Posts Results for tag: e-infrastructure

The Impact of Brazil’s Virtual Herbarium in e-Science

By Dora Ann Lange Canhos1, Sidnei de Souza1, Alexandre Marino1, Vanderlei Perez Canhos1, and Leonor Costa Maia2 1Centro de Referência em Informação Ambiental – CRIA 2Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, UFPE Summary: Herbarium, a collection of preserved samples of plants and fungi and associated data, is key documentation of the biodiversity of the past and an […]

8th EAI International Conference on e‐Infrastructure and e‐Services for Developing Countries

Deploying efficient and effective infrastructures and solutions when limited resources are available is a challenging task and a key-enabler for the diffusion of ICT in developing countries. The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances […]

Sci-GaIA Open Science Workshop

The Sci-GaIA Open Science Workshop will occur on November 18-19, 2015 in Maputo, Mozambique. The workshop will be organised under the aegis of the European Commission (EC, DG CONNECT) and in association with the UbuntuNet Connect 2015 Conference. This first Sci-GaIA workshop main objectives are to: Strengthen collaboration among African and European scientists; Provide a forum for discussions and debates […]


By: Dora Ann Lange Canhos of CRIA SUMMARY: • Effective on-line sharing depends not only on the will to share data, but also on ensuring accessible infrastructure for users and data providers. • Independent herbaria contributing data for public sharing through the Virtual Herbarium Platform reported a variety of benefits – including increased recognition by their institutions, more involvement with […]