Trouble and solutions with museum specimen identifiers

(First published Aug 13th 2015, edited Oct 26th 2015) After reading a few articles discussing the troubles with museum specimen identifiers (Guralnick et. al. 2014, 2015), I decided to write down how we have managed identifiers at the Finnish Museum of Natural History, and what kind of solution we have come up with. We are currently […]

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Strategic thinking and planning

In broad sense, strategic thinking is the process of coming up with ideas in order to reach goals. Still, there isn’t one ’right’ way to describe strategic thinking. Read a summary of strategic thinking and planning at Nutshelled.net.  

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Finnish Parliament votings API

Parliament voting data visualized and published as a RESTful API. Results of the votings by the Finnish Parliament are available from the Parliament website, but they are difficult to find and read. It is especially tedious to find out what a particular parliament member has voted, because the results are divided accross hunderds of pages. Linking […]

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Nature of Santorini, Greece

Introduction Miscellaneous Information Birds A list of species observed Suggested birding locations Other animals Vegetation Nature Trails Santorini is a small volcanic island group in the Aiegean archipelago, Greece (see location and a local map). It consist of five islands: Thira (the main island, sometimes spelled Thera), Thirasia (Therasia), Aspronisi, Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni. The two […]

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