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The International Phycological Congress (IPC) meets every four years and is intended for scientists and professional organizations with an interest in phycology. The International Phycological Society and the Organizing Committee have decided that the 12th IPC will be held in a virtual format. [Information of the supplier]
Conferences and Congresses (current)Resource type
The city of Quito is honored to host the 25th Internacional IBA Conference “New frontiers for bear research and conservation in the tropics”. This event, in addition of bringing together the scientific and conservation community that investigate and are focused on the eight species of bears in the world, with special interest on the ones that live in the tropics, will also be held in South America for the first time. This fact provides an excellent opportunity for students, researchers and conservationists ... [Information of the supplier]
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Algae are photosynthetic organisms that occur in most habitats. They vary from small, single-celled forms to complex multicellular forms, such as the giant kelps that grow to 65 meters in length. The Algal Collection of the U.S. National Herbarium is represented by nearly 300,000 accessioned and inventoried herbarium specimens preserved on herbarium sheets, microscope slides or liquid preparations. The collection is comprised of marine, estuarine, freshwater, terrestrial (including cave) and airborne ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
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Alpandino emerged from ALPECOLe, an e-learning course in alpine ecology jointly developed by a consortium of Swiss institutions as part of the Swiss Virtual Campus program. Alpandino is the Spanish translation of the globally applicable alpine plant ecology part of ALPECOLe. The original ALPECOLe course also offers lessons that are rather specific to the Alps or to the temperate zone and thus have not been considered for translation in the context of Alpandino (e.g. specific accounts of vegetation, ... [Information of the supplier]
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Lutz Dirksen's website provides comprehensive information on Anacondas (South American snake genus Eunectes) to a German-language audience. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based websitesResource type
The Andean Botanical Information System (ABIS) presents information from floristic and systematic investigations of the flowering plants (phanerogams) of Andean South America. Topics include selected geographic regions and groups of Andean plants, flora of coastal Peru and Chile, floristic inventories from a variety of habitats in northern Peru, bibliographic resources, and searchable databases. [Information of the supplier]
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The Amazon Tree Diversity Network is an electronic network of 143 botanists, ecologists and taxonomists that share data and information on tree diversity in the pan-Amazon (Amazonia s.s. and the Guyana Shield). Our drive is to gain a better understanding of the processes that drive (patterns of) alfa- and beta-diversity in the region and, through this knowledge, contribute to better conservation strategies for the region. Currently we work with data from botanical 1-ha plots (and sometimes different ... [Information of the supplier]
Academic societies, professional associations, working groups; Discipline based websitesResource type
The Catalogue of New World Grasses (CNWG) is an on-going project led by agrostologists from five institutions to database, using TROPICOS, and link all nomenclature, types, synonymy, current taxonomy, and distribution for grasses occurring from Alaska and Greenland to Tierra del Fuego. This is presented in the context of a new suprageneric classification. The taxonomy accepted by CNWG is derived from contributions by collaborating specialists, or from consultation of literature and specimens by the ... [Information of the supplier]
Factual databasesResource type
CASA is a multi-national, web-based project with the goal of increasing the quality and quantity of research on the reproductive biology and natural history of birds in the Americas. CASA aims to encourage the study of nesting biology by disseminating information, identifying gaps in our knowledge, and bringing together collaborators from across the Americas who work with, study, or simply just love birds. CASA began with a focus on birds nesting on mainland Ecuador (Natural History of Ecuador's ... [Information of the supplier]
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The digital library of the Royal Botanic Garden (CSIC) was set up because of two factors: an extraordinary wealth of documents and active research. The Royal Botanic Garden, on account of its rich and lengthy history, has a magnificent collection of antequarian botanical books. Apart from the intrinsic value of this historic and scientific heritage, the collection is constantly consulted by researchers investigating the organization and distribution of organisms, or the relationship between scientific ... [Information of the supplier]
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