June 24, 2015

See the very interesting new project GLOBIS-B which will engage in EBV development.

GEO BON Newsletter May 2015

June 3, 2015

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.

Arctic BON

June 2, 2015

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.

36th ISRSE

June 2, 2015

The 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environment

( took place in May in Berlin.

IPBES Task Force meeting in Bonn, Germany

June 2, 2015

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

Upcoming EU BON Workshop

June 1, 2015

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.

Future Earth – Global Biodiversity Monitoring

June 1, 2015

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.

Launch of IOOS ATN DAC

June 1, 2015

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)

New online platform for freshwater ecosystems

June 1, 2015

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.

Wadden Systems Research Centre

June 1, 2015

In April 2015, the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) established the Wadden Systems Research Centre (WSRC). The website of the WSRC ( 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