Blog Archive

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Jungle Weather CitSci first batch finished
crowdsourcing speed record Read More ›

Jungle Weather CitSci launch
crowdsourcing transcriptions Read More ›

Historical Land-Use Land-Cover paper published
validating old aerial photographs Read More ›

Deep learning forest cover
annotating maps the fast and easy way Read More ›

Digitization of the Bulletin Agricole du Congo Belge
testimony from an intern at COBECORE ... Read More ›

Automated data coverage statistics
assessing data load for transcription (of format #1) …. Read More ›

Finding empty cells in tables
decreasing the transcription workload …. Read More ›

Template matching data tables
extracting data from imaged tables …. Read More ›

Sorting the digitized data
preparing citizen science transcription …. Read More ›

The FOTO image texture R package is online
quantifying canopy complexity using fourier transform texture ordination... Read More ›

Artificial intelligence, Climate change and Stomata = KIKS
COBECORE’s leaf images used in high school education on artificial intelligence…. Read More ›

Digitization of INEAC archival documents
completed one main objective ... Read More ›

Aerial photograph processing nears completion
first geo-referenced results ... Read More ›

full COBECORE funding secured
COBECORE has secured full funding of the project after a first year evaluation ... Read More ›

A first orthomosaic
stitching aerial photographs ... Read More ›

The Wild Heerbrugg RC5a aerial camera
snapping pictures from above ... Read More ›

Lunch with Edmond De Langhe
oral histories in the digital era ... Read More ›

Photomicrography of stomata
The 20-percent milestone... Read More ›

DARIAH Conference
interfacing with the humanities... Read More ›

COBADIM Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action funded
putting COBECORE data to work... Read More ›

Dendrochronomics and climate data
how COBECORE assists in wood biology research... Read More ›

Safeguarding our digital history
on backups, librarians and exotic storage ... Read More ›

COBECORE network meeting: a success
meeting minutes and thanks ... Read More ›

On the value of paper
and human readable formats ... Read More ›

High resolution climate data at the Yangambi research station
a thesis by Innocent Banzi Ngulu-kulu ... Read More ›

Sister project Jungle Rhythms gets international attention
data recovery in the spotlight... Read More ›

A solar eclipse in the climate records
a surprising note among all the numbers... Read More ›

Unlocking observational data from the African Herbarium of the Botanic Garden Meise
digitizing a million samples... Read More ›

Students measure leaf traits at Meise
summer internships... Read More ›

Setting up the digitization station
and how to solve contrast issues... Read More ›

Restoring the INEAC archives at the Africa museum
You can’t find what you don’t know you have and you don’t know what you have until you make a complete inventory Read More ›

Scanning aerial photographs completed
wrapping up the digitization process... Read More ›

The importance of old aerial photography data
On espionage and image quality... Read More ›

COBECORE will contribute to ACRE and the ISPD
helping support global atmospheric re-analysis... Read More ›

Historical aerial photography
A 60 year old portrait of the Congolese forests... Read More ›

COBECORE project lead named tech-pioneer
Koen Hufkens leads in technology use... Read More ›

Aligning tables
First pre-processing steps towards transcription... Read More ›

Kick off meeting
The first formal COBECORE meeting... Read More ›

First transcription efforts
Mapping meteorological stations at the end of 1939... Read More ›

Exploring the State Archives
How preparing the COBECORE project leads to a great find... Read More ›

Data selection from flight paths
One part of the COBECORE project focusses on valorization of old aerial photography data... Read More ›

COBECORE awaiting go ahead
Although COBECORE has been accepted as to be funded, some political hurdles remain... Read More ›

COBECORE project accepted for funding
Past September (2016) we wrote the 'Congo basin eco-climatological data recovery and valorisation' or COBECORE proposal... Read More ›