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
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
The scope of the ATLAS is to assemble in one publication (large format atlas + digital dynamic version on SCAR-MarBIN) a selection of representative maps and syntheses on the distribution of the Southern Ocean organisms, to provide a general overview of the biogeography of the Southern Ocean (s.l.) and a benchmark of current biogeographic knowledge … Continue reading The Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Take a look at John Turner's Antarctic Data Atlas! The Antarctic Data Atlas is an initiative of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) that aims to present various key fields concerning the past, present and possible future evolution of the Antarctic environment. It is complementary to the SCAR READER database that contains mean climate data for … Continue reading The Antarctic data atlas
A pdf version of the "classic" Hedgepeth Antarctic Map Folio 11 is available on our web repository. This is an inspiring resource upon which a major project (the Antarctic Biogeographic Atlas) is relying.
The pelagic fish community of the Dumont d'Urville Sea (East Antarctica) was investigated during the 2008 austral summer using IYGPT (International Young Gadoid Pelagic Trawl) samples taken in different depth layers from the surface to 1000 metres. The aim of this paper is to describe the mesopelagic fish community and its size distribution. The family … Continue reading New paper on CEAMARC surveys
A new dataset on Southern Ocean Octopids has been added to our data system. It contains occurrence records for Southern Ocean Octopoda, as provided by Louise Allcock.