Please find below the list of the upcoming and completed BlueBRIDGE training courses and webinars. For more information about the BlueBRIDGE trainings please contact us at



Training Course Topic Date Location
Using e-Infrastructures for Biodiversity Conservation More here.

- e-Infrastructures and for Virtual Research Environments

- Practice with the D4Science e-Infrastructure

- Geospatial data visualization and representation

- Statistical models for species distribution modelling

- Accessing large heterogeneous biodiversity data catalogues

- Signal processing of biodiversity-related observations

- Machine Learning applied to species observation records

- Lexical search in large taxonomic trees

- Cloud computing applied to biodiversity analyses

2-8 May 2017 Pisa, Italy


Training Course / Webinar Topic Date Location

CMSY model for data-limited stock assessment

Click here to access the course training material. The material includes a presentation that introduces the CMSY model and the use of the BlueBRIDGE e-Infrastructure services to conduct experiments on data-limited stocks; A Simple User Guide for CMSY and BSM (docx); Instructions for users of RStudio and R software used in the course and the sample files.

CMSY using the BlueBRIDGE e-Infrastructure 21-23 March 2017 Lorient, France

The BlueBRIDGE stock assessment VRE

Course material: Presentation What can «blue» do for you: overcoming ICES challenges with BlueBRIDGE tools; The BlueBRIDGE approach to collaborative research; Management plan evaluation of western horse mackerel; Ensemble multispecies modelling and the BlueBRIDGE initiative.

Stock assessment VRE 19-23 September 2016 Riga, Latvia

Course on the BlueBRIDGE e-Infrastructure

Course material: Presentation "Using e-Infrastructures for Biodiversity Conservation"; Biodiversity Lab VRE (please register and access the VRE to try the BlueBRIDGE facilities for Biodiversity Conservation. These include facilities for: Inspect species distribution maps; Produce a species distribution maps; Analyse species observation trends; Inspect species occurrence data; GIS maps and geo-spatial datasets visualization and access; Taxa names discovery; Data mining of occurrence records).

General introduction to e-Infrastructures and to the BlueBRIDGE facilities for Biodiversity Conservation 25 November 2015 Paris, France