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. !
The GlobDiversity project is actively promoting the use of LIDAR for Essential Biodiversity Variables!
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
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.