Yosio E. Shimabukuro
Dr. Yosio E. Shimabukuro has a background in Forest Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) with a PhD. in Forest Sciences/Remote Sensing from Colorado State University (USA). He is currently a Senior Scientist at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) (Brazil). His main research interests are linear mixing model, Landsat images, shade fraction image, reforested areas, mathematical modeling, carbon balance in Amazon forests from site to region: integrating remote sensing from satellites and aircraft with ground-based tower and biometric data, integrating coarse and fine resolution satellite data to monitor land cover change throughout Amazônia.