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LifeWatch VLIZ meets Maritime Industry

Added on: 2019-12-06 15:06:51 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
LifeWatch VLIZ is organizing the very first “LifeWatch Maritime Industry Workshop” on 23 January 2020 at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) in Ostend. ...

New release: version 11 of Maritime Boundaries

Added on: 2019-11-19 16:23:30 by Lonneville, Britt
MarineRegions.org is proud to launch version 11 of the Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase. ...

International symposium searches solutions for migrating bats

Added on: 2019-11-07 11:54:51 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
On November 8 and 9, 2019, the international bat research community will meet in Ostend and Bruges. ...

European Ocean Biogeographic Information System (EurOBIS) celebrates its 15th anniversary

Added on: 2019-11-05 17:08:03 by Fockedey, Nancy
Established in 2004, EurOBIS aims at centralising and making available the largely scattered marine species biogeographic data in Europe. Today – 15 years later – it hosts no less than 24 million distribution records of 62.299 species. Thanks to EurOBIS and the effort of many scientists working on a voluntary basis, these valuable data have a second life. ...

REGISTRATION OPEN: LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders Meeting - 19-20 November 2019

Added on: 2019-10-21 13:27:36 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The next edition of the LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders Meeting will be organized on 19 and 20 November 2019 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Brussels. Registration is now open! ...

SAVE THE DATE: LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders Meeting - 19-20 November 2019

Added on: 2019-10-08 15:53:49 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The next edition of the LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders Meeting will be organized on 19 and 20 November 2019 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Brussels. Stay tuned!! ...

LifeWatch web-services allow fuzzy matching on the Catalogue of Life

Added on: 2019-09-16 09:30:48 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Catalogue of Life (CoL) was already available through the LifeWatch taxon match services, but the service has now been upgraded, allowing a fuzzy match similar to WoRMS! ...

The LifeWatch eel research is winning prizes!

Added on: 2019-09-04 16:01:35 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Pieterjan Verhelst is one of the nominees for the Flemish PhD Cup 2019, an initiative from Scriptie vzw, in collaboration with media partners De Morgen, Radio 1 and EOS. ...

Spanish taxonomy and WoRMS

Added on: 2019-08-08 15:14:32 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) was adopted as a standard for the Spanish master list of marine invertebrates. ...

New data publication: orthophotos and DSMs derived from UAS flights

Added on: 2019-07-19 16:12:25 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
UAS (unmanned aerial system) images have been processed and published as open data. ...

LifeWatch ERIC touching base with Belgian LifeWatch Distributed Center

Added on: 2019-06-28 14:59:24 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Newly appointed CEO and interim CTO of the LifeWatch ERIC visit LifeWatch Belgium. ...

NEW DATA PAPER: Biodiversity data rescue in the framework of a long-term Kenya-Belgium cooperation in marine sciences.

Added on: 2019-06-24 08:58:54 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The Kenya-Belgium data collection includes about 111.800 biotic observations on benthos, algae, fish, zooplankton, phytoplankton, birds and mangroves which cover more than 400 unique locations that were sampled between 1873 and 1999. ...

First LW ERIC Scientific Community Meeting

Added on: 2019-06-18 09:18:57 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The Scientific Community Meeting held in Rome from 27 to 29 May 2019 was designed to bring together the wider LifeWatch ERIC scientific communities of researchers and developers to generate and advance the discussion of the most promising lines of scientific development. ...

WoRMS species counts revised!

Added on: 2019-06-13 16:22:05 by Vandepitte, Leen
Due to incomplete environment information, the counts of marine species in WoRMS were biased by entries lacking a “non-marine” flag. This has now been corrected. ...

Integration of new GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand features

Added on: 2019-05-29 15:11:49 by Lonneville, Britt
Marine Regions has completed its yearly integration of new features from the GEBCO, ACUF and New Zealand gazetteers. ...

Awardees for the 2019 WoRMS Achievement & Early Career Researchers Award known

Added on: 2019-05-22 13:40:07 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
This year’s winners of the WoRMS Achievement Award and the WoRMS Early Career Researchers Award are Rob van Soest and Barna Páll-Gergely respectively. ...

LifeWatch ecotopes in the spotlight at LPS2019

Added on: 2019-05-20 11:30:29 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The LifeWatch ecotopes were highlighted as a great practical application of EAGLE like concepts in the "next gen" session of ESA's Living Planet Symposium 2019. ...

"Leading. Pioneering. Inspiring."

Added on: 2019-05-16 11:53:16 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Christos Arvanitidis, our new CEO, describes in his inaugural address his vision for LifeWatch ERIC. ...

Problem: the UN Global Assessment Study predicts biodiversity loss & extinction crisis

Added on: 2019-05-16 11:38:38 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Solution: LifeWatch ERIC: the web based hub for biodiversity and ecosystem research connecting science across Europe ...

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for WoRMS sub-registers

Added on: 2019-05-15 09:26:10 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Following the example of WoRMS, a number of its Global, Regional and Thematic Species Databases now also have a DOI assigned to them! ...

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