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  1. Site Page: Two Biodiversity Informatics Colleagues Passed Away – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 1st November 2011 The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) is sorry to announce the sad news that two of our close overseas colleagues in biodiversity informatics have passed away unexpectedly in recent weeks. Professor Frank A Bisby (1945 – 2011), from Reading, UK. Larry Speers (1949 – 2011), from Ontario, Canada. Many of us involved in the ALA have worked closely with these men over the years and are saddened by their passing. Professor Frank A Bisby http://www.tdwg.org/...

  2. Site Page: PhyloJive – Integrating biodiversity data with phylogenies – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 23rd October 2012 PhyloJive (Phylogeny Javascript Information Visualiser and Explorer) is a web based application that places biodiversity information aggregated from many sources onto compact phylogenetic trees...

  3. Site Page: ALA helps bring CSIRO’s new biodiversity book to life – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 26th August 2014 CSIRO’s new book, Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia, is jam-packed with the latest scientific knowledge about Australia’s biodiversity, so of course the Atlas of Living Australia is a key feature. The book, which is available free from www.csiro.au/biodiversitybook, describes the ancient origins and unique features of Australia’s plants, animals and ecosystems, and looks at how they are currently tracking...

  4. Site Page: Working together to share and improve the digitisation of biodiversity – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 1st June 2015 During April 13-17 2015, the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) and CSIRO hosted an international summit focused on data sharing and strategies for leveraging common digitisation practices and protocols...

  5. Site Page: Webinar by Arthur Chapman on the history of biodiversity informatics – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 19th January 2016 29 January 2016, 0900 EDT Australia Google+:https://plus.google.com/events/coiklff179p1r8jng8pbf1k9cok YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5_y6o9GVVs As part of the BITC’s global online seminar series, Arthur Chapman, a key figure in both the history and the present of biodiversity informatics, will present the first in a multi-part series on the history of Biodiversity Informatics...

  6. Site Page: National biodiversity data at your fingertips – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 4th April 2017 By Hannah Scott and Peter Brenton, Atlas of Living Australia  Sustainable land and natural resource management relies on many things, but at the core of it, timely accurate data at the right resolution is essential for benchmarking as well as monitoring status and change.  Such data helps to improve productivity and yield, better manage and enhance biodiversity and natural assets, and adapt to changing climates and land use pressures...

  7. Site Page: A New Scanner for Digitizing Australia’s Biodiversity Heritage – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 8th June 2017 This article was originally published in Biodiversity Heritage Library . Read the original post. By Nicole Kearney, Coordinator, BHL Australia In 2011, Australia joined the Biodiversity Heritage Library and, led by Museums Victoria, began to digitize the rare books, historic journals and archival material related to Australia’s biodiversity, and to make them openly available online. There are now 15 Australian organizations contributing to BHL and over 300 worldwide...

  8. Site Page: ALA webinar: Innovations in biodiversity data management – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 9th June 2021 It is now easier than ever to capture biodiversity information, with innovations in smartphones, digitisation and data storage driving massive growth in datasets describing the natural world. This torrent of data brings new opportunities, but also new challenges for organisations that collect, store, and share that information...

  9. Site Page: ALA webinar: Understanding the evolution of Australia’s biodiversity – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 5th November 2020 Australia is a megadiverse continent, containing an array of plants and animals found nowhere else. The Atlas of Living Australia is dedicated to sharing knowledge about these remarkable species, documenting in extraordinary detail the ecosystems they – and we – call home...

  10. Site Page: The ALA Australian Biodiversity Data Mobilisation Program – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 1st March 2022 Do you work in an institution with historic biodiversity data? Our new grant program is designed to help you digitise, mobilise and share your biodiversity data via the Atlas of Living Australia. Image: Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) The ALA Australian Biodiversity Data Mobilisation Program is a grant program to support people and institutions make their biodiversity data more accessible...