See the very interesting new project GLOBIS-B which will engage in EBV development.
You might find it difficult to oversee the many activities going on within the actually fast growing and developing GEO BON network. This newsletter might help you out a bit and give you an impression about the diversity of activities within our network.
The Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program’s (CBMP) goal is to facilitate more rapid detection, communication, and response to the significant biodiversity-related trends and pressures affecting the Arctic.
The 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environment
(http://www.isrse36.org) took place in May in Berlin.
Several GEO BON members participated in the IPBES 2nd Meeting of the Task Force on Knowledge and Data in Bonn, April 2015. This meeting was embedded in a joint IPBES Task Force meeting and was aimed to review draft documents on Data, Information and Knowledge which will guide the regional
In line with EU BON progresses and aims, we have scheduled a workshop in Manaus, Brasil 20-24 July, for a targeted group of representatives of the different EU BON WPs or task forces.
From May 4 to May 6 at the Greenberg Conference Center in New Haven Connecticut, sponsored by Future Earth, YCEI, Map of Life and the Yale SBSC Program, the Future Earth cluster on “Global Biodiversity Monitoring, Prediction and Reporting” was launched.
United States Integrated Ocean Observing System (U.S. IOOS®) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) working with Stanford University, University of California in Santa Cruz (UCSC), and the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center Environmental Research Division (NOAA/SWFSC) have launched the national Marine Animal Telemetry Network Data Assembly Center (ATN DAC)
Highly detailed responsive grid desktop computer vectorLakes, rivers and wetlands provide a multitude of services to humanity. They cover a small proportion of the earth’s surface, but support major parts of global biodiversity.
In April 2015, the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) established the Wadden Systems Research Centre (WSRC). The website of the WSRC (www.waddenresearch.nl) supplies easy access to those who would like to make use of the expert teams, equipment, technology and protocols as developed for a variety of tidal