GEO-GNOME update

Or, why has GNOMO been so quiet lately? The Group on Earth Observations Global Network for Observation and Information in Mountain Environments (GEO-GNOME) is a GEO Work Programme Initiative that seeks to connect and facilitate access to diverse sources of mountain observation data and information regarding drivers, conditions, and trends in biophysical and socio-economic processes […]

New paper from RMBL on field station operations

From Ian Billick… RMBL conducted a series of visits to institutions similar to field stations, but different. These included research institutions (NSF and NIH funded), a zoo, an aquarium, and an environmental education organization. The idea was to see how similar institutions operated and see if there were any ideas that might help field stations. […]

Update on Time-Series Data Trial Working Group

Dear GNOMO Participants, Happy New Year! A quick update on the Time Series Data Trial. We’ve hired a graduate student from Tufts University , Jessie Norriss, to work on this project and she has been making progress on the first data set, which is from the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. We expect this data set […]

iDigBio survey and webinar

Here’s an announcement that might interest GNOMO members. Participation in the NSF grant proposal is limited to US field stations, but the survey, the webinar, and digitizing collections are open to anyone, of course. Your participation is valuable. —————————- iDigBio and OBFS are pleased to invite your participation in a joint digitization working group and […]

Survey on biodiversity methodologies

As part of the Biodiversity/Ecosystem Process/Experiments and Gradients (meta-)Work Group, and with the goal of compiling the various methodologies being employed across GNOMO site, Robbie, Eva and Thomas developed a simple survey to learn more about how you measure biodiversity at your site. Please click on this link and complete the form by 4 Dec 2015. […]


GNOMOers, As I mentioned last week, I think the best way to start with time series data publication is a quick survey. This will allow CUAHSI to both gather contact information and create a brief data inventory by observatory. When you have a moment, please take a few moments to fill in this Google Form: […]