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 JRC news

    A new web-based system developed by the JRC assesses the risk of and maps the potential impact of natural hazards on industrial installations. RAPID-N allows estimating the risk of hazardous-material releases following natural disasters (known as Natech risk). It also identifies Natech-prone areas to support land-use planning, emergency-response planning, damage estimation and early warning.

    Date publishing: Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:55
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    The XIV World Forestry Congress will be a key occasion for the world’s foresters and forest supporters to gather, to share their expertise and experience, and to project a new vision for the future of forests and forestry. We’d like you to help define that vision.

    We invite you to submit your application for organizing an event under the central theme of the Congress, Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 00:00
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    The first global open-source risk assessment tool for humanitarian crises and disasters was launched today. INFORM (Index for Risk Management) is designed to support decisions about prevention, preparedness and response, helping humanitarian actors to align their actions in order to reduce crisis and disaster risk and to build resilience. It is the result of joint efforts of a partnership of international organisations and governments, including the JRC.

    Date publishing: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 16:30
  • Channel: DataOne

    DataONE, PLOS and the California Digital Library are partnered in a project to explore data level metrics (see: https://www.dataone.org/news/plos-cdl-and-dataone-join-forces-build-ince...). As part of this work, CDL is conducting a survey to investigate metrics for datasets. The aim is to learn what metrics of use and impact would be useful to researchers and repositories.

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    Date publishing: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 20:33
  • Channel: DataOne

    DataONE, PLOS and the California Digital Library are partnered in a project to explore data level metrics (see: https://www.dataone.org/news/plos-cdl-and-dataone-join-forces-build-ince...). As part of this work, CDL is conducting a survey to investigate metrics for datasets. The aim is to learn what metrics of use and impact would be useful to researchers and repositories.

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    Date publishing: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 20:33
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Published by the Observatoire des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale, this new edition of the State of the Forest represents the collaborative effort of over 150 individuals from a diversity of institutions and the forestry administrations of the Central African countries. Financial contributions from the European Union, Norway, the United States of America, Germany, France, Canada and the Food and Agriculture Organization of... more

    Date publishing: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 00:00
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    Today the JRC-managed European Reference Laboratory for Feed Additives (EURL-FA) marks 10 years of scientific and technical support to the EU legislation on feed additives, which ensures they are safe for use and traceable in the feed chain.

    The JRC-hosted EURL-FA went in operation in November 2004. Its main task is to support the authorisation procedure of feed additives that are used in the European Union. It also provides quality assurance for the analysis of feed additives through... more

    Date publishing: Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:19
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    On 11-14 November 2014, at the European Parliament in Brussels, the EU officially presented its planned activities for the World Exhibition (Expo) in Milan in 2015. The JRC is coordinating the EU's presence and participation in the EXPO.

    Date publishing: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 14:11
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Millions of people all over the world depend on protected areas for food and livelihoods. Many more benefit indirectly from the services these areas provide: from pollination and pest control to clean water and reduced disaster risks. Part of FAO’s contribution to the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney this week, this paper addresses the inter-relationships between people and protected areas. In response to the global challenge... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 00:00
  • Channel: LTER-Europe

    The next LTER-Europe conference will take place in Vienna (19/20 February) and will be associated with the ExpeER Related Sites Meeting (17-18 February) and workshops dedicated to developing the infrastructure for biodiversity research (16/17 February).

    Date publishing: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 16:25

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