The next member assembly of PAK 823-825 will be held in Göttingen shortly before the opening ceremony of the gtö-conference.
Date: Thuesday, 23 February 2016
Time: 10:00 - 13:30 Uhr
Venue: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Hörsaalgebäude Geowissenschaften und Geographie
Lecture hall: NM 14
The next status symposia of the platform will be held in Loja/Ecuador from October 07.-08. 2015. The detailed program will be announced at due time
Along the gtö conference in Freising our first member assembly of the DFG-PAK 823/4/5 will take place.
Alongside the assembly our datawarehouse manager Rütger Rollenbeck will be available to answer questions and help you regarding the handling of our datawarehouse.
The annual status symposium of the research unit will take place on Friday morning, 19th of October at the UTPL in Loja (8:30 - 13:00).
Scientists will present latest research results to the interested public. Everybody is invited to join this symposium. The talks will be given in Spanish language.
Annual Confernce of the Society for Tropical Ecology
"Islands in land- and seascape: The Challange of Fragmentation"
The conference (www.gtoe-conference.de) will run from February 22 to 25, 2012 in Erlangen, Germany.
The conference aims at maximizing interactions among scientists of all disciplines and backgrounds who are interested in tropical biogeography and biodiversity.
In 2012, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg will host the Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology (Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie, gtö), focusing on the Islands in land- and seascape.
Date: 6 and 7 October 2011
Venue: Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL), Loja
Please find the following information (effective 28.09.2011):
Timetable of the talks (the presentations are online available on the FOR816 internal website)
FOR816 members find more detailled information (General timetable and maps for internal events, flights, accommodation, etc.) in the internal part of the website in the news section (administrative news).
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|Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix - Speaker firstname.lastname@example.org||Dr. Birgit Gemeinholzer - Speaker email@example.com||Dr. Jens Nieschulze - Data Manager firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Thomas Lotz - Data Manager email@example.com|
The next meeting on data management in interdisciplinary projects concerning
“Data repositories in environmental sciences – concepts, definitions, technical solutions and user requirements”
will be held in Rauischholzhausen (near Marburg) on February 28th – March 1st, 2011
hosted by the FOR816 Ecuador and Biodiversity Exploratories in collaboration with the WG Data of the DFG senate commission on biodiversity research.
Please reserve these dates in your agenda.
Quality proofed research data build the foundation for scientific knowledge gain. Although billions of Euros are spent annually in Germany alone to acquire data only a fraction are accessible over time and are re-used in further contexts. The Alliance of German Science Organisations acknowledges this problem and pools activities for their solutions. Interdisciplinary research project repositories are at the intersection of data collection in the field, work-in-progress-storage, and long-term archiving. Against this background the workshop explores required standards of data capture, data curation and interchange with respect to technical and social issues, and addresses challenges in long-term archiving in a national and international framework.
The aim is to bring together the community of project database manager, standards developer, information scientists, librarians, and funding agencies. As results, we anticipate a better communication between the many disciplines, an overview of the current state of the art and a roadmap for future activities.
A focus will be set on
“Data platforms in integrative biodiversity research”.
Sessions will concentrate on:
Data standards and ontologies for integrative biodiversity research
Concepts for Data Repositories
- Data exchange including legal status of data and access
- Sustainability of repositories including permanent funding strategies
- Migration strategies for project data to permanent enviornmental data repositories
- Structural and technical concepts
- Models; central, distributed networks, connected topical/regional nodes etc.
- Hardware; including costs
- Software; designs, data models, data flow, interfaces
- Demands of data provider and data user (bridging the gap between user needs and expectations)
- Added value to be provided by project repositories
- Required service tools (input, search, analysis, visualisation, output)
- Citeable data publications as incentive (DOI, ISI, others)
We are looking forward to this meeting and hope that you will be able to participate. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the local organizers.
With kind regards,
Contact to local organizers:
Data Manager FOR816
Philipps-University of Marburg
Faculty of Geography
fon: ++49.(0)64 21 / 28-24 208
Philipps-University of Marburg
Faculty of Geography/Climatology and Remote Sensing
Geography Deutschhausstr. 10
fon: ++49.(0)64 21 / 28-24 839
fax: ++49.(0)6421 / 28-24 833
For registartion, please download the Frist call (pdf) and use the according form.
Further information on the planned speeches can be found in this Reminder (pdf).
The Program and Abstracts of the Meeting are available here (pdf).
Below all presentations and posters are listed. The underlined contributions are available as PDF.
Talks: Download all as zip [39MB]
Bendix, J.: Introduction to the Workshop
Reusser, D.: Data version management
Enke, N.: The user's view on data sharing
Posters: Download all as zip [11MB]
Nadrowski, K.: Biodiversity - Ecosystem Functioning (BEF-China) data portal
Curdt, C., Hoffmeister, D., Jekel, C., Waldhoff, G., Bareth, G.: The TR32 project database - TR32DB
Muche, G., Hillmann, T, Suwald, A.: Data management of BIOTA AFRICA, now useful for RSSC Southern Africa
Willmes, C., Hoffmeister, D., Biessmann, O., Hütt, C., Kürner, D., Volland, K., Bolten, A., Bareth, G.: CRC806-Database: Implementation of a data management for an interdisciplinary research project
Lotz, T., Dobbermann, M., Göttlicher, D., Nauss, T., Bendix, J.: FOR816-Ecuador Data Warehouse: An EML-based relational project database and more
Kralisch, S., Zander, F.: Environmental Data Management with the River Basin Information System (RBIS)
Triebel, D., Weiss, M., Schneider, T., Hagedorn, G., Jablonski, S., Reichert, W., Volz. B., Rambold, G.: The Diversity Workbench - a virtual biodiversity research environment
Droege, G., Zetzsche, H., Gemeinholzer, B.: DNA Bank Network - A shared data portal for integrative molecular and biodiversity research
Kattge, J., Diaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, C., Leadley, P., Bönisch, G., Wirth, C.: TRY: towards a unified global database of plant functional traits
Frenzel, M., Klotz, S., Hardisty, A., Bánki, O.: LifeWatch - a European e-science and observatory infrastructure supporting access and use of biodiversity and ecosystem data
Michener, W. K., Budden, A., Koleska, R., Vieglais, D, DataONE Team: DataONE: A virtual data center for the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences
Mehrtens, K., Springer, P., Fleischner, D., Schirnick, C., Jannaschk, K.: Components and aspects of an integrated data management approach
Seifarth, D.: Identifying Objects or Concepts in Ecological Data using Topic Maps
Meeting: Datamanagers of DFG research programs
Meeting minutes (Nauß, Th.)
Link to this news item:
http://www.tropicalmountainforest.org/ --> News --> Conferences --> February 2011
Photo taken by Maik Dobbermann
The DAAD invites all persons who studied or worked at least three months in Germany to an alumni meeting in Quito at the 29th of January.
Please find in the invitation more detailed information.
Date: 7 and 8 October 2010
Venue: Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL), Loja
Please find the following information (effective 17.09.2010):
FOR816 members find more detailed information (internal events, flights, accommodation, etc.) in the internal part of the TMF webpage in the news section (administrative news).
Announcment of the Latin America Symposium " Biodiversity in Change" held in Bonn from the 12.-13. Dezember 2008.
It is still possible to submit poster and talks.
For further details please see (http://www.ilz.uni-bonn.de/la-symposium/)
First Announcement of an International Scientific Conference on:
"Tropical Rainforests and Agroforests under Global Change"
This years bi-national symposium on the subject "Biodiversity and Sustainable Management of a Megadiverse Mountain Ecosystem in South Ecuador" will be held in Loja on the 11.-12. September 2008.
Please see all the details on the offical website:
Advances in research on sustainable management and the role of academic education.
2-4 April 2008.
University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences.
For further information please see the pdf.
The second circular of the International Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology which is taking place in Hohenheim(Germany) between 18-22 February 2008 can be found here.
September 20th and 21st, 2007.
The symposium takes place in Loja/Ecuador.
Venue is the Honorable Consejo Provincial de Loja, Salón de la Provincia.
Please find talks and poster in the following PDF file
After the symposium we will hold a general meeting (21.09.2007; 14.00 – 18.00 h; same venue).
program and posters (pdf)
flight plans (pdf)
symposium location (jpg)