Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Land Innovations – Data and Machine Learning'

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Department of Forest Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 90183 Umea, Sweden
Interests: land system science; social-ecological systems; ecosystem services; data analytics
Land systems and Sustainable Land Management unit, Geographies of Sustainability Department, Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Hallerstrasse 12, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: spatially explicit modelling of land use patterns and processes (peri-urban); land use change impacts on social-ecological systems; Integrated cloud-based geospatial computing, machine learning and R; Remote Sensing and in-situ based land degradation assessment, Composite Land Degradation Index, UN Land Degradation Neutrality; modelling vegetation processes, incl. crop conditions, with Remote Sensing satellite time series; Climate variability and climate change impact and adaptation; sustainable use of natural resources in smallholder agro-pastoral systems; GIS education across disciplines and in school
The Department of Geomatics Engineering & Land Management, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine BB11000, Trinidad and Tobago
Interests: remote sensing; land cover mapping; photogrammetry; spatial analysis
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Dr. Alison E. Beresford
RSPB Centre For Conservation Science, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, 2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh EH11 1TE, UK
Interests: conservation; remote sensing; land cover change; protected areas; key biodiversity areas; species distribution modelling; google earth engine
Departamento de Geografía, Universidad de Murcia, Avda. Teniente Flomesta, 5, 30003 Murcia, Spain
Interests: remote sensing; land cover classification; GIS; spatial data science; machine learning and deep learning applied to spatial problems; geocomputation; spatial modeling; hydrological modeling; surface hydro-climatology
School of Agriculture, Forest, Food and Environmental Sciences—SAFE, University of Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano, n. 10, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: historical cartography; GIS technique; remote sensing; landscape ecology; land cover detection
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering-ICEA, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: geomatics; digital aerial photogrammetry; digital surface models; deformations monitoring; 3D surveys; land subsidence
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Department of Geography, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL 60628, USA
Interests: hydrology; environment; remote sensing; GIS
Department of Forest Sciences, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: remote sensing; machine learning; deep learning; object-based image analysis; urban mapping; vegetation species detection
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DIGITAL – Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Steyrergasse 17, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: remote sensing; energy; spatial analysis; remote sensing applications; remote sensing software; vegetation mapping
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Department of Environmental Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon-si 24341, Republic of Korea
Interests: remote sensing; phenology; forest ecology
Department of Building Sciences and Urban Planning, Urban Design and Regional Planning Unit, University of Alicante, San Vicente de Raspeig, 03690 Alicante, Spain
Interests: urban design; urban data analysis; land uses; built environment; LBSN data
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Chair of Soil Science, Research Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, TUM-School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, 85354 Freising, Germany
Interests: soil erosion and degradation; GIS; remote sensing; water quality modeling; soil carbon
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Center Innovation and Technology for Development, Technical University Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: human mobility; big data; artificial intelligence
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Agriculture Department, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, 89122 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: remote sensing; change detection; spatial analysis; multispectral data analysis; LiDAR data analysis; UAV data analysis; GIS
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Dr. Mohammad Rezaee
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CRC-Laboratory in Advanced Geomatics Image Processing, Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada
Interests: deep learning; machine learning; object detection; wetland mapping; tree species detection; change detection
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 5, 51006 Tartu, Estonia
Interests: participatory natural resource governance and related decision-support tools (e.g. stakeholder analysis); qualitative methods (e.g. case studies, semi-structured interviews); literature review methods: systematic reviews and qualitative evidence syntheses
Department of Geography, Universite Mont Saint Aignan Rouen, 76130 Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
Interests: spatial analysis; human geography; geography agent-based simulation
Italian Space Agency, 75100 Matera, Italy
Interests: satellite remote sensing; land surface change detection; retrieval of surface and atmospheric parameters; climate; radiative transfer; air quality; global warming and change
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