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Co-Leads:

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Tetsukazu YaharaKyushu University

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Eun-Shik KimKookmin University

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Sheila VergaraASEAN Centre for Biodiversity

BON Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

67.7%
Male

29%
Female

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37 BON Members

Asia-Pacific BON
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
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Yoshihisa ShirayamaMarine-Earth Science and Technology

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
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Mao-Ning TuanmuAcademia Sinica

Country or Region: Taiwan
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Aidin NiamirSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

Postdoctoral Researcher Biodiversity Informatics and Scenarios
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Mark CostelloUniversity of Auckland

Country or Region: New Zealand
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Hiroyuki MuraokaGifu University

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: High Artic, Svalbard
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Tetsukazu YaharaKyushu University

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
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Chan-ho ParkNational Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)

Country or Region: South Korea
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Oceania, South-East Asia, North-East Asia, South Asia
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Tatiana V. NikulinaFederal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity

Country or Region: Russia
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: North-East Asia, Pacific Ocean
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Elena SayenkoFederal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity

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Eun-Shik KimKookmin University

Country or Region: South Korea
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Sheila VergaraASEAN Centre for Biodiversity

Country or Region: Philippines
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Bayden RussellUniversity of Hong Kong

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Oceania, Pacific Ocean
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Rehan-Ul HaqAsian Institute of Technology

I am Rehan, a Pakistani national, pursuing his PhD degree at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand in Natural Resources Management. Research areas: Wildlife populations, forestry, wildlife crime.
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Sathaporn MonprapussornSrinakharinwirot University

I am working as lecturer in Department of Geography, Srinakharinwirot University. My research interest is Climate change, ecosystem services, coastal ecosystem and water resources management.
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Ganeshaiah Kotiganahalli N GUniversity of Agricultural Sciences Bengaluru

Country or Region: India
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Cai LuBeijing Forestry University

Country or Region: China
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Alice C. HughesXishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Conservation ecologist based in China, working across Southeast Asia. Work focuses on landscape scale conservation across the global tropics, but with a special focus on Southeast Asia.
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Chao-Dong ZhuInstitute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Country or Region: China
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Yogesh JadhavBarli Development Institute for Rural Women

I am a developmental professional (with MBA in forestry management from a premier management Institution in India (www.iifm.ac.in)). I have more than 17 years of experience in implementation of ecosystem management and sustainable forestry projects,
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Thamasak YeeminRamkhamhaeng University

Country or Region: Thailand
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Ruey-Shing LinEndemic Species Research Institute

Country or Region: Taiwan
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Sarnam SinghIndian Institute of Remote Sensing

Country or Region: India
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Pavan KumarJamia Millia Islamia

My self Pavan Kumar doing Ph.D in Remote Sensing
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Meenu RaniGB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development

Country or Region: India
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Hemant BadolaFreelance Expert: Biodiversity & Climate Change

Freelance Expert (Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change); formerly: Scientist F & Scientist in-charge, G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, Sikkim, India
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Xu ZhepingNational Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences

I am focusing on digitization, integration and discovery of Biodiversity and ecosystem data in China. I am also the member of Working Group of CODATA and node manager of GBIF CAS.
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Mangal ShakyaNepal BON

Nepal BON Coordinator
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Gulab KhedkarDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University

I am a molecular ecologist working with various aquatic ecosystems in India. My research is focused on population genetics of various organisms.
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Muddula Krishna NaranjiAndhra University

Ph.D in Marine Biology and Fisheries from Andra University, Andra Pradesh, India.
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Anila AjayanUniversity of Kerala

I am an optimistic and cheerful person. I have much interest in freshwater ecology and phytoplankton as well.
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Michael OrrInstitute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Postdoc Fellow at Chinese Academy of Sciences. Bee Systematics, Natural History, and everything in between.
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Affendi Yang AmriInstitute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya

I am a coral reef ecologist.
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Jillian OoiUniversity of Malaya

Interested in seagrass ecosystems, their distribution patterns and inter-specific interactions, and how seagrass meadows function as habitats for marine fauna such as fish communities and dugongs.
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Sze-wan PoongUniversity of Malaya

My research background is in algal molecular taxonomy and systematics, currently dabbling in transcriptomics.
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Anand SebastianKerala Forest Research Institute

Research Fellow at Kerala Forest Research Institute
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Amritha K SKFRI

Country or Region: India
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Asia
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Takehisa YamakitaJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South-East Asia, North-East Asia, Pacific Ocean