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GFW User Profile: Alberto Yanosky

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Alberto Yanosky, Executive Director of Asociación Guyra Paraguay, a GFW Small Grants Fund recipient. Alberto Yanosky. How did you become interested in forests? I have always had an interest in forests. My father was a hunter and so I grew up around the forest. He too grew up […]

Introducing “My GFW” – A Customized Forest Monitoring Experience

By Karla Renschler An environmental protection officer in Brazil’s Amazonia region is responsible for enforcing forest conservation laws. Her team uses the Deforestation Alert System (Sistema de Alerta de Desmatamento or SAD) to investigate recent forest loss. She checks the Global Forest Watch website regularly for updates, but her job would be much easier if […]

GFW User Profile: Sébastien Desbureaux

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Sébastien Desbureaux, PhD student at Université d’Auvergne. What organization do you work with and what do you do? I am a PhD student at Université d’Auvergne in France, working both with CERDI – a research center specialized in development economics, and CIRAD – a research center working […]

GFW User Profile: Andrew Heald

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Andrew Heald, forestry consultant; technical director, UK Confederation of Forest Industries. What do you do? I am a sustainability and forestry consultant. I’ve worked in this sector for more than 20 years, and with a range of organizations from forest product companies like UPM and Mondi to the […]

GFW User Profile: Lisa Kelley

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Lisa Kelley, Ph.D. Candidate at UC Berkeley What organization do you work with? I am a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley. I research how land cover, land use and livelihoods are changing in relation to one another. I have been looking for instance at […]

GFW User Profile: Ashlan Bonnell

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Ashlan Bonnell, writer and editor at MarketResearch.com What organization do you work with? I work for MarketResearch.com, a business intelligence solutions provider. I am currently the Managing Editor for our corporate blog. I also handle marketing materials and campaign management. How did you become interested […]

GFW User Profile: Wenman Liu

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Wenman Liu, Ph.D. Candidate at Georgia Institute of Technology. How did you find out about GFW? I’ve been working on forest issues for a while. I was always searching the internet for forest-related data and had a pretty hard time finding stuff, so I actually found GFW […]

GFW User Profile: Sébastien Proust

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Sébastien Proust Alliance Coordinator for the Mexico-REDD Alliance Project in the Yucatan Peninsula (Coordinador del Proyecto alianza Mexico-REDD en la Península de Yucatán, Mexico), The Nature Conservancy. What organization do you work with? I work for The Nature Conservancy in Mexico, specifically in the Yucatan Peninsula. I […]

GFW User Profile: Rudo Kemper

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Rudo Kemper, GIS & Web Development Coordinator. What organization do you work with? I work with GIS and remote sensing at the Amazon Conservation Team, primarily for the country of Suriname. Much of my work deals with mapping forest change remotely with satellite data, working on participatory […]