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The LifeWatch Marine VRE

The LifeWatch Marine Virtual Research Environment (VRE) portal has just been launched, bringing together several marine resources, data bases, data systems, web services, tools, etc. into one marine virtual research environment (VRE).  This portal can be considered as a first bottom-up development demonstrating potential and capability emulati...

Bulletin of Land Surface Dynamics mid-2014

The Bulletin of Land Surface Dynamics highlights unusual events of land surface dynamics and their links with ecology and biodiversity processes, and provides a remarkable example of LifeWatch use of data. The new issue of mid-2014 has just been published and is available for download here, together with the 2013 Bulletin.

LW-ITA joins the O.S.D.

The 21st of June 2014 LifeWatch-ITA to the Ocean Sampling Day (OSD). The chosen sampling site was Naples' one (identified as OSD4), the long term station of MareChiara, LTER-MC located 2 miles away from Naples, about 75m depth. In this occasion, it was sample superficial waters, hydrology, organic and inorganic nutrients, POC, spectro-fluometric an...

TDWG 2014 Annual Conference

The TDWG 2014 Annual Conference will take place in Elmia Congress Centre, Jönköping, Sweden, on October 27-31, 2014. The theme of this year is "Applications and Data Standards for Sustaining Biodiversity". It is of particular interest for the LifeWatch Community the TDWG 2014 Workshop: "Software solutions for data management in biodiversity researc...

The Stakeholders Board Meeting, Crete 7-8 July 2014

On 7 and 8 July 2014, the Stakeholders' board of LifeWatch will meet in Crete at the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research premises. The aim of the meeting is to discuss the progresses made regarding the ERIC application process and advancements made by different components of LifeWatch.