LW Bulletin of Land Surface Dynamics

The latest 2014 issue of the LifeWatch Bulletin of Land Surface Dynamics has been published.
This issue focuses on 2014 as the hottest year on record in the World and in Europe. Impacts of this exceptional phenomenon on the land surface dynamics are similar to the ones observed earlier in 2014, including:

  • An unusual absence of snow in December over Central Europe
  • The Sweden’s largest wildfire in 60 years
  • A greener vegetation than usual in Mediterranean countries 

 To read more please download the attached pdf file.

Lecce Roadshow – Apulian Festival of Innovation

EN version below

LifeWatch Italia √® lieto di annunciare la partecipazione al Roadshow leccese del “Festival dell’Innovazione”, coinvolgendo studenti di scuole secondarie nella ricerca su ecologia e innovazione grazie ad un serious game incentrato sull’applicazione del metodo scientifico alla biodiversit√†!

Venite  a trovarci il 10 aprile, in Piazza Sant’Oronzo a Lecce. Non mancate!

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LifeWatch ITA is pleased to announce that will join the Roadshow of the Apulian “Festival dell’Innovazione”, involving secondary schools’ students into ecological research and innovation through a serious game applying the scientific method to biodiversity!

Come and meet us, in Lecce, Piazza Sant’Oronzo, on 10 April 2015.

Open positions at GBIF Secretariat

The GBIF Secretariat currently has three job openings within the informatics team based in Copenhagen.

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is seeking to recruit three staff members to join its informatics team: a Technical Liaison as a senior staff member to provide strategic leadership in biodiversity informatics and delivery of open data infrastructure, and a Web Developer and Software Developer (data team) to reinforce GBIF’s ability to deliver high-quality tools for publishing and using biodiversity data.

Please find details of the positions and application guidelines on:

The deadline for the technical liaison position is Monday, 4 May 2015; the deadline for the developer positions, Monday, 27 April 2015.

Link: http://www.gbif.org/jobs