ScenNet’2016, 24-26 August 2016, Montpellier – France ScenNet’2016, the international conference on Scenarios and Models of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Support of Decision Making, has been a great success. An internationally diverse group of scientists assembled at this conference and brought their expertise on both modelling biodiversity and ecosystem
Socio-ecological drivers of change, operating at various administrative and temporal scales in an interactive pattern, determine the directionality and intensity of anthropogenic processes and their impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems. Anthropogenic processes may therefore also directly or indirectly impact on ecosystem resilience, the ability of a system to return to
Colombia’s Alexander von Humboldt Institute is leading the development of a national Biodiversity Observation Network for Colombia with GEO BON’s assistance. This process involves both data collectors and data users working together as a team to identify key observation network objectives and design an observation network that meets those needs
The Gap Analysis and Prioritization workshop will take place on October 10-11, 2016 where ConnectinGEO will present the results regarding EO gaps and a proposal for their prioritization. The ENEON Plenary will take place on October 12-13, 2016 where the tasks and results of the network will be presented, in
Please have a look at the Special Feature: Model-assisted monitoring of biodiversity with the new editorial paper “Fostering integration between biodiversity monitoring and modelling” for the Journal of Applied Ecology.
The annual meeting on China Biodiversity Observation Network (Sino BON) was held in Institute of Botany (IB), CAS on Aug. 15, 2016. Forty-five scientific personnel from 17 related institutes and headquarters of CAS attended the meeting, including Mr. Ziyuan Duan, the Deputy Director General of Bureau of Science & Technology
The Presentations and Video Streams of the Conference Plenary Talks are available for download on http://conf2016.geobon.org. In the gallery you will find images of the conference as well.
Major steps towards assessing and forecasting global biodiversity change After two international workshops with world-leading experts, the EU horizon 2020 project GLOBIS-B project, coordinated by the University of Amsterdam, has made a major step towards building essential biodiversity variables to quantify global biodiversity change for conservation management and environmental policies.
The organising committee is really happy to invite to participate in the first GEO BON Photo contest! To submit your photographs, visit our webpage: http://conf2016.geobon.org/photo-contest
The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna makes data accessible via the Arctic Biodiversity Data Service. The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, is making its data holdings available on the Arctic Biodiversity Data Service. The Arctic Biodiversity Data Service (ABDS)