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
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) announced the 21 projects from 17 developing countries that will be awarded $1.5 million USD worth of cloud services, grants and technical support through the Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme.
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
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
The first version of the 2020-2022 GEO Work Programme is now available. In addition to the summary document, you can download the full implementation plans for each proposed activity on the GEO website.
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).
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
Media release by the University of Twente, The Netherlands. Prof.dr. Andrew Skidmore is amongst a select group of researchers to receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. The ERC announced this year’s successful applications today. Andrew Skidmore, who is a professor in Spatial Environmental Resource Dynamics
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.
Taylor and Francis’ Biodiversity: A Journal of Life on Earth will be releasing a Special Issue in May 2019 on: Remote Sensing Applications for Tracking Biodiversity. Manuscripts are due 30th January 2019 and more information on the Special Issue call can be found here.