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Task Force Co-Leads

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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)

I am an ecologist and conservation biologist interested in monitoring drivers of biodiversity change across biological organisation levels from populations to ecosystems.
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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.

Task Force Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

91.7%
Male

8.3%
Female

Geographic Zone studied
Geographic zone studied in detail

12 Task Force Members

EBV Data
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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Enrique MontesUniversity of South Florida

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

I am an ecologist and conservation biologist interested in monitoring drivers of biodiversity change across biological organisation levels from populations to ecosystems.
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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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Ward AppeltansIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission UNESCO

UNESCO-IOC Marine Biodiversity Focal Point, Coordinator of OBIS and secretariat for GOOS BioEco.
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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 HobernInternational Barcode of Life (iBOL)

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.
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Yvan Le BrasNational Museum of Natural History (MNHN)

Country or Region: France
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Atlantic Ocean
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Martin HohmuthGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: N.A.
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Global
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John WieczorekUniversity of California, Berkeley

Convenor, Darwin Core Maintenance Group, Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)