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BIOdiversity Multi-Source Monitoring System: from Space TO Species

Objective

"BIO_SOS (BIOdiversity multi-SOurce monitoring System: from Space TO Species is a response to the Call for proposals FP7- SPACE-2010-1, addressing topic SPACE.2010.1.1-04 “Stimulating the development of GMES services in specific areas"" with application to (B) BIODIVERSITY.
BIO_SOS is a pilot project for effective and timely multi-annual monitoring of NATURA 2000 sites and their surrounding in support to management decisions in sample areas, mainly in Mediterranean regions and for the reporting on status and trends according to National and EU obligations. The aim of BIO_SOS is two-fold: 1) the development and validation of a prototype multi-modular system to provide a reliable long term biodiversity monitoring service at high to very high-spatial resolution; 2) to embed monitoring information (changes) in innovative ecological (environmental) modelling for Natura 2000 site management. The system will be developed and validated within ecologically sensitive ‘sampling’ sites and their borders exposed to combined human-induced pressures. Different environmental characteristics of the selected sites have been considered in order to ensure system robustness. Sites characteristics ranges from mountain rough to flat coastal morphologies, from rangeland to human dominated landscapes and land uses. BIO_SOS intends to deeply investigate issues related to very high spatial (VHR) (and spectral) resolution Earth Observation data (EO) image processing for automatic land cover maps updating and change detection. Such maps are at the base of biodiversity indicators provision. On the other hand, it intends to develop a modelling framework to combine multi-scale (high to very high resolution) EO data and in-situ/ancillary data to provide indicators and their trends. This means the development of more appropriate and accurate models in support to a deeper understanding, assessment and prediction of the impacts that human induced pressures may have on biodiversity loss."

Call for proposal

FP7-SPACE-2010-1
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Coordinator

CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Italy
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 521 088,31
Administrative Contact
Palma Blonda (Dr.)

Participants (15)

PANEPISTIMIO IOANNINON
Greece
EU contribution
€ 110 000,60
Address
Panepistemioypole Panepistemio Ioanninon
45110 Ioannina
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Panayotis Dimopoulos (Prof.)
ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 180 000,01
Address
Charilaou Thermi Road 6 Km
57001 Thermi Thessaloniki
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Maria Petrou (Prof.)
STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 300 000
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Rob Jongman (Dr.)
Ashoka trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
India
EU contribution
€ 100 000
Address
Royal Enclave Srirampura, Jakkur Post 0
560064 Bangalore
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Harini Nagendra (Dr.)
PLANETEK ITALIA SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 150 045
Address
Via Massaua 12
70132 Bari
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Maria Pappalepore (Ms.)
ALTAMIRA INFORMATION SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 81 440,40
Address
C. Corsega 381-387
08037 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alain Arnaud (Dr.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI BARI ALDO MORO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 80 000
Address
Piazza Umberto I 1
70121 Bari
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Paola Mairota (Dr.)
ICETA INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS, TECNOLOGIAS E AGROAMBIENTE DA UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 118 980
Address
Rua D Manuel Ii Apartado 55142
4051 401 Porto
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Maria Josè Pinto Da Cunha (Ms.)
UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO-BICOCCA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 40 000,60
Address
Piazza Dell'ateneo Nuovo 1
20126 Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Claudia Galtelli (Dr.)
ABERYSTWYTH UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 116 340,54
Address
Visualisation Centre Penglais
SY23 3BF Aberystwyth
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Keith Lewis (Prof.)
INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT
France
EU contribution
€ 229 176,34
Address
Boulevard De Dunkerque 44 Cs 90009
13572 Marseille
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Ariel Crozon (Ms.)
PLANETEK HELLAS ETAIREIA PERIORISMENIS EFTHYNIS YPIRESIES CHARTOGRAFISIS MESO DORYFOROU
Greece
EU contribution
€ 225 920
Address
Leoforos Kifissias 44
15125 Maroussi
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stelios Bollanos (Mr.)
AGENZIA SPAZIALE ITALIANA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 50 400
Address
Via Del Politecnico Snc
00133 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Brunella Castelli (Dr.)
Baraldi Consultancy in Remote Sensing

Participation ended

Italy
EU contribution
€ 82 971,91
Address
Via Fratelli Cervi 15/3
40129 Bologna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Andrea Baraldi (Dr.)
UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III
France
EU contribution
€ 90 000
Address
Route De Narbonne 118
31062 Toulouse Cedex 9
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Carole Matthia (Ms.)