New Dataset: Biogeographic distribution of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic brachiopods (living forms)

The only Antarctic review about brachiopods has been done by Forster in 1974. Since about 100 publications dealing with living Antarctic brachiopods have been issued and nearly 50 on fossil Antarctic brachiopods, until 2009. The classification of the Brachiopoda has been basically changed in 1996 and developed in the 6 volumes of the “Treatise” (1997-2007). … Continue reading New Dataset: Biogeographic distribution of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic brachiopods (living forms)

SCAR MarBIN wins IPY data sharing award

The SCAR Marine Biodiversity Network (SCAR MarBIN), coordinated by Claude de Broyer and Bruno Danis has been honoured with an IPY data sharing award (see http://classic.ipy.org/start/index.php/forums/viewthread/120/) The data set in the Global Change Master Directory, "Checklist of Antarctic and Subantarctic Hyperiidea " was selected as the grand prize winner in the IPY data sharing Contest. … Continue reading SCAR MarBIN wins IPY data sharing award

CAML IPY data policy

International Polar Year 2007-2008: ( version June 2005) PDF version: CAML IPY DataPolicy (PDF) Introduction The IPY 2007-2008, an intense, interdisciplinary, and internationally coordinated campaign of research and observations, will deepen understanding of polar processes and their global linkages. IPY knowledge and the observations upon which it is built must be effectively managed to ensure the … Continue reading CAML IPY data policy