[tdwg] Apply now: iDigBio Georeferencing for Research Use, a short course

Deborah Paul dpaul at fsu.edu
Wed May 4 00:34:54 CEST 2016

Hi Everyone!

iDigBio (https://www.idigbio.org), the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity 
and Ecological Restoration (CCBER) (http://ccber.ucsb.edu/), and NCEAS 
(https://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/) are pleased to announce the:

Short Course: iDigBio Georeferencing for Research Use, Santa Barbara, 
California, Oct 4 - 7, 2016.

Application submission deadline: Monday May 30th, 2016.
To Apply for a Spot: 

*Limited space*: 24 slots. Applicants notified of decisions by mid-June 
*Course Location*: NCEAS (https://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/), Santa Barbara, 
*Who*: Interested members of current TCNs and the broader biodiversity 
natural history collections community actively mobilizing and using 
biological and paleontological specimen locality data for research.
*When*: 4 days. Tuesday to Friday, Oct 4 - 7, 2016 (Monday October 3 and 
Saturday October 8 are travel days).

Our focus is on research use of georeferenced natural history 
collections data. We will include activities and discussions about best 
practices and tools for georeferencing, capturing locality data in the 
field, and using georeferenced specimen locality data in research. 
Attendees must have a basic level of experience with georeferencing 
techniques and tools.

Please share widely. Thank you. Looking forward to your applications.

Debbie Paul, on behalf of the planning team
(please excuse cross-postings)

-- Upcoming iDigBio Events https://www.idigbio.org/calendar
-- Deborah Paul, iDigBio Digitization and Workforce Training Specialist
iDigBio -- Steering Committee Member, SPNHC Liaison, SYNTHESYS3 Representative
Institute for Digital Information, 234 LSB
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306

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