September 4, 2016

From Earth Observations to Earth Applications: Satellite Applications for Biodiversity Conservation

Satellite-based Earth observations provide a transparent, repeatable, and cost-effective method for global monitoring of natural resources. These observations are critical to inform conservation management, and provide valuable input to policy tools such as the Convention on Biological Diversity Aichi biodiversity targets, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, and other climate change and sustainable development conventions. This conservation campus will provide an overview of satellite remote sensing for conservation decision-makers and provide specific applications and hands-on demonstrations of how to use remotely sensed Earth observations to inform conservation policy and management.

Host: NASA Applied Sciences