GEO BON welcomes a new Regional BON in the Americas

GEO BON welcomes a new Regional BON in the Americas
September 19, 2019

The GEO BON Secretariat is happy to officially announce the establishment of the Americas Biodiversity Observation Network (Americas-BON), which was endorsed by the GEO BON Implementation Committee at its last in-person meeting in July 2019. The Americas-BON becomes the third Regional BON of the network, together with the Arctic BON

Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape

Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape
May 21, 2019

Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape for strengthening the benefits for Europe of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) – establishing ‘EuroGEOSS’ E-shape (EuroGEOSS Showcases: Applications Powered by Europe), a new project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme was successfully launched in Cannes, France on 9-10 May

Pulse of the planet webinar series #7

Pulse of the planet webinar series #7
May 20, 2019

When: Friday, May 24 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Identifying conservation areas within the Vilcabamba-Amboro Conservation corridor to support corridor connectivity” Presenter: Dr. Florencia San Germano Short Bio: Dr. Florencia Sangermano is a geographer specializing in conservation applications of geographic information systems (GIS), remote

2nd Marine Biodiversity Workshop: from the Sea to the Cloud

2nd Marine Biodiversity Workshop: from the Sea to the Cloud
May 7, 2019

April 2-5, 2019 Playa del Secreto Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico Info: https://marinebon.github.io/p2p/index.htmlhttps://marinebon.github.io/p2p/index.htmlhttps://marinebon.github.io/p2p/index.html This workshop gathered 35 experts in marine ecology, satellite remote sensing and data science from 12 countries to move forward the construction of the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network Pole to Pole of the Americas (MBON Pole to Pole).

GEO Data Technology Workshop: The Era of Big EO Data.

GEO Data Technology Workshop: The Era of Big EO Data.
May 2, 2019

The GEO Data Technology Workshop gathered >140 experts from more than 110 organizations to share knowledge and best practices in the management and use of Earth observations and to contribute the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). The meeting attended by Laetitia Navarro and Christian Langer on behalf of

Essential biodiversity

April 1, 2019

An editorial published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, and building on two recent publications by the GEO BON working groups on Species Traits and Species Populations EBVs, discusses the development of the Essential Biodiversity Variables as well as their potential to support conservation policies at multiple scales.