Miniworkshop: Facilitating FAIR management of ecological data using R

Setting up data infrastructure to simplify management of (ecological) data, to facilitate publishing using open community standards (foremost as a Darwin Core Archive) was centre stage for the discussion at our miniworkshop this week. One of the activities we are engaged with currently is to develop R-functionality that help researchers in ecology and related fieldsContinue reading “Miniworkshop: Facilitating FAIR management of ecological data using R”

2nd International Living Norway Colloquium

Towards openness and transparency in Applied Ecology Ecology is a discipline that tries to understand nature and how changes affect it. How is the diversity of organisms dispersed around the world? How do extreme climate changes influence populations of animals and vegetations? These are all questions regularly asked, and topics that are necessary to addressContinue reading “2nd International Living Norway Colloquium”

A fruitful two days seminar

Written by Benjamin Cretois, Lasse F Eriksen and Wouter Koch – PhD students at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology. There is a rapidly increasing awareness of the importance of ecological data. With the climate crisis and global biodiversity loss as a background for much of today’s ecological research, we cannot afford wasting anyContinue reading “A fruitful two days seminar”

Detailed program

Fair data management and open science in ecology, wildlife management and conservation June 11. – 12. 2019 Seminar invitation can be found here. June 11th: Open seminar at NINA-huset Time Program 09:30 – 10:00 Registration and coffee Session chair: Bob O’Hara, NTNU 10:00 – 10:10 Welcome (Einar Hjorthol, Director of Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre) 10:10Continue reading “Detailed program”

Living Norway Ecological Data Network has been launched!

Living Norway Ecological Data Network is a new initiative to promote FAIR data management and reuse of Norwegian ecological data. The network currently involves seven Norwegian institutions that are involved with collection, curation, management, publication and/or use of ecological data scientific studies. To promote management of ecological data from Norwegian research institutions in agreement with FAIR principles,Continue reading “Living Norway Ecological Data Network has been launched!”