Dr. Jitendra Gaikwad

Head- Biodiversity Informatics Unit

Leutragraben 1, Jentower

Room: 17N04

T: +49 (0) 3641-9-46368

E: jitendra.gaikwad@uni-jena.de

Publications

2016

Towards recommending visualizations for biodiversity data
Pawandeep Kaur, Jitendra Gaikwad, Birgitta König-Ries
Biodiversity and Conservation
9.6.2016

2015

Closing the Gaps in Biodiversity Data Management: What Biodiversity Researchers Seek and Computer Science Can Offer
Friederike Klan, Felicitas Löffler, Jitendra Gaikwad, Roman Gerlach, Alsayed Algergawy, Pawandeep Khaur, Dorothee Wieczorek
45th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GFÖ 2015))
Göttingen 31.8.2015

Teaching

Management of Scientific Data 2015-04-13-2015-07-17

Current Projects

iDiv- Biodiversity Informatics Unit (BDU)
The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) funded by the German Research Foundation (DGF), is a hub for international biodiversity science whose central mission is to promote theory-driven synthesis and data-driven theory. The concept of iDiv encompasses detection and quantification of biodiversity, understanding its existence and emergence, exploring it’s consequences for ecosystem functions and services, and developing new strategies to safeguard biodiversity. No single institution – not even a whole generation of scientists – possesses the intellectual capacity to exploit the potential of the data it generates and assembles. Without efficient data storage and sharing within iDiv, between iDiv and the outside,…
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