News

Beta release of new OBIS website

We welcome you to explore our new website and encourage you to provide feedback during the beta release period.

June 06, 2016 - Ward Appeltanswebsite

New data loaded

On 31 May 2016 new data was loaded on the international OBIS portal, the total number of records stands now at just over 47 million, from 2089 individual data sets.

May 31, 2016 - Ward Appeltansdatabase

Streamlining and enriching the analysis of OBIS data using R

OBIS is the largest global repository of marine biodiversity data. As such, there is considerable interest among the research community in using OBIS data for large scale macroecological and biogeographic analyses. This is reflected in the number of citations of OBIS in the scientific literature.

May 25, 2016 - Tom Webb and Alun Jonesdata analysis

OBIS-INDEEP meeting

International OBIS-INDEEP training & workshop, 25-28 October 2016 - Belgium

May 17, 2016 - Ward AppeltansINDEEP workshop

4th OBIS Steering Group report published

The fourth session of the OBIS Steering Group took place on 10-12 February 2015 at the IOC project office for IODE in Oostende, Belgium.

July 13, 2015 - Ward Appeltansreport Steering Group

Oceans Past Initiative joins OBIS

The Oceans Past Initiative (OPI) is a global research network for marine historical research. Their goal is to enhance knowledge and understanding of how the diversity, distribution and abundance of marine life in the world’s oceans has changed over the long term to better indicate future changes and possibilities, and to contribute to the sustainable use of marine systems.

July 02, 2015 - Ward Appeltanscommunity OPI

New data loaded

On 17 April January 2015 new data was loaded on the international OBIS portal, the total number of records stands now at just over 43 million, from 1,801 individual data sets.

April 17, 2015 - Ward Appeltansdatabase