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BON Co-Leads

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Carlos Zambrana-TorrelioEcoHealth Alliance

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Miguel FernandezNatureServe

Country or Region: Bolivia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America

BON Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

66.1%
Male

20.3%
Female

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Geographic zone studied in detail

59 BON Members

Americas BON
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
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Miguel FernandezNatureServe

Country or Region: Bolivia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America
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Carlos Zambrana-TorrelioEcoHealth Alliance

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Laetitia NavarroGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Florencia SangermanoClark University

My research focuses on human impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity through the lens of geospatial analysis and RS, with the objective of supporting conservation planning and ecosystems management.
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Fernando G. BeckerUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Mathias KuemmerlenTrinity College Dublin

Country or Region: Switzerland
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Mesoamerica, Central Asia, Central and Western Europe
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Phuong DaoUniversity of Toronto

Phuong Dao is currently a PhD candidate in physical geography in the Department of Geography & Planning with a collaborative specialization in Environmental Studies in the School of the Environment, University of Toronto.
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José FaguaNorthern Arizona University

My research focuses on spatial models of EBVs to support biodiversity conservation at large scales. I perform spatial analysis with remote sensing (multispectral, SAR, LiDAR) and ecological data.
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Kevin Chavarría-EsquivelUniversidad de Costa Rica

I am proactive, my thought is " nothing ventured nothing gained". If I don't know the answer to a question, I won't stop until I find it. Love the nature and work with ecosystem services modelling (InVEST).
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Luis LizcanoUniversity of South Florida

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, North America
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Ricardo JaramilloPontifical Catholic University of Ecuador

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Flora MartinsFoundation for Science, Technology and Space Applications (FUNCATE)

I am a forest engineer with experience in remote sensing focused on monitoring deforestation in Brazil. Also experienced in the inventory of GHG emissions from the LULUCF sector and REDD + reports, both for the UNFCCC.
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Eric GorgensFederal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys

Eric is a forest engineer and doctor in Forest Resources at University of São Paulo - USP Eric is teaching at UFVJM, Diamantina, Brazil.
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Karla Inés Calderón MayoMinisterio del Ambiente

Country or Region: Peru
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Pacific Ocean
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Raian Vargas MarettoITC - University of Twente

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: N.A.
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Karen DysonSpatial Informatics Group

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, North America
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Juan De Dios MoralesWild GYE Initiative

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Emil CherringtonThe University of Alabama in Huntsville

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, Mesoamerica, Central Africa, West Africa
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Naomi BatesFuture Generations University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, North America, South Asia
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Ruth TaylorFuture Generations University

Interaction Designer with Songs of Adaptation Project, Future Generations University
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Denisse Fierro ArcosIMAS - University of Tasmania

PhD candidate at the University of Tasmania's Institute of Marine and Antarctic Science (IMAS) studying the effects of sea ice and ocean dynamics on Southern Ocean ecosystems
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Christianne CorsiniFoundation for Science, Technology and Space Applications (FUNCATE)

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Eric Von WettbergUniversity of Vermont

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Robert GriffinThe University of Alabama in Huntsville

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, Mesoamerica, Atlantic Ocean
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Campbell AkujobiThe Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)

I am an Associate Professor of microbiology in Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. I have interest in microbe-plants interaction in the soil especially to enhance plant growth
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Camila Duarte RitterUniversity of Duisburg-Essen

I am a biologist with focus on the ecology of Amazonia. I did my PhD at the University of Gothenburg d I working with the hidden diversity of the Amazon using environmental DNA.
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Isaac ChaconKalanbio

I participate in the development of marine-coastal research; whether working marine biodiversity, ecological restoration, citizen science, information management of cenotes and data visualization.
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Siddhartha KhareUniversité du Québec à Chicoutimi

I am working as a Postdoc fellow in the field of remote sensing and GIS at University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC), Canada.
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Andrea BelgranoSwedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Country or Region: Sweden
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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José Max Oliveira-JuniorUniversidade Federal do Oeste do Pará

Experience as ecologist focused in ecology and conservation of continental aquatic ecosystems, environmental integrity, general ecology, environmental impact assessment (emphasis on aquatic insects).
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Susana Rodríguez-buriticaInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Gabriel Ernesto García-PeñaIndependent researcher

I am Biologist interested in Bioinformatics, Ecology and Evolution of life histories, behaviour and host pathogen relationships. Mainly, the organisms of my interest are birds, mammals, and viruses.
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Hugo MendozaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

I am a PhD student, my research focuses on the relationship between anthropization and zoonotic diseases.
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Marcos Persio Dantas SantosUniversidade Federal do Pará

Marcos Persio holds a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Piauí (1998), a master's degree (2001) and a PhD (2005) in Zoology from the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi and the Federal University of Pará.
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Jose ValdeziDiv

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Lister HarrellListers Outdoor World

I am Lister Harrell. In 1983 I began restoring the first Wire Grass ECO System that I know of. The coastal plains of North America once was considered one of the most diverse Eco Systems in the world.
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Andrew BartonUniversity of Maine at Farmington

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Mesoamerica, North America
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Clayton HaleMississippi State University

I am a graduate student at Mississippi State University My interest include forest ecology, plant community assemblages, plant invasion, and the conversation of rare and imperiled plant species.
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Juan ZuloagaMcGill University

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Franco SouzaUniversidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul

My reseraches are rrlated to natural history and conservaton of freshwater turtles
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Danielle Ribeiro-brasilUniversidade Federal do Pará

Freshwater
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Fabrício TeresaUniversidade Estadual de Goiás

I am a Brazilian researcher working on stream fish ecology. I am particularly interested in the study of the responses of fish communities to anthropogenic impacts.
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Jonathan ReadyFederal University of Pará

Current large projects focus on assessing baselines and impact associated trends in biodiversity in Amazonia and marine food webs using metabarcoding.
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Diogo ProveteFederal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Fabio QuinteiroFederal University of Pará

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica
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Youszef BitarFederal University of Pará

Currently working with Amazonian species distribution and community ecology.
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Renato MartinsInstituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Rafaela SilvaFundação Oswaldo Cruz

Doctorate in Ecology and Biodiversity. My research aimed to reconcile the conservation of biodiversity with the economic activities of rural areas and the legal adequacy of rural properties.
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Kate SheridanMcGill University

Graduate student at McGill University in the Sunday lab studying marine biodiversity with eDNA
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Taejin ParkNASA Ames Research Center

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Jared GrummerUniversity of British Columbia

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia. I have broad interests in natural history, evolutionary biology, and conservation genomics.
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Marcelo KittleinInstituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (IIMyC) CONICET

Country or Region: Argentina
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Thilina SurasingheBridgewater State University

Wildlife ecologist with specialization in conservation biology (PhD). My research focuses on community organization and biotic homogenization along urban-rural gradients; landscape-scale conservation.
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David KnaebelUnited States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service

I am the National Program Leader for Soil Biology in USDA-ARS
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Colin GarrowayUniversity of Manitoba

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: North America
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Juan Pablo Torres-FlorezICMBio/Centro Nacional de Pesquisa e Conservação de Mamíferos Aquáticos

I'm a marine biologist interesting in answering ecology and evolutionary questions for conservation purposes. I work with different species models.
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Maribet GamboaEhime University

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America, South Africa, South-East Asia, North-East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe
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Sergio de los Santos VillalobosInstituto Tecnológico de Sonora

Our scientific work is focused on the study of microbial ecology, plants x microorganisms x soil interactions, production of microbial inoculants, plant breeding, and agro-systems conversation by using isotopic techniques.
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Luisa I FalconUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

I am a microbial ecologist interested in conserving ecosystems.