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The GEO handbook on biodiversity observation networks

Author: Michele Walters; R J Scholes; Group on Earth Observations.
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer Open, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As a result of alarmingly rapid declines in biodiversity in the modern era, there is a strong, worldwide desire to upgrade our monitoring systems, but little clarity on what is actually needed and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Walters; R J Scholes; Group on Earth Observations.
ISBN: 3319272861 9783319272863
OCLC Number: 927401034
Description: xii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Biodiversity Data Impediment to a Sustainable World (Working in a Networked World).- 2. Essential Biodiversity Variables.- 3. Stratification and Terrestrial Ecosystem Observations.- 4. Ecosystem Services.- 5. Species Observations.- 6. Monitoring Changes in Genetic Diversity.- 7. Marine and Coastal Systems.- 8. Biodiversity Observations for Freshwater Ecosystems.- 9. Remote Sensing for Biodiversity.- 10. Involving Citizen Scientists in Biodiversity Observation.- 11. Biodiversity Modelling.- 12. Cyber-Architecture.- 13. Using Data for Decision-Making: From Observations To Indicators and Other Policy Tools.- 14. Capacity Building in Biodiversity Monitoring - Case Studies.
Other Titles: Group on Earth Observations handbook on biodiversity observation networks
Responsibility: Michele Walters, Robert J. Scholes, editors.


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