Dry Valleys Workshop 2012 Resource Documents; Chai

Resource Documents; Chairs, Steering Committee, and Sponsors

Workshop Presentations:

Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP): Approach for Designing Pan-Arctic Biodiversity Monitoring Plans. Mike Gill, CBMP Program Officer, Environment Canada. Dry Valleys Terrestrial Observation Network Workshop. Saturday, July 14, 2012.

An Arctic perspective on science questions driving integrated monitoring and observing initiatives
David Hik, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta.  Dry Valleys Terrestrial Observation Network Workshop.  Saturday, July 14, 2012.


A Terrestrial Observing Network for local and continental management: An Environmental Manager’s Perspective. Neil Gilbert, Manager Environment, Antarctica New Zealand. Dry Valleys Terrestrial Observation Network Workshop. Saturday, July 14, 2012.

ANTABIF: Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility
Bruno Danis, Dry Valleys Terrestrial Observation Network Workshop. Sunday, July 15, 2012



Resource Documents:

Philippe Rocca-Serra, et al. 2011. Minimum information about a marker gene sequence (MIMARKS) and minimum information about any (x) sequence (MIxS) specifications. Nature Biotechnology 29.415-20.

Scholes, R.J., Walters, M., Turak, E., Saarenmaa, H., Heip, C.H., Tuama, É.Ó., et al. Building a global observing system for biodiversity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 1–8. Elsevier B.V.

Muchoney, D.M. Earth observations for terrestrial biodiversity and ecosystems. Remote Sensing of Environment 112: 1909–1911.

NRC Report:  Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

Howard-Williams, C. & Peterson, D. Climate change and integrated continent-wide ecosystem studies. Antarctic Science 18: 461.

Wall, D.H., Berry Lyons, W., Chown, S.L., Convey, P., Howard-Williams, C., Quesada, A., et al. Long-term ecosystem networks to record change: an international imperative. Antarctic Science 23: 209.

Chown, S.L. Unpredictable change in Antarctic terrestrial systems: a consequence of science and policy priorities? Antarctic Science 21: 315.

Background Paper of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme ́s Terrestrial Expert Monitoring Group





Workshop Chairs:

Byron Adams - Brigham Young University
Ian Hogg - University of Waikato

Steering Committee:

Jeb Barrett - Virginia Tech
Andrew Fountain - Portland State University
Diana Wall - Colorado State University

Sponsoring Agencies

National Science Foundation
Antarctica New Zealand