Diogenes Alves

National Institute for Space ResearchBrazil

Senior Researcher, Earth Observation Branch, National Space Research Institute (INPE); lecturer, remote sensing and earth system science post-graduate programs, INPE. Main areas of interest: land cover change, land use change, Amazonian deforestation, political ecology. Served as Manager, INPE Amazonian Deforestation Assessment Project (1990s); IPCC WG1 author (SAR); member, IGBP/IHDP LUCC project Scientific Steering Committee; member, Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment on the Amazon International Scientific Committee.

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