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GlobDiversity ESA call

ESA Call for Bids on GlobDiversity for the development of remotely-sensed Essential Biodiversity V...

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GlobDiversity ESA call
3 Aug

GlobDiversity ESA call

ESA Call for Bids on GlobDiversity for the development of remotely-sensed Essential Biodiversity Variables (RS-EBVs) on terrestrial ecosystems The European Space Agency has issued on the 29th July 2016 an ...
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Free LiDAR data for some UK cities
8 Jul

Free LiDAR data for some UK cities

The UK Environment Agency released a few hundred gigabytes of LiDAR data that provides information about building heights in some cities in England. Such data might be relevant for ecological urban studies and ...
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new 30m landcover data available
22 Jun

new 30m landcover data available

USGS in collaboration with the University of Maryland just released a new global land cover data set on 30m spatial resolution. It also provides information tree cover and bare ground (~2010) and water (2000-12...
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How do we want Satellite Remote Sensing to support biodiversity conservation globally?
14 Jun

How do we want Satellite Remote Sensing to support biodiversity conservation globally?

A publication by Pettorelli, Owen and Duncan asks "How do we want Satellite Remote Sensing to support biodiversity conservation globally?" in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. from the summary: 1. Essentia...
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Forest cover and forest cover pattern data by JRC
9 May

Forest cover and forest cover pattern data by JRC

The EU-JRC forest branch provides various forest cover maps and forest cover pattern maps for download. All data sets can be downloaded for Europe for different years: http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/down...
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Data and Information for Reefs
28 Apr

Data and Information for Reefs

eReefs is an information system that provides a picture of what is currently happening on the reef, and what will likely happen in the future. Visualisations as well as data and models including remote sensing ...
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special issue on remote sensing for protected area monitoring
14 Apr

special issue on remote sensing for protected area monitoring

Special Issue in Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation Novel Remote Sensing Approaches to Inform the Ecology and Conservation of Protected Areas Worldwide Remote sensing techniques provide a formidable o...
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Conference on Space Technology and Applications for Wildlife Management and Protecting Biodiversity
14 Mar

Conference on Space Technology and Applications for Wildlife Management and Protecting Biodiversity

Conference on Space Technology and Applications for Wildlife Management and Protecting Biodiversity 27-30 June 2016, United Nations Office at Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya The protection and conservation of biodi...
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article: Monitoring plant functional diversity from space
4 Mar

article: Monitoring plant functional diversity from space

A highly interesting article by Jetz and colleagues got just published in Nature Plants dealing with the importance of remotely sensed environmental monitoring for plant functional diversity. The world...
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agenda online of the conference: Space – the final Frontier for Biodiversity?
2 Mar

agenda online of the conference: Space – the final Frontier for Biodiversity?

the agenda of the conference “Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring” at ZSL in London is now finalised and all talks are listed. Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring? 29...
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Conference on Space Technology and Applications for Wildlife Management and Protecting Biodiversity 27-30 June 2016, United Nations Offic...
Conference on Space Technology and Applications for Wildlife Management and Protecting Biodiversity
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the agenda of the conference “Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring” at ZSL in London is now finalised and all talks are ...
agenda online of the conference: Space – the final Frontier for Biodiversity?
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the ESA Living Planet Symposium list of talks and sessions is online and can be accessed here: http://lps16.esa.int/page_programme_overv...
ESA LPS program online
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This symposium will bring together leading experts in biodiversity monitoring and satellite remote sensing to discuss ways to better cap...
Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring?
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The GEO BON Open Science Conference & All Hands Meeting will be a major event to bring together all of those interested in developin...
GEO BON Open Science Conference 2016