Petri Pellikka教授——遥感科学国家重点实验室2017年系列学术讲座之十三
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报告题目:Impact of land cover change to water resources and carbon stocks in Africa, case study in the Taita Hills, Kenya

时间:2017年6月19日 上午10:00


报告人:Petri Pellikka,Professor,University of Helsinki

邀请人:吴朝阳 研究员


报告人简介:Petri Pellikka is a professor of geoinformatics at the Department of Geosciences and Geography in the University of Helsinki, Finland. He received his MSc in 1992 from the University of Helsinki and carried out his PhD studies at the University of Munich finalizing his thesis in 1998. He has carried out post doc studies in Canada at Carleton University and visiting scientist periods at Cambridge University, Lund University and University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Since 2002 he has led research programme on remote sensing of land cover changes in Africa, mainly in Taita Taveta in SE-Kenya, where he is the director of the Taita Research Station of the University of Helsinki. His group studies impact of land cover changes caused by cropland expansion and conservation to water resources, carbon stocks, biodiversity and livelihoods, applying satellite data, hyperspectral remote sensing and laser scanner data. Working with environmental scientists he also plans adaptation methods for climate change impacts on agriculture and livelihoods.