Project updates

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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Upcoming events BiCOME project participants are attending:

23rd - 27th May 2022

Living Planet Symposium

Location: Bonn, Germany
Several project participants will be attending this annual conference. 
View the programme 

26th June  - 1st July 2022

World Biodiversity Forum

Location: Congress centre Davos, Switzerland

A poster from BiCOME work will be presented on Wednesday 29th June between 13:30 - 16:00.
The poster is entitled: Coastal Essential Biodiversity Variables from satellite for science and policy.


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