Jeff Pickering

Email: 
jeffreyp@umd.edu

Jeff is from New Zealand originally and holds a Bachelor of Resource Management from Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland (2007). Jeff is passionate about engaging the challenges humanity is facing from climate change both practically and philosophically. He specialises in mapping deforestation and forest degradation from spatial data and satellite imagery. Many of these activities have assisted in supporting national and project-level Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Systems (MRVS) as required for Kyoto and REDD+ reporting. Jeff has spent the last 5 years as the in-country project manager, overseeing the establishment of the national MRVS in Guyana.