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

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  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    The European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) is calling for papers to showcase examples of initiatives, policies and strategies that support forest and farm organizations in the forthcoming issue of ETFRN News.


    Date publishing: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 00:00
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    The negative impact of the Ebola outbreak on household incomes and markets has led to food insecurity due to lack of access to food. Economic activities have been seriously disrupted as a result of restrictions that were imposed on movement and trade in order to limit the transmission of the disease. This economic slowdown has hit all areas of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, irrespective of the magnitude of the Ebola epidemic.

    Date publishing: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 09:01
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Out now from the Forest Communicators Networks - a 2015 calendar featuring images from around the world. Download for free.


    Date publishing: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 00:00
  • The Data Sharing, Data Standards and Demystifying the IPT Workshop will be held simultaneously at the University of Florida at iDigBio and at the Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility (CBIF). 

    Date publishing: Friday, January 9, 2015 - 14:42
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    Financial services could be disrupted in case of a severe space weather event, due to their dependency on accurate timing often provided by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). A report published by the JRC addresses the potential impact, in particular the effect of a GNSS services loss on timing systems and the sector’s vulnerability. Awareness among operators and regulators worldwide is currently limited and resilience across the financial services sector needs to be built, authors... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 15:48
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    The JRC, in collaboration with the Italian coast guard service, has developed a new method to verify whether ship positions reported with the Automatic Identification System (AIS) are correct. This effective method does not need any additional sensors or technologies and it makes it possible to validate reported data and detect unintentionally incorrect, jammed or deliberately falsified information reported by ships.

    Date publishing: Monday, January 5, 2015 - 12:15
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    JRC scientists in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy have built a composite index (MPI-reg) that measures non-income related poverty by studying three dimensions: education, health and living standards.

    Date publishing: Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:04
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    The JRC has released a new report providing a comprehensive overview of its work in relation to disaster risk reduction and response including their policy background and context.  As a leader in natural disaster research and automated warning systems, the JRC contributes to minimising the impact of disasters in Europe and around the globe.

    Date publishing: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 10:45
  • Channel: DataOne

    We are pleased to announce that the Minnesota Population Center (MPC) joins DataONE as its 25th Member Node. MPC is initially exposing metadata from Terra Populus (TerraPop), with plans to add more data from the vast MPC corpus. TerraPop is a major project within the MPC funded by the National Science Foundation and is the second DataNet project to join the DataONE network as a Member Node, strengthening the collaborative relationships that exist across the DataNet federation.

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    Date publishing: Monday, December 22, 2014 - 18:37
  • Channel: DataOne

    We are pleased to announce that the Minnesota Population Center (MPC) joins DataONE as its 25th Member Node. MPC is initially exposing metadata from Terra Populus (TerraPop), with plans to add more data from the vast MPC corpus. TerraPop is a major project within the MPC funded by the National Science Foundation and is the second DataNet project to join the DataONE network as a Member Node, strengthening the collaborative relationships that exist across the DataNet federation.

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    Date publishing: Monday, December 22, 2014 - 18:37

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