1. GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an internationa network and research infrastructure funded by the world’s governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth. Coordinated through its Secretariat in Copenhagen, theGBIF...
  2. The lack of a standardized methodology creates at least two significant problems. The first problem is that the lack of guidance on robust monitoring protocols and survey design leads to the collection of information that cannot fulfill the objectives for which it was collected. For example, if...
  3. Good decisions require good information. For GIS users, the quality of information coming out of their systems depends on the accuracy of the data going in. Confident decision making leaves no room for doubt over data accuracy. The last thing GIS users need to worry about is whether the data...
  4. Selecting GPS capabilities you will purchase and use will be based on computer processing capabilities of the unit. This is combined with the antenna it will use. All GPS units access data from the same satellites in orbit around the earth.TheGlobal Positioning System (GPS), originallyNavstar...
  5. Abstract, Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2015 April Inventorying field mapped plots can be difficult in tropical forest because visibility and access are limited due to high density of woody plants. Additionally, steep slopes and frequent presence of fog further complicate field measurements...
  6. Android Very smart tool to measure area, distance, perimeter by draw your figure on map as your imagination. Fast area/distance/perimeter making : - Smart Marker Mode for very accurate pin placement - Very smart to edit measurements - Undo button for all actions - GPS tracking/Auto measure for...
  7. 2017-01-20 Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global...
  8. The most frequently used climate classification map is that of Wladimir Köppen, presented in its latest version 1961 by Rudolf Geiger. A huge number of climate studies and subsequent publications adopted this or a former release of the Köppen-Geiger map. While the climate classification concept...
  9. Collect Earth is a tool that enables data collection through Google Earth. In conjunction with Google Earth, Bing Maps and Google Earth Engine, users can analyze high and very high resolution satellite imagery for a wide variety of purposes, including : Support multi-phase National Forest...
  10. 2016-01-11 This video demonstrates the functionalities of Open Foris Collect Earth and its integration with Bing Maps, Google Earth, Google Earth Engine and Saiku. Collect Earth is a Free and Open Source tool that allows easy land monitoring, using freely available services, through a visual interpretation...