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Dr. Matt Hansen and Mark Broich provide training in Indonesia

Matt Hansen and Mark Broich provided training on Landsat forest cover characterization to analysts from the Indonesian Space Agency and the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry in Jakarta from August 18 to 21.  Following this exercise, both worked with analysts from a number of Indonesian NGO’s at a workshop in Denpasar, Bali from August 24 to 27.  This workshop was hosted by Sekala, an NGO focused on environmental monitoring.

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Aug 18, 2009 to Aug 21, 2009

Dr. Mark A. Cochrane chairs meeting in Belem, Brazil

August 18-21, 2009: Belém, Brazil. Chair of the “Biodiversity Implications of Forest Disturbance and Related Landscape Dynamics on the Brazilian Amazon” Project Meeting funded by the Biological Diversity Program of the Earth Science Division of the NASA Science Mission Directorate. Dr. David Roy, Chris Barber, Izaya Numata and Sanath Kumar also participated in the meeting.

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Aug 18, 2009 to Aug 21, 2009

GIScCE scientists present at IGARSS 09 conference, South Africa [13-17 July 2009]

Dr. David Roy and Dr. Mark Cochrane attended IGARSS 09, Cape Town, South Africa and gave 4 presentations, and Dr. Roy chaired two sessions.

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Jul 13, 2009 to Jul 17, 2009

Dr. David Roy undertook field work, Western Arnhem Land, Australia [June 29-July 10th 2009]

Dr. Roy undertook field work with an international group of scientists and the Kabulwarnamyo aboriginal community in Western Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia. The field work was in support of the Western Arnhem Land Fire Abatement (WALFA) project developed to address fire management issues in the Aboriginal-owned, high biodiversity savanna landscapes of western Arnhem Land.

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Jun 29, 2009 to Jul 10, 2009

Dr. Mark A. Cochrane and Christopher P. Barber present at the NASA Biodiversity and Ecological Forecasting Team Meeting (May 5-8) in New York, NY.

Cochrane, M.A., D.P Roy, C.M. Souza Jr., E. Arima, J. Barlow, I. Numata, C.P. Barber, J. Silveira, L. Mestre, R. Andrade and S.K. Sathyachandran, “Biodiversity Implications of Forest Disturbance and Related Landscape Dynamics on the Brazilian Amazon (Year 2)”. (oral presentation)

C.P. Barber, M.A. Cochrane, C. Souza Jr. M.C. Wimberly, T.R. Loveland, "Protected Areas in the Brazilian Amazon: Performance, Pressure, & Efficacy".  (Oral Presentation with accompanying poster).

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May 05, 2009 to May 08, 2009

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