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BON Co-Leads

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Carlos GuerraGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Diana H. WallSchool of Global Env. Sustainability, Colorado State University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global

BON Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

59.6%
Male

34.6%
Female

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Geographic zone studied in detail

52 BON Members

Soil BON
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
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Carlos GuerraGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Aimee ClassenUniversity of Vermont

I am an ecosystem, soil and global change ecologist and my work focuses on how shifting biotic (e.g., biodiversity) and abiotic (e.g., temperature) factors impact ecosystem function.
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Arturo AriñoUniversity of Navarra

Working on global-scale assessments of biodiversity data. Director of the Department of Environmental Biology. Interested in patterns.
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Diana H. WallSchool of Global Env. Sustainability, Colorado State University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Ahmad MahdaviUniversity of Tehran - Dept. of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment

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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Deeksha KrishnaFiji National University

My primary and key research interest focuses on how climate affects agriculture, soil and ecosystem function. I am currently using a large variety of statistical tools and packages, including data assimilation (also known as inverse analysis).
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Jaime RodriguezLaboratorio boliviano de biodiversidad básica y aplicada

Country or Region: Bolivia
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied:
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Maria J. I. BrionesUniversity of Vigo

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Lukas Martinelli Soil Science Society of America

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Nataliya RybalkaUniversity of Göttingen, Experimental Phycology and Culture Collection of Algae (SAG)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Erica LuminiNational Research Council (CNR), Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection -IPSP

I am an environmental microbiologist: focus on plant-soil microbial interactions/symbioses,impact on plant growth; meta-barcoding of soil microbiota in natural ecosystems and agricultural environments.
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Anton PotapovUniversity of Göttingen, Institute of Zoology and Anthropology

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Alokendu PatnaikWageningen Environmental Research

I would describe myself as a realistic optimist, practical and caring person. I have am a fast learner and adapt to challenges effectively. I am very social and inclusive person.
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Miriam Muñoz-RojasUniversity of New South Wales

Country or Region: Australia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Aidan KeithCentre for Ecology & Hydrology

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Nicolas FaninINRA

Country or Region: France
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Maria TsiafouliAristotle University

I'm mainly investigating the effects of climate change, human activities and agricultural land use on soil biodiversity. I’m interested in revealing links among soil biodiversity and ecosystem services.
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Alberto OrgiazziJoint Research Centre

Country or Region: Italy
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe
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Fernando MaestreUniversity of Alicante

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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César MarínO'Higgins University

Dr. Ecology/Evolution. Posdoctoral Researcher in the University of O'Higgins, Chile. Soil Ecologist. Founder of the South Amrican Mycorrhizal Research Network. See cesar-marin.com
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Erin CameronSaint Mary's University

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Nico EisenhauerGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Manuel Delgado-BaquerizoRey Juan Carlos University

Soil ecologist. Microbial ecologist.
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Ika DjukicThe Swiss Federal Institute for Forest Snow and Landscape Research WSL

My research interest is in the interdisciplinary understanding of ecosystem processes in changing environment. I am coordinating the global litter decomposition initiative, TeaComposition.
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Clara Peña-VenegasAmazon Institute for Scientific Research SINCHI

I am a soil microbiologist and I work in the Amazon region of Colombia studying arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and soil macrofauna.
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Jessica DuchicelaUniversidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Jorge Ari NoriegaLos Andes University

I am a community ecologist working in functional ecology in the Tropics and Palearctic region. I use dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) as an indicator tool to quantify ecosystem services and environmental impact caused by humans.
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Camille TruongUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Country or Region: Mexico
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America
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Sidney SturmerFURB - Universidade Regional de Blumenau

I am a taxonomist of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and curator of the International Culture Collection of Glomeromycota (www.furb.br/cicg). Research focus on AMF systematics, biogeography and diversity.
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Yves Hermandez TchiechouaPan-African University

PhD candidate in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Currently I am working arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their benefits in ecosystem.
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Michael SteinwandterEURAC Research

Country or Region: Italy
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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József GemlEszterházy Károly University

Country or Region: Hungary
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, North America, South Africa, East Africa and adjacent islands, South-East Asia, Central and Western Europe
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Alan StapletonSt Breward Wildlife & Conservation Group

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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José a. CarreiraJaen University

Lecturer in ecology at University of Jaén. My research focuses on the effects of perturbations (climate and land-use changes, atmospheric deposition, wildfires, soil pollution) on the biogeochemistry and dynamics of Mediterranean forests.
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George BrownEmbrapa Forestry/ Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR)

I am a soil ecologist, specializing on earthworms, their biodiversity, ecology, impacts on soil and their response to soil management, mainly in Brazil.
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Brajesh SinghWestern Sydney University

My research identifies the quantitative relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functions and how natural/anthropogenic pressures such as land-use change and climate change affects these.
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Renato ChiarelliArtista Naturalista

Sou artista plastico com especialidades em Solos ( terra ). produzo minhas obras com diversos tipos de Solos da America do Sul, especialmente das regiões brasileiras.
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Elizabeth BachThe Nature Conservancy

I am the Ecosystem Restoration Scientist at Nachusa Grasslands (The Nature Conservancy, Illinois Chapter). I work with scientists, land managers, and stewards to holistically investigate questions about tallgrass prairie restoration ecology.
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David ElliottUniversity of Derby

Soil microbial ecologist focusing on drylands and peatlands. Interest in big data approaches in long-term ecology and ecosystem assessment.
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Pablo García-PalaciosRey Juan Carlos University

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Susana C. GonçalvesCFE - Centre for Functional Ecology - University of Coimbra

Country or Region: Portugal
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: East Africa and adjacent islands, Central and Western Europe
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Colin AverillETH Zürich

Country or Region: Switzerland
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Lur EpeldeNeiker-Tecnalia Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Basque Country
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Andrew GonzalezMcGill University

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Steve WakelinScion

Environmental microbiology with focus on soil biology and ecosystem functions.
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Zoë LindoUniversity of Western Ontario

Soil ecologist working in forests and peatlands in Canada.
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Juha AlataloQatar University

I work on above and below ground biodiversity in Alpine Sweden and in Drylands/Mangrove in Qatar.
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Olaf SchmidtUniversity College Dublin

Country or Region: Ireland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Andrew BarnesUniversity of Waikato

Country or Region: New Zealand
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Oceania
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Andy TaylorThe James Hutton Institute

I am a fungal ecologist who uses a wide range of approaches to answer ecological questions about the roles of fungi in the environment. I specialise in the characterisation of soil fungal communities.
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Nathaly R. Guerrero RamírezGeorg-August-Universität Göttingen

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied:
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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