FAIR Terrestrial ecoscience and biodiversity data workshop, IDCC, Melbourne, 4th February

15 Jan 2019

Hi all,

I’d like to draw your attention to the programme of workshops happening on 4th February at the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Melbourne. See: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc19/workshops

The “Innovative connected research infrastructure for Terrestrial ecoscience researchers and decision makers” workshop in particular may be of interest to this group. Registrations close on Monday 21st January. To register visit: https://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/information-services/information-services-events/14th-international-digital-curation-conference-workshop-booking-only

This half-day workshop will outline the collaborative approach taken in Australia to publish and use well curated FAIR Terrestrial ecoscience and biodiversity data. The workshop will provide an overview of the ecosystem science eInfrastructure funded by NCRIS and take a hands-on approach by getting participants to use a variety of integrated, curated and interoperable data and tools. These tools are used by ecoscience researchers, managers and policy makers to discover, synthesise and analyse spatial data to investigate the potential impact scenarios on biodiversity. No complex coding/statistical knowledge is required. Just bring your laptop and we will provide access to a wealth of data and analysis/modelling tools.

The workshop costs £52 and is being run by Hamish Holewa, Atlas of Living Australia, Guru Siddeswara, TERN; Sarah Richmond, Griffith University; Chantal Huijbers, Griffith University; Keith Russell, Australian Research Data Commons.