the Belgian part of the North Sea. ...

The Lifewatch Wallonia-Brussels portal has been updated !

Added on: 2019-03-29 15:44:14 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
In addition to the land surface dynamics (weekly unusual snow cover and vegetation greenness; annual summary of fire events) and the ecotope database (integrated quantitative database of the abiotic and environmental variables based on large scale polygons), new data and tools are now available for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. ...

WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2018

Added on: 2019-03-19 10:12:19 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
This year we have released our list of the top-ten marine species of 2018 to coincide with World Taxonomist Appreciation day - March 19th! ...

New Bulletin of Land Surface Dynamics out!

Added on: 2019-02-28 08:44:04 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The second half of 2018 was mostly marked by severe droughts in Europe, lasting until October in some areas and having significant impacts on agriculture and biodiversity. ...

LifeWatch ERIC is hiring

Added on: 2019-01-29 08:55:54 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
LifeWatch ERIC has opened 4 vacancies for positions at its Service Centre, Lecce, Italy.