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The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks


ISBN: 978-3-319-27286-3 (Print) 978-3-319-27288-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Working in Networks to Make Biodiversity Data More Available

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-38

    Global Terrestrial Ecosystem Observations: Why, Where, What and How?

  4. Chapter

    Pages 39-78

    Ecosystem Services

  5. Chapter

    Pages 79-105

    Monitoring Essential Biodiversity Variables at the Species Level

  6. Chapter

    Pages 107-128

    Monitoring Changes in Genetic Diversity

  7. Chapter

    Pages 129-163

    Methods for the Study of Marine Biodiversity

  8. Chapter

    Pages 165-186

    Observations of Inland Water Biodiversity: Progress, Needs and Priorities

  9. Chapter

    Pages 187-210

    Remote Sensing for Biodiversity

  10. Chapter

    Pages 211-237

    Involving Citizen Scientists in Biodiversity Observation

  11. Chapter

    Pages 239-257

    Biodiversity Modelling as Part of an Observation System

  12. Chapter

    Pages 259-291

    Global Infrastructures for Biodiversity Data and Services

  13. Chapter

    Pages 293-308

    Using Data for Decision-Making: From Observations to Indicators and Other Policy Tools

  14. Chapter

    Pages 309-326

    Case Studies of Capacity Building for Biodiversity Monitoring