- The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
- Publishing standardized biodiversity data using Darwin Core
- Ecological Metadata Language (EML)
- Writing a data paper to gain scholarly credits for data publication
- Citation of biodiversity data, GBIF dataset DOI and download DOI mechanism
- Accessing, downloading and analysis and GBIF-mediated data
Biodiversity informatics seminar, 09:00 to 16:00 on 14th December 2016.
Contact person at UiB BIO: John-Arvid Grytnes
Ecological and Environmental Change Research Group (UiB BIO EECRG)
Contact GBIF.no at: email@example.com
09:00 Welcome and information about the seminar (10 min, John-Arvid Grytnes)
09:15 Role of GBIF in Norwegian and international publication of biodiversity data (25 min, Dag Endresen, GBIF.no)
09:40 National data flow in Norway – roles, responsibilities and users (20 min, Nils Valland, Artsdatabanken)
10:00 Motivation, and how to publish open biodiversity data (45 min, Dag Endresen, GBIF.no)
- Dataset metadata, data paper, long-term data archiving, and data management plan.
- New incentives open public data; new guidelines and requirements for open data from EU-funded research projects, INSPIRE, Horizon 2020.
- New mechanisms provide academic credits for publishing research data; data paper and dataset DOI.
10:45 How to publish standardized biodiversity data from Norwegian Institutes (45 min, Dag Endresen, GBIF.no)
- Darwin Core data standard and the Darwin Core archive format.
- Data publishing landscape, publishing software.
- Introduction to the GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT).
- GBIF data portal and web-services for access to biodiversity data (REST, JSON, R).
11:30 Lunch (catering, sandwiches)
12:30 Open data licensing; the data licenses supported in GBIF are CC0, CC-BY, CC-BY-NC (15 min, Wouter Koch, Artsdatabanken)
12:45 Presentations of some studies and examples for relevant datasets developed and maintained at UiB BIO (60 min)
- Survey-based field data on bumble bees and hoverflies/syrphid flies (“blomsterfluer”) (John-Arvid Grytnes, UiO BIO)
- Using GBIF-data and communit data to study climate responses and building species distribution models (Vigdis Vandvik, UiO BIO)
- Mosses and lichens along Atlantic rivers (Arnold Håland, NNI)
- Etc., you are invited to suggest your own presentation here.
14:00 Questions and discussion (30 min)
- Development of an action plan for data preparation, quality control and publication from UiB BIO and other participants to the seminar.
14:30 Coffee break
14:45 Demo: Data publishing using the IPT software (30 min, Christian Svindseth, GBIF.no)
- GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit – how to install and use.
- Occurrence data, Event-core data, time-series, surveillance data, multimedia, measurements.
- Darwin Core template
15:30 Hand-on demo, biodiversity data publishing (30 min, Christian Svindseth, GBIF.no)
- Hands-on exercise with IPT for participants using their own datasets or one of the demo-datasets we will provide.
- Publish a new dataset from UiB BIO "on-the-fly".
16:00 Wrap-up, end of day
- John-Arvid Grytnes, UiB Biology
- Dag Endresen, GBIF.no UiO
- Christian Svindseth, GBIF.no UiO
- Nils Valland, Artsdatabanken
- Wouter Koch, Artsdatabanken
- Vigdis Vandvik, UiB Biology
See also some of the previous and similar events:
- Biodiversity data publishing - Nord University, Steinkjer, December 2016
- GBIF API and webservices - NINA Trondheim, September 2016
- Data publishing seminar - Framsenteret Tromsø, September 2016
- Data publishing meeting - NIBIO Ås, August 2016
- Data publishing training workshop - ASEAN, Los Banos, July 2016,
- Data for species distribution modelling - UiO NHM, Oslo, November 2015
- Data publishing seminar - NINA, Trondheim, October 2015
- Data paper workshop - NINA, Trondheim, March 2015,
- Data paper workshop - UiO NHM, Oslo, December 2014
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