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Fuzzy classification of grassland vegetation in an alkaline grassland in Püspökladány, Hungary, based on airborne LIDAR. Colours represent the weighted probability for a given vegetation class in each cell (0.5m2). Photo by András Zlinszky.

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From 'Connecting Earth observation to high-throughput biodiversity data.' Bush et al., Nature Ecology & Evolution 1; 0176 (2017)

Patrick Goymer

Chief Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution

Patrick joined Nature Publishing Group in 2005 as an Assistant Editor at Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Cancer. In 2008 he moved to Nature, where he served as Senior Editor covering ecology and evolution, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution in 2016. He has handled primary manuscripts and review articles across the entire breadth of ecology and evolution, as well as advising and writing for other sections of Nature. Patrick has a degree in genetics from the University of Cambridge, did his DPhil in experimental evolution at the University of Oxford, and did postdoctoral work on evolutionary and ecological genetics at University College London in association with Imperial College London at Silwood Park.