Documents


 

You will find here our downloadable documentation, sometimes in multiple languages, as well as references to our peer reviewed papers.

For older (<2010) publications, please check also JRC's publications repository.

 

 

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN (2016). Protected Planet Report 2016. UNEP-WCMC and IUCN: Cambridge UK and Gland, Switzerland. 71 p. [ Download pdf]

 

Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Martinez Lopez J., Cottam, A., Temperley, H., Bertzky, B., Graziano, M. (2015). The Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) Explorer 1.0. EUR 27162 EN. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 53 p. [ Download pdf ]

     

 

  Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Martinez Lopez J., Cottam, A., Temperley, H., Bertzky, B., Graziano, M. (2015). O Observatório Digital para Áreas Protegidas (DOPA) Explorer 1.0. EUR 27162 PT. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 58 p. [
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  Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Martinez Lopez J., Cottam, A., Temperley, H., Bertzky, B., Graziano, M. (2015). L’Observatoire Numérique des Aires Protégées (DOPA) Explorer 1.0. EUR 27162 FR Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 58 p.  [ Download pdf ]

 
  Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Martinez Lopez J., Cottam, A., Temperley, H., Bertzky, B., Graziano, M. (2015). El Observatorio  Digital para las Zonas Protegidas  (DOPA) Explorer 1.0. EUR 27162 FR Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 58 p.  [ Download pdf ]

 

 

Juffe-Bignoli, D., Burgess, N.D., Bingham, H., Belle, E.M.S., de Lima, M.G., Deguignet, M., Bertzky, B., Milam, A.N., Martinez-Lopez, J., Lewis, E., Eassom, A., Wicander, S., Geldmann, J., van Soesbergen, A., Arnell, A.P., O’Connor, B., Park, S., Shi, Y.N., Danks, F.S., MacSharry, B., Kingston, N. (2014).  Protected Planet Report 2014 . UNEP-WCMC: Cambridge,UK.[ Download pdf ]

 

 

Hobern, D., Apostolico, A., Arnaud, E., Bello, J. C., Canhos, D., Dubois, G., Field, D., García, E. A., Hardisty, A., et al. (2013). Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook: Delivering Biodiversity Knowledge in the Information Age. GBIF Secretariat. 44 pp. [ Download pdf ]

 

 

Dubois, G, M. Schulz, J. Skøien, A. Cottam, W. Temperley, M. Clerici, E. Drakou, J. van’t Klooster, B. Verbeeck, I. Palumbo, P. Derycke, J-F. Pekel, J. Martínez-López, S. Peedell, P. Mayaux (2013).  An introduction to the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) and the DOPA Explorer (Beta). EUR 26207 EN Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg 72 p. [ Download pdf]

 

Hartley, A., A. Nelson, P. Mayaux, and JM. Grégoire (2007).  The Assessment of African Protected Areas.EUR 22780 EN, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. 77 pp.[Downoald pdf]

 

 

Herrera, L.P., Sabatino, M.C., Jaimes, F.R., Saura, S. (2017). Landscape connectivity and the role of small habitat patches as steppingstones: an assessment of the grassland biome in Southern Pampa, Argentina. Biodiversity and Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1416-7

 

Pettorelli, N., Schulte to Bühne, H., Tulloch, A., Dubois, G., Macinnis-Ng, C., Queirós A.M., Keith, D.A., Wegmann, M., Schrodt, F., Stellmes, M., Sonnenschein, R., Geller, G.N., Roy, S., Somers, B., Murray, N., Bland, L., Geijzendorffer, I., Kerr, J.T., Broszeit, S., Leitão, P.J., Duncan, C., El Serafy, G., He, K.S., Blanchard, J.L., Lucas, R., Mairota, P., Webb, T.J., Nicholson, E. (2017). Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rse2.59

 

Kissling, W. D., J. A. Ahumada, A. Bowser, M. Fernandez, N. Fernández, E. A. García, R. P. Guralnick, N. J. B. Isaac, S. Kelling, W. Los, L. McRae, J.-B. Mihoub, M. Obst, M. Santamaria, A.K. Skidmore, K. J. Williams, D. Agosti, D. Amariles, C. Arvanitidis, L. Bastin, F. De Leo, W. Egloff, J. Elith, D. Hobern, D. Martin, H. M. Pereira, G. Pesole, J. Peterseil, H. Saarenmaa, D. Schigel, D. S. Schmeller, N. Segata, E. Turak, P. F. Uhlir, B. Wee, A. R. Hardisty (2017). Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale.Biological Reviews. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12359

 

Gross, D., Achard, F., Dubois, G., Brink, A., Prins, H. (2017) Uncertainties in tree cover maps of Sub-Saharan Africa and their implications for measuring progress towards CBD Aichi Targets. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rse2.52

 

Schägner, J.P., J. Maes, L. Brander, M.-L. Paracchini, V. Hartje, G. Dubois (2017). Monitoring recreation across European nature areas: A geo-database of visitor counts, a review of literature and a call for a visitor counting reporting standard. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 18:44-55.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2017.02.004

 

Allan, J. R., Venter, O., Maxwell, S., Bertzky, B., Jones, K., Shi, Y., Watson, J.E.M (2017). Recent increases in human pressure and forest loss threaten many Natural World Heritage Sites. Biological Conservation, 206: 47-55.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.12.011

 

Saura, S., L. Bastin, L. Battistella, A. Mandrici, G. Dubois (2017). Protected areas in the world’s ecoregions: how well connected are they? Ecological Indicators 76: 144-158 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.12.047

 

Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Bertzky, B., Mandrici, B., Conti, M., Saura, S., Cottam, A., Battistella, L., Martínez-López, J., Boni, M., Graziano, M. (2016). Integrating multiple spatial datasets to assess protected areas: Lessons learnt from the Digital Observatory for Protected Area (DOPA). International Journal of Geo-Information. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijgi5120242

 

Santini, L., S. Saura, C. Rondinini (2016) Composite network approach for assessing multi-species connectivity: An application to road defragmentation prioritisation. PlosOne. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0164794

 

Brink, A., J. Martínez-López, Z. Szantoi, P. Moreno-Atencia, A. Lupi, L. Bastin, G. Dubois (2016). Indicators for assessing habitat values, pressures and threats for protected areas – an integrated habitat and land cover change approach for the Udzungwa Mountains National Park in Tanzania. Remote Sensing. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8100862

 

Martínez-López, J., B. Bertzky, F. J. Bonet-García, L. Bastin, G. Dubois (2016). Biophysical characterization of protected areas globally through optimized image segmentation and classification. Remote Sensing. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8090780

 

Stropp, J., R. J. Ladle, A. C. M. Malhado, J. Hortal, J. Gaffuri, W. H. Temperley, J. O. Skøien and P. Mayaux (2016). Mapping ignorance: 300 years of collecting flowering plants in Africa. Global Ecology and Biogeography. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12468

 

Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Skidmore, A., Mücher, S., Dawson, T. P., Fernandez, M., Lucas, R., Schaepman, M. E., Wang, T., O'Connor, B., Jongman, R. H.G., Kempeneers, P., Sonnenschein, R., Leidner, A. K., Böhm, M., He, K. S., Nagendra, H., Dubois, G., Fatoyinbo, T., Hansen, M. C., Paganini, M., de Klerk, H. M., Asner, G. P., Kerr, J. T., Estes, A. B., Schmeller, D. S., Heiden, U., Rocchini, D., Pereira, H. M., Turak, E., Fernandez, N., Lausch, A., Cho, M. A., Alcaraz-Segura, D., McGeoch, M. A., Turner, W., Mueller, A., St-Louis, V., Penner, J., Vihervaara, P., Belward, A., Reyers, B., Geller, G. N. (2016). Framing the concept of satellite remote sensing essential biodiversity variables: challenges and future directions. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rse2.1

 

Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Gurney, L., Dubois, G. (2016). Monitoring Protected Areas from Space. In: “Protected Areas: Are They Safeguarding Biodiversity?" L. Joppa, J. Baillie and J. Robinson (Eds). John Wiley & Sons. pp. 242-258

 

Milam, A., S. Kenney, D. Juffe-Bignoli, B. Bertzky, C. Corrigan, B. MacSharry, N. D. Burgess and N. Kingston. (2016). Maintaining a Global Data Set on Protected Areas. In: “Protected Areas: Are They Safeguarding Biodiversity?" L. Joppa, J. Baillie and J. Robinson (Eds). John Wiley & Sons. pp. 81-101

 

Butchart, S. et al. (2015). Shortfalls and solutions for meeting national and global conservation area targets. Conservation Letters. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12158

 

Clerici, M. B. Combal, J.F. Pekel, G. Dubois, J. van't Klooster, J.O. Skøien, E. Bartholomé (2013). The eStation, an Earth Observation processing service in support to ecological monitoring. Ecological Informatics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.08.004

 

Dubois, G., M. Schulz, J. Skøien, L. Bastin, S. Peedell (2013). eHabitat, a multi-purpose Web Processing Service for ecological modeling. Environmental Modelling & Software. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.11.005

 

Skøien, J., M. Schulz, G. Dubois, I. Fisher, M. Balman, I. May, É. Ó Tuama (2013). Climate change in biomes of Important Bird Areas – results from a WPS application. Ecological Informatics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2012.12.003

 

Bastin, L., G. Buchanan, A. Beresford, J-F Pekel, G. Dubois (2013). Open-source mapping and services for Web-based land cover validation. Ecological Informatics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2012.11.013  

 

Dubois, G., M. Clerici, J.F. Pekel, A. Brink, I. Palumbo, D. Gross, S. Peedell, D. Simonetti, M. Punga (2011). On the contribution of remote sensing to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia[Download pdf]

 

Pearlman, J., Craglia, M., Bertrand, F., Nativi, S., Gaigalas, G., Dubois. G., Niemeyer, S., Fritz., S. (2011) EuroGEOSS: an interdisciplinary approach to research and applications for forestry, biodiversity and drought. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]

 

Bastin, L., Mandrici, A., Battistella, L., Dubois, G. (2017). Processing Conservation Indicators with Open Source Tools: Lessons Learned from the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference Proceedings: Vol. 17 , Article 14. August 14-19, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.                 [Download pdf]

 

Martínez-López J., Bastin L., Dubois G. (2015) eHabitat+: Modelling habitat functional types in protected areas globally. International Association for Landscape Ecology's 2015 World Congress, Portland (Oregon, USA), 5 - 9 July 2015. [Download pdf]

 

 

J., Skøien, Dubois G.  (2014). eHabitat: Large scale modelling of habitat types and similarities for conservation and management of protected areas. In: "International Workshop on Remote Sensing and GIS for Monitoring of Habitat Quality", pp. 143-146, Norbert Pfeifer and András Zlinszky (Eds), 24-25 Sept, Vienna, Austria.  [Download pdf

 

 

Bertzky, B. (2015) The Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA): Supporting decision making, planning and reporting on protected areas.  Presented at the GIZ / KfW / BfN Workshop “Protected Area Management and Governance: Linking Policy and Practice”, August 9-14, 2015, Isle of Vilm, Germany. 

 

 

Bastin, L., G. Dubois, J. Martínez-López, A. Cottam, W. Temperley, B. Bertzky, M. Graziano (2015) DOPA Explorer 1.0: A web based tool for assessing protected areas at the global scale. Presented at the 3rd Conference on “Spatial Ecology and Conservation” (SEC3), July 13-15, 2015, Bristol, UK. [Download pdf]

 

 

Den Braber, B., L. Battistella, B. Bertzky, G. Dubois (2015) Mapping biodiversity conservation projects: Who is doing what where? Presented at the 3rd Conference on “Spatial Ecology and Conservation” (SEC3), July 13-15, 2015, Bristol, UK. [Download pdf]

 

 

Peedell, S., G. Dubois, A. Cottam, M. Schulz (2012). Last chance to see? – what is the role of SDI’s in the race to halt biodiversity loss? In: "Global Geospatial Conference 2012 - Spatially Enabling Government, Industry and Citizens", May 14-17, 2012, Québec City, Canada. [Download pdf]

 

 

Dubois, G., M. Clerici, J.F. Pekel, A. Brink, I. Palumbo, D. Gross, S. Peedell, D. Simonetti, M. Punga (2011). On the contribution of remote sensing to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]

 

 

Pearlman, J., Craglia, M., Bertrand, F., Nativi, S., Gaigalas, G., Dubois. G., Niemeyer, S., Fritz., S. (2011) EuroGEOSS: an interdisciplinary approach to research and applications for forestry, biodiversity and drought. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]