Earth Observation for Conservation Policy and Practice: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives

No próximo dia 20 de Abril decorre o webinar Earth Observation for Conservation Policy and Practice: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives.

Este webinar surge alinhado com os recentes acordo realizados entre União Europeia e Estados Unidos, num esforço de conservação de 30% de áreas de Terra e Água, até 2030.

Horário: 16:00 – 18:30 CET (Europe) / 10:00 – 12:30 ET (United States)


WEBINAR AGENDA (preliminary)

 Introduction (16:00-16:15/10:00-10.15)

  • Welcome – Chandni Navalkha, International Land Conservation Network
  • Jim Levitt, International Land Conservation Network, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
  • Harm Schoten, Director, Eurosite – the European Land Conservation Network

European perspective (16:15-17:00/10:15-11:00)

  • Bruno Combal, European Commission, DG Environment: Earth observation in the context of the EU Green Deal.
  • Alexandra Ibragimova, IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) and tbc GeoVille: eLENS. using Earth observation to assist environmental policy making and monitoring.
  • Wojtek Mróz, Eurosite, Remote Sensing Support Group. Enabling access to remote sensing data and technologies – perspective of site managers and practitioners.

Break (16:55-17:00/10:55-11:00)

US perspective (17:00-17:45/11:00-11:45)

  • Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist. Presentation of the policy context: Thirty by Thirty Resolution to Save Nature and Half Earth
  • Odean Serrano, Earth League International, Countering Wildlife Trafficking Institute. Collaborating across Federal Agencies for Environmental Management: The need to address Environmental Security through the lens of Remote Sensing Capabilities
  • Jeff Allenby, Center for Geospatial Solutions, International Land Conservation Network. New tools and datasets are enabling on engaging private land protection and public/private partnerships to be more strategic and integrate global goals into local efforts

Break (17:45-17:50/11:45-11:50)

Q&A PANEL DISCUSSION (17:50-18:20/11:50-12:20)

Main issues for discussion:

  • Quality and quantity of data, resolution and scale, what is the most needed or useful for conservation/policy
  • Integration with on the ground monitoring
  • Accessibility issue, which is not just cost-based but user-friendliness, usability, for biodiversity conservation/policy
  • Private vs. public consideration

 WEBINAR SUMMARY AND FINAL WORDS (18:20-18:30/12:20-12:30)

  • Breece Robertson, Center for Geospatial Solutions, ILCN