GLP Latin America Coordinator
Instituto de Ecología Regional (UNT-CONICET)
Dr. Ignacio Gasparri is interested in land use science in general, but especially in causes and consequences of deforestation and forest degradation in a context of agriculture commodity frontiers. He has more than 15 years experience working in the Dry Chaco region in Northern Argentina. As a researcher of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET), his activities are oriented to understand the main drivers of deforestation and degradation of the Argentine subtropical forest and to develop remote sensing application to monitoring forest resources. In particular, he participated in foundational researches about deforestation driving by soybean in the Dry Chaco.