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
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
A new ANTABIF group has been added to the GBIF community site, to share our experience and tools for the upcoming Antarctic Biodiversity data portal. Pay us a visit!
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
The ANTABIF coordinator gave a talks on Antarctic biodiversity information networks at the Biosystematics conference, in Berlin. You can visualize or download the presentation here. The presentation is under a CC0 waiver.
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
The Nodes Portal Toolkit (NPT) is broadly defined as a suite of tools that will enable GBIF Participants to easily deploy biodiversity data portals at the national, regional or thematic level. It has been envisaged as a community-led project, involving active engagement from GBIF Participant Nodes, strategic partners, and other key stakeholders.
The latest brochure for SCAR-MarBIN and ANTABIF is available for download on our shared space, here. don't hesitate to distribute widely!
Done... all the presentations I gave during the SCAR OSC are online now on our slideshare space. feel free to consult, download and re-use them as you see fit. its here...
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!