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FAOLEX for Greece

FAOLEX is a database of national legislation, policies and bilateral agreements on food, agriculture and natural resources management. It is administered by the Development Law Service (LEGN) of the FAO Legal Office and it is constantly updated, with an average of 8,000 new entries per year. It currently contains legal and policy documents from more than 200 countries in over 40 languages.

Here is the link for the legal profile of Greece.

LifeWatchGreece Special Collection in Biodiversity Data Journal

The LifeWatchGreece Special Collection is now available in Biodiversity Data Journal, with a series of articles highlighting key contributions to the large-scale European LifeWatch RI.

The Software Description papers explain the LifeWatchGreece Portal, where all the e-Services and the vLabs provided by LifeWatchGreece RI are hosted; the Data-Services based on semantic web technologies, which provide detailed and specialized search paths to facilitate data mining; the R vLab which can be used for a series of statistical analyses in ecology, based on an integrated and optimized online R environment; and the Micro-CT vLab, which allows the online exploration, dissemination and interactive manipulation of micro-tomography datasets.

MOBILISE Action of the COST program announcement

Call for short scientific/technical visits on Digital Collections

The scope of the COST Action MOBILISE is to build up a cooperative, inclusive, bottom-up and responsive network with active involvement of European stakeholders to support research for biodiversity informatics. MOBILISE will facilitate knowledge and technology transfer across stakeholders, bridging the gap between biodiversity and geoscience research and information technology best practices.

MOBILISE is a crucial networking and capacity building tool that supports the overarching DiSSCo development Programme and ensures equal spread of the benefits across the European continent.  

BDJ accepted in Science Citation Index Expanded

Dear LifeWatchers:

We would like to inform you that having successfully completed a rigorous evaluation process, a year after Biodiversity Data Journal was accepted for indexing in Scopus, now the journal is to be indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and listed in the respective Journal Citation Reports with a Journal Impact Factor and related metrics.We would like to use the occasion to thank you for being part of our team through the past several years. We are extremely grateful to all of you for devoting your efforts to establishing BDJ as the high-quality and eminent scholarly journal that it has become.We wholeheartedly hope that we will continue working together towards building up on our achievements and conquering the next milestone in this amazing scientific and publishing venture!

BDJ’s Editorial team

LifeWatchGreece research results taught to the Honors Class of the University of Maine at Farmington

LifeWatchGreece research results taught to the Honors Class of the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF); Skype lecture by Dr. Christos Arvanitidis on October the 18th 2018 (12:15 local time)

Site: University of Maine at Farmington Honors Course, Fall 2018

Course Title:
Marine Biology from an Ancient Greek Perspective (HON 180N)

Course Designer and Teacher:
Nancy Prentiss, UMF


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