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A thesaurus on Alien Species for a faceted search

The Alien Species Thesaurus is a structured vocabulary constituting a public domain and distributed as a service by LifeWatch Italy. It is based on a glossary developed by the Mediterranean Thematic Centre in cooperation with the Collection Thematic Centre, and it provides the terminological resources that play a key role in developing the informat...

Investigating alien and invasive species through NGS at the distributed "Laboratory of Molecular Biodiversity" MoBiLab

In 2014, LifeWatch Italy launched a call for projects that includes the production of molecular data through High Throughput Sequencing (HTS) technologies and their analysis in order to promote the research in the field of Molecular Biodiversity as well as the multidisciplinary integration of the Italian groups interested in Biodiversity at differe...

Agro-alimentare e nutrizione

Il Centro Servizi di LifeWatch-ERIC e l'Università del Salento organizzano la manifestazione "LifeWatch-ERIC - L'infrastruttura di ricerca Europea sulla biodiversità per scienza e società" a Lecce dal 12 al 26 maggio 2017 per presentare al territorio la nascita del 14° consorzio di infrastruttura di ricerca europea (ERIC) istituito dall'U...

Third edition of Cammini LTER

Travelling through ecosystems and biodiversity: Long-term ecological research for citizens The third edition of the initiative of informal science communication "Cammini LTER" will take place from July to October 2017: Italian ecologists, active in the Italian long-term ecosystem research network (LTER-Italy) and in the study and analysis of biodi...

LifeWatch Italy thesauri on functional traits

In recent years, one of the major challenges in the ecological science has been managing and searching increasingly large volume of data. Functional trait-based approaches have been experiencing an extraordinary expansion in ecology and a large quantity of heterogeneous data has been produced needing to be harmonized in order to share and re-use th...