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About BIS-Fogo

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BIS-Fogo is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service.

The initial project phase runs from 2014 to 2017.

BIS-Fogo is jointly organized by

Components of BIS-Fogo

BIS-Fogo encompasses two major domains:

  1. Integrative biodiversity data and analysis system | biodiversity data is collected in the field and by remote sensing and the data sets are included in an integrative and collaborative data base and analysis system as a one stop information recourse for the general public and decision makers.
  2. Learning resource system | the information system component is complemented by educational resources providing self-learning modules from elementary to university level for selected topics on biodiversity, digital geomedia and citizenship.

The goal of the project is to involve citizens in scientific biodiversity research:


For a more detailed overview, see [Kanwischer2014] or have a look at the story map below.

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For more information on the learning domain, start here or navigate through the sidebar on your left.

For more information on the data and analysis domain, start here or navigate through the sidebar on your left.

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us:

Corrine Almeida (project-coordination, biodiversity)

David Burger (project-coordination, overall)

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