Linking International Efforts on Tropical Forest Monitoring to International Reporting and SDGs: State of the Art and Ways Forward

Starts:
4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Ends:
5:30 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Location:
BU Hillel House, 4th Floor, 213 Bay State Road
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/pardee/2019/04/09/lecture-series-the-environmental-science-policy-impacts-of-remote-sensing-on-governance-land-use-in-tropical-forests/
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Land Use and Livelihoods Initiative at the Global Development Policy Center invite you to attend an upcoming series of keynote lectures titled "The Environmental Science & Policy Impacts of Remote Sensing on Governance & Land Use in Tropical Forests." The keynotes are part of a seminar and workshop series with leaders working at the front lines of international, national, and local climate change policy and conservation in tropical forests. The series is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Remote Sensing, the African Studies Center, the Center for Latin American Studies, and the Department of Earth and Environment. Tuesday, April 23, 5:00 pm: Alessandra Rodrigues Gomes, Head of the Amazon Regional Center, National Institute for Space Research: "Improving Forest Satellite Monitoring: Experiences with Capacity Building in African, Asian & Latin American Countries" Wednesday, April 24, 4:00 pm: Inge Jonckheere, Team Leader, Remote Sensing Team in National Forest Monitoring Forestry Department, Food and Agriculture Organization: "Linking International Efforts on Tropical Forest Monitoring to International Reporting and SDGs: State of the Art and Ways Forward"