ALA Newsletter December 2018 – Edition 5

5 December, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

Acting Director's Message | Highlights | Updates | Tips & Tricks | Focus on BioCollect | ALA in the News | Featured Image | Dashboard | Handy Links

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Intriguing native seeds sprout national digitisation project

4 December, 2018 ALA Blog

Images and traits of 1000 seeds of Australia’s native plants are now available on the Atlas of Living Australia and free to use for species verification, conservation management, education, art and more.

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ALA’s data providers

28 November, 2018 ALA Blog, Data

Data providers are the backbone of the ALA, providing authoritative data for species names and classification, geospatial references, environmental layers, and species occurrence data.

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Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages

26 November, 2018 ALA Blog

by Cathy Bow, PhD student and Project Manager, Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages

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Species traits: exploring why species live where they live

26 November, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

By Michael Kearney, Physiological Ecologist, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne

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Citizen science project builds on award winning cross-cultural collaboration in eastern Arnhem Land

7 November, 2018 ALA Blog

In April 2018, Rangers from eastern Arnhem Land Indigenous Protected Areas and Macquarie University ecologists extended their cross-cultural biodiversity research thanks to an Australian Government Inspiring Australia Citizen Science Grant.

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Citizen Science: Innovation in open science, society and policy

24 October, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science

A new open access book explores the active participation of the public in science, innovation and society, including a case study from the Atlas of Living Australia.

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Spotlight on ALA Users – Nocturnal wildlife enthusiast Josh Bowell

15 August, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

Josh speaks with us about nocturnal wildlife photography, conservation and sensitive data in the ALA.

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