Monitoring & Assessment

Aims and scope

Knowledge exchange between ENCA members from different agencies interested in linking remote sensing and traditional biodiversity monitoring


  • Identification of key problems/opportunities relating to the conservation agencies current and future use of remote sensing.
  • Identification of examples of 'best practice' in the joint development of field methods and remote sensing.


Participants and their role

  • Chair Alan Brown (Natural Resources Wales)
  • Gebhard Banko (Umweltbundesamt)
  • Jussi Paivinen  (Metsähallitus)
  • Paul Robinson (JNCC)
  • Ana Strbenac (State Institute for Nature Conservation)
  • Jan Plesnik (NCA CR)
  • Yehoshua Shkedy (NPA)
  • Peter Brotherton (Natural England)

Past meetings:

  • 10/11 May 2011: ENCA Workshop  "Integrating image training data and ground-truth data with field survey on Natura 2000 sites"



 Remote Sensing and Biodiversity Monitoring Draft report for ENCA-net