In this November 2018 issue of our GlobDiversity newsletter you will find out about the latest events and news from the project and a profile of our wetland pilot sites. In addition we present the first results from our RS-enabled EBV, Land Surface Phenology, and provide a summary of phase 1 of the project. You can find previous issues of our newsletter here. !
There will be a special session on RS-enabled EBVs and biodiversity at the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2018 conference, co-chaired by Prof. Andrew Skidmore, Dr. Nicholas Coops, Dr. Uta Heiden and Dr. Allison Leidner. !
From the 7th to the 9th of February, 2018 a group of international experts discussed definitions and specifications of the four studied RS-enabled EBVs at the University of Zurich !
The abstracts for the 32 funded NASA GEO projects are now available. !
Biodiversity presentation sessions open to the public:
Wednesday, February 7 starts at 11am including: J. Cavender-Bares, D. Schimel, P. Moorcroft, N. Fernandez
Monday, February 5 starts at 12am: N.Zimmerman, P. Verburg, W. Jetz
NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the European Commission (EC) are now funding several remote sensing research projects in support of the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON). !
An information note on RS-enabled EBVs has been submitted to the twenty-first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the CBD, taking place in Montreal in December 2017.