Friday, January 22, 2010
Launch of International Year of Biodiversity
The National Biodiversity Data Centre have relaunched their website.
Some of the main features of the website include:
* Easy access to 1.07 million observations of Ireland’s wildlife,
* Provisional distribution maps of 8,545 Irish species, presented on a national GIS mapping system Biodiversity Maps
* An online submission form to enable observers submit sightings of Ireland’s wildlife to the National Biodiversity Database;
* An internet data portal linking the Data Centre with the other key national sighting schemes,
* A latest news feature to highlight any new developments in wildlife recording and surveying in Ireland,
* The Centre’s calendar of Events for 2010,
* An on-line library of digital images of some of Ireland’s species freely available to download for use in publications, presentations and other uses.