Humberto Barbosa

Federal University of Alagoas Brazil

Dr. Barbosa graduated in atmospheric sciences and received a master's degree in remote sensing from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and a Ph.D. in soil, water, and environmental sciences from the University of Arizona. Barbosa became a professor at the Federal University of Alagoas in 2006. He is the coordinator of the Satellite Image Analysis and Processing Laboratory (LAPIS—http://www.lapismet.com.br). He is a researcher in climate and ecosystem services. He uses remote sensing as an environmental monitoring tool, providing governments and business segments with satellite information. He participated as an author of a report for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Since 2008, Barbosa also collaborated with the Convection Working Group in the Meteosat satellites in detecting severe convective storms and nowcasting.

Humberto Barbosa

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