Co-funding project grants 2020

The deadline for the 2020 call for data mobilization projects co-funded from GBIF Norway was 1st November 2020. By the deadline, the call received 17 project proposals from 11 institutions for a total of 2 058 000 NOK in co-funding grants (the budget for the call is 500 000 NOK, and cover thus 25% of the total from the project proposals). After a review of the GBIF-node budget status, a total of 8 projects were granted at a total co-funding from GBIF-Norway at 868 000 NOK.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 10:20 AM

Akvaplan-niva will publish marine zooplankton from the North Atlantic and the Arctic, and fresh-water species from the north of Norway. Species data originates from different projects between 2010 and the present, including approximately 90 000 identified samples and another 130 000 samples pending treatment.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 10:20 AM

DNV-GL will publish marine benthic fauna data from the Norwegian continental shelf. The project will develop APIs to enable efficient data flow to GBIF. The database is the data repository for environmental impact and biodiversity monitoring data from a number of sub-contractors and is funded by the Norwegian Oil and Gas and the Norwegian Environment Agency.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 10:32 AM

Museum Stavanger has published data of birds ringed with Norwegian rings from the period 1961 to 1990. The dataset includes 2,43 million ringed birds from 336 different species. The data is aggregated in relation to species, date, age, sex, status and locality, resulting in 633 060 species occurrences.  

Published Jan. 12, 2021 10:40 AM

NINA will publish species monitoring data for large and medium-size predators including arctic fox, red fox, wolverine, and golden eagle from above the treeline in Norway.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 10:51 AM

NaturRestaurering AS will publish environmental survey data from many different projects. Including an estimated 4000 to 15 000 data records for vascular plants, birds, and fish.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 12:11 PM

The University of Bergen University Museum will publish georeferenced and data quality validated specimen records for an estimated 15 families of diptera. An estimated 3000 new specimen records and georeferenced to be added for an estimated 6400 specimen records.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 12:19 PM

The University of Oslo Natural History Museum will publish specimen data for parasitic insects (Diptera: Tachinidae; Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea, Chalcidoidea) including an estimated 6500 new specimen records.

Published Jan. 12, 2021 12:27 PM

The Arctic University Museum of Norway will publish specimen data for the Macroalgae collection (Phaeophyta, Rhodophyta, Chlorophyta, and Charophyta) including an estimated 3500 + 431 + 300 +458 + 60 specimens.