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5. The benefits of multi-decadal monitoring
Chair: Victoria Cadman, Ecological Continuity Trust
09:30 - 09:35 Victoria Cadman, ECT Introduction
09:35 - 09:50 Peter Burkill, SAHFOS ABS+SL Ocean Acidification, Calcareous Plankton and the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey
09:50 10:05 Richard Harrington, RR ABS+SL From Aphids to Zygaenids: The Rothamsted Insect Survey
10:05 10:20 Stephen Maberly, CEH ABS+SL Long-term monitoring on Cumbrian lakes: integrated studies to attribute the causes of change

6. The public’s role in biodiversity monitoring
Chair: Linda Davies, Imperial College
10:20 - 10:25 Linda Davies, IC Introduction
10:25 - 10:40 Sandra Bell, Durham University ABS+SL Volunteering for Biodiversity Monitoring: Setting the scene from a social science perspective
10:40 - 10:55 John Tweddle, NHM ABS+SL From bluebells to BioBlitzes: involving diverse public audiences in wildlife recording and monitoring projects
10:55 - 11:20 Refreshments
11:20 - 11:35 Richard Fox, Butterfly Conservation ABS+SL From buddleia to biodiversity conservation: Public involvement in butterfly and moth recording
11:35 - 11:50 Tim Sparks, Woodland Trust, Poznań University of Life Sciences & Technische Universität München ABS Phenological monitoring
11:50 12:05 Andy Musgrove, BTO ABS+SL Harnessing people power: birds, volunteers and the BTO
12:05 - 12:20 Keith Hiscock, MBA ABS+SL Volunteer monitoring of marine species
12:20 - 13:30 Lunch

7. Opportunities and challenges for long-term biodiversity monitoring and research
Chair: Steve Brooks, NHM
13:30 - 13:35 Steve Brooks, NHM Introduction
13:35 - 13:50 Andy Shaw, NCEO ABS+SL Earth observation approaches to biodiversity monitoring
13:50 - 14:05 Jim Prosser, University of Aberdeen ABS+SL Developments in soil microbiological recording
14:05 - 14:20 Stuart Ball, JNCC/NBN ABS+SL Developments and challenges for environmental informatics
14:20 - 14:35 David Noble, BTO ABS+SL Using information on bird populations and movements to influence policy
14:35 - 14:45 Introduction to discussion workshops
14:45 - 16:15 Discussion workshops in small groups (click for discussion session details)
Refreshments available in break-out rooms
16:15 - 16:50 Rapporteurs: Beth Greenaway, UK EOF and Don Monteith, CEH Feedback from workshops
16:50 - 17:10 Plenary discussion: Where next for long-term biodiversity monitoring?
Chair: Terry Parr, CEH
17:10 - 17:20 Closing thoughts


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