Yosio Shimabukuro

National Institute for Space Research (INPE)

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 modelling, 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.

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