LifeWatch ERIC is the e-Science and Technology European Infrastructure for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research. LifeWatch ERIC seeks to understand the complex interactions among species and with their living environment, taking advantage of High-Performance, Grid and Big Data computing systems, and the development of advanced modelling tools to implement management measures aimed at preserving life on Earth.
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LifeWatch ERIC applies and advances ICT technologies interconnecting on a global scale physical observatories, research centres and scientific communities into its e-Science research infrastructure.
- provides access to data collected by science at a global level and offers ICT services, tools, computational power and storage capacity to transform information into new knowledge;
- connects and brings together physical observatories, research centres and scientific communities into a single web space accessible to all; in doing so
- offers to all users the resources to enact innovative scientific approaches, which is of particular relevance to early career scientists and emerging or developing countries; and
- empowers citizens to engage with science and contribute to their own well-being and survival.
Studying GIS as a working professional, next to your job? With UNIGIS Salzburg you can earn your MSc Degree or Academic Certificate in Geoinformatics at the University of Salzburg in an online, distance-learning format.
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The study programs target at working professionals in Ecology, Environmental Science and other geospatial domains. In addition to the basic concepts and methods in spatial modelling and analysis, geodata management and visualisation, UNIGIS Salzburg offers a specialisation in GIS for the Environment. The UNIGIS Salzburg study programs are offered in English, German and Spanish language with partners in Europe, Asia and Latin América. Students from around the world are welcome, no residential phases are required. Join the network of 2500 alumni worldwide, who successfully have graduated from UNIGIS Salzburg!