The National Biodiversity Data Centre has published its Annual Review 2013. This report presents an overview of the main work and achievements of the Data Centre in 2013. Some of the key achievements include, continued expansion of the national biodiversity database to publish 2.8 million biodiversity records, provision of dynamic distribution maps of 13,700 species, facilitating the production of additional Red Lists, an extensive programme of training workshops to help build capacity across the sector, and the broadcast by RTÉ of two programmes on Ireland’s BioBlitz.
The team at the Centre are to be commended for this useful Review document, and for the extensive and expert work it summarises.
The report also lists the large number of individuals and partner organisations who are essential to the delivery of the work programme of the Data Centre and to whom all at the Centre extend their thanks.
For more see – http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/annual-review-2013/.