Project Profile: OBServ

Open Library of Pollinator Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Scenarios


Principal Investigators: Ignasi Bartomeus, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas - Estación Biológica de Doñana, Spain
Partners: Ferdinando Villa, Basque Centre for Climate Change, Spain
Lucas Garibaldi, Sede Andina, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina
Rachel Winfree, Rutgers University, United States
David Kleijn, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Sponsors: Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Argentina
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, The Netherlands
National Science Foundation, United States


Full Project Title: Open Library of Pollinator Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Scenarios
Full Call Title: Biodiversity2017


Project Objective: Observ will use the open source environment k.LAB to develop a user-friendly open library of modeled scenarios in collaboration with stakeholders.
Call Objective: The Call addresses two major (non-exclusive) priorities:

- Development and application of scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services across spatial scales of relevance to multiple types of decisions;

- Consideration of multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services in biodiversity scenarios.


Regions: Europe, North America, South America
Countries: Argentina, Netherlands, Spain, United States of America (USA)


Duration: 36 months
Call Date: October 2, 2017
Project Award Date: July 13, 2018