OBIS GitHub libraries for data cleaning

Biodiversity data is messy. How to transform messy data into reusable data? We attended OBIS node training course November 2017 to learn about methods/tools available to clean biodiversity data in Darwin Core standard. The teaching materials are available online to everyone. Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) and World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) have put in a … Continue reading OBIS GitHub libraries for data cleaning

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

mARS White Paper

Creating the Microbial Antarctic Resource SystemDr. Alison Murray, Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Research InstituteDr. Bruno Danis, Marine Biology Lab, Université Libre de BruxellesDr. Anton Van de Putte,, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural SciencesDraft version 0.3 (July 2013)Capturing commentsWe are now welcoming comments on this White Paper in order to to give … Continue reading mARS White Paper

About this Blog

This Blog is intended to be a place for reflection on the setup and deployment of the new Microbial Antarctic Resources System (mARS). mARS is devoted to respond to the urgent need expressed by the Antarctic microbial research community to be able to discover and access existing data and to agree on operating procedures and … Continue reading About this Blog

Data publication – rewarding your efforts

The Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility is progressively deploying its architecture, to ensure free and open access to Antarctic biodiversity data. This architecture strongly relies on GBIF tools, which have been incorporated and sometimes customized to accommodate the needs of our community. A strong component of this architecture is the Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT). The IPT … Continue reading Data publication – rewarding your efforts