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Co-Leads:

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Robert GuralnickFlorida Museum of Natural History

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Néstor FernándezGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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W. Daniel KisslingUniversity of Amsterdam

Task Force Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

87.5%
Male

12.5%
Female

Geographic Zone studied
Geographic zone studied in detail

8 Task Force Members

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First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
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Robert GuralnickFlorida Museum of Natural History

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

Task Force on EBV Data
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Ward AppeltansIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission UNESCO

UNESCO-IOC Marine Biodiversity Focal Point, Coordinator of OBIS and secretariat for GOOS BioEco.
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Aaike De WeverMuseum of Natural Sciences

I have a background in aquatic microbial ecology and am currently focussing on activities around freshwater biodiversity data management (Freshwater Information Platform and co-chair of FW BON).
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W. Daniel KisslingUniversity of Amsterdam

I am an Associate Professor of Quantitative Biodiversity Science at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Bernhard SeegerUniversity of Marburg

I am a computer scientist responsible for the development of VAT. I am a member of GFBio.
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Donald HobernGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat

Donald Hobern has worked for the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) since 2002, aside from four years spent as the inaugural Director of the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA).
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Wenbo ChuGroup on Earth Observations (GEO)

My main role in GEO Secretariat is to coordinate the data sharing and data management activities, as well as the regional initiative Asia-Oceania GEOSS.