MBON Presentations

International Ocean Data Conference - February 14-16, 2022 - Sopot, Poland

The OBIS We Need for the Ocean We Want
(YouTube video)
Ward Appeltans


SOST Biodiversity IWG Meeting - January 27, 2022

Sustainable AMBON: Arctic Marine Biodiversity Observing Network

Katrin Ikin, Jacqueline Grebmeier


MBON All-Hands Meeting - October 2021

MBON: Observing Life in the Sea

Frank Muller-Karger

Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Session Recording

Meeting Notes (PDF)

Main Session Chat (txt)


IOOS Marine Life Program: Monitoring Ecological Change Through Observing Systems

Gabrielle Canonico


BioSound Working Group - August 11, 2021

Estimating Marine Biodiversity with Passive Acoustic Monitoring (IQOE) (Webinar Recording)


University of the Virgin Islands in the Master of Marine and Environmental Science Program - May 6, 2021

Fishing for Answers: An Investigation Into the Role of Herbivory on Coral Reef Recovery in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands


Webinar Recording



Cross-MBON Virtual Meeting: Toward a National Operational MBON - February 2021

Perspectives on Making Monitoring Biodiversity more Useful and Usable

Jason Landrum

Meeting Agenda (Google Doc)

Session Recording: Monday, February 1

Session Recording: Tuesday, February 2

Session Recording: Tuesday, February 9

Session Recording: Wednesday, February 10


Translational Marine Research: the Missing Link in the Data Value Chain

Erin Satterthwaite

Building an Operational MBON: Vision and Opportunity

Cisco Werner



Introduction to the Animal Telemetry Network

Bill Woodward


GEO Virtual Symposium 2020 - June 19, 2020

Essential Ocean Variables for Sustained Observations of Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Gabrielle Canonico, Frank Muller-Karger
(Watch video here)


IOC-UNESCO Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Forum - May 6, 2020

Marine Spatial Planning from an Ecosystem-Based Management Perspective in Florida, USA

Luke McEachron


MBON New Projects Kickoff - October 11, 2019

South Florida MBON

Frank Muller-Karger

Southern California Bight MBON

Bob Miller


MBON in the Northern California Current

Maria Kavanaugh

Sustainable Arctic MBON

Katrin Iken


MBON All Hands Meeting - May 24, 2019

Kickoff and Welcome

Carl Gouldman

Status - Santa Barbara Channel MBON

Bob Miller


Status - Sanctuaries MBON

Frank Muller-Karger

Status - Arctic MBON

Franz Meuter


Smithsonian-led MarineGEO

Maria Murray

Animal Telemetry Network: Regional Priorities & Network Development

Bill Woodward


Advancing Standards for Biological Data in the US and Globally

Gabrielle Canonico

Pathways and Challenges for Data to the MBON Portal, OBIS, and Other Platforms

Stacey Buckelew/Margaret O'Brien


MBON Pole to Pole

Enrique Montes

Global Seascapes

Maria Kavanaugh


GEO Blue Planet

Emily Smail

Linkages to the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Ocean Obs 19 and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)

Frank Muller-Karger


Kavli Frontiers of Science, 18th Chinese-American Symposium - October 19-21, 2018, Nanjing, China

Tracking Ecosystem Shifts, from Microbes to Mammals, with Environmental DNA

Anni Djurhuus
Watch video here


MBON All Hands Meetings 2016 - 2018

2018 Meeting

2017 Meeting

2016 Meeting