Towards effective adaptive monitoring of UN Sustainable Development Goal 15: Protect and sustain terrestrial ecosystems using Earth Observation

Project Leader: Prof. Stuart Phinn

PhD Student: Jason Dail

Participants: University of South Australia, Geoscience Australia


To develop and assess operational approaches for using Earth Observation data, products and services for mapping and monitoring changes in vegetation structure and condition in coastal ecosystems, to enable achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goal 15 (to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss).