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: EU BON (Events)

    The 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will take place from 4 to 17 December 2016 - Cancun, Mexico.

    More information to follow here: https://www.cbd.int/doc/?... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:18
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    The next International Conference on Research Infrastructures will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 3 to 5 October 2016, hosted by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) in collaboration with the European... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:01
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business, and academia, with the goal of conserving the... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:47
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    The 5th International EcoSummit Congress, EcoSummit 2016 - Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change, will take place at The Corum Convention Centre, Montpellier from 29 August – 1 September 2016.

    This conference... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:43
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a biennial, pan-European, general science conference dedicated to scientific research and innovation. Each conference aims to deliver stimulating content and lively debate around the latest advancements and... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:38
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    The Annual meetings of the LTER-Europe network and the eLTER H2020 project will take place between 13 and 17 June, 2016 in Latvia. 

    The annual LTER-Europe meeting will take place during this week, along with the annual eLTER... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:34
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    Green Week 2016 will take place from 30 May to 3 June. Focusing on the theme "Investing for a greener future", it hopes to contribute to answering a broader question of how to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:31
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    The ICEBE 2016: 18th International Conference on Ecology, Biodiversity and Environment will take place on 19 & 20 May, 2016, in Berlin, Germany.

    The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists,... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:26
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    The ASEAN-EU STI Days 2016 will be organised in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 10-12 May, 2016. This year’s edition of the event will focus on presenting academic/industry collaborations in and between ASEAN and the EU in the context of common key... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:21
  • Channel: EU BON (Events)

    CETAF39 will be hosted by the Hungarian Natural History Museum in Budapest on the 3-4 May 2016.

    More information coming soon here: http://cetaf.... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 09:18

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  • 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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