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
Last week a group Antarctic Data managers gather during the 8th Symposium on Polar Studies held in Palma de Mallorca on 7-9 September 2011, hosted by the University of the Balearic Islands. Of course AntaBIF was present as well. Data managers from more than 10 countries came together to familiarize themselves with each other … Continue reading SCADM meeting Mallorca
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
ANTABIF has its own metadata catalogue. It is hosted by the Global Change Master Directory (NASA), and will be progressively populated with metadata records. It is intended to become a powerful data discovery tool, also highlighting potential datasets which should become openly available in the future.