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2016:
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Paganini, Marc, Allison K. Leidner, Gary Geller, Woody Turner, Martin Wegmann, Harini Nagendra, and Clement Atzberger. 2016. “The role of space agencies in remotely sensed essential biodiversity variables”. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 2 (3): 132-140.

Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Skidmore, A., Sander, M., Dawson, T. P., Fernandez, M., … Penner, J. (2016). Framing the concept of satellite remote sensing essential biodiversity variables : challenges and future directions. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 2(3), 122–131. https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.15

Proença, Vânia, Laura Jane Martin, Henrique Miguel Pereira, Miguel Fernandez, Louise McRae, Jayne Belnap, Monika Böhm, et al. 2016. “Global biodiversity monitoring: From data sources to Essential Biodiversity Variables”. Biological Conservation.

Turak, Eren, Ian Harrison, David Dudgeon, Robin Abell, Alex Bush, William Darwall, C. Max Finlayson, et al. 2016. “Essential Biodiversity Variables for measuring change in global freshwater biodiversity”. Biological Conservation.

Turak, Eren, James Brazill-Boast, Tim Cooney, Michael Drielsma, Jocelyn DelaCruz, Gillian Dunkerley, Miguel Fernandez, et al. 2016. “Using the essential biodiversity variables framework to measure biodiversity change at national scale”. Biological Conservation.

2015:

Geijzendorffer, Ilse R., Eugenie C. Regan, Henrique M. Pereira, Lluis Brotons, Neil Brummitt, Yoni Gavish, Peter Haase, et al. 2015. “Bridging the gap between biodiversity data and policy reporting needs: An Essential Biodiversity Variables perspective”. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Kissling, W. Daniel, Alex Hardisty, Enrique Alonso Garcia, Monica Santamaria, Francesca De Leo, Graziano Pesole, Jörg Freyhof, et al. 2015. Towards global interoperability for supporting biodiversity research on essential biodiversity variables (EBVs). Biodiversity. 1-9.

O’Connor, B., Secades, C., Penner, J., Sonnenschein, R., Skidmore, A., Burgess, N. D., & Hutton, J. M. (2015). Earth observation as a tool for tracking progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 1(1), 19–28. https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.4

Skidmore, A. K., Pettorelli, N., Coops, N. C., Geller, G. N., Hansen, M., Lucas, R., … Wegmann, M. (2015). Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space. Nature, 523, 403–406.

Earlier:

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