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Presentation about Biodiversity and the Geoweb. Given in July at Geoweb09 in Vanouver.

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    • BIODIVERSITY, WHERE IS IMPORTANT Javier de la Torre envisioning life
    • Biodiversity
    • Biodiversity is a Megascience
    • The Natural History Museum
    • Muséum national d'histoire naturelle
    • 2-3 billion specimens around the world
    • Muséum national d'histoire naturelle
    • P.N.Ordesa 7-7-79 Osmoderma eremita, Ordesa, 7/7/79
    • Collecting on the field Dr. Scott Mori, an expert in the Brazil nut family and tropical forests
    • 7th July 1979
    • 7th July 1979 3 de Enero de 1979
    • foto de ordesa 7th July 1979
    • Osmoderma eremita Osmoderma eremita
    • P.N.Ordesa 7-7-79 What, When, WHERE: Primary data
    • mapa de europa con el punto del bicho
    • Este es el mismo mapa con muchos mas puntos de donde se encuentra ese bicho en Europa
    • Este es el mismo mapa con muchos mas puntos de donde se Area de distribucion real de los puntos en europa encuentra ese bicho en Europa
    • Analysis on primary data
    • P.N.Ordesa 7-7-79 What, When, WHERE: Primary data
    • We need lots of data
    • datos primarios al final 175 Million observations on the web
    • http://www.biodiversityhotspots.org
    • Birds in Europe & North America
    • We have very little data
    • Este es el mismo mapa con muchos mas puntos de donde se encuentra ese bicho en Europa
    • Summer precipitation Winter precipitation Plano de condiciones ambientales Maximum temp. summer Average height
    • Plano de distribución potencial de la especie
    • Plano de distribución potencial de la especie
    • Plano de distribución potencial de la especie
    • Carex bigelowii, different scenarios Pearson et al., 2002
    • Crotalaria pallida Rafael Luís Fonseca
    • What is this good for
    • Taxonomy Health and Public Safety Biogeographic Studies Bioprospecting Species Diversity and Forensics Populations Border Control and Life Histories and Phenologies Wildlife Trade Education and Public Endangered, Migratory Outreach and Invasive Species Ecotourism Impact of Climate Change Art and History Ecology, Evolution and Genetics Society and Politics Environmental Regionalisation Recreational Activities Conservation Planning Human Infrastructure Natural Resource Management Planning Agriculture, Forestry, Aquatic and Marine Fisheries and Mining Biodiversity
    • Conservation matters
    • Conservation matters
    • Cool! 175 Million records of open data
    • envisioning life
    • How do we share biodiversity data
    • 1.8 million species pages Common format Customizable by user Freely available Accessible from a common portal Never completed
    • http://www.gbif.org/
    • GBIF is a global network of data providers that builds biodiversity information infrastructure and promotes the growth of biodiversity information content on the Internet by working with partner initiatives and coordinating activities worldwide.
    • Sustainable Conser- development vation Regu- General Industry User com- User lation Edu- Public munities communities cation Research Portals & Portals and ….. services Services Common Common protocol protocol Wrapper Biological Primary ….. databases Data
    • Demo
    • GBIF web services http://data.gbif.org/ws/rest/taxon http://data.gbif.org/ws/rest/occurrence
    • http://www.tdwg.org/
    • What When Where Darwin Core
    • 175 Million records of open data
    • Making use of the data
    • Intersecting GBIF network data with the World Database on Protected Areas
    • 160M points intersect 150K polygons
    • Reproducing Spatial Joins using Hadoop and EC2. Tim Robertson http://biodivertido.blogspot.com
    • Millions of species, billions of tiles Primary data tile generation on the fly
    • Polygons from points (using Clustr) Deriving species distributions from P.D.
    • GBIF- Convention on Migratory Species Global Registry of Migratory Species
    • Summarizing... zrim
    • Biodiversity matters
    • Biodiversity informatics is all about open data Michael Dawes
    • Join us! Scott Kinmartin
    • THANKS ;) jatorre@vizzuality.com @jatorre biodivertido.blogspot.com