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DOPA Explorer 2.0 is out!

It is beautiful, it smiles on your PC and your mobile phones...

DOPA Explorer 2.0, the most advanced global information system characterizing the world’s protected areas has seen the light in Ispra, Italy, on the 15th of February 2018 at 16:58 GMT + 1 at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission with the help of the UNEP-WCMC, the IUCN and BirdLife International.

It weights 22 897 species, 23 863 protected areas, went trough 7 597 677 intersections protected areas/species, uses Terra bytes of imagery on forests, surface water, built-up areas, ... and so much more.

DOPA Explorer 2.0 is out now at http://dopa.jrc.ec.europa.eu/explorer/ and we expect it to grow fast over the next months by becoming multilingual, addressing regional reporting needs and by addressing Key Biodiversity Areas.

See birth certificate at

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/science-update/dopa-explorer-20-better-infor...

The parents are all well but exhausted...


Updated date: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:18

New publications

New publications from the team have just been published in scientific journals and are open access to everyone.
 
  • Saura, S., Bertzky, B., Bastin, L. Battistella, Mandrici, A., Dubois, G. (2018). Protected area connectivity: shortfalls in global targets and country-level priorities.  Biological Conservation, 219: 53-67 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.12.020
  • 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

 

 


Updated date: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:18

Meet us in Cartagena (Colombia) and Boston (USA) to discuss our work?

Discussions around the DOPA will be held in Cartagena (Colombia) in July 2017 at the 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2017, http://conbio.org/mini-sites/iccb-2017) and in Boston (USA) in August 2017 at the International Conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G 2017 http://2017.foss4g.org/).
Join and meet us there!


Updated date: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 10:45

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