• Matthew Hansen Professor

    Prof. Matthew Hansen is a remote sensing scientist with a research specialization in large area land cover and land use change mapping.

  • Peter Potapov Research Associate Professor

    My primary research interest is assessing and monitoring forest extent, structure, and composition on national to global extent using open satellite data archives.

  • Marc Steininger Research Associate Professor

    Marc is a geographer who uses remote sensing to understand land-cover change and ecosystem processes, including tropical forest loss and regrowth, forest flammability and land-cover change implications for biodiversity.

  • Janet Nackoney Research Assistant Professor

    Dr. Janet Nackoney research interests lie in the use of geospatial technology for land use planning, biological conservation applications, such as wildlife habitat modeling and monitoring, and food security.

  • Alice L. Altstatt CARPE Project Manager

    Alice has been involved directly with CARPE since 2004, initially assembling and processing Landsat data and now managing the University of Maryland’s CARPE funded activities.

  • Anil Kommareddy IT Systems Analyst

    Has more than 15 years experience in software development and architect level hardware design and deployment. Has extensive experience in development of various scientific applications in GIS and Engineering.

  • Svetlana Turubanova Research Associate

    Her research interests include boreal forest ecology, forest fire, and biodiversity.

  • Xiao-Peng Song Post doc

    Xiaopeng’s research focuses on characterizing land cover and land use change such as deforestation, cropland expansion and urbanization and investigating the causes and consequences of LCLUC using an interdisciplinary approach.

  • Alexandra (Sasha) Tyukavina Post doc, Past Graduate

    Alexandra’s research interests include satellite-based forest cover, disturbance history and intactness mapping, and methods of forest carbon loss quantification.

  • Wenli Huang Post doc

    Wenli is a remote sensor with expertise in optical, lidar and radar remote sensing towards quantifying the forest carbon stocks, and monitoring the changes in land cover.

  • André Lima Post doc

    In a comprehensive way, I am interested in researching the drivers of LULC in Amazon Basin as well as their relations of cause and effect in this process.

  • Indrani Kommareddy Faculty Research Assistant

    Software engineer specializing in web development with extensive experience in implementing full software life cycle process including requirement analysis, design, prototyping, interface implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance.

  • Maureen Kelly Faculty Research Assistant

    Faculty Specialist supporting research efforts of the Global Land Analysis and Discovery lab.

  • Jeff Pickering Faculty Research Assistant

    Jeff is primarily interested in the issues faced by climate change practically and philosophically and the use of geospatial and remote sensing technologies to inform better agriculture and forest management policies.

  • Andrés Hernández Serna Faculty Research Assistant

    Andrés is interested in soundscape, deforestation, biodiversity, monitoring land cover and land use change (LCLUC), as well as the use of remote sensing applications to track and analyze landscape transformations and patterns.

  • Ahmad Khan Remote Sensing Scientist

    Mr. Khan has working experience of more than 25 years as Conservation Biologist, Development practitioner, Wildlife Biologist, and Wetlands Conservationist.

  • Chima Okpa Faculty Research Assistant

    Chima is a Faculty Research Assistant currently using remote sensing data and GIS for land cover characterization of the US in conjunction with FAO global land cover initiative.

  • Yamile Talero Ramirez Remote Sensing Scientist

    Yamile has specific experience in research on biodiversity analysis, prioritization and evaluation of conservation actions, land-use planning and habitat monitoring, including technical studies via remote sensing and geographical information systems

  • Giuseppe Molinario Remote Sensing Scientist

    Giuseppe is investigating how shifting cultivation in the Democratic Republic of Congo interacts with forest and impacts the environment.

  • Amy Hudson Pickens Remote Sensing Scientist

    Amy is interested in water dynamics over time and scripting to automate image processing. She is currently working on GLAD's global water analysis.

  • Patrick Lola Amani Remote Sensing Scientist

    His work focuses on studying the human settlement characterization and population distribution, providing technical support to OSFAC on FACET methodology for forest cover monitoring.

  • Bernard Adusei Geospatial Imagery Analyst

    Use multisource satellite remotely sensed imagery for land-use and land-cover characterization especially field crops (soybean, corn, and wheat) at national scale.

  • Yolande Munzimi Faculty Research Assistant

    Yolande is interested in large scale hydrological modeling of the Congo Basin using remote sensed data.

  • Viviana Zalles Graduate Research Assistant

    She is interested in using remote sensing to research large scale land cover change and its drivers, particularly in the context of tropical deforestation.

  • Qing Ying Graduate Research Assistant

    My research interests are land cover and land use change, remote sensing, urbanization, forestry and terrestrial carbon sequestration.

  • Sam Jantz Graduate Research Assistant

    PhD student I am particularly interested in utilizing remotely sensed data and geo-spatial modeling to support conversation projects.

  • Matt Cooper Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Matt is interested in combining land cover and climate data with metrics from household surveys, especially nutrition.

  • Alison Thieme Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Alison is interested in measuring land cover and land use change to evaluate the impact of international development on the landscape.

  • Lei Wang Visiting scientist

    My interest is to distinguish different factors that caused forest loss at global scale, such as fire, clear cutting, disease, storms and others.