Webinar presented by: Neil Hammerschlag / University of Miami. Topic: Integrating animal tracking and soundscapes in to biodiversity monitoring. Watch the recording on our GEO BON Youtube channel.
Pulse of the planet webinar series #13
When: Friday, February 21, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EST UTC -5 hours) Title: “Wildlife Insights: A new platform to maximize the use of camera trap and passive sensor wildlife data for conservation” Presenter: Dr. Jorge Ahumada, Executive Director of Wildlife Insights Short Bio: Dr. Jorge Ahumada is a Senior
U.S. MBON Projects
In October 2019, the US MBON government sponsors (US Integrated Ocean Observing System/US IOOS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/NOAA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration/NASA, Office of Naval Research/ONR and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management/BOEM) awarded six new three-year US MBON projects.
Commentary from Species Populations WG: Measure and Reduce the Harm Caused by Biological Invasions
If we are to address invasive species effectively, international policy targets must link goals to tools for invasion monitoring and decision support systems. Commentary from Species Populations Working Group in @OneEarth_CP
Global biodiversity to be mapped with the help of specialized automated equipment and statistical mathematics
A project led by University of Helsinki professor Otso Ovaskainen will automate the collection of DNA and audio samples and camera trap images from over 450 locations around the world, and employ top-of-the-line statistical analysis methods. The project could potentially map up to half the global diversity of insects and
Pulse of the planet webinar series #11
When: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Biodiversity Observations for Decision-Making: From Data to Decision” Presenter: Mike Gill Short Bio: Mike Gill is the Director of the Biodiversity Indicators Program at NatureServe. Mike’s career has been driven by the strong belief in
Pulse of the planet webinar series #10
When: Friday, August 23 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Biodiversity and Health Connections: One Health Solutions for People and Planet” Presenter: Catherine Machalaba Short Bio: Catherine Machalaba serves as a policy advisor and research scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, a scientific non-profit organization that works
ITC and University Twente have opened three PhD positions
Under the recently awarded European Research Council grant “Monitoring Biodiversity from Space”, ITC and University Twente have opened three PhD positions which are fully funded for 4 years in the area of environmental DNA and remote sensing.
Pulse of the planet webinar series #9
When: Friday, August 2 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Mainstreaming and Safeguarding Biodiversity in Multilateral Development Bank Finance” Presenter: Robert Langstroth Short Bio: Dr. Robert Langstroth serves as Senior Biodiversity Specialist in the Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank in
Species Distribution Modeling in Latin America: A 25-Year Retrospective Review
Species distribution modeling (SDM) is a booming area of research that has had an exponential increase in use and development in recent years. We performed a search of scientific literature and found 5,533 documents published from 1993 to 2018 using SDM, representing a global network of 4,329 collaborating institutions from