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BON Co-Leads

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Frank Muller-KargerUniversity of South Florida

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Isabel Sousa PintoInterdisciplinary Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (Cimar) and University of Porto

Country or Region: Portugal
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Atlantic Ocean, Also global in the framework of Marine BON
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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

BON Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

53.2%
Male

35.3%
Female

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Geographic zone studied in detail

204 BON Members

Marine BON
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
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Susana CarvalhoKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Country or Region: Saudi Arabia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Western Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea
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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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Healy HamiltonNatureServe

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America
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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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Gabrielle CanonicoNOAA/ U.S. IOOS

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Yoshihisa ShirayamaJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

I am a deep-sea benthic biologist. Special interests are meiobenthos, especially nematodes, kinorhynchs and loriciferans. Ecology and taxonomy of these tiny worms are my main field.
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Michael GillNatureServe

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Maria BakerUniversity of Southampton

Co-lead of 2 deep-sea networks of over 1000 members: The Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI) and the International network for scientific investigation of deep-sea ecosystems (INDEEP).
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Gary GellerJet Propulsion Laboratory

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Zeenatul BasherU.S. Geological Survey

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Andrew SkidmoreUniversity of Twente

Interested in remote sensing and EBVs. More information on my homepage
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Gray WilliamsUniversity of Hong Kong

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied:
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Arturo IzurietaCharles Darwin Foundation

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: South America, Mesoamerica, Oceania, Pacific Ocean
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Brian HelmuthNortheastern University

Helmuth's research focuses on predicting the likely ecological impacts of climate change on coastal ecosystems, and on the development of products that are useful by a diverse array of stakeholders.
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Alejandro Henao CastroColombia National Natural Parks

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean
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Sergio Cerdeira-EstradaComisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO)

Is working for the National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity in Mexico City, in earth observation approach remote sensing and in-situ. He is the marine monitoring coordinator.
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Peter LawtonFisheries and Oceans Canada

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America, Atlantic Ocean
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Henry RuhlUniversity of Southampton

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Tina DohnaMARUM University of Bremen

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean
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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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Nova MieszkowskaMarine Biological Association

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea, Celtic Sea
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Linwood PendletonEuropean Institute for Marine Studies

I'm the International Chair of Marine Ecosystem Services at the European Institute for Marine Studies and the Global Lead for Ocean Science at World Wildlife Fund.
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Moriaki YasuharaUniversity of Hong Kong

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Elva EscobarUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

I am a benthic ecologist, my interest is the biodiversity and macroecology of the deep sea ecosystems in Mexico useful to better conservation and decision making. The information that we gather is available in the open access portal of UNINMAR.
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Eduardo KleinUniversidad Simon Bolivar

Country or Region: Venezuela
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica
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Patrick HalpinDuke University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Nuno SimoesUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

marine biologist and ecologist with a particular interest on invertebrate species diversity and distribution, the Marine Aquarium trade and sustainable aquaculture of marine ornamental species.
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Gregorio BigattiIBIOMAR-CONICET

Country or Region: Argentina
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Atlantic Ocean, Antarctic Ocean
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Marisol Rueda FloresHealthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative

Country or Region: Mexico
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, Mesoamerica, Atlantic Ocean
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Steve GittingsNOAA/ U.S. IOOS

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, North America
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Yunwei DongXiamen University

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Maria MurraySmithsonian Institution

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Robert MillerUniversity of California Santa Barbara

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America
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Roger SayreU.S. Geological Survey

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Jorge CortésUniversidad de Costa Rica

Country or Region: Costa Rica
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, Mesoamerica, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
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Antonio MarquesUniversity of São Paulo

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Peter MillerPlymouth Marine Laboratory

Novel techniques for automated detection of oceanic fronts and harmful algal blooms (HABs) using sequences of thermal and colour Earth observation data. Physical oceanography, fisheries, megafauna.
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Frank Muller-KargerUniversity of South Florida

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Cornelia KrugUniversity of Zurich

Country or Region: Switzerland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Africa, Central and Western Europe
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Evangelia DrakouUniversity of Twente

Country or Region: Netherlands
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, West Africa, Oceania, Central and Western Europe, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean
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Ghada El SerafyDeltares

Country or Region: Netherlands
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
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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Lauren WeatherdonUN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

Manages and provides technical, scientific and communications expertise to a range of projects centred on marine biodiversity and ecosystem services, specialising in fisheries management.
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Corinne MartinELIXIR

ELIXIR is the European research infrastructure for life sciences data. I am responsible for ELIXIR’s international strategy, including ELIXIR's positioning and visibility with funders and policy-makers.
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David OburaCORDIO East Africa

Coral reef biologist, working in marine conservation, sustainable development, local to regional to global levels.
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Adrian StrauchUniversity of Bonn

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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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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Débora BorgesInterdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of the University of Porto (CIIMAR)

Intertidal ecologist
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W. Daniel KisslingInstitute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University 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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Azeroual AbdelhamidHassan 1st University of Settat

"Only dead fish float with the current; live fish swim against it"
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Francisco HernandezFlanders Marine Institute

Country or Region: Belgium
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Megan HepnerUniversity of South Florida

I am interested in how species are responding to shifting climate trends, including ecosystem structure and function, species abundance and distribution, and the consequences of these climate-induced changes for ecosystem functioning.
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Tylar MurrayUSF College of Marine Science

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied:
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Mitchell RofferRoffer's Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service - ROFFS

Satellite fisheries oceanographer.
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George Sedberryretired

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America, South Africa, South Asia, Atlantic Ocean
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Luke McEachronFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
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Isabel Sousa PintoInterdisciplinary Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (Cimar) and University of Porto

Country or Region: Portugal
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Atlantic Ocean, Also global in the framework of Marine BON
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Abby BensonU.S. Geological Survey

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean
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Rick Stuart-SmithReef Life Survey and University of Tasmania

Country or Region: Australia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Jennifer BrownECOS Consulting for Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: North America, Pacific Ocean
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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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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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Nadia AlmudaffarMarine Science Centre

Country or Region: Iraq
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Middle East
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Prince Emeka NdimeleLagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State, Nigeria

I have background in Fisheries and over the years, I have done some studies in environmental toxicology and ecosystem restoration. There are evidences of anthropogenic climate change on aquatic ecosystems.
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Thamasak YeeminRamkhamhaeng University

Country or Region: Thailand
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Mohamed Ahmed Sidi ChiekhUniversity of Nouakchott

GIS expert working with environmental agencies. Contribute to many research projects in West Africa region and especially in marine protected areas. My main research topic right now is related to the study of seagrass dynamic.
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Cara EstesUniversity of South Florida

Country or Region: USA
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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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Biju KumarUniversity of Kerala

Academician and researcher working on freshwater and marine biodiversity, with special focus on species distributions, phylogeography and ecosystem function. Area of research is the Western Ghats.
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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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Irawan AsaadMinistry of Environment and Forestry

Country or Region: Indonesia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Oceania, South-East Asia, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
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Cheryl MorrisonU.S. Geological Survey

I am a Research Geneticist at the U.S. Geological Survey. I am interested in freshwater and marine biodiversity, and conservation genomics applications. I specialize in deep-sea population genomics.
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Diana Isabel Gomez Marine and Coastal Research Institute "Jose Benito Vives DeAndreis" INVEMAR

I am the head of the research line Organization and Dynamic of Marine Ecosystems in INVEMAR (www.invemar.org.co) in the last 9 years. My group is in charge of the monitoring and all the bioecological research of marine ecosystems.
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Ricardo HarounUniversity of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Expert on Marine Phycology, Conservation and Sustainable Uses of Marine Biota. His current project is "Mapping and Assessing Ecosystem Services in Outermost Regions and European Overseas"
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Gil RilovIsrael Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR)

I am a community ecologist, study intertidal and subtidal reefs. Have an ongoing rocky shore monitoring program
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Dimitris PoursanidisFoundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (Forth)

Country or Region: Greece
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North Africa, Western Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe, Mediterranean
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Dominique PelletierIFREMER

Marine Conservation scientist - Monitoring and Assessment of coastal biodiversity and fished resources - Underwater video - Indicators and Modelling - Coral Reef Ecosystems - Mediterranean Ecosystems
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Eva ChatzinikolaouHellenic Centre for Marine Research

Country or Region: Greece
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Mediterranean Sea
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Susana OrtizInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ, N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Australia
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Billie SwallaFriday Harbor Laboratories; University of Washington

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America, Pacific Ocean, Salish Sea
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Kelly GoodwinNOAA

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
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Zacchaeus CompsonCentre for Ecosystem Genomics Applications (CEGA)

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Santiago MillánInvemar - Institute for Marine and Coastal Research

Country or Region: Colombia
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Affendi Yang AmriInstitute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya & Malaysian Society of Marine Sciences (MSMS)

I am a coral reef ecologist working in Malaysia mapping coral reefs and its health status.
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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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Francis JuanesUniversity of Victoria

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America
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Isa ElegbedeBrandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Luena FernandesFederal University of Bahia

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Atlantic Ocean
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Maria Teresa KavanaughOregon State University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Margaret HunterU.S. Geological Survey

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, North America, West Africa
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Pier Luigi ButtigiegAlfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Eric ArcherNOAA

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Jackson ChuMemorial University of Newfoundland

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
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Melinda ColemanNSW Department of Primary Industries

My research focuses on ecology, conservation and population genetics of kelp forests. My current work examines how kelp genetic diversity both mediates response and is impacted by climate change.
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Qianshuo ZhaoUniversity of Auckland

I am a final year PhD student working on marine ecosystems mapping and MPAs prioritization.
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Carmen Mifsud Environment and Resources Authority (ERA)

I work at the Environment Resource Authority, where I have been working on marine issues for more than 18 years particularly on marine biodiversity. Currently working in enforcement. Have worked on various Multilateral Environment Agreements includi
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Anton van de PutteRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

My interest is in providing open access to Southern Ocean and Antarctic biodiversity from the microbial to the whales. In this capacity I manage the SCAR biodiversity Portal (data.biodiversity.aq)
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Hanieh SaeediSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

I am interested in understanding the driving ecological and evolutionary process which shape the biodiversity patterns and biogeography of the marine species (shallow and deep-sea), and also in predicting how species richness and distribution ranges
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Takehisa YamakitaJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

I am working to predict marine biodiversity and ecosystem services national or Regional scale to support conservation policy. Impact assessment of disaster and development is also my duty.
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Anni DjurhuusUniversity of the Faroe Islands

Country or Region: Faroe Islands
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Oscar Daniel BeltránInstitute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM)

Hi, I'm the GEO-Colombia contact, glad to work with EO Data, training and research.
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Zacharie Sohoul'Institut de Recherches Halieutiques et Océanologiques du Bénin (IRHOB)

Work on Marine Biodiversity and Stock assessment.
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Dawn WrightEnvironmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)

Co-leader of the MBON contribution known as Ecological Marine Units (EMU). Chief Scientist of smart mapping company Esri + GIS/oceans professor at Oregon State U., cycling, Legos, raised in Hawaii.
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Ana ColacoUniversity of the Azores (IMAR)

Country or Region: Portugal
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Xinghu QinUniversity of St Andrews

I am working on linking biodiversity levels using a community genetics approach.
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Maickel ArmenterosUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Formerly at University of Havana. Currently, posdoc at ICML (UNAM, Mexico). Main research topic: Ecology and diversity of marine meiofauna with focus on nematodes. Also work on mollusks and forams
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Kakha NadiradzeDesertNet International UNCCD

Dr. Kakha Nadiradze as President of the Association for Farmers Rights Defense, AFRD Georgia is a certified practitioner of Agriculture, in the field of Food Safety, Environment protection, Plants and Animals AgroBiodiversity conservation.
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Masahiro NakaokaHokkaido University, Akkeshi Marine Station

I am studying community ecology in coastal ecosystems, specially focusing on seagrass beds in East and Southeast Asian regions. I am also interested in ecosystem service assessment of these habitats.
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Global Seaweeds Costal FuturesGlobal Seaweeds Coastal Futures project

Country or Region: Australia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Angélica BatistaInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica
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T. E. Angela QuirosHokkaido University, Akkeshi Marine Station

My research interests lie in the ecology of nearshore marine environments (seagrass, coral, mangroves), terrestrial and marine protection, small scale fisheries and women’s role in those fisheries.
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Aileen Tan Shau HwaiCentre for Marine and Coastal Studies (CEMACS), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Country or Region: Malaysia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
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Cherrie TehUniversiti Sains Malaysia

Country or Region: Malaysia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Sulu-sulawesi & Straits of Malacca
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Keren Yanuka-GolubWeizmann Institute of Science

Country or Region: Israel
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Mediterranean
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Meredith ElliottPoint Blue Conservation Science

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: North America, Pacific Ocean
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Frederic Bonoul'Institut de Recherches Halieutiques et Océanologiques du Bénin (IRHOB)

I am physical Oceanographer researcher, with emphasis in CO2 cycle, Ocean Acidification, climate changes.
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Jonatha GiddensNational Geographic Society Exploration Technology Lab

I am a Fellow with National Geographic Society Exploration Technology Lab conducting deep-ocean biodiversity research using an autonomous benthic lander camera system; the Deep-Ocean Dropcam.
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Wei YangChiba University

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Erasmo MacayaUniversidad de Concepción

I study marine macroalgae (ecology, taxonomy, phylogeography and diversity).
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Eleonora CelentanoUniversity of the Republic, Uruguay - Marine Science Laboratory (UNDECIMAR)

Country or Region: Uruguay
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Edgardo Londoño-CruzUniversity of Valle

Marine Biologist working at Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia), interested in marine invertebrates biodiversity associated to rocky and coral ecosystems.
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Nicolas MoityCharles Darwin Foundation

Marine ecologist and geospatial data scientist working in the Galapagos since 2012. Involved in a wide range of applied research projects to support the conservation of Galapagos' Protected Areas
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Maria Gabriela PalomoNatural History Museum of Argentina

My research goal is to understand how human pressures affects marine biodiversity. I also help government to design management plans to conserve biodiversity and functioning of marine protected areas.
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Carlos BarbozaThe Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

I'm interested in the patterns and processes controlling the distribution and abundance of invertebrates at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Brittle stars (Echinodermata) and the macrofauna from sandy beaches are models used in my research.
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Cesar CordeiroFederal Fluminense University

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Edlin Guerra-CastroUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Venezuelan, marine ecologist, working at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. I am interested in quantitative ecology, as well as patterns of species diversity in benthic ecosystems
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Eulogio SotoUniversity of Valparaíso

I am Marine Biologist. My research areas are the Ecology, Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Benthic Environments from the Coast to the Deep-Sea with focus on macrofauna from soft-bottom and Rocky-shore.
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Maritza CárdenasBIOELITE & University de Guayaquil (UG)

My research interest is the monitoring and assessment of the diversity of invertebrates and persistent pollutants in marine and estuarine ecosystems.
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Julian Perez-CorreaUniversidad Espíritu Santo

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
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Miguel TriviñoUniversity of Guayaquil (UG)

I am a marine biologist and scuba diving instructor. I am interested on biodiversity conservation of benthic invertebrates at dive sites and the underwater photography.
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Ana Carolina MazzucoUniversidade Federal do Espírito Santo

Ocean Scientist, currently a post-doc researcher at Long-term Ecological Research Program PELD HCES. Data Manager of Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Brazil Node. CEO eDNA Meio Ambiente.
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Heath CookCornell University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America, South Africa, Oceania, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean
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Erika SalavarríaUniversidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena

I'm Biologist, Member of Red RIEAE (Interinstitutional Network for the Study Aquatic Ecosystems in Ecuador). My specialty is the study of gene expression in marine organism.
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Jeroen ArendsEcosystem Services Partnership (ESP) / SEEDEV

MSc. in Environmental Sciences (MES) at Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) in the Netherlands, specialty in Environmental System Analysis (ESA). I work as an agricultural and environmental consultant for SEEDEV.
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Periklis KleitouMarine & Environmental Research Lab Ltd

Marine scientist - passionate with ecology - aiming to help the globe to tackle key environmental issues.
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Malin PinskyRutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Chloé OrlandUniversity of California Santa Cruz

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: North America, Central and Western Europe, Pacific Ocean
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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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Joy KumagaiSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Brett JohnsonHakai Institute

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
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Anne TreasureSouth African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)

Country or Region: South Africa
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
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Geographic zone studied: South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Antarctic Ocean, sub-Antarctic, Antarctic
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Jacquomo MonkInstitute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

A major motivation for my research is to improve the way marine biodiversity is monitored, reported, managed and protected, through contributing to more ecologically-informed decisions.
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Zachary MonteithHakai Institute

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America, Pacific Ocean
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Ahmad MahdaviUniversity of Tehran

Insect/environmental toxicologist,helping people,environment and wildlife against toxic compounds for 2-3 decades, using Big Data,Geodata for conservation of biodiversity and computational toxicology.
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Natasha Mendez-FerrerGulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
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Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, North America, Atlantic Ocean
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Francisco ArenasInterdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of the University of Porto (CIIMAR)

Marine Ecologist
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Sahadev SharmaUniversity of Malaya

Country or Region: Malaysia
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Karla Inés Calderón MayoMinisterio del Ambiente

Country or Region: Peru
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Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Pacific Ocean
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Liz FergusonOcean Science Analytics

I am a marine ecologist and professor of biology in the San Diego region. My research specialization is marine mammal bioacoustics and more recently physical-biological impacts on marine megafauna.
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Klas Ove MöllerHelmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research

Biological Oceanographer
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Robinson MugoRegional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

Country or Region: Kenya
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: East Africa and adjacent islands, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
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David MarchUniversity of Exeter

Marine spatial ecologist interested in using ocean observing systems and new marine technologies for monitoring human pressures and marine species across multiple taxa.
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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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Katrin IkenUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America
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Touria BajjoukIFREMER

Marine scientist in spatial and spectral high resolution imagery processing, benthic habitat mapping and ecological status indicator development.
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Marilyn ThornePêches et Océans Canada (Institut Maurice-Lamontagne)

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
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Geographic zone studied: North America
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Grant Van Der HeeverSouth African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)

Country or Region: South Africa
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Antarctic Ocean
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Oscar GaggiottiUniversity of St Andrews

My research focuses on the study of spatial patterns of genetic and species diversity to better understand the evolutionary and ecological processes responsible for their origin and maintenance.
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Andre BarretoUniversity of the Itajaí Valley, Itajaí Campus

My main interest is on the ecology and distribution os marine mammals. I've coordinated many projects aimed at collecting and aggregating data on marine mammal distribution.
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Alice SoccodatoAIR Centre

Country or Region: Portugal
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Shirley Parker_NanceSouth African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)

As part of the SAEON Elwandle Coastal node team I'm involved in collecting LTER data from shallow coastal reef systems along the South African coast. This includes sessile reef benthic communities and associated reef fish fauna. I have experienc
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Tim Parker-nanceSouth African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)

Senior Developer (Coastal) at the Elwandle Coastal node of the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)
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Denisse Fierro ArcosCharles Darwin Foundation

Marine scientist working with the Shark Ecology Project at the Charles Darwin Foundation.
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Pierluigi StrafellaCNR IRBIM

Researcher in Marine Biology in CNR IRBIM Italy specialized in macrozoobenthos taxonomy, he is involved in the Marine Litter and Microplastics issue.
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Elisa BaldrighiCNR IRBIM

I am a researcher in ecology of benthic meio- and macrofauna. My focus: relations between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and interaction between benthic components (micro-, meio- macrofauna).
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Joana SoaresAIR Centre

I have graduated in Aquatic Sciences and I hold a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (University of Porto). I have extensive experience in ecotoxicology, molecular biology and toxicogenomics. My research focuses the hazard assessment of endocrine disruptors.
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Dan TchernovUniversity of Haifa

Chief Scientist of the Morris Kahn Marine Research Station
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Pedro SilvaAIR Centre

Country or Region: Portugal
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, North America, South Africa, Central Africa, West Africa, North Africa, Central and Western Europe, Atlantic Ocean
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Thanos DailianisHellenic Centre for Marine Research

Country or Region: Greece
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe, Mediterranean Sea
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Tati Suryati SyamsudinInstitut Teknologi Bandung

I am lecturer in General Ecology, Soil Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment at School of Life Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) - Indonesia.
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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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Andria RosadoCoastal Zone Management Authority and Institute

Data Manager at the Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute
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Martin ZimmerLeibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research

Besides decomposition processes and how they are controlled by animal-microbe and predator-prey interactions, I am generally interested in how environmental change affects biotic interactions.
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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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Cynthia RiginosThe University of Queensland

I study dispersal, gene flow, and adaptation in marine landscapes (seascapes).
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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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Lennert SchepersFlanders Marine Institute

Country or Region: Belgium
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Balaram MohapatraIndian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay)

I am Balaram, an Environmental Microbiology-Ecology enthusiast, studying the genomics and physiology of xenobiotics (aromatics, oil components, and plastics) degrading soil bacterial candidates for enhanced bioremediation options.
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Gennadii DonchytsDeltares

Remote Sensing, Data Science, Surface Water
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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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Luke ThompsonNOAA

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Elaya Perumal UlagalanthaperumalGovernment Arts College for Men, Affiliated to University of Madras

I have good knowledge on algal taxonomy and diversity studies. I have worked in various research projects related to diversity studies and Currently working on Freshwater algal diversity of S.India.
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Paulette BloomerUniversity of Pretoria

I am a phylogeographer and conservation geneticist with specific interest in vertebrate species. My research over the past 25 years has focused mostly on southern African species.
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Michelle GaitherUniversity of Central Florida

Country or Region: USA
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Geographic zone studied: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean
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Eric CrandallPennsylvania State University

I am interested in the ecological and evolutionary consequences of larval dispersal for marine populations and species. Also into open data and equitable research opportunity. diversityindopacific.net
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Angelo BernardinoUniversidade Federal do Espirito Santo

I am a marine ecologist, working in Brazil with coastal and deep-sea ecosystems.
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Pål MortensenInstitute of Marine Research

I am an expert on Marine Habitat Mapping and Cold-Water Corals (ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4795-3143)
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Alamgir HossainBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University

I am currently enrolling as a 4th-year undergraduate student of the Department of Oceanography and Hydrography, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh.
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Chris MeyerSmithsonian Institution

curator and research zoologist @ Smithsonian NMNH, director Global ARMS Program
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Adriana RaduloviciUniversity of Guelph

Country or Region: Canada
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Geographic zone studied: Global
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Marie-josee ForitnUniversity of Toronto

Spatial Ecologist
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Christian M Díaz-sanchezParques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Nithiyaa NilamaniCentre for Marine and Coastal Studies (CEMACS), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Country or Region: Malaysia
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South-East Asia
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Danielle Ribeiro-brasilUniversidade Federal do Pará

Freshwater
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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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Jussara Moretto Martinelli LemosUniversidade Federal do Pará

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Atlantic Ocean
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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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Sophie von der HeydenStellenbosch University

Application of molecular ecological and genomics tools to inform marine spatial planning, understanding resilience and adaptation of marine species to ongoing and future change.
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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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Hauke KeglerLeibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: East Africa and adjacent islands, South-East Asia, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
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Po Teen LimUniversity of Malaya

My research interest is to clarify the coastal ecosystem health and related environmental and climatic drivers. Specialize in Harmful Algal Blooms research using classical and advanced tools
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Tamar Guy-haimIsrael Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR)

My main research interests are marine biodiversity and biogeography, with particular emphasis on species interactions, bioinvasions, and climate change. I use multidisciplinary approaches and combine experimental ecology, physiology, biogeochemistry,
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Ann BucklinUniversity of Connecticut

Country or Region: USA
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