Research infra-structures:
the case for integrating
freshwater biodiversity data
Aaike De Wever, Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber
@a...
Taking freshwater biodiversity
into account in water policy
• Data – solid scientific foundation for policy
• Baseline dat...
2010

?
2014

*

Vines et al. (2014) The
Availability of Research
Data Declines Rapidly
with Article Age. Current
Biology 24, 1-4....
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BioFresh: bringing expertise and
data together
www.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu
Data?
Caddisflies [E],
Köcherfliege [D],
ver d’eau [F]
kokerjuffer [N]
Research infra-structures:
the case for integrating
freshwater biodiversity data
Matthias Obst @

Are we ready to build a Hubble telescope to
study biodiversity?
Virtual research
infrastructure and
inter...
Nick Davidson, Dec. 2011
The State of the World’s Wetlands
and their ecosystem services

Stephan Flink & Lammert
Hilarides...
Thanks!
Funding: EU FP7
Data contributors and partners
Coordination and data WP-leads: Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber,
Nicolas Bai...
Research infrastructures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data
Research infrastructures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data
Research infrastructures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data
Research infrastructures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data
Research infrastructures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data
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Achievements of the EU BioFresh project on freshwater biodiversity. Importance to keep mobilising data and continue the work on the web infrastructure.

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Research infrastructures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data

  1. 1. Research infra-structures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data Aaike De Wever, Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber @aaik RBINS – Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels BOKU – University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna © J. Freyhof, A. Hartl
  2. 2. Taking freshwater biodiversity into account in water policy • Data – solid scientific foundation for policy • Baseline data – halting biodiversity loss • Data on connectivity of freshwater environments Science 343, 3 Jan. 14, p. 15
  3. 3. 2010 ?
  4. 4. 2014 * Vines et al. (2014) The Availability of Research Data Declines Rapidly with Article Age. Current Biology 24, 1-4. *
  5. 5. ? ? ?
  6. 6. BioFresh: bringing expertise and data together
  7. 7. www.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu
  8. 8. Data?
  9. 9. Caddisflies [E], Köcherfliege [D], ver d’eau [F] kokerjuffer [N]
  10. 10. Research infra-structures: the case for integrating freshwater biodiversity data
  11. 11. Matthias Obst @ Are we ready to build a Hubble telescope to study biodiversity? Virtual research infrastructure and interoperability systems Data repositories and information systems Data generating infrastructures LifeWatch, DataONE PESI, WORMS, OBIS, GBIF, GeneBank, Pangaea LTER, GenomicObservatories, NHM’s,  BON’s,   EarthObservatories, etc
  12. 12. Nick Davidson, Dec. 2011 The State of the World’s Wetlands and their ecosystem services Stephan Flink & Lammert Hilarides, Dec. 2013 1st Edi on 2015 Global Wetlands Observing System Engine room Collaborative Effort • Process • • • • • Infrastructure Procedures Information Life Cycle Data Analysis Modeling Products • • • Sahelian Atlas Freshwater Health Index State of the Worlds Wetlands • Global Mangrove Watch • Knowledge • Data • Money • Access Partners / data providers Donors: Targeted users • Needs • Impact • • • • • Basin authorities Decision/policy makers Corporates NGOs MEAs
  13. 13. Thanks! Funding: EU FP7 Data contributors and partners Coordination and data WP-leads: Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber, Nicolas Bailly, Klement Tockner, Koen Martens Platform development: Jörg Strackbein Metadatabase development: Robert Vogl Atlas development: Vanessa Bremerich Data portal development: Michel Kapel, Bos Debusscher …

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