About

I am an ecologist, working at the intersection of remote sensing and biodiversity science. I am broadly interested in how remote sensing and other spatial predictors can help monitor species composition and diversity, across different taxonomic groups, as well as ecosystem functions.

My current work focus on the application of hyperspectral information to estimate plant communities and their diversity in Canadian ecosystems in the framework of the Canadian Airborne Biodiversity Observatory (CABO).

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Interests
  • Remote sensing from air and space
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem functions
  • Spectral and structural variation
  • Biogeography and a bit of macroecology
  • R programming
Education
  • PhD in Geography, 2018

    University of Marburg, Germany

  • Master in Geography, 2014

    University of Berlin, Germany

  • BSc in Geography, 2011

    University of Marburg, Germany

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Postdoctoral fellow
August 2020 – Present Canada, Quebec

Project:

  • Canadian Airborne Biodiversity Observatory (CABO)
 
 
 
 
 
Geographical freelancer
April 2020 – May 2020 Germany

Project:

  • Environmental changes in biodiversity hotspot ecosystems of South Ecuador: RESPonse and feedback effECTs (RESPECT, Ecuador 2.0)
 
 
 
 
 
Postdoctoral fellow
November 2019 – November 2020 Germany

Project:

  • Bridging postdoc scholarship
 
 
 
 
 
PhD student
January 2014 – August 2018 Germany

Project:

  • Remote sensing as surrogate for phylodiversity and functional processes along land use and elevation gradients (Ecuador 1.0)

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