Job offer: ANTABIF is seeking a Science Officer

To assist us in the implementation of the project, AntaBIF seeks an enthusiastic scientist to coordinate the construction of a web-based Antarctic biodiversity data portal. The science officer will be offered a one-year, full time position starting July 1st, 2011 or earlier, and will be based at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. The … Continue reading Job offer: ANTABIF is seeking a Science Officer

50 Million Records downloaded

We've just reached another milestone, with 50 million records downloaded from the SCAR-MarBIN webportal since 2007. The most downloaded dataset for each year: 2007: Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey and SCAR Action Group on CPR Research (3,317,154 downloads) 2008: Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey and SCAR Action Group on CPR Research … Continue reading 50 Million Records downloaded

ANTABIF website revamped

While the data system architecture is being finalized, the ANTABIF website has been slightly revamped, including basic information, and access to data and services through a series of links. The user can access marine biodiversity data (through the SCAR-MarBIN webportal), terrestrial biodiversity data (through the AADC biodiversity database), the SCAR Antarctic field guides, ANTABIF shared … Continue reading ANTABIF website revamped

ANTABIF and SCAR-MarBIN sponsorship brochure available

Want to become a partner for the Antarctic biodiversity information networks? Thanks to the help from the International Polar Foundation, a sponsorship brochure is now ready for download and distribution. The brochure includes background information on the achievements of SCAR-MarBIN and ANTABIF and give details about the different levels at which your organization can get … Continue reading ANTABIF and SCAR-MarBIN sponsorship brochure available

We finally have a developer… ready to take off!

Ir Nabil Youdjou (IT engineer) has just started working on the development side of the ANTABIF project... things will now start moving towards a new data portal to access Antarctic biodiversity data. First step: take a close look to GBIF informatics suites (IPT, HIT) and see how to adapt them to our use for a … Continue reading We finally have a developer… ready to take off!