Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Land Systems and Global Change'

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Interuniversity Institute of Geography, University of Alicante, 03690 Alicante, Spain
Interests: water governance; socioecological systems; nonconventional water resources; climate change adaptation
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Thapar School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 147004, Punjab, India
Interests: biomass and bioenergy production; sustainability analysis of biofuel production; agroforestry; urban forestry; land restoration; phytoremediation; ecological restoration
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Forest Research Centre, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: fire-adapted silviculture; fire behaviour modelling; trade-offs analysis in fuel management; assessment of forest ecosystem services; climate change scenarios; forest dynamics disturbances; modelling and mapping ecosystem services; optimizing forest ecosytem landscape planning; multicriteria optimization techniques
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Amrita School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, J. P. Nagar, Arasampalayam, Myleripalayam, Coimbatore 642109, Tamil Nadu, India
Interests: remote sensing; GIS; crop growth simulation models; precision agriculture; irrigation management; crop yield prediction
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: precision agriculture; global navigation satellite systems for agricultural machines; geo-referenced measurement and mapping of soil compaction; remote sensing; renewable energy in agriculture
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Dr. Kelley Crews
Department of Geography and the Environment, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: Muddy Boots remote sensing; land change science and socio-ecological system resilience in developing states
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Soil Erosion Research station, Soil Conservation and Drainage Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
Interests: Land Use and Land Cover Changes (LULCC) impact on earth surface processes i.e. in the riverine environment; conservation agriculture; integrated watershed management; ecosystem services; Nature Based Solutions (NBS); rivers, floodplains and wetlands restoration
Dr. Vladimír Falťan
Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Mlynská dolina, Ilkovičova 6, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: land cover changes; forest disturbations
Institute of Geography, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Podchorążych 2, 30-084 Kraków, Poland
Interests: geomorphological effects of the impact of hiking, skiing and forest management in mountain areas; management and functioning of tourism in mountain protected areas; social perception of the geographical environment
Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Brasília 71600-500, Brazil
Interests: Brazilian Amazon; afforestation; tropical deforestation; agroforestry ecosystems
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College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80918, USA
Interests: land use change; conservation; remote sensing
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Dr. Brad Jokisch
Associate Professor of Geography, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Interests: migration agriculture; Latin America population; land use change
Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi dell’Economia Agraria, Centro di Ricerca Ingegneria e Trasformazioni Agroalimentari, Via della Pascolare 16, 00015 Monterotondo, Rome, Italy
Interests: forest mechanization; sustainable forest operations; precision forest harvesting
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School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Arizona Remote Sensing Center, The University of Arizona, 1955 E. Sixth Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: remote sensing; ecology; land use/land cover; carbon dynamics; vegetation processes
Department of Geography, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
Interests: ecosystems & change; land use land cover change (LULC) mapping; open burning & wildfires; ecology, vegetation dynamics; GIS
Instituto Multidisciplinar para el Estudio del Medio “Ramón Margalef”, Universidad de Alicante, 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig, Spain
Interests: drylands; desertification; global change; groundwater-dependent agriculture; rangelands; system dynamics; hyper-arid lands; land-use change dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Mercurio
Italian Forest Restoration Society, Via S. Camillo de Lellis, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: silviculture; forest restoration; agroforestry; forest management
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Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: applied plant nutrition; fertilizers; biogenic waste management; conservation agriculture
Room 230bMeckenheimer Allee 166, 53115 Bonn, Germany
Interests: wetlands; Amazonia; Tanzania
Department of Geoenvironmental Research, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, 00-818 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: geomorphology; contemporary geomorphological processes; the modern evolution of the sculpture of high mountains (tatras); sculpture and periglacial processes in high mountains; relationships of sculpture and vegetation in the high mountains; geoecological problems of high mountains
SCION, Rotorua, New Zealand
Interests: forest growth modelling; forest ecology; eco-physiology; silviculture
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