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Published: May 30th, 2017

By Hannah Klatzkow The biggest obstacle facing current researchers is the unprecedented amount of data that is being collected, shared, and made accessible. The seemingly limitless amount of information that […]

GIS and Biodiversity

GIS and Biodiversity

Published: May 22nd, 2017

By Musa Jundi The study of conservation biology and biodiversity has recently been transformed by the growing available technologies in genome sequencing, databasing, and computation. Data has never been so […]

News Archives Biodiversity Blog

Published: May 22nd, 2017

Biodiversity Hotspots The North American Coastal Plain Becomes the Newest Hotspot! Ocean Acidification: Indirect Effects on Coastal Marine Biodiversity Join the Zooniverse. Be a Zoonite. GIS and Biodiversity Biodiversity Hotspot […]

Biodiversity Hotspot Facing Disaster

Biodiversity Hotspot Facing Disaster

Published: May 16th, 2017

By Hannah Klatzkow Reduction of biodiversity is a universal problem, but in Southeast Asia, this issue is particularly rampant. This hotspot, known for its concentration and diversity of species, contains […]

Studying Monarch Butterflies Using Citizen Science

Studying Monarch Butterflies Using Citizen Science

Published: May 8th, 2017

By Musa Jundi Citizen science has become more accessible in recent years as the Internet allows for large-scale collaborations around the globe. The idea behind citizen science is rather simple: […]

The Potential Use of Camera Traps in Biodiversity

The Potential Use of Camera Traps in Biodiversity

Published: May 3rd, 2017

By Hannah Klatzkow Data obtained from remote cameras is often used exclusively by the research team who has ownership, but in her publication, ‘Scaling-up camera traps: monitoring the planet’s biodiversity […]

Contributing Authors – Biodiversity Blogs

Contributing Authors – Biodiversity Blogs

Published: May 1st, 2017

        Jonathan Spoelhof is a Biology PhD student in the Soltis Lab at the Florida Museum of Natural History. His research will utilize big data to explore the […]