Standardizing Ecosystem Morphological Traits from 3D Information Sources

Awduron Sefydliadau
  • R. Valbuena(Awdur)
    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre
    University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute
    Prifysgol Bangor | Bangor University
  • B. O'Connor(Awdur)
    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre
  • F. Zellweger(Awdur)
    University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute
    Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
  • W. Simonson(Awdur)
    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre
  • P. Vihervaara(Awdur)
    Finnish Environment Institute
  • M. Maltamo(Awdur)
    University of Eastern Finland
  • C. A. Silva(Awdur)
    University of Maryland
    University of Florida
  • D. R.A. Almeida(Awdur)
    University of São Paulo
  • F. Danks(Awdur)
    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre
  • F. Morsdorf(Awdur)
    University of Zurich
  • G. Chirici(Awdur)
    Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Richard Lucas(Awdur)
  • D. A. Coomes(Awdur)
    University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute
  • N. C. Coops(Awdur)
    University of British Columbia
Math Erthygl adolygu
Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)656-667
CyfnodolynTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Cyfrol35
Rhif y cyfnodolyn8
Dyddiad ar-lein cynnar15 Mai 2020
Dangosyddion eitem ddigidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 01 Awst 2020
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3D-imaging technologies provide measurements of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems’ structure, key for biodiversity studies. However, the practical use of these observations globally faces practical challenges. First, available 3D data are geographically biased, with significant gaps in the tropics. Second, no data source provides, by itself, global coverage at a suitable temporal recurrence. Thus, global monitoring initiatives, such as assessment of essential biodiversity variables (EBVs), will necessarily have to involve the combination of disparate data sets. We propose a standardized framework of ecosystem morphological traits – height, cover, and structural complexity – that could enable monitoring of globally consistent EBVs at regional scales, by flexibly integrating different information sources – satellites, aircrafts, drones, or ground data – allowing global biodiversity targets relating to ecosystem structure to be monitored and regularly reported.

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