Biodiversity.aq statistics part I: Facebook

Biodiversity.aq statistics part I: Facebook With biodiversity.aq we try to be active on different social media platforms as one of the channels to communicate with target audiences. In this way we do not only provide Free and #openaccessto #Antarctic#biodiversitydata but also to the people behind the project J. Our public online library on Mendeley allows … Continue reading Biodiversity.aq statistics part I: Facebook

AntaBIF after the SCAR OSC

mARS workshop   The SCAR OSC proved to be a busy week for the Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility Team. During the Open Science Conference and related meetings we took every opportunity to promote free and open access to Antarctic Biodiversity data for science, conservation and management purposes. The SCAR OSC conference offered the opportunity to … Continue reading AntaBIF after the SCAR OSC

ANTABIF at the SCAR OSC

The Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility Team will be present throughout the SCAR Open Science conference. We're focusing on free and open access to Antarctic Biodiversity data for science, conservation and management purposes. All our resources are shared online, and are under a CC-BY license, meaning that you may use the content of this material, on … Continue reading ANTABIF at the SCAR OSC

A quick guide to publishing data using the IPT

As part of our capacity building kit, Anton has prepared a very nice step-by-step guide on how to use the ANTABIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit, based on the Canadensys data publication guide. Besides giving general information on the importance of publishing data in biodiversity information networks, the guide takes the user through the 8 major steps … Continue reading A quick guide to publishing data using the IPT

Modelisation workshop for the Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean

An international team is currently meeting in Villefranche sur Mer (France) to advance on the modelisation section of the iAtlas. The modelisation workshop is hosted by the Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche sur Mer. We’ll be mashing up tons of environmental and biotic data, to come up with predictive maps for selected taxa, or groups of … Continue reading Modelisation workshop for the Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean

SCAR Circular Letter – Support for SCAR-MarBIN and ANTABIF

The SCAR President and Executive Director have recently released a letter requesting SCAR National representatives to urge their national funding agencies and other institutions to engage as partners with the SCAR Marine Biodiversity Information Network (SCAR-MarBIN) and the Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF).  The two information networks are now seeking funds to complement the contribution from the Belgian … Continue reading SCAR Circular Letter – Support for SCAR-MarBIN and ANTABIF

ANTABif: Everything evolves, even SCAR-MarBIN

This is a reproduction of the ANTABIF contribution to the latest EBA Report. Easy access to expert information on Antarctic Biodiversity is a prerequisite for improving research, conservation and management. Since May 2005 the Antarctic Marine Biodiversity Information Network (MarBIN) has managed a dedicated data portal, http://www.scarmarbin.be, that provides free and open access to Antarctic … Continue reading ANTABif: Everything evolves, even SCAR-MarBIN