Article - The next generation of site-based long-term ecological monitoring: Linking essential biodiversity variables and ecosystem integrity

This article has been published in the Science of the Total Environment journal.

It proposes a common framework regarding the long-term research and monitoring of the biodiversity of terrestrial, coastal and freshwater ecosystems, based on the example of two international initiatives, the International Long-Term Ecological Research (ILTER) and the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON).

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Photo; Flight interception trap for monitoring of flying insects (e.g. bees).

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Haase P., Tonkin J.D., Stoll S., Burkharde B., Frenzelg M., Geijzendorffer I.R., Häuser C., Klotzg S., Kühng I., McDowell W.H., Mirtl M., Müllern F., Muscheg M., Pennerj J., Zacharias S., Schmeller D.S. 2017. The next generation of site-based long-term ecological monitoring: Linking essential biodiversity variables and ecosystem integrity. Science of the Total Environment 613–614:1376–1384. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.11