Many scientists and experts from Europe, USA and Australia met from 28th to 30th October in Barcelona to celebrate the third edition of the General Assembly of the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA). Mrs Emmanouela Panteri from HCMR represented LifeWatchGreece in the ECSA General Assembly by demonstrating the CIGESMED Citizen Science project and it's involvement with LifeWatchGreece mobile application.
Post date: Thursday, 19 November, 2015 - 13:23
The 8th IHO-IAG ABLOS Conference “UNCLOS: Advances in Governing the Blue World” (http://www.ablosconference.com/) was held in Monaco (seat of the International Hydrographic Organization – IHO), from the 20th to the 22nd of October 2015.
Post date: Friday, 30 October, 2015 - 10:56
The 13th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR) was held in Herakleion, Crete between 7 and 11 of October, 2015. The congress' scope included all issues related to systematic, phylogeny, biogeography, ecology, evolution, and conservation on animal species in the eastern Mediterranean region.
Post date: Friday, 16 October, 2015 - 12:27
Mrs Matina Nikolopoulou from the LifewatchGreece core team participated in the First Workshop IODE - Expanding OBIS with environmental data that took place in Oostende, Belgium at 5 - 7 October 2015.
Post date: Thursday, 15 October, 2015 - 10:13
The Euromarine Foresight Symposium "Future Coast - Europe" (http://www.io-warnemuende.de/future-coast-home.html) was held in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW), from the 5th to the 7th of October 2015.
Dr Christos Arvanitidis participated in the symposium and presented an new approach for the integrated management of coastal ecosystems supported by the LifewatchGreece Infrastructure.
The presentation can be found below.
Post date: Wednesday, 14 October, 2015 - 10:13
The European Researchers' Night celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2015. All the events took place - simultaneously - on 25 September, in 280 cities across Europe and beyond. The Hellenic Centre of Marine Research, again this year welcomed the Researcher's Night at Rhodes island with many games, photography, painting, poster, experiments and visits to laboratories, at the Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes. LifeWatch Greece team participated actively to this event by presenting part of the LifewatchGreece portal, including MicroCT and RvLAB for educational purposes.
Post date: Tuesday, 13 October, 2015 - 10:13
The 50th European Marine Biology Symposium (http://www.awi.de/embs50) was held in Helgoland (Germany) between the 21st and 25th of September 2015. Dr Christos Arvanitidis, coordinator of LifeWatchGreece, presented the aims and scope of the project to the congress participants'. In addition, Dr Arvanitidis presented the R Virtual Laboratory (R vLab) and its optimized functions for analysis of ecological community data.
Post date: Monday, 12 October, 2015 - 10:13
The ninth International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'15), that was hosted in Manchester Metropolitan University, on 9 - 11 of September 2015, aimed to bring together scholars and practitioners that share a common interest in the interdisciplinary field of metadata, semantics, linked data and ontologies. Dr Panagiotis Papadakos from the Lifewatch Greece Team of FORTH presented "Species Identification through Preference-enriched Faceted Search", a work based on the Preference-enriched Faceted Search system Hippalus.
Post date: Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 00:00
Dr. Pafilis Evangelos from the LifeWatchGreece team participated in the BioCreative V Scientific challenge workshop that took place in Seville, Spain during 9-11 September 2015.
Post date: Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 15:11
The EGI-LifeWatch meeting was organized by the Competence Center in the Instituto de Física de Cantabria in Santander between the 2nd and 4th of September 2015. During the meeting the progress of the ESFRI construction was analyzed, the next actions were discussed and the following topics were specifically addressed: 1) Pattern recognition tools for Citizen Science, 2) Data flow handling, from the instrumentation to the repositories, 3) Use of R-tools, 4) Workflows: Galaxy and TRUFA.
Post date: Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 10:34