The National Monitoring Centre for Biodiversity consists of the head office and several committees with different tasks. It is aimed in particular at stakeholders of biodiversity monitoring from specialist authorities and associations, science, research and citizen science, as well as politics and the public.
Structure of the Monitoring Centre at a glance
The Monitoring Centre consists of the boards and a central office.
Interdepartmental, represented by relevant federal ministries, state representation
The Monitoring Centre addresses stakeholders from the following areas:
* specialised authorities and politics
* Research and science
* Monitoring stakeholders
* Citizen science
* Committed parties
* Interested public
The main objectives of the Monitoring Centre are:
* Providing information centrally and transparently
* Further developing nationwide biodiversity monitoring
* Connecting stakeholders nationally and internationally
* Advising and empower stakeholders
* Further developing data storage and management
The focal points of the Monitoring Centre's work in the first years are the establishment of the committees and dialogue processes. The following key measures will be taken:
* Jointly developing an overall concept for nationwide biodiversity monitoring.
* Expanding the website
* Conceptualising a digital information and networking platform
* Initiating the forum "Application and Research in Dialogue