This European Space Agency (ESA) funded project supports the efforts of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), and the GEO BON working groups on ecosystem structure and function, among others, to build a global knowledge base for terrestrial ecosystems based on satellite remote sensing
The IGARSS 2018 conference will be held in Valencia Spain from 22 Jul – 27 Jul 2018 See https://www.igarss2018.org/Default.asp for details and submission of Abstract. We plan a general session on ‘biodiversity and remote sensing’ to which you are invited to contribute a presented paper. You need to prepare and submit an Abstract by 12
This year, the AGU (The American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, from December 11-15 with a session “Development of Essential Biodiversity Variables: Progress and Challenges”. Information on the session abstract and conveners are below. Abstracts are due Wednesday, August 2, at 11:59 PM
University of Twente (Faculty ITC) in cooperation coordinated a two week (3 – 14 July 2017) summer school which was held in the Bavarian Forest National Park and DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, and was funded by EUFAR. The summer school offered the 20 PhD students from 15 nationalities working in 10
Graphs to visualize data in ecology: the pilot cases IndexMEED are launched! In May, the IndexMEED consortium organized its first “Data Curation” workshops, aimed at preparing the datasets of voluntary participants for the construction of graphs. Organized at the CESAB (Aix-en-Provence) and the ISCC (Paris), the focus was on data
Climate change, human activity increase threat of Invasive Alien Species to the Arctic. Further information can be found here: https://caff.is/invasive-species | www.pame.is A new Arctic Council strategy and action plan calls for action to curb the impending arrival in the Arctic of invasive alien species, a globally significant driver of
GEO BON in partnership with Colombia’s Instituto von Humboldt held the first BON in a Box (Biodiversity Observation Network in a Box) regional workshop in Armenia, Colombia.
Towards a global system for assessing, monitoring and reporting on biological invasions