Collaboration Projects

European Bireme: EU Nodes in biodiversity reporting mechanisms

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Summary

This project aims to describe reporting processes and data flows in five European countries, investigate how GBIF could facilitate reporting and recommend changes to GBIF tools/procedures, if needed. Best practices will be identified, summarized and spread to all European countries.

The project will be articulated around two phases:

Technical workshop on ALA held in Madrid under the CoopBioPlat project

Participantes Reunião CoopBioPlat Madrid

 

Between the 20 and 23 of October, Madrid received a technical workshop hosted by the site Spanish GBIF Node on the Atlas of Living Australia platform. This was the second meeting scheduled under the project ERA-Net LAC PCA CoopBioPlat, which aims to promote the institutional cooperation based on biodiversity data portals at national level.

CoopBioPlat - A cooperative framework for building a common platform to serve biodiversity information at national level

The CoopBioPlat - A cooperative framework for building a common platform to serve biodiversity information at national level is a project supported by the ERANet-LAC program, of the type Pilot Coordination Action, which aims to promote the international collaboration within the GBIF network, to develop digital platforms for the visualization and analysis of biodiversity data at the country level.

First CoopBioPlat meeting held in Buenos Aires

CoopBioPlat - Reunião em Buenos Aires

 

The first meeting of ERANet LAC PCA CoopBioPlat project was held in Buenos Aires from 9 to June 11 this year. This meeting served to draft the first version of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be agreed between the partners countries, and which is intended to establish an institutional agreement for cooperation on biodiversity data portals (at national level and based on the portal Atlas of Living Australia, ALA). The meeting was hosted by the Argentine Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation.

Les Herbonautes launches a mission for the digitalization of Angolan specimens

The portal Les Herbonautes launched a mission dedicated to cataloguing herbarium specimens of Angola of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. This portal is a citizen science web platform that allows participants, on a voluntary basis, to insert into a database the information of the labels of the specimens, using the specimen images. The cataloged data is then shared freely through GBIF.

Mentoring project France-Portugal-Spain

The mentoring project France, Portugal and Spain is part of the GBIF mentoring program for 2013. The aim is joining participating countries of GBIF with complementary skills and needs enabling personalized exchange of information, technology, experience and good practices among them.
With the mentoring project France, Portugal, Spain the capabilities of each node have improved, through sharing of ideas and experiences in areas like:

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