Encontros Scientia

BioDiversity4All: 10 years recording Portuguese biodiversity

Sala 2.2.14, FCUL, Lisboa

By PatríciaTiago & InêsTeixeira do Rosário (CSES - cE3c; BioDiversity4All).

Launched in 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity, BioDiversity4All platform assumes that society has a higher concern for biodiversity conservation when it is directly engaged with science and is emotionally involved with its surrounding. The online platform was first connected to the international project based in the Netherlands “Waarneming international”. Later a connection to the “iNaturalist” network was established, allowing the project to reach a wider range of target audience due to a more modern and user-friendly approach.

The project results, today, in more than 276,000 records of plants, animals or fungi from 10,400 species, which can be considered a great success, due to the cultural constraints of the country, which has no strong tradition in naturalists and in registration and observation of biodiversity. There are over 5,500 registered users, 3,900 identifiers and 7,900 Facebook followers. Through this project, some users have already identified new species to Portugal and species in places where their presence was unknown.

The BioDiversity4All platform is currently “home” of around 80 projects in Portugal, some of them, international. Many researchers, naturalists, NGOs, municipalities, schools have seen in this platform the possibility of reaching a wider group of citizens who, through BioDiversity4All, contribute to the increase of scientific knowledge. The link to iNaturalist.org allows these projects to have a global dimension. With this talk we would like to demonstrate to cE3c researchers the potential of this platform to be used in their projects, including therefore, a component of citizen science. BioDiversity4All is a founding member of the European Citizen Science Association, being part of the working group on “Policies, Strategy, Governance and Partnerships, “BioBlitzes” and “Citizen Science Networks”.

12h00-13h00
cE3c - Centro de Ecologia, Evolução e Alterações Ambientais

The objective of this course is to introduce participants to the details of communication and writing scientific publications.

Titulo da iniciativa inserido em fotografia da Ponte sobre o Tejo

A iniciativa, a decorrer de 25 a 31 de outubro, inclui atividades em Ciências ULisboa.

Seminário de Lógica Matemática, por Bruno Jacinto (Universidade de Lisboa).

Seminário Permanente de Filosofia das Ciências, por Anna Ciaunica (CFCUL/GI2).

Seminário de Formação Avançada em Jardins, Paisagens e Ambiente, por Daniela Araújo e Mauro Nascimento (Museu de Lisboa | EGEAC).

Logótipo do evento, sobre um fundo branco

A iniciativa conta com o apoio do Centro Interuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia.

Seminário conjunto do Centro de Estatística e Aplicações da Universidade de Lisboa e do Centro de Matemática Computacional e Estocástica, por Kristen Campbell (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA).

Research at the Faculty of Sciences

Participation is free but prior registration is suggested.

Hi-Phi Seminar, por Nathalie Gontier (Ciências ULisboa, CFCUL) e Luís Tirapicos (Ciências ULisboa, CIUCHT).

Encontro Scientia, por Rui A. P. Perdigão (EChanges - Chair Professor and Head of the Met Institute for Complex System Science, Vienna, Austria / NORA Climate Dynamics and Complexity Chair, Vienna, Austria & Princeton NJ USA / CCIAM coordinator at cE3c, Lisboa, Portugal).

Geometry Webinar, por Giosuè Muratore (CMAFcIO).

Conversa com Galopim de Carvalho.

Logótipo da IAESTE, sobre uma fotografia da cidade de Edimburgo

Candidaturas online de 01 a 31 de outubro 2021.

Imagem alusiva ao Concerto e Conferência

Concerto e conferência pela Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa.

Encontro Scientia, por Maria Amélia Martins Loução (PSE - cE3c).

Imagem ilustrativa do programa, acompanhada do respetivo título

Um programa de aceleração de ideias e negócios, promovido pela redeSaúde, com candidaturas até 15 de outubro de 2021.

Conversa com Galopim de Carvalho.

The objective of this course is to introduce participants to the details of communicating science to non-specialized audiences, including, but not exclusive to, public and private stakeholders, students and teachers, and media professionals.

Conversa com Galopim de Carvalho.

The course aims at providing an introduction to stable isotopes ratios as tools to understand global, ecosystem and community level bio/geo cycles; light isotopes: H, N, C, O and S isotopes, geo cycles and ecological significance; sampling and analytical methodologies in stable isotope analysis.

This course aims to evidence the importance of natural history collections for the study of biodiversity, to show new tools and approaches to extract and disseminate biodiversity data from natural history collections and to increase awareness of young researchers for the scientific and cultural value of Natural History Museums.

Conversa com Galopim de Carvalho.

EvoS aims at turning evolutionary theory into a common language to areas that pertain to the natural world, including human affairs.

Conversa com Galopim de Carvalho.

Fotografia de plantas

Pre-proposals submission until 30 November 2021, 15:00 CET(local time in Brussels).

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