Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona- Botanics Department (BABVE) is a team expert on the development of methodologies for the study of global change impact especially on natural vegetation ecosystems, with a stron background on the botanical perspective. Project members: Dr. Miquel Ninyerola and Meritxell Batalla
The Center for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF) is a public research institution located in Barcelona. CREAF’s main objective is to generate knowledge and create new methodological tools in the fields of environmental sciences and ecology. The research carried out by the CREAF can be grouped into 4 main areas: Biodiversity, Functional Ecology and Global Change, Forest Ecology and Forest Fires, and Environmental and Territorial Analysis and GIS. In the last area, the Grumets group is conducting research in large volumes of data, web cartography, time series remote sensing, and geospatial standards and is the maintenance of Remote sensing and SIG MiraMon software. Project members: Dr. Joan Masó and Dra. Cristina Domingo Marimon
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona- Geography Department (DdG) is an expert team in assessing and monitoring regional processes affecting natural systems using Earth Observation, photointerpretation and remote sensing methods on land use and cover mapping, data storage, manipulation and knowledge extraction. Project members: Dra. Alaitz Zabala and Óscar González
Natusfera is a citizen science platform created by CREAF and coordinated by GBIF Spain, currently available in Spanish, Galician, Catalan, Basque and English. Its technology is an adaptation of iNaturalist, an American platform that works very well between the English-speaking community and in Mexico. Natusfera was born to position itself as the platform of citizen science of reference in Europe to study biodiversity.
IHE Delft is an academic institution that carries out education, research and capacity-building projects in the fields of hydraulic engineering, water management, environment, sanitation and government. IHE Delft awards Master’s degrees in Sciences and directs doctorates. It is the largest international postgraduate center in education related to water and research in the world. Since 1957, the Institute has taught postgraduate education to more than 15,000 water professionals from more than 160 countries. IHE Delft participates in numerous research projects and capacity-building projects around the world. The Institute is based in the Netherlands.