Monthly Archives: October 2010

A KAREN Champion award recognises a member of the Informatics team

Eight KAREN advocates were recognised for their contributions to the community at the NZ eResearch Symposium this week. The Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network (KAREN) Awards recognise members of the KAREN community who have made an outstanding contribution to … Continue reading

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Informatics team at New Zealand eResearch Symposium

The first New Zealand eResearch Symposium is being held next week at The University of Auckland (26-27th of October, 2010) and a number of individuals from the Informatics team will be attending. Aaron Hicks and Johanneke Siljee have posters in … Continue reading

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SPATIAL STATISTICS 2011: Mapping Global Change

The first International Spatial Statistics 2011 conference will take place 23 – 25 March, 2011 in The Netherlands. Organized by Elsevier, in association with the journal International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, the event will take place at … Continue reading

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GEOSENSOR NETWORKS 2011 will be taking place next year in Melbourne, Australia between 11-13 July. Melbourne, Australia will be the host city of the fourth International Geosensor Networks conference (GSN2011). The conference aims to bring together scientists from academia, industry, … Continue reading

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Landcare Staff Attend Inaugural CRI Developers’ Workshop

The inaugural CRI Developers’ Workshop was hosted by SCION in Rotorua last week (11th and 12th of October 2010) and Landcare Research had seven attendees. There were 52 attendees in total from most of the CRIs in New Zealand, with some attendance from independent … Continue reading

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Chris helps launch Mix and Mash Mini @ Webstock Mini

As the kick-off to The Great NZ Remix & Mashup Competition, a Webstock Mini event, has been scheduled in Wellington based around remixing and mashing up. The launch event features people speaking about various aspects of data use and re-use. … Continue reading

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New Zealand National Digital Forum conference

David Medyckyj-Scott will be attending the 9th annual National Digital Forum conference on October 18-19, 2010. This year the conference is being held at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington. This year’s conference theme is linking … Continue reading

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Veg-X – An exchange standard for plot-based vegetation data

Addressing questions concerning ecology, biodiversity and ecosystems at regional, national, and global scales requires analyses to look beyond localised studies and datasets collected from a single point in time and space. However, larger scale analyses are often limited because of … Continue reading

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