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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...

Welcome EMSO-ERIC

On Friday 27 January,  EMSO-ERIC had its launch-event at the Italian Association Stampa Estera in Rome.  The EMSO-ERIC, European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory – European Research Infrastructure Consortium has been created by eight countries: France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom,...