The BioDT use cases: unique demonstrators to test the biodiversity Digital Twin prototype

Biodiversity Digital Twin
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Online, 27 September 2022.

The BioDT project aims to develop the biodiversity BioDT prototype to help better predict global biodiversity dynamics and how species interact with their environment and with each other.
In order to test the work the project team is bringing forward, the BioDT team will develop over the course of three years, groups of use cases that showcase how BioDT can examine its predictive performance and address biodiversity challenges through scenario simulations, predictions and biomonitoring methods.

The four use cases groups that BioDT is developing focus on:  

  • Species response to environmental change, which puts attention on biodiversity dynamics and ecosystems services;
  • Genetically detected biodiversity, that aims to bring research forward for crop wild relatives and genetic resources for food security and DNA detected biodiversity, poorly known habitats;
  • Dynamics and threats from and for species of policy concern, that explores invasive species and endangered species;
  • Species interactions with each other and with humans, that studies disease outbreaks and pollinators.

About the webinar

During the 1-hour webinar, the attendees can learn more about the scopechallengessolutions and benefits brought by the BioDT use cases and how their development can help scientists in predicting future trends in the biodiversity field
The online event provides also the opportunity to meet the developers of the use cases and interact with them during interactive and Q&A sessions.

Discover more on the BioDT website.

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Bulgaria

The Bulgarian National Distributed Centre is represented by the  Agricultural University-Plovdiv.

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