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Interim Executive Board Meeting

Form 26 to 29 June 2017, the Interim Executive Board of LifeWatch-ERIC took place in Melpignano, Lecce, in the magnificent framework of the freshly renewed Palazzo Marchesale. The meeting hosted by the LifeWatch Service Centre, thanks to the support of the Town of Melpignano, was the first operative session of the infrstructure, after the I Genera...

The First Italian Citizen Science Conference

The First Italian Citizen Science Conference will take place in Rome on November 23-25, 2017 at the National Research Council. Three full days and 43 speakers to make the point on the state of the art in Italy of this new approach to science and to environmental sciences in particular. Several significant Italian projects will be presented in the l...

Ontology & Semantic Web for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Research

Workshop | Ontology & Semantic Web for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Research Lecce (Italy) | 11-14 July 2017 Many different standards, approaches, and semantic tools have been developed to improve data sharing and interoperability. Semantic technologies provide a promising way to properly describe and interrelate these different...

Welcome LifeWatch-ERIC

Deepening biodiversity and ecosystem related issues has become a crucial value in contemporary society, which is tackling global scale challenges on capital elements, such as resource supply, economic development, environmental security and human well-being. The European Commission recognises research in this area as a priority, moving further fro...

International Summer School

Geocomputation using free and Open Source Software, Matera (Italy), 19-23 June 2017 The International Summer School, organised by Spatial Ecology (www.spatial-ecology.net), will be held at the Univiversity of Basilicata, in the magnificent town Matera, Italy, from 19 to 23 June. A 5 days intense e...