The presentation on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the GEO BON Secretariat concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its boundaries.

Co-Leads:

profile picture

Nicholas CoopsUniversity of British Columbia

profile picture

Andrew SkidmoreUniversity Twente

Task Force Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

71.4%
Male

25%
Female

Geographic Zone studied
Geographic zone studied in detail

29 Task Force Members

Remote Sensing
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
profile picture

Franziska SchrodtUniversity of Nottingham

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Julien RadouxUniversité catholique de Louvain

Country or Region: Belgium
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe
profile picture

Brian O´ConnorUN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Michael GillNatureServe

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Hannes FeilhauerFAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
profile picture

Zoltan SzantoiJoint Research Centre

Country or Region: Italy
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Tom BarryCAFF

Country or Region: Iceland
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Allison LeidnerNASA / ASTS

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Pedro J. LeitãoTechnische Universität Braunschweig

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Uta HeidenDLR

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Carribbean, Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe
profile picture

Michael SchaepmanUniversity of Zurich

Country or Region: Switzerland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Andreas HuthHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Marco HeurichBavarian Forest National Park

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Teja KattenbornInstitute for Geography and Geoecology (ifgg)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Nicholas CoopsUniversity of British Columbia

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Aidin NiamirSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

Postdoctoral Researcher Biodiversity Informatics and Scenarios
profile picture

Andrew SkidmoreUniversity Twente

Interested in remote sensing and EBVs. More information on my homepage
profile picture

Elva EscobarUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

I am a benthic ecologist, my interest is the biodiversity and macroecology of the deep sea ecosystems in Mexico useful to better conservation and decision making. The information that we gather is available in the open access portal of UNINMAR.
profile picture

Joan MasóCREAF

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe
profile picture

Renaud MathieuCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Country or Region: South Africa
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied:
profile picture

Ganeshaiah Kotiganahalli N GUniversity of Agricultural Sciences Bengaluru

Country or Region: India
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied:
profile picture

Florencia SangermanoClark University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America
profile picture

Julius MuyizziNational Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

I hold a Master’s Degree in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Natural Resources Management, University of Twente, Netherlands and Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science.
profile picture

Giorgio VacchianoUniversità di Milano

Assistant professor in forest management and planning
profile picture

Dimitris PoursanidisFoundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (Forth)

Country or Region: Greece
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North Africa, Western Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe, Mediterranean
profile picture

Ruben ValbuenaUniversity of Cambridge

A Remote Sensing and Forest Science researcher specialized in LIDAR and forest structure
profile picture

Erika PodestJet Propulsion Laboratory

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
profile picture

Amritha K SKFRI

Country or Region: India
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Asia
profile picture

Ancuta FedorcaNational Research and Development Institute in Forestry Marin Dracea

My work is on connectivity and conservation, evolutionary processes, and species’ spatial patterns to provide useful information for biodiversity management.