About the Authors

Judy Shamoun-Baranes

shamoun@uva.nl

‡ These authors are joint lead authors on this work.

Affiliation Computational Geo-Ecology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Andrew Farnsworth

‡ These authors are joint lead authors on this work.

Affiliation Information Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Bart Aelterman

Affiliation Information & Data Centre, Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Brussels, Belgium

Jose A. Alves

Affiliations CESAM University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, South Iceland Research Centre, University of Iceland, Selfoss, Iceland

Kevin Azijn

Affiliation Information & Data Centre, Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Brussels, Belgium

Garrett Bernstein

Affiliation College of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sérgio Branco

Affiliation Electrical Engineering Department, University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal

Peter Desmet

Affiliation Information & Data Centre, Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Brussels, Belgium

Adriaan M. Dokter

Affiliation Computational Geo-Ecology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Kyle Horton

Affiliation Oklahoma Biological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

Steve Kelling

Affiliation Information Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Jeffrey F. Kelly

Affiliation Oklahoma Biological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

Hidde Leijnse

Affiliation Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, the Netherlands

Jingjing Rong

Affiliation Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States of America

Daniel Sheldon

Affiliations College of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States of America

Wouter Van den Broeck

Affiliation iMinds, Ghent, Belgium

Jan Klaas Van Den Meersche

Affiliation Wildly Mild, Ninove, Belgium

Benjamin Mark Van Doren

Affiliation Information Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Hans van Gasteren

Affiliation Computational Geo-Ecology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors declare no competing interests. When this study began WVdB, JKVDM were affiliated with Erasmus University College Brussels, their subsequent commercial affiliations in no way alters our adherence to the PLOS ONE policies on data sharing and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: JSB AF HvG JAA PD. Data curation: AMD HL HvG PD GB DS BMVD. Funding acquisition: JSB AF. Project administration: JSB AF. Software: PD BA KA WVdB JKVDM KH SB. Supervision: JSB AF DS. Validation: PD WVdB JSB HvG KH AF GB JR. Visualization: PD BA KA WVdB JKVDM KH SB. Writing - original draft: JSB AF. Writing - review & editing: JSB AF BA JAA KA GB SB PD AMD KH SK JFK HL JR DS WVdB JKVDM BMVD HvG.