Oliveira, Pedro

Ph.D. Geospatial Science & Engineering

Pedro Oliveira is a PhD student at GSCE started in spring 2017. Dr. David Roy is his advisor. He is using Landsat 8, Sentinel 2, and LiDAR data to study forest disturbances in the Brazilian Amazon.

After finishing his MSc in remote sensing from the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Sao Jose dos Campos - SP, Pedro worked as a Senior GIS Analyst for the private sector from 2011 to 2013 and at INPE from 2014. He undertook research in support of the Amazon biomass estimation group (EBA/CCST/INPE) and the Third National Communication of Brazil to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (http://sirene.mcti.gov.br/documents/1686653/1706740/Volume+3.pdf/6bb2f28a-02ca-4072-980b-1b2514a87cab). In 2015 he worked as a Geospatial Analyst at SDSU before starting his PhD. in 2017.

Last modified: 
Apr 26, 2017