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Audubon Core maintenance proposals

Audubon Core maintenance: public comment opens The Audubon Core Maintenance Group seeks public comment on a set of proposed term additions and changes designed to enable the designation of Regions of Interest (ROIs) within media items. These regions are defined …

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Darwin Core Maintenance Proposals and Webinars

News Item Public review of Darwin Core maintenance proposals ends The initial 30-day Darwin Core review (with a one-day bonus) is now over. The Darwin Core Maintenance Group has reviewed the feedback on proposals that were under consideration and believes …

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Public Review of Darwin Core Maintenance Proposals

Public review open for maintenance of Darwin Core We are now almost 20 days into the minimum 30-day review period for the 40 changes to Darwin Core proposed on 2021-05-01 (see https://github.com/tdwg/dwc/milestone/14). If the …

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Final Review of ChronometricAge Extension to Darwin Core

The ChronometricAge Task Group (https://www.tdwg.org/community/esp/chrono/) has completed a round of public commentary for the Chronometric Age vocabulary extension to Darwin Core. During the course of the review, several amendments, clarifications and additions were recommended …

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Public Review of ChronometricAge Extension to Darwin Core

The ChronometricAge Task Group (https://www.tdwg.org/community/esp/chrono/) is pleased to invite everyone with an interest in chronometric age data to participate in the review of a proposal for a vocabulary enhancement to Darwin Core based on …

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Call for Executive Committee Nominations (2021-2022)

Nominations are open for positions on the Executive Committee for Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG). This is an opportunity to lead the future of biodiversity informatics and work with an enthusiastic team to improve the quality and interoperability of biodiversity data …

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Public Review of GGBN and ABCD-EFG begins

TDWG Standards Update: 30-day public reviews open for GGBN and ABCD-EFG The ratification process for new TDWG standards entails both expert and public review. Two draft standards have passed expert review and are now ready for public review. GGBN - Global …

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Biodiversity Summit 2020 POSTPONED

Biodiversity Summit 2020 POSTPONED The 2020 annual conference for Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) has been postponed until 2021. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, governments around the world have issued directives that effectively require conferences to be cancelled. TDWG's 2020 …

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Biodiversity Summit 2020 Call for Abstracts

Biodiversity Summit 2020 Call for abstracts The 2020 annual conference for Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) is being organized in collaboration with iDigBio, GBIF, and the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian. The conference will be convened in Alexandria, Virginia, USA …