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Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale

W Daniel Kissling, Jorge A Ahumada, Anne Bowser, Miguel Fernandez, Nestor Fernandez, Enrique Alonso Garcia, Robert P Guralnick, Nick JB Isaac, Steve Kelling, Wouter Los, Louise McRae, Jean-Baptiste Mihoub, Matthias Obst, Monica Santamaria, Andrew K Skidmore, Kristen J Williams, Donat Agosti, Daniel Amariles, Christos Arvanitidis, Lucy Bastin Show all

Biological Reviews | WILEY | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

This paper emerged from the first two workshops of the Horizon 2020 project GLOBIS-B (GLOBal Infrastructures for Supporting Biodiversity research; http://www.globisb.eu/). We thank Carsten Meyer and one anonymous reviewer for constructive comments on a previous version, Jacco Konijn for administrative support, Jan van Arkel for graphical support, and Jorg Freyhof, Renato De Giovanni, Liqiang Ji, Francisco Hernandez, Dimitris Koureas, Jesus Marco de Lucas, David Manset, Jeffrey Manuel, Eise van Maanen and John W. Watkins for discussions during the workshops. We are grateful to Jorg Freyhof, Helen Matthey, the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON) and the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) for hosting our first workshop in Leipzig, Germany, from 29 February to 2 March 2016. We further thank Antonio Torralba Silgado, Juan Miguel Gonzalez Aranda, Jesus Miguel Santamaria, Clara Lujan, Alfonso Herrera, the University of Seville, and the Joint Research Unit LifeWatch Spain-JRU LW.ES for supporting our second workshop in Sevilla, Spain, from 13 15 June 2016. Financial support came from the European Commission (grant 654003). C. A. additionally received funding from the LifeWatchGreece infrastructure (MIS 384676), funded by the Greek Government under the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (GSRT), ESFRI Projects and National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF). M.O. was supported by the Swedish LifeWatch project funded by the Swedish Research Council (Grant no. 829-2009-6278), and J.E. by the Australian Research Council (grant FT0991640).