Welcome to the EU BON helpdesk!
 

This website will guide you through recent developments by the EU BON project  in the domain of biodiversity information. The helpdesk pursues specific goals and consider the interests of different audiences:

Data Mobilization Toolkit

Online supporting toolkit aiming to assist the user in his data mobilization efforts.

EU BON products

Services, tools, guidelines and other products developed or enhanced by EU BON project.

Resources

Comprehensive and searchable overview of other resources relevant to data sharing, 

Trainings

Trainings and workshops on data and metadata integration strategies, use of standards, and use of data sharing tools.

User groups we are addressing:

For more information on the EU BON project, please visit EU BON portal.

News and events

Other initiatives

  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) has launched a new web application to help countries develop national forest monitoring systems and procedures to measure, report and verify associated greenhouse gas emissions. The application, named REDDcompass, serves as a ‘buddy’ to accompany countries through the otherwise complex system design and development processes that will ultimately help countries meet emissions reduction pledges and... more

    Date publishing: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) has launched a new web application to help countries develop national forest monitoring systems and procedures to measure, report and verify associated greenhouse gas emissions. The application, named REDDcompass, serves as a ‘buddy’ to accompany countries through the otherwise complex system design and development processes that will ultimately help countries meet emissions reduction pledges and... more

    Date publishing: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS
    FAO and Google are working together to make high-resolution satellite data an everyday tool in managing the world’s natural resources in a joint effort to boost "environmental literacy". The recently-established partnership already allows resource managers and researchers in many countries to gauge changing land uses of individual field-sized plots seen by eye-in-the-sky satellites.
    Date publishing: Friday, April 15, 2016 - 11:00
  • Channel: DataOne
    Date publishing: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 05:58
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Experts are meeting in Cobán, Guatemala, this week to discuss ways to integrate small-scale producers, women, indigenous people and youth in forestry and agro-forestry value-chains in Latin America. Representatives from forest and farm producer organizations and the governments of Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, Ecuador and Panama will share success stories and discuss public policies and strategies that can... more

    Date publishing: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 00:00
  • Channel: DataOne

    DataONE welcomes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) as the newest Member Node to join the federation. NCEI is the merger of NOAA's three former National Data Centers: The National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), and the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC).

    Date publishing: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 17:51
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Zhuhai, China: There is huge potential for an increase in urban forests, trees and green areas to counteract the negative effects of rapid urbanization and improve livelihoods in the major cities of Asia and the Pacific, a regional meeting on urban forestry heard today.

    The First Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting is co-convened by FAO in Zhuhai, China, where experts from 20 countries have... more

    Date publishing: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Published each year since 1947, the FAO Yearbook of Forest Products is a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products from over 100 countries and territories of the world.

    The 68th edition of the Yearbook is published in 6 languages and contains annual data on the production and trade in forest products for the years 2010-2014 and on direction of trade in 2013 and 2014.


    Date publishing: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Experts are discussing the restoration of Latin America’s forests and other ecosystems this week at a meeting in Bogotá, Colombia, co-organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative (FERI) and FAO. The capacity-building workshop will identify ways to help countries achieve the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, which aims to restore 15 percent of degraded ecosystems... more

    Date publishing: Monday, April 4, 2016 - 00:00
  • Channel: DataOne
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    The Spring 2016 issue of DataONENews is now available. Features Include:

    • "DataONE and USGS: Making Open Data a Reality" Guest editorial
    • A message from the DUG Chairs
    • CyberInfrastructure Update
    • Outreach Update
    • CEO Working Group Focus
    • Member Node Description: Minnesota Population Center and Terra Populus
    Download the Newsletter: ... more
    Date publishing: Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 05:16

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