GLF Amazonia 2021

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Africa Flores

NASA

Regional Science Coordination Lead for Land Cover & Land Use Change, SERVIR Global

Description

Africa’s experience and interests lie in land cover land use change mapping, and ecosystem analysis including remote sensing of water quality. She oversees projects in Eastern and Southern Africa and is passionate about learning and finding innovative ways to use Earth Observations to better understand our world. Flores is also one of 11 change-makers selected to receive Microsoft and National Geographic’s AI for Earth Innovation Grants to apply artificial intelligence and help understand and protect the planet. She is Geospatial World’s 2020 Geospatial Woman Champion of the Year. Africa Flores is originally from Guatemala and currently undertaking her doctoral degree with McGill University.

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Sep 22, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Conectar al espacio con los pueblos: información geoespacial para mejorar la toma de decisiones...

Marion Adeney (Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Program Officer, Andes-Amazon Initiative)Eric Anderson (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Associate Chief Scientist & Disasters Theme Lead, SERVIR Science Coordination Office)Julio Ricardo Cusurichi Palacios (Federación Nativa del Río Madre de Dios y Afluentes (FENAMAD), President)Luis Felipe Duchicela (USAID, Senior Advisor for Indigenous Peoples’ Issues)Africa Flores (NASA, Regional Science Coordination Lead for Land Cover & Land Use Change, SERVIR Global)Maria Elena Gutierrez (Conservación Amazónica (ACCA), Executive Director)Marina Piatto (Imaflora, Executive Director)Manuel Pulgar Vidal (WWF, former Minister of Environment of Peru, Leader of Climate and Energy Global Practice)Marcela Quintero (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director, Multifunctional Landscape research area)Juan Lucas Restrepo (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director General)Mónica Romo (USAID/South American Region , Regional Amazon Environment Specialist)David Saah (Spatial Informatics Group, Managing Principal, Co-founder, Spatial Informatics Group (SIG), Professor and Director of its geospatial analysis Lab, University of San Francisco)Gavin Schmidt (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, NASA Senior Climate Advisor and Director)Jene Thomas (USAID, Mission Director Peru)Louis Verchot (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Principal Scientist and Leader of the Land Restoration Group)
Sep 22, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Connecting space to village: Geospatial information for improved environmental decision-making

Marion Adeney (Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Program Officer, Andes-Amazon Initiative)Eric Anderson (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Associate Chief Scientist & Disasters Theme Lead, SERVIR Science Coordination Office)Julio Ricardo Cusurichi Palacios (Federación Nativa del Río Madre de Dios y Afluentes (FENAMAD), President)Luis Felipe Duchicela (USAID, Senior Advisor for Indigenous Peoples’ Issues)Africa Flores (NASA, Regional Science Coordination Lead for Land Cover & Land Use Change, SERVIR Global)Maria Elena Gutierrez (Conservación Amazónica (ACCA), Executive Director)Marina Piatto (Imaflora, Executive Director)Manuel Pulgar Vidal (WWF, former Minister of Environment of Peru, Leader of Climate and Energy Global Practice)Marcela Quintero (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director, Multifunctional Landscape research area)Juan Lucas Restrepo (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director General)Mónica Romo (USAID/South American Region , Regional Amazon Environment Specialist)David Saah (Spatial Informatics Group, Managing Principal, Co-founder, Spatial Informatics Group (SIG), Professor and Director of its geospatial analysis Lab, University of San Francisco)Gavin Schmidt (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, NASA Senior Climate Advisor and Director)Jene Thomas (USAID, Mission Director Peru)Louis Verchot (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Principal Scientist and Leader of the Land Restoration Group)
Sep 22, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Do Espaço à Aldeia: Informação geoespacial para a melhoria de tomada de decisões ambientais

Marion Adeney (Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Program Officer, Andes-Amazon Initiative)Eric Anderson (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Associate Chief Scientist & Disasters Theme Lead, SERVIR Science Coordination Office)Julio Ricardo Cusurichi Palacios (Federación Nativa del Río Madre de Dios y Afluentes (FENAMAD), President)Luis Felipe Duchicela (USAID, Senior Advisor for Indigenous Peoples’ Issues)Africa Flores (NASA, Regional Science Coordination Lead for Land Cover & Land Use Change, SERVIR Global)Maria Elena Gutierrez (Conservación Amazónica (ACCA), Executive Director)Marina Piatto (Imaflora, Executive Director)Manuel Pulgar Vidal (WWF, former Minister of Environment of Peru, Leader of Climate and Energy Global Practice)Marcela Quintero (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director, Multifunctional Landscape research area)Juan Lucas Restrepo (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director General)Mónica Romo (USAID/South American Region , Regional Amazon Environment Specialist)David Saah (Spatial Informatics Group, Managing Principal, Co-founder, Spatial Informatics Group (SIG), Professor and Director of its geospatial analysis Lab, University of San Francisco)Gavin Schmidt (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, NASA Senior Climate Advisor and Director)Jene Thomas (USAID, Mission Director Peru)Louis Verchot (Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Principal Scientist and Leader of the Land Restoration Group)
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