The GEO Germany delegation meet at the iDiv in Leipzig at the 29th-30th October 2015 to get informed about activities in the biodiversity realm. Christian Wirth introduced iDiv, Paul Becker, Bernd Richter and Thorsten Büßelberg introduced GEO and Henrique Pereira introduced GEO BON. Nine additional speakers informed about the progress and ongoing activities in the field of biodiversity information in Germany (Aletta Bonn (iDiv), Miguel Fernandez (iDiv), Dirk Schmeller (UFZ), Christoph Häuser (MfN), Kathrin Weise (Jena Optronik), Miguel Mahecha (Max Planck Inst. für Biogeochemie, Jena), Michael Owonibi (Uni Jena), Mark Frenzel (UFZ), Michael Diepenbroek (MARUM Bremen). The very interesting talk were followed by in depth discussions about data infrastructures and the integration of datasets into GEOSS.

GEO Germany meeting in Leipzig