[Coral-List] Remote sensing, conservation, and sustainable resource apps?
billy.causey at noaa.gov
Wed Aug 29 11:02:53 EDT 2012
It is great to hear from you. I will provide you with a list of
examples, but you know how much I am a supporter of your remote
sending tools and capabilities. Best to you, billy
Billy D. Causey, Ph.D.
Southeast Regional Director
NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
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billy.causey at noaa.gov
On Aug 29, 2012, at 10:10 AM, Frank Muller-Karger <carib at marine.usf.edu> wrote:
> Dear colleagues:
> Can we use our science and remote sensing technologies in conservation and
> sustainable use of resources? NASA is interested in addressing issues in
> biodiversity, sustainability and conservation biology using remote sensing
> technologies. A group of researchers has been asked to work with their
> different science communities to help define the top 10 questions for which
> solutions would require remote sensing methods.
> If you could, please send ideas on questions directly relevant to
> conservation (and specifically not on questions of technological
> advancements) before September 15. If it is easier to provide input by
> phone, let me know and let's coordinate a phone call.
> Our specific guidance is that questions should be:
> Â· dependent on remote sensing technologies to answer
> Â· answerable through a realistic research design
> Â· allow a factual answer that does not depend on value judgments
> Â· address important gaps in conservation knowledge
> Â· not formulated as a general topic area
> Â· not answerable with âit all dependsâ
> Â· unlikely to be answerable with yes or no
> Some guidance on what this group would be looking for can be found in:
> Sutherland, W. J., Adams, W. M., Aronson, R. B., Aveling, R., Blackburn, T.
> M., Broad, S., Ceballos, G., et al. (2009). One Hundred Questions of
> Importance to the Conservation of Global Biological Diversity.
> Conservation Biology, 23(3), 557-567
> Thank you very much for your feedback.
> Best regards,
> carib at marine.usf.edu
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