Job announcement ANTARCTIC BIOLOGICAL AND MICROBIAL DATA MANAGER (m/f/x)

The Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Science is looking for a master or Postdoc in molecular ecology for a contract of limited duration (October 2018-September 2019) who will join the Antarctic team of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems Data and Information Centre part of OD Nature. This team is in charge of the management of biodiversity … Continue reading Job announcement ANTARCTIC BIOLOGICAL AND MICROBIAL DATA MANAGER (m/f/x)

mARS Hands-on Training Workshop @ POLAR 2018

Sunday, 17 June 2018 Monday, 18 June 2018 9am – 5pm WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Flüelastrasse 11 Davos Dorf room C157 If you are a polar (Antarctic or Arctic) microbial scientist who generates molecular sequence information from polar habitats, you might want to consider joining us for this training workshop. We … Continue reading mARS Hands-on Training Workshop @ POLAR 2018

OBIS GitHub libraries for data cleaning

Biodiversity data is messy. How to transform messy data into reusable data? We attended OBIS node training course November 2017 to learn about methods/tools available to clean biodiversity data in Darwin Core standard. The teaching materials are available online to everyone. Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) and World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) have put in a … Continue reading OBIS GitHub libraries for data cleaning

FEPS/OBIS/OTGA/SEF Training Course: Marine Species Distribution Modeling 12 – 16 March 2018, Oostende, Belgium

From Our colleagues at OceanTeacher 1512575907_OTGA course flyer_MSDM_March_2018We are pleased to inform you that the period for applications for the following Training Course is open between 6 December 2017 – 14 January 2017:  Marine Species Distribution Modeling We therefore invite you to share this information among potential interested candidates in your country and Region. All … Continue reading FEPS/OBIS/OTGA/SEF Training Course: Marine Species Distribution Modeling 12 – 16 March 2018, Oostende, Belgium

mARS @ SCAR 2016

  SCAR MEETING Announcements: We will have a short presentation, demonstration of the data system followed by discussion and questions session at the SCAR Open Science meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Monday August 22nd. Please join us!! Date: Monday, 22 August Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: KLCC, Room: 307 On Friday August 26th we will have a … Continue reading mARS @ SCAR 2016

The Antarctic Biodiversity Portal @SCAR OSC 2016

    The Antarctic biodiversity portal will be very active there presenting multiple poster and oral presentations as well as organising several side meetings. For this reason both Nabil and Anton will be attending. biodiversityaq_invite_SCAR2016 We will also have our annual steering committee meeting there. This meeting is open to all and can be attended virtually … Continue reading The Antarctic Biodiversity Portal @SCAR OSC 2016

Encontro ciência 2016

The Antarctic Biodiversity Portal was invited by the Portugese Polar Program - ProPolar to give a talk on "Biodiversity informatics for Polar Regions - how to transform data into knowledge" at the Encontro ciência 2016. "Ciência 2016 is an annual meeting , open to the entire scientific community , for the presentation and discussion of the main … Continue reading Encontro ciência 2016