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

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

New paper on data intensive science

A conceptual framework for managing very diverse data for complex, interdisciplinary science Abstract: Much attention has been given to the challenges of handling massive data volumes in modern data-intensive science. This paper examines an equally daunting challenge – the diversity of interdisciplinary data, notably research data, and the need to interrelate these data to understand … Continue reading New paper on data intensive science

New paper on data intensive science

A conceptual framework for managing very diverse data for complex, interdisciplinary science Abstract: Much attention has been given to the challenges of handling massive data volumes in modern data-intensive science. This paper examines an equally daunting challenge – the diversity of interdisciplinary data, notably research data, and the need to interrelate these data to understand … Continue reading New paper on data intensive science

New tool for publishing biodiversity data

A new GBIF tool to convert descriptions of biodiversity data into scientific journal articles is now available. The aim is to give due recognition to efforts by scientists and institutions making data accessible to the wider scientific community. The manuscript can then be submitted to a scientific journal for peer review and possible publication. As well … Continue reading New tool for publishing biodiversity data

SCAR data policy available for download

SCAR related research data is highly multidisciplinary and disparate. This policy aims to provide a framework for these data to be handled in a consistent manner, and to strike a balance between the rights of investigators and the need for widespread access through the free and unrestricted sharing and exchange of both data and metadata. … Continue reading SCAR data policy available for download