Publications about the DOPA focusing on technical aspects

About the DOPA web services and key concepts
Bastin, L., Mandrici, A., Battistella, L., G. Dubois (2017). Processing conservation indicators with Open Source tools: lessons learned from the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: "Proceedings of the FOSS4G Conference 2017", August 14-19, Boston, USA.
Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Bertzky, B., Mandrici, B., Conti, M., Saura, S., Cottam, A., Battistella, L., Martínez-López, J., Boni, M., Graziano, M. (2016). Integrating multiple spatial datasets to assess protected areas: Lessons learnt from the Digital Observatory for Protected Area (DOPA). International Journal of Geo-Information. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijgi5120242

Dubois, G., Bastin, L., Martinez Lopez J., Cottam, A., Temperley, H., Bertzky, B., Graziano, M. (2015). The Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) Explorer 1.0. EUR 27162 EN. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 53 p. [Download pdf]

Dubois, G, M. Schulz, J. Skøien, A. Cottam, W. Temperley, M. Clerici, E. Drakou, J. van’t Klooster, B. Verbeeck, I. Palumbo, P. Derycke, J-F. Pekel, J. Martínez-López, S. Peedell, P. Mayaux (2013b). An introduction to the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) and the DOPA Explorer (Beta). EUR 26207 EN, EC. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union 72 p. [Download pdf]

Dubois, G., M. Clerici, J.F. Pekel, A. Brink, I. Palumbo, D. Gross, S. Peedell, D. Simonetti, M. Punga (2011). On the contribution of remote sensing to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]


About the Habitat Diversity Indicator

Martínez-López, J., B. Bertzky, F. J. Bonet-García, L. Bastin, G. Dubois (2016). Biophysical characterization of protected areas globally through optimized image segmentation and classification. Remote Sensing. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8090780

Dubois, G., M. Schulz, J. Skøien, L. Bastin, S. Peedell (2013). eHabitat, a multi-purpose Web Processing Service for ecological modeling. Environmental Modelling & Software, 41:123-133.

Skøien, J., M. Schulz, G. Dubois, I. Fisher, M. Balman, I. May, É. Ó Tuama (2013). Climate change in biomes of Important Bird Areas – results from a WPS application. Ecological Informatics, 14:38-43


About the Connectivity Indicator
Saura, S., L. Bastin, L. Battistella, A. Mandrici, G. Dubois (2017). Protected areas in the world’s ecoregions: how well connected are they? Ecological Indicators 76: 144-158 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.12.047