Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (295)

Dr. Patrícia Abrantes
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Centre for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, R. Branca Edmée Marques, 1600-276 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: spatial planning; planning systems; food planning; geographic information systems
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Prof. Dr. Maria Silveria Agulló-Tomás
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University Institute on Gender Studies and Department of Social Analysis, University Carlos III of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: ageing and old age; land/environment; gender and feminism; habitat/rural spaces; evaluation of programmes; caring/work; climate/social change; health; technologies; social psychology and sociology
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Dr. Ronju Ahammad
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Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
Interests: land system science; social-ecological systems; ecosystem services; data analytics
Dr. Felicia O. Akinyemi
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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
Dr. Tomohiro Akiyama
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Advanced Research Laboratories, Tokyo City University, Tokyo 158-8557, Japan
Interests: sustainability science; sustainability education; global environmental studies; environmental ethics and education; environmental engineering; natural and human geography; remote sensing and geographic information system; earth science; hydrology; meteorology; ecology (field observation, lab-experiment, numerical modeling); quantum physics; muon science; muon experiment; particle physics; high energy physics; nanoscience; nanotechnology; human science; anthropology; comparative civilization; history of science; history of ideas; metaphysics; thanatology and science of near death experiences; public policy; public philosophy; social science; social decision making; innovation science; epigenetics; brain science and neuroscience; information theory; big data analytics (natural language processing, text mining, data mining, and machine learning algorithms)
Dr. Raid Al-Tahir
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The Department of Geomatics Engineering & Land Management, University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
Interests: remote sensing; land cover mapping; photogrammetry; spatial analysis
Dr. Md. Khairul Alam
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1. Land Management Group, School of Science, Health, Engineering and Education, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
2. Principal Scientific Officer, Soil Unit, Natural Resources Management Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh
3. Senior Scientific Officer, Soil Science Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur 1701, Bangladesh
Interests: conservation agriculture; cropping systems; climate change mitigation; life cycle assessment; environmental science; plant nutrition; soil physics; nutrient cycling in intensive cropping agro-ecosystems; carbon sequestration; C and N footprints; critical limits of nutrients for soils and crops; fertiliser rate determination; organic agriculture; heavy metal remediation; agronomic biofortification
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Dr. Sarah Alibakhshi
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Department of Built Environment, School of Engineering, Aalto University, P.O. Box 14100, 00076 Espoo, Finland
Interests: monitoring ecosystem state; remote sensing; climate change; land surface albedo
Dr. Veronika Andrea
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Department of forestry & Management of the Environment & Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace, Vasilissis Sofias 12, 671 00 Xanthi, Greece
Interests: forest policy; environmental policy; decision making; sustainable development
Dr. Debora Anelli
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Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Construction and Chemistry Engineering (DICATECh), Polytechnic of Bari, 470125 Bari, Italy
Interests: real estate valuation; urban planning; investment; financial analysis; algorithm analysis; valuation; real estate management; investment management; property valuation; city planning
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Dr. Anastasia Angelaki
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Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, Fytokou Street, 38446 Volos, Greece
Interests: soil physics; irrigation; hydraulics
Dr. Marta Antonelli
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Division on Impacts on Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystem Services (IAFES), CMCC Foundation—Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Viale Trieste 127, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: sustainable food systems; food policy; water policy; sustainable diets; urban food policy; food waste
Dr. Cecilia Arnaiz Schmitz
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Department of Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: social-ecological systems; urban–rural gradients; land planning; simulation scenarios; landscape structure; global change; socioeconomic models
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Dr. Paschalis Arvanitidis
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Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, 8333 Volos, Greece
Interests: institutional economics; commons; real estate; urban economics
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Asciuto
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Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Forestali (SAAF), Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 13 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: land market analysis; farmland evaluation; real estate appraisal; monetary valuation methodologies of environmental resources; ecosystem services economic valuations; consumer behaviour analysis; environmental impact assessment
Dr. Kwasi Gyau Baffour Awuah
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School of Science, Engineering and Environment, Maxwell Building, University of Salford, Manchester, Salford M5 4WT, UK
Interests: land use planning and urban development processes; land/property and natural resource administration and management; heritage conservation and management; real estate and development economics; urbanisation, urban growth, governance, and housing; environment and sustainable development; infrastructure development and financing; property valuation and management
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Dr. Muhammad Amjad Bashir
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College of Agriculture, Bahadur Sub-Campus Layyah, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan 60800, Pakistan
Interests: soil science; soil health; nutrient cycling in agriculture
Dr. David H. Bassir
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Laboratory IRAMAT-UMR-7065 CNRS, University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UTBM), 90010 Belfort, France
Interests: landscape design/landscape architecture; data computation
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Dr. Carlos Bateira
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Dep. Geografia da, Universidade do Porto, Praça de Gomes Teixeira, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: physical geography; soil erosion; spatial analysis; mapping; geographic information system; geospatial science; surveying; environment; digital mapping; hydrology
Prof. Dr. Alessandra Battisti
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Architect and Full Professor of Technology of Architecture and Environmental Design, Department of Planning, Design and Technology of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: sustainable development dimensions and urban agglomeration
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