pettorelli_et_al_2016_rs-ebv

Our article in the special issue on RS-EBVs is out on “framing the concept of remote sensing essential biodiversity variables”. From the abstract: Although satellite-based variables have for long been expected to be key components to a unified and global biodiversity monitoring strategy, a definitive and agreed list of these variables still remains elusive. The… Read More


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our new article on “Framing the concept of satellite remote sensing essential biodiversity variables: challenges and future directions” just got published. It is linked to the previous article on RS-EBVs lead by Skidmore in NATURE.   Although satellite-based variables have for long been expected to be key components to a unified and global biodiversity monitoring… Read More


Biodiversity Session at the ESA Living Planet Symposium Prague, 9-13 May 2016 The European Space Agency recently announced the organisation of their forthcoming Living Planet Symposium (LPS) 2016 that will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 9 to 13 May 2016. Organised by: Martin Wegmann (University of Wuerzburg), Nathalie Pettorelli (ZSL), Andrew Skidmore (ITC),… Read More


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our article about Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBV) got published in SCIENCE. Reducing the rate of biodiversity loss and averting dangerous biodiversity change are international goals, reasserted by the Aichi Targets for 2020 by Parties to the United Nations (UN) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) after failure to meet the 2010 target (1, 2). However, there… Read More