The BiCOME project will develop and demonstrate that Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs), relevant for scientific and monitoring applications, can be obtained from state-of-the-art remotely sensed reflectance close to the shoreline, and that they can be scalable globally. By addressing relevant scientific and societal problems.
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The project is one of three studies that form part of the European Spacy Agency's 'Biodiversity+ Precursors' on Terrestrial (EO4DIVERSITY), Freshwater (BIOMONDO) and Coastal ecosystems (BiCOME).
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The project will focus on five pilot study sites:
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.