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Invited Presentation: Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist


 
01/29/2019 - 10:30am
Location: 
Hubbs Hall, room 4500
Event Description: 

52 MILLION POINTS AND COUNTING: A New Stratification Approach for Mapping Global Marine Ecosystems

Dr. Wright will report progress on the Ecological Marine Units (EMU) project, a new undertaking commissioned by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) as a means of developing a standardized and practical global ecosystems classification and map for the oceans, and thus a key outcome of the GEO Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON). The project is one of four components of the new GI-14 GEO Ecosystems Initiative within the GEO 2016 Transitional Work plan, and for eventual use by the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). The project is also the follow-on to a comprehensive Ecological Land Units project (ELU), also commissioned by GEO.
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For more information on this event, contact: 
Gwen Nero
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