PhD in Earth System Science
National Institute for Space Research
geographer, Ph.D. in Earth System Sciences from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE-Brazil) and has a background in land use dynamics, especially in the Amazon region. During her doctorate, she worked with modeling land use decisions in agricultural frontier zones in the Brazilian Amazon. She is currently involved in research projects distributed in Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on understanding the correlation between policies and land use dynamics in the countries of this region and on projects focused on the study of ecosystem services (beyond carbon) provided by forests of South America.