Section Editors

Section Board for 'Land–Climate Interactions' (21)

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Prof. Dr. Heiko Balzter
Section Editor-in-Chief
NERC National Centre for Earth Observation, Leicester Institute for Space and Earth Observation, School of Geography, Geology and Environment, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Interests: landscape and climate research; land surface modelling; terrestrial remote sensing; Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR); light detection and ranging (LIDAR); forest monitoring, carbon cycle and climate change
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Dr. Nir Krakauer
Section Associate Editor
Department of Civil Engineering, 193 Steinman Hall, City College of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
Interests: climate change; water resources planning; groundwater; land-atmosphere interaction; sustainable agriculture; urban ecological design; carbon cycle monitoring; renewable energy resource assessment; probabilistic forecasting; data assimilation; model uncertainty assessment
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Prof. Dr. Fahu Chen
Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: Quaternary environmental changes (especial during Holocene); climate changes; environmental archeology; loess record; desert evolution and palaeolimnology with special focus on paleoenvironmental reconstruction; human-environment interactions in Arid Central Asia and the Tibetan Plateau
Dr. Josep Maria Espelta
CREAF (Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications); Edifici Biociències. Campus Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Cerdanyola del Vallès 08193, Spain
Interests: land use changes; land use legacies; climate change; management of forest regeneration after disturbances (wildfires, drought, grazing); forest expansion
Dr. Matthew Harrison
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania, 16-20 Mooreville Rd, Burnie,Tasmania 7320, Australia
Interests: modelling; photosynthesis; dual-purpose crops; climate change; extreme climatic events; pastures; livestock; greenhouse gas emissions; carbon-neutral
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Prof. Dr. Quazi K. Hassan
Department of Geomatics Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Interests: optical/thermal remote sensing in: (i) forecasting and monitoring of natural hazards/disasters, such as forest fire, drought, and flooding; (ii) comprehending the dynamics of natural resources, such as forestry, agriculture, and water; and (iii) modelling issues related to boreal environment
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Dr. Giulio Iovine
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CNR-IRPI of Cosenza, I-87036 Cosenza, IT, Italy
Interests: natural hazard; slope movement; deep-seated slope deformation; sinkhole; radon anomalies; numerical modelling; monitoring; risk assessment; early warning
Prof. Dr. Julia Jones
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Wilkinson 220, 104 CEOAS Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-5503, USA
Interests: forest hydrology; landscape ecology; spatial analysis
Prof. Dr. Eike Luedeling
INRES-Horticultural Sciences, University of Bonn, Auf dem Hügel 6, 53121 Bonn, Germany
Interests: horticulture, tree phenology modeling, climate change, decision analysis
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Dr. Bruno Marino
Planetary Emissions Management(PEM), Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Interests: direct measurement of soil carbon fluxes for verified financial products; forest carbon; eddy covariance; co2 emissions; isotope; soil co2 efflux; Paris agreement
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Dr. Cristian Mattar
Laboratory of Geosciences of the University of Aysén, Obispo Vielmo 62, Coyhaique, Aysén, Chile
Interests: climate change; remote sensing; precipitation; atmosphere;evapotranspiration; aerosols; environment; climatology; soil
Prof. Dr. Mark Montgomery
Department of Economics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Interests: urban economics; urban demography; urban poverty; climate-change risks; adaptation; biodiversity
Dr. Alexandra Ponette-González
Department of Geography and the Environment, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203, USA
Interests: atmosphere-biosphere interactions; biogeochemical cycles; global change; interdisciplinarity; diversity in and for science
Dr. Antonio Raschi
CNR-Institute for BioEconomy, 50145 Firenze (FI), Italy
Interests: global change; agriculture; rural development; rural tourism
Prof. Dr. Guoyu Ren
1. Department of Atmospheric Sciences, School of Environmental Studies, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan 430074, China
2. National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: monitoring and detection of climate change; extreme climate change; observation; urban climate change; climatology
Dr. Adrianos Retalis
Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, GR-15236 Athens, Greece
Interests: environmental applications of remote sensing; atmospheric correction; air quality assessment/monitoring; aerosols; natural hazards; land cover/use change; GIS; spatial data analysis; climate change; natural disasters and extremes; desertification; precision farming; soil erosion
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Dr. Matthew Saunders
Botany Department, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Interests: plant ecophysiology; climate change; carbon cycle; greenhouse gas dynamics; sustainable land use
Dr. Marko Scholze
Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lunds Universitet, Box 188, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: global carbon cycle; land-climate interactions; terrestrial ecosystem modelling; atmospheric transport modelling; inverse modelling; model-data fusion
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Dr. Penelope Serrano Ortiz
Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, CP, Spain
Interests: micrometeorology; greenhouse gases; carbon cycle; photosynthesis; respiration; subterranean ventilation; agro-systems
Dr. Jin Wu
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Room 2N12, Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation structure, function, and traits; biogeochemical cycling of carbon, water, and energy; physiological ecology; global change and its ecological impacts; model–data fusion
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Prof. Dr. Tingjun Zhang
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, 730000 Lanzhou, China
Interests: frozen ground; permafrost; cryospheric science; climate in cold regions; snow cover; remote sensing of frozen ground; remote sensing of snow cover; river and lake ice
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