The presentation on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the GEO BON Secretariat concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its boundaries.

Task Force Co-Leads

profile picture

Robert GuralnickFlorida Museum of Natural History

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

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.
profile picture

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

92.3%
Male

7.7%
Female

Geographic Zone studied
Geographic zone studied in detail

13 Task Force Members

EBV Data
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
profile picture

Robert GuralnickFlorida Museum of Natural History

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

Enrique MontesUniversity of South Florida

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

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.
profile picture

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
profile picture

Christian LangerGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

IT Officer for GEO BON. Responsible for the technical infrastructure and the web and graphic design. Repo on github.com/ChristianLanger
profile picture

Ward AppeltansIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission UNESCO

UNESCO-IOC Marine Biodiversity Focal Point, Coordinator of OBIS and secretariat for GOOS BioEco.
profile picture

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).
profile picture

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.
profile picture

Bernhard SeegerUniversity of Marburg

I am a computer scientist responsible for the development of VAT. I am a member of GFBio.
profile picture

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).
profile picture

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.
profile picture

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
profile picture

John WieczorekUniversity of California, Berkeley

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