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Working Group Co-Leads

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Walter JetzYale University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Melodie McGeochMonash University

Working Group Statistics

Realm studied
Earth Observation approach
Gender Balance

66.3%
Male

32%
Female

Geographic Zone studied
Geographic zone studied in detail

172 Working Group Members

Species Populations
First name Last name Institute Country or Region Realm studied Earth Observation Working Group Observation Network
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Robert GuralnickFlorida Museum of Natural History

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

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America
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Michael GillNatureServe

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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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
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Mao-Ning TuanmuAcademia Sinica

Country or Region: Taiwan
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Pedro J. LeitãoTechnische Universität Braunschweig

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Ralph AdewoyeForestry Research Institute of Nigeria

Country or Region: Nigeria
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Africa, East Africa and adjacent islands, Central Africa, West Africa
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Shadrack NgeneKenya Wildlife Service

Country or Region: Kenya
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied:
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Tiejun WangUniversity of Twente

I am a spatial ecologist at the Faculty ITC, University of Twente. I am interested in the intersection between geo-information, biodiversity and conservation.
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Sop TeneKwetcheGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Plant ecologist and Data Manager of the IUCN SSC A.P.E.S. database, identifying, requesting, processing, archiving and sharing survey data on great ape populations across their range (Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Bonobos and Orangutans)
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Aidin NiamirSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

Biodiversity & Climate, Models & Scenarios, Science & Policy, Malbec & Edam & Beethoven et al. @Senckenberg @Geobiodiversity @IPBES @GEO_Essential @ISIMIPImpacts @GEOBON_org #SDGs
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Tom OliverUniversity of Reading

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Brian HelmuthNortheastern University

Helmuth's research focuses on predicting the likely ecological impacts of climate change on coastal ecosystems, and on the development of products that are useful by a diverse array of stakeholders.
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Mark CostelloUniversity of Auckland

Country or Region: New Zealand
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Nuno SimoesUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

marine biologist and ecologist with a particular interest on invertebrate species diversity and distribution, the Marine Aquarium trade and sustainable aquaculture of marine ornamental species.
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Antonio MarquesUniversity of São Paulo

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Frank Muller-KargerUniversity of South Florida

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Miguel FernandezNatureServe

Country or Region: Bolivia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Carribbean, Mesoamerica, North America
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Anna CordHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Mesoamerica, Central and Western Europe
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Kristen J. WilliamsCSIRO

Country or Region: Australia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Duccio RocchiniFondazione Edmund Mach

Country or Region: Italy
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Christopher AndersonStanford University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Martin JungInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Country or Region: Austria
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Melodie McGeochMonash University

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Tetsukazu YaharaKyushu University

Country or Region: Japan
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Laetitia NavarroGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Lina Estupinan-SuarezInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Maria Londono MurciaInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Henrique PereiraGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

I am a Professor of Biodiversity Conservation at iDiv/Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and an invited Chair at InBio/University of Porto. My research focuses on global biodiversity change.
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Chan-ho ParkNational Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)

Country or Region: South Korea
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Oceania, South-East Asia, North-East Asia, South Asia
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Hannu SaarenmaaUniversity of Helsinki

Country or Region: Finland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Theodore KarfakisTerra Sylvestris non-governmental organisation

I am the director of the Kalamos island Biological field station. My interests are in data and their direct use in biodiversity conservation, sustainable development and environmental justice.
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Haigen XuNanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences (NIES)

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North-East Asia, China
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Quentin GroomBotanic Garden Meise

Country or Region: Belgium
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Walter JetzYale University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Aaike De WeverResearch Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO)

I have a background in aquatic microbial ecology and am currently focussing on activities around freshwater biodiversity data management (Freshwater Information Platform and co-chair of FW BON).
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W. Daniel KisslingUniversity of Amsterdam

I am an Associate Professor of Quantitative Biodiversity Science at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Rajeev RaghavanKerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies

I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Fisheries Resource Management, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies; the South Asia Coordinator of the IUCN SSC – Freshwater Fish Specialist Group (FFSG); and the IUCN SSC.
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Azeroual AbdelhamidFaculté Polydisciplinaire de Khouribga, Université Sultan Moulay Slimane

"Only dead fish float with the current; live fish swim against it"
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Tatiana V. NikulinaFederal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity

Country or Region: Russia
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: North-East Asia, Pacific Ocean
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Levan MumladzeIlia State University

I am an assistant professor at Ilia State University, working on invertebrate biodiversity inventory, biogeography and ecology.
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Hennadii HoncharovV.N.Karazin Kharkiv National University, Research Institute of Biology

Country or Region: Ukraine
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe
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Sami DomischLeibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Megan HepnerUniversity of South Florida

I am interested in how species are responding to shifting climate trends, including ecosystem structure and function, species abundance and distribution, and the consequences of these climate-induced changes for ecosystem functioning.
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Eren TurakOffice of Environment and Heritage

Country or Region: Australia
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Dirk SchmellerÉcole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Toulouse

Working on EBVs, biodiversity monitoring and pathogen ecology. My personal page is here: dirk.die-schmellers.de
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Jb MihoubSorbonne Université

Country or Region: France
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Dmitry SchigelGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat

Country or Region: Denmark
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Piero GenovesiItalian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA)

Country or Region: Italy
Realm studied:
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Gregory RuizSmithsonian Environmental Research Center

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: South America, Mesoamerica, North America, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
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Carsten MeyerGerman Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Alex HardistyCardiff University

Country or Region: United Kingdom
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John WilsonSouth African National Biodiversity Institute & Centre for Invasion Biology

Country or Region: South Africa
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Africa
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Anibal PauchardUniversity of Concepción

Professor of Ecology and Protected Areas, University of Concepción, Chile. Director, Lab of Biological Invasions @LIB_UDEC and member, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity @IEBChile
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Antoine GuisanUniversity of Lausanne

Country or Region: Switzerland
Realm studied:
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Adam WilsonUniversity at Buffalo

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Inti KeithCharles Darwin Foundation

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: South America, Pacific Ocean
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Rehan Ul HaqUVAS

I am Rehan, a Pakistani national, I completed my PhD from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand in Natural Resources Management. Research areas: wildlife populations, forestry, wildlife crime.
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Ganeshaiah Kotiganahalli N GUniversity of Agricultural Sciences Bengaluru

Country or Region: India
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Jon Paul RodríguezIUCN Species Survival Commission

I Chair the IUCN Species Survival Commission, based in Caracas, at Provita and the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Investigation. I am an ecologist, focused on biodiversity conservation.
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Yun CaoNanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences (NIES)

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
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Jiaqi LiNanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences (NIES)

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: North-East Asia
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Elisa BayraktarovThe University of Queensland

Together with >40 partners from government, academia and non-government sector, we develop Australia's Threatened Species Index for birds, plants, mammals and freshwater species.
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Kalkidan MulatuWageningen University

I am a PhD candidate at Wageningen University, working on biodiversity monitoring of tropical forests with remote sensing and DNA barcoding techniques. My study site is located in Ethiopia.
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Alice C. HughesXishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Conservation ecologist based in China, working across Southeast Asia. Work focuses on landscape scale conservation across the global tropics, but with a special focus on Southeast Asia.
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Liping LiInstitute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Western Asia, Central Asia
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Yogesh JadhavBarli Development Institute for Rural Women

I am a developmental professional (with MBA in forestry management from a premier management Institution in India (www.iifm.ac.in)). I have more than 17 years of experience in implementation of ecosystem management and sustainable forestry projects,
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Nasrin Amini TehraniUniversity of Lausanne

Country or Region: Switzerland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Ruey-Shing LinEndemic Species Research Institute

Country or Region: Taiwan
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Simon FerrierCSIRO

Country or Region: Australia
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Fanjuan MengResearch Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Country or Region: China
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Pavan KumarJamia Millia Islamia

My self Pavan Kumar doing Ph.D in Remote Sensing
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Mohamed Ahmed Sidi ChiekhUniversity of Nouakchott

GIS expert working with environmental agencies. Contribute to many research projects in West Africa region and especially in marine protected areas. My main research topic right now is related to the study of seagrass dynamic.
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Hemant BadolaFreelance Expert: Biodiversity & Climate Change

Freelance Expert (Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change); formerly: Scientist F & Scientist in-charge, G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, Sikkim, India
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Gulab KhedkarDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University

I am a molecular ecologist working with various aquatic ecosystems in India. My research is focused on population genetics of various organisms.
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Biju KumarUniversity of Kerala

Academician and researcher working on freshwater and marine biodiversity, with special focus on species distributions, phylogeography and ecosystem function. Area of research is the Western Ghats.
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Muddula Krishna NaranjiAndhra University

Ph.D in Marine Biology and Fisheries from Andra University, Andra Pradesh, India.
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Michelle DuongYale University

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Wilfried ThuillerCNRS - Université Grenoble Alpes

Country or Region: France
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Erik PrinsPrins engineering

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Diana Isabel Gomez Marine and Coastal Research Institute "Jose Benito Vives DeAndreis" INVEMAR

I am the head of the research line Organization and Dynamic of Marine Ecosystems in INVEMAR (www.invemar.org.co) in the last 9 years. My group is in charge of the monitoring and all the bioecological research of marine ecosystems.
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Qenan MaxhuniKosovo Institute for Nature Protection

Country or Region: Albania
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe
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Caroline MoussyBirdlife international

I am a project assistant at BirdLife International on the CCI funded global audit of biodiversity monitoring project, leading on the global compiling of species monitoring schemes.
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Giorgio VacchianoUniversità di Milano

Assistant professor in forest management and planning
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Dominique PelletierFrench Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (ifremer)

Marine Conservation scientist - Monitoring and Assessment of coastal biodiversity and fished resources - Underwater video - Indicators and Modelling- Coral Reef Ecosystems - Mediterranean Ecosystems
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Eva ChatzinikolaouHellenic Centre for Marine Research

Country or Region: Greece
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Mediterranean Sea
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Ramaiah SoranamManonmaniam Sundaranar University

I am working on fresh water fish ecology, taxonomy and Stream / river ecology of Western Ghats, India. I have been working in these areas for more than 20 years. Currently I am working as Professor (Asso. Professor) in state university.
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Klaus HenleHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Oceania, Central and Western Europe, Australia
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Elkin A. Noguera-UrbanoInstituto Humboldt

I am a Researcher in the Evaluation and Monitoring Program at the Humboldt Institute, leading the Analysis and Modeling team. One of our key products is BioModelos: Better models with support from experts. Our goals aim at modeling ecological and dis
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Susana OrtizInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ, N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Australia
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Bibiana GomezInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Lina Sánchez-ClavijoInstituto Humboldt

I work at the intersection of conservation biology and landscape ecology and have researched patterns and processes going from population to regional levels, with an emphasis on biodiversity conservation in tropical agricultural landscapes.
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Sean HobanThe Morton Arboretum

As Tree Conservation Biologist, Dr. Sean Hoban works to understand, document, and conserve trees species, both rare and common. He also works to develop new tools and standards for conservation.
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Maria BaptisteInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Bette LoiselleUniversity of Florida

Our work focuses on understanding how animals, especially birds, provide critical ecological services in tropical forests. In particular, we focus on animal-mediated seed dispersal and its consequences for plant populations.
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Andrew RomingerSanta Fe Institute

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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David ClarkeMonash University

PhD student at Monash University interested in biodiversity and conservation research. Currently working on invasive species focusing on risk assessment, prioritisation, and the information required.
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Maria DornelasUniversity of St Andrews

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Joana VicenteCIBIO-InBIO

I did my bachelor in Biology (2005) and my master in Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation (2007) with the title “Modelação Preditiva Hierárquica e Espacialmente Explícita da Distribuição de Espécies da Flora Vascular”.
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Mary BlairAmerican Museum of Natural History

Director of Biodiversity Informatics Research, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
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Ingolf KühnHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Shyama Narayan PagadUniversity of Auckland

Country or Region: New Zealand
Realm studied: N.A.
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Hanno SeebensSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied:
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Geographic zone studied: Global
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Martina ZilioliCNR IREA

Country or Region: Italy
Realm studied: N.A.
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Michael OrrInstitute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Postdoc Fellow at Chinese Academy of Sciences. Bee Systematics, Natural History, and everything in between.
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Yoni GavishUniversity of Leeds

I'm a spatial ecologist interested in the development and implementation of methods that map the distribution of habitat, species, communities and ecosystems.
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Bill KuninUniversity of Leeds

Interests include: Rare plants and pollinators, Spatial scaling of abundance & diversity.
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Amy DavisGhent University

Country or Region: Belgium
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
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Geographic zone studied: North America, Eastern Europe, Central and Western Europe
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Affendi Yang AmriInstitute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya

I am a coral reef ecologist.
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Ellie DyerUniversity College London

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: N.A.
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Sze-wan PoongUniversity of Malaya

My research background is in algal molecular taxonomy and systematics, currently dabbling in transcriptomics.
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Bernd LenznerUniversity of Vienna

Country or Region: Austria
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Francis JuanesUniversity of Victoria

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North America
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Angelica Diaz-PulidoInstituto Humboldt

Country or Region: Colombia
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Marie Vestergaard HenriksenMonash University

Country or Region: Australia
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Bruno SandyUniversity of São Paulo

Biologist. Master's degree in Biological Sciences by the Institute of Biosciences of the University of São Paulo in the area of long-term monitoring with emphasis on how rocky shores are affected by abiotic factors related to climate change.
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Luena FernandesFederal University of Bahia

Country or Region: Brazil
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America, Atlantic Ocean
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Ryan PavlickJet Propulsion Laboratory

Research Technologist at NASA/JPL, remote sensing of plant function traits/diversity (AVIRIS/SBG) and solar-induced fluorescence (CFIS/OCO-3), interested in remote sensing/in-situ integration
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Eric ArcherNOAA

Country or Region: USA
Realm studied: Marine
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
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Carmen Mifsud Environment and Resources Authority (ERA)

I work at the Environment Resource Authority, where I have been working on marine issues for more than 18 years particularly on marine biodiversity. Currently working in enforcement. Have worked on various Multilateral Environment Agreements includi
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Hanieh SaeediSenckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute

I am interested in understanding the driving ecological and evolutionary process which shape the biodiversity patterns and biogeography of the marine species (shallow and deep-sea), and also in predicting how species richness and distribution ranges
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Rosaleen MarchLeiden University

I am currently studying temporal dynamics of vegetation traits and functional diversity using remote sensing. I am also interested in distribution modeling and responses to change and disturbance.
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Amritha K SKFRI

Country or Region: India
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South Asia
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Arturo AriñoUniversity of Navarra

Working on global-scale assessments of biodiversity data. Director of the Department of Environmental Biology. Interested in patterns.
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Dima ChenInstitute of Botany of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Country or Region: China
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: North-East Asia
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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.
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Juan Carlos AlonsoFundacion Natura Colombia

Country or Region: Colombia
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Athina PapatheodoulouI.A.CO Environmental & Water Consultants Ltd

Country or Region: Cyprus
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Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe
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Claire O'NeillEarthwise Aware

I am the founder of Earthwise Aware, a Nature conservation organization focused on ecological literacy, ethics & leadership. CitSci is a means for us to supply scientific data & to engage the public.
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Gordon LuikartUniversity of Montana

Research interests in conservation biology, population genetics, and ecology. Research focuses on applications of genetics to the conservation of natural and managed populations.
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Oscar Daniel BeltránInstitute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM)

Hi, I'm the GEO-Colombia contact, glad to work with EO Data, training and research.
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Alhousseine DiarraCadi Ayyad University

After a master's degree in ecological engineering, i wrote a thesis on remote sensing and modeling evapotranspiration of irrigated crops. Currently, i am combining my skills as an ecological engineer and PhD in remote sensing to provide services
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Magnolia LongoUniversidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano

Country or Region: Colombia
Realm studied: Freshwater
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Ewan ShillandUniversity College London

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Freshwater, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Lluís BrotonsInForest JRU, CTFC-CREAF

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe, Mediterranean
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Zacharie Sohoul'Institut de Recherches Halieutiques et Océanologiques du Bénin (IRHOB)

Work on Marine Biodiversity and Stock assessment.
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Israel Pe'erGlueCAD Biodiversity IT

Being one of the founders of the Israeli National Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (BMS-IL), Israel peer developed and built the BMS software portal and database and continuously manages and supporting it, providing tools and mobile applications.
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Marina Rosales Benites de FrancoUniversidad Nacional Federico Villarreal (UNFV)

I am professor and researcher at Federico Villarreal National University.
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Semiha DemirbasMiddle East Technical University

Country or Region: Turkey
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing
Geographic zone studied: Eastern Europe
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Emilio CivantosCIBIO-InBIO

I perform multidisciplinary research aiming at providing the scientific knowledge needed for understanding fundamental ecological and evolutionary processes that control the origins and maintenance of biological diversity.
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Talie MusaviMax Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry

I'm an Plant Ecologist interested in the interaction between plants and their environment. In particular, on the ecosystem scale how plants can mediate biosphere-atmosphere feedback.
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Lal RamlianaPachhunga University College

working on freshwater fish of northeast India, particularly Mizoram, India
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Roland KaysNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

I am a zoologist with a broad interest in ecology and conservation, especially of mammals.
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Jorge AhumadaConservation International

I am an ecologist by training with experience in both field and modeling work. My passion is understanding how wildlife is changing globally and why. I work with in situ remote sensing technology, mostly camera traps to devise better indicators.
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Peter KullbergFinnish Environment Institute

Country or Region: Finland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Cecilia MasemolaCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Cecilia Masemola is a PhD candidate from the University of South Africa. Her primary research interest in ecological and environmental modelling using Earth Observation or remote sensing data.
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Damaris ZurellHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin

I am mainly interested in improving our predictive understanding of biodiversity. My research integrates diverse modelling approaches at diverse ecological levels to achieve this goal.
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Xinghu QinUniversity of St Andrews

I am working on linking biodiversity levels using a community genetics approach.
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Maickel ArmenterosUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Formerly at University of Havana. Currently, posdoc at ICML (UNAM, Mexico). Main research topic: Ecology and diversity of marine meiofauna with focus on nematodes. Also work on mollusks and forams
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Ahmad MahdaviUniversity of Tehran - Dept. of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment

Insect/environmental toxicologist,helping people,environment and wildlife against toxic compounds for 2-3 decades, using Big Data,Geodata for conservation of biodiversity and computational toxicology.
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Maria J. I. BrionesUniversity of Vigo

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Anton PotapovUniversity of Göttingen, Institute of Zoology and Anthropology

Country or Region: Germany
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Alokendu PatnaikWageningen Environmental Research

I would describe myself as a realistic optimist, practical and caring person. I have am a fast learner and adapt to challenges effectively. I am very social and inclusive person.
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Muhammad Imtiaz Rashid King Abdulaziz University

Country or Region: Saudi Arabia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Erin CameronSaint Mary's University

Country or Region: Canada
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Brajesh SinghWestern Sydney University

My research identifies the quantitative relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functions and how natural/anthropogenic pressures such as land-use change and climate change affects these.
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Franziska TaubertHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=36648
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Anton AlvarezInstituto de Biología de la Conservación (IBiCo)

Country or Region: Spain
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: South America, Eastern Europe
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Olaf SchmidtUniversity College Dublin

Country or Region: Ireland
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: Central and Western Europe
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Yayan wahyu c. KusumaResearch Center for Plant Conservation Botanic Gardens (LIPI)

Interested in biodiversity conservation. Currently, focusing on plant population genetics. Planning to establish biodiversity (plants) database in Indonesia, starting from Java.
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Louisa WoodCefas

Country or Region: United Kingdom
Realm studied: Freshwater, Marine
Earth Observation Approach:
Geographic zone studied: Global
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Jairo Perez-TorresPontificia Universidad Javeriana

Know and understand the functional diversity of mammals, their ecological importance, and its relationship to ecosystem services. Mechanisms that regulate the structure of the local assembly of mammals.
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Solen Le Clec'hWageningen University

Country or Region: Netherlands
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Armando ApanUniversity of Southern Queensland

Country or Region: Australia
Realm studied: Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
Geographic zone studied:
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Serkan GülRecep Tayyip Erdoğan University

I am a researcher that studies on amphibians and reptiles in Turkey. I am interest in ecology and phylogeny of them, and also I focus on their distribution patterns using ecological niche modelling.
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Serge MorandCNRS-CIRAD / Kasetsart University

Current interest on the links between biodiversity and health facing global changes in Southeast Asia.
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Eleonora CelentanoUniversity of the Republic, Uruguay - Marine Science Laboratory (UNDECIMAR)

Country or Region: Uruguay
Realm studied:
Earth Observation Approach: In Situ
Geographic zone studied: South America
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Edgardo Londoño-CruzUniversity of Valle

Marine Biologist working at Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia), interested in marine invertebrates biodiversity associated to rocky and coral ecosystems.
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Nicolas MoityCharles Darwin Foundation

Marine ecologist and geospatial data scientist working in the Galapagos since 2012. Involved in a wide range of applied research projects to support the conservation of Galapagos' Protected Areas
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Carlos BarbozaThe Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

I'm interested in the patterns and processes controlling the distribution and abundance of invertebrates at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Brittle stars (Echinodermata) and the macrofauna from sandy beaches are models used in my research.
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Julian Perez-CorreaUniversidad Espíritu Santo

Country or Region: Ecuador
Realm studied: Marine, Terrestrial
Earth Observation Approach: Remote Sensing, In Situ
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Alexandra PavlovaMonash University

Dr Alexandra (Sasha) Pavlova uses genomics to understand evolutionary history and adaption of wildlife and incorporate evolutionary processes in management of threatened species.