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 April 2016, ZSL, London

8.30 REGISTRATION OPENS

9.00 Welcome

Nathalie Pettorelli, Zoological Society of London, UK

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SESSION 1: Monitoring biodiversity globally: challenges and opportunities

Chair: Nathalie Pettorelli

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9.15 Global biodiversity monitoring: challenges, status, and paths forward

Gary Geller, Group on Earth Observations, & GEO BON, Switzerland

9.45 Moving remote sensing towards application

Martin Wegmann, University of Würzburg, Germany

10.15 Citizen science meets satellite remote sensing: opportunities for biodiversity

Doreen Boyd, University of Nottingham

10.45 POSTER SESSION (TEA/COFFEE)

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SESSION 2: From theory to applications: satellite remote sensing in the real world

Chair: Lucas Joppa

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11.15 Mapping and monitoring High Nature Value farmland in the UK using satellite data

Emma Tebbs, King’s College London, UK

11.45 Biodiversity from space: pitfalls in measuring community diversity from outside the Earth

Duccio Rocchini, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy

12.15 New ways of looking at old forests: detecting ecosystem change using 3D measurements and models

Mathias Disney, University College London, UK

12.45 LUNCH

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SESSION 3: Unveiling what the future holds for satellite remote sensing and biodiversity monitoring

Chair: Doreen Boyd

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14.00 Monitoring global threats to biodiversity

Lucas Joppa, Microsoft Research, USA

14.30 Introducing the concept of Satellite Remote Sensing EBVs

Nathalie Pettorelli, Zoological Society of London, UK

15.00 Satellite Remote Sensing & the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

Emily Nicholson, Deakin University, Australia

15.30 Ocean remote sensing for modelling and monitoring marine biodiversity

Shovonlal Roy, University of Reading

16.00 POSTER SESSION (TEA/COFFEE)

16.30 Scientific writing workshop

17.30 Cash bar and poster prizerp_art.jpg

the registration is open and more details can be found here: https://www.zsl.org/science/whats-on/space-the-final-frontier-for-biodiversity-monitoring