Project updates

Project update  |  13 November 2023

BiCOME attending International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 2023

This week Victor Martinez-Vicente will be at the International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 2023 in Florida where he'll be co-chairing a Breakout Workshop about marine biodiversity metrics from space. He will also be presenting a poster on BiCOME and BOOMS project work.

The details of both sessions are below:

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Project update  |  01 May 2023

BiCOME work presented at EGU General Assembly 2023

Avi Putri Pertiwi and Dimosthenis Traganos from the BiCOME project had their work presented at the recent EGU 23 Assembly. The Assembly welcomed 18,831 registered attendees from all over the world bringing together geoscientists to cover all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences.

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Project update  |  20 October 2022

New publication: Monitoring the marine invasive alien species Rugulopteryx okamurae using unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites

A new paper has been published with work supported by the BiCOME project. The research demonstrated how UAV and high resolution satellite Remote Sensing can be used to measure anthropogenic impacts on coastal ecosystems.

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Project update  |  06 September 2022

Avi Putri Pertiwi presents BiCOME work at World Seagrass Conference

The World Seagrass Conference took place in Annapolis, Maryland, USA between 7-12 August 2022 and attracted scientists and stakeholders from around the world for a series of talks, networking and field trips relating to the key theme of "Signs of Success: Reversing the Course of Degradation" in relation to seagrasses and other submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV).

Avi Putri Pertiwi presented work from BiCOME participants in the session : 4B: Advances in Seagrass and Optical Water Quality Remote Sensing.

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Project update  |  27 June 2022

BiCOME presents work at World Biodiversity Forum

Dr Stefanie Broszeit will be (virtually) attending the second edition of the World Biodiversity Forum (26 June - 1 July 2022) where BiCOME will be part of a poster session on biodiversity change detection. 

The poster will show initial results from the project to highlight the need for a structured approach to map remote sensing products to Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBV) in coastal ecosystems, and the importance of taking into consideration stakeholders views on the definition of relevant remote sensing products.

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Project update  |  08 June 2022

New publication: Topographic Analysis of Intertidal Polychaete Reefs (Sabellaria alveolata) at a Very High Spatial Resolution

Read about the research findings from fieldwork as part of the BiCOME project over Noirmoutier Island (France) where a hyperspectral UAV was used to analyse the topography of Intertidal Polychaete Reefs.

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Project update  |  04 May 2022

BiCOME participants to present at Living Planet Symposium

There will be a significant presence from the BiCOME team at the ESA Living Planet Symposium which takes place between the 23rd to 27th May. The symposium is an important event in the field of Earth Observation, attracting thousands of scientists and data users. This year the conference will be held in-person at the World Conference Center in Bonn Germany.   

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Project update  |  12 April 2022

Regional newspaper reports on BiCOME drone mapping fieldwork

French regional newspaper Ouest France recently reported on the drone mapping of intertidal areas in Mont Saint-Michel bay as part of BiCOME fieldwork.   

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Project update  |  10 January 2022

The BiCOME project kicks-off!

Last October marked the launch of the Biodiversity of the Coastal Ocean: Monitoring with Earth Observation (BiCOME) project, led by Plymouth Marine Laboratory.

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