As Belgian Node to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, the Belgian Biodiversity Platform organises a 2-day workshop on data use.
The event is primarily targeting students / young scientists in biology from all over the country.
This data-use workshop will be an occasion to learn about the GBIF.org portal, open data principles, and some exciting data visualisation tools. You will also increase your skills in open biodiversity data and you will discover tools for data management and visualisation. You will also learn how to combine your research data with data made freely available by thousands of museums/ institutions/ scientists worldwide.
The training will focus on:
•Discovering data on GBIF.org portal
•Downloading the data in CSV and Darwin Core format
•Understanding Data Citation, Licenses and DOIs
•Visualising Data with Spreadsheet, QGIS and R
•Filtering the Data, understanding fitness-for-use
•Ecological Niche Modelling with Maxent