Microsoft’s AI for Earth Program and GEO BON are launching a new US$1 million grant program. As our planet’s biodiversity is increasingly threatened, it is more important than ever to have a sustained and integrated way to assess biodiversity and enable informed conservation decision-making.
Spanish Webinar: When: Friday, April 3, 2020 / Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EDT, GMT-4) English Webinar: When: Friday, April 10, 2020 / Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EDT, GMT-4) Title / Presenter: “An X-Ray of a Pandemic” (“Rayos X de una Pandemia”) / Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio Short Bio: Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio is the Associated Vice President
According to the recently published State of the Arctic Marine and Freshwater reports, of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP), rapid warming is pushing species northwards, crowding out endemic arctic species, and leading to large scale stress for many species. In freshwater ecosystems, erosion and weathering increase with warmer and
Measurements of the status and trends of key indicators for the ocean and marine life are required to inform policy and management in the context of growing human uses of marine resources, coastal development, and climate change. Two synergistic efforts identify specific priority variables for monitoring life in the sea:
The GEO secretariat has put together all the important questions and answers on the GEO–Google Earth Engine Programme.
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.
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
The recording of the last MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units (EMUs) by Keith VanGraafeiland, GISP/ESRI is now online. EMUs come from an unprecedented 3D point mesh framework of 52 million global measurements of 6 key ocean variables over a 50-year period at a horizontal resolution of 1/4˚ by 1/4˚
The recording of the last Pulse of the Planet webinar with Stan Blum is now on our GEO BON YouTube channel online! More information about GEO BON webinars can be see here: https://geobon.org/about/events/web-conferences
When: Friday, January 24, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EST UTC -5 hours) Title: “Integrating biodiversity information through standards: a synthesis of disciplines, from origins to outlook” Presenter: Dr. Stan Blum Short Bio: Dr. Stan Blum has been the principal analyst or contributor to the design of scientific databases for