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Call for study cases | Update

Between late 2018 and beginning 2019, LifeWatch Italy opened a call for study cases in its VREs & MoBiLab. The call proved to be very successfull and attracted many more applicants than expected. Although we are delighted by the amount of applications received, we apology for delaying the publication of its results. Currently, the commit...

News about DNA barcoding databases developed at MobiLab

In the framework of LifeWatch Italy activties, the Bio-Molecular Laboratory (MobiLab) is in charge to build curated collections suitable to conduct molecular biodiversity studies of a wide range of organisms along the tree of life. Considering the state of the art, the taxonomic composition of complex biological and ecological matrices can be optim...

Report of 1st Working meeting on "Metadata, Controlled vocabularies and Ontologies" now available online

The report of the 1st Working meeting on "Metadata, Controlled vocabularies and Ontologies" is now available on line at this link, after the approval of the executive board of LifeWatch ERIC. The main aim of the meeting, organised the last November in Lecce by the LifeWatch ERIC Service Centre, was to set a roadmap for a common strategy to be adop...

LW-ITA and EVER-EST sign letter of intent

LifeWatch Italy and EVER-EST, the H2020 project European Virtual Research Environement for Research (Earth Science Themes), have thus signed a joint letter of intent. This cooperation is possible thanks to key role played by the Italian National Research Council in both initiatives and will allow LifeWacth Italy to benefit from and ...

New monograph "Cammini LTER"

"LifeWatch Italy: the e-science infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research supporting "Cammini LTER" is the title of the contribution authored by Alberto Basset (LifeWatch Italy JRU Manager and Interim Director of LifeWatch-ERIC Service Centre) and Sara Montinaro (LifeWatch ERIC Interim Chief Communication Officer), featured in the mono...