GBIF Norway

Ebbe Nielsen Challenge

December 4, 2014

The GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge 2015 is launched. For the last 12 years GBIF has awarded the Ebbe Nielsen prize in recognition of outstanding work within biodiversity informatics and the scientifically use of primary biodiversity information mobilized through the GBIF network. This year (2015) the prize is launched as a competition inviting scientists, informaticians and cartographers to submit their own innovative work using open-access biodiversity data.

The first prize is €20,000 and the deadline for registration of your project is March 2nd 2015. We encourage Norwegian scientists to participate.

New datasets

September 12, 2014

Data repatriation of 972 occurrence data from India published from the Norwegian University Museums.

About GBIF Norway

GBIF Norway is the Norwegian participant node in the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, GBIF.

Our main task is to make primary data on biological diversity from the Norwegian collections and observation databases freely available and to coordinate GBIF-related activities in Norway.

Norway currently supplies more than 13,000,000 records to the GBIF Network.

Spatial distribution of observation records with geographic coordinates provided by GBIF Norway, 1x1 degree grid.