NASA ARSET- Using the UN Biodiversity Lab to Monitor the Pulse of the Planet
Accessibility Open Meeting; EDT (UTC -4) Delivered in three languages, English, Spanish and French. The following registration links are below. Course dates:
- Intermediate Series (Parts 1-3): April 14, 21, 28, 2022
- Advanced Labs: April 27 & May 4, 2022
- Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
- Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
- Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
- English Session: 9:00-10:30 EDT (UTC-4): https://go.nasa.gov/3uGiV8Z
- French Session: 11:00-12:30 EDT (UTC-4): https://go.nasa.gov/3M978q9
- Spanish Session: 15:00-16:30 EDT (UTC-4): https://go.nasa.gov/3BWXyC5
- Understand key global biodiversity and sustainable development policy instruments as they relate to conservation efforts.
- Utilize examples from inspiring countries using spatial data to take action for people and planet as a basis for your work.
- Summarize the types of data available on UNBL, and be able to identify specific datasets related to these themes.
- Explore how different combinations of data available in UNBL collections can generate insight and inform action related to key policy questions.
- Apply UNBL public platform features to search and visualize data, calculate dynamic metrics, create maps, and download data on the UNBL public platform.
- Use UNBL secure workspace features to add users and assign privileges, upload places, upload and style data layers, calculate dynamic metrics for your area of interest.
- National policymakers involved in conservation and sustainable development commitments to the Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
- UN system staff supporting projects and programs aligned with the UN Common Approach on Biodiversity and 2030 Agenda.
- Researchers and civil society stakeholders interested in using spatial data to implement, monitor, and report on projects operating at the intersection of biodiversity, climate change, and sustainable development.
- Intermediate Series: Three, one and half-hour parts that include lectures, demonstrations, and question & answer sessions.
- Advanced Labs: Two, one and half-hour parts that include homework and live exercises.
April 14, 2022
May 4, 2022
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