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Eric Lambin

Title:George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor; Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment
Primary Affiliation:Department of Environmental Earth System Science
Other Affiliations:Earth Systems, E-IPER, Woods Institute for the Environment
Office Location:Y2E2  371
Research Lab:Spatial Analysis Center
Phone:650-724-9825
E-mail:elambin@stanford.edu

Research

My research is in the area of human-environment interactions in land systems. I develop integrated approaches to study land use change by linking remote sensing, GIS and socio-economic data. I aim at better understanding causes and impacts of changes in tropical forests, drylands, and farming systems. I currently focus on three related themes: land use transitions – i.e., the shift from deforestation (or land degradation) to reforestation (or land sparing for nature), – the influence of globalization on land use decisions, and the interactions between public and private governance aimed at promoting sustainable land use. My research is mostly focused on tropical regions in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Teaching

I teach a course for graduate and undergraduate students on satellite remote sensing of land (Winter). In Spring, I co-teach a graduate-level course on Earth System Dynamics, including the human dimensions of global environmental changes.

Professional Activities

I was Chair of the international scientific project Land Use and Land Cover Change (IGBP/IHDP LUCC) from 1999 to 2005. I also contributed to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. I am often consulted by international organizations on issues related to tropical deforestation, desertification and the potential role of tropical forests in mitigating climate change. I am Foreign associate at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. In addition to my research at Stanford, I am involved in several European research projects.

Education

  • 1988 | PhD in Sciences, Geography, University of Louvain, Belgium
  • 1985 | Master in Sciences, Geography, University of Louvain, Belgium
  • 1985 | Baccalaureate, Philosophy, University of Louvain, Belgium

Professional Experience

  • 2010 - Present | George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor Stanford University (Winter & Spring)
  • 1995 - Present | Professor, University of Louvain, Belgium (Summer & Fall)
  • 2002 - 2003 | Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford
  • 1993 - 1995 | Expert, Joint Research Center (Ispra, Italy), European Commission
  • 1991 - 1993 | Assistant professor Boston University

Honors & Awards

  • 2010 | Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2010 | Fellow in the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 | Francqui prize in Sciences (http://www.francquifoundation.be/ang/reglement_prix_en.htm)
  • 2009 | Foreign Associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 | Membre de l’Académie Royale des sciences, des lettres & des beaux-arts de Belgique
  • 1999 - 2005 | Chair of the Scientific Steering Committee of the “ Land-Use and Land-Cover Change ” (LUCC) project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP)

University Service

  • Sept 2013 - present | Co-Chair of Department, Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University
  • 2006 - 2009 | Member of the Research Council, University of Louvain
  • 2000 - 2003 | Chair of Department, Geography and Geology, University of Louvain

Professional Activities

  • 2012- 2013 | Member of the External Advisory Board of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), USA
  • 2011- present | Member of the Board of Directors of the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, Stockholm
  • 2005 - Present | Associate Editor of Ecology and Society: A journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability
  • 2004 - Present | Member of the Editorial Board of Global Environmental Change
  • 2004 - 2011 | Member of the Science Advisory Committee of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
  • 2005 - 2010 | Member of the Steering Committee of the Global Terrestrial Observing System
  • 2002 - 2006 | Member of the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
  • 2001 - 2004 | Member of the Editorial Board of Ecosystems

Courses Taught

  • 2014 (Winter) | EARTHSYS 142/242, EESS 162 Remote Sensing of Land Change
  • 2014 (Spring) | EESS 215 Earth System Dynamics

Publications

  • Bruggeman D., Meyfroidt P., Lambin E.F. Production forests as a conservation tool: Cameroon’s land use zoning policy, Land Use Policy
  • Lambin E.F., Meyfroidt P., Rueda X., Blackman A., Börner J. Cerruti P.O.,  Dietsch T., Jungmann L., Lamarque P., Lister J., Walker N.F., Wunder S. Effectiveness and synergies of private and public actions for land use governance in tropical regions. Global Environmental Change, revised.
  • Iwamura T., Lambin E.F., Silvius K.M., Luzar J. and Fragoso J.M.V. Agent-based modelling of hunting and subsistence agriculture on indigenous lands: understanding interactions between human and ecological systems, Environmental Modelling and Software, revised.
  • Rueda X. Garrett R., and Lambin E.F. Corporate investments in sustainable food production: What scope for action? Organization and Environment, revised.
  • Rueda X., Thomas N. and Lambin E.F. Eco-certification enhances tree cover in the Colombian coffee landscapes, Regional Environmental Change, revised.
  • 2014 *+ | Rueda X. and Lambin E.F. Global agriculture and land use changes in the 21st century: Achieving a balance between food security, urban diets and nature conservation. In: The Evolving Sphere of Food Security, Ed Naylor R., Oxford University Press, in press.
  • 2014 *+ | Lambin E.F. and Meyfroidt P., 2014. Global land use competition. In: Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era, Eds Seto K., Reenberg, A., Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 14. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • 2014 * | Lambin E.F., D’Haen S., Mertz O., Nielsen J.O., Rasmussen K. Scenarios on future land changes in the African Sahel. Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography, in press.
  • 2014 * | D’Haen S., Nielsen J. and Lambin E.F. Rainfall as a determinant of household nonfarm activities in contemporary rural Burkina Faso, Climate and Development,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2013.867246.
  • 2013 * | Garrett R., Rueda X. and Lambin E.F. Promoting sustainable development through trade: Globalization’s unexpected impact on soybean production in South America, Environment Research Letters, 8, 044055 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044055.
  • 2013 * | Lambin E.F., Gibbs H., Ferreira L., Grau R., Mayaux P., Meyfroidt P., Morton D., Rudel T.K., Gasparri I., Munger J., Estimating the world’s potentially available cropland using a bottom-up approach, Global Environmental Change, 23: 892-901.
  • 2013 * | Liu J., Hull V., Batistella M., DeFries R., Dietz T., Fu F., Hertel T.W., Izaurralde R.C., Lambin E.F., Li S., Martinelli L.A., McConnell W., Moran E.F., Naylor R., Polenske K.R., Reenberg A., de Miranda Rocha G., Simmons C.S., Verburg P.H., Vitousek P.M., Zhang F., Zhu C. Framing sustainability in a telecoupled world, Ecology and Society, 18 (2): 26.
  • 2013 *+ | Meyfroidt P., Lambin E.F., Hertel T. and Erb K-H. Globalization of land use: Displacement and distant drivers, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5 (5): 438–444.
  • 2013 *+ | Rueda X. and Lambin E.F. Responding to globalization: the case of coffee certification in Colombia, Ecology and Society, 18 (3): 21.
  • 2013 *+ | Le Polain de Waroux Y. and Lambin E.F. Niche commodities and rural poverty alleviation: Contextualizing the contribution of argan oil to rural livelihoods in Morocco, Annals of Association of American Geographers, 103 (3): 589-607.
  • 2013 *+ | Garrett R., Lambin E.F. and Naylor R. The new economic geography of land use change: supply chain configurations and land use in the Brazilian Amazon, Land Use Policy, 34: 265-275.
  • 2013 *+ | Rueda X. and Lambin E.F. Linking globalization to local land uses: How eco-consumers and gourmands are changing the Colombian coffee landscapes, World Development, 41: 286-301.
  • 2013 *+ | Garrett R., Lambin E.F. and Naylor R. Land institutions and supply chain conditions as determinants of soybean production in Brazil, Land Use Policy, 31: 385-396.
  • 2012 * | Srinivasan V., Lambin E.F., Gorelick S.M., Thompson B.H., Rozelle S. The nature and causes of the global water crisis: Syndromes from a meta-analysis of coupled human-water studies, Water Resources Research, 48 (10): doi:10.1029/2011WR011087.
  • 2012 * | Lambin E.F., 2012. Global land availability: Malthus versus Ricardo. Global Food Security, 1 (2): 83-87.
  • 2012 *+ | Dion E. and Lambin E.F. Scenarios of transmission risk of foot-and-mouth disease in southern Africa, Applied Geography, 35: 32-42.
  • 2012 *+ | Hall J.M, Van Holt T., Daniels A.E., Balthazar V. and Lambin E.F. Trade-offs between carbon storage and biodiversity in reforesting landscapes, Landscape Ecology, 27 (8): 1135-1147.
  • 2012 *+ | Balthazar V., Vanacker V. and Lambin E.F. Evaluation and parameterization of ATCOR3 topographic correction method for forest cover mapping in mountain areas, 2012. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 18: 436-450
  • 2012 * | DeFries R.D., Ellis E.C., Chapin III F.S., Matson P., Turner II B.L., Agrawal A., Crutzen P., Field C., Gleick P., Kareiva P., Lambin E.F., Liverman D., Ostrom E., Sanchez P., Syvitski J., 2012. Planetary opportunities: A social contract for global change science to contribute to a sustainable future, Bioscience, 62 (6): 603-606.
  • 2012 *+ | Rowhani P., Degomme O., Guha-Sapir D. and Lambin E.F., 2012. Malnutrition and conflict in Eastern Africa: Impacts of resource variability on human security. In: Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflict: Challenges for Societal Stability, Eds Scheffran J., Brzoska M., Brauch H.G., Link P.M., Schilling J., Springer, pp. 559-572.
  • 2012 * | Lambin Eric. An Ecology of Happiness (translated), University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • 2012 *+ | Le Polain Y. and Lambin E.F. Monitoring degradation in arid and semi-arid forests and woodlands: the case of the argan woodlands (Morocco), Applied Geography, 32: 777-786
  • 2011 | Lambin E.F. Protéger l’environnement pour protéger son bonheur. In: Psychologie positive: Le Bonheur dans tous ses états, Editions Jouvence, Paris, pp.102-115
  • 2011 *+ | Haas E., Bartholomé E., Lambin E.F., and Vanacker V. Remotely sensed surface water extent as an indicator of short-term changes in ecohydrological processes in sub-Saharan Western Africa, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115: 3436-3445
  • 2011 * | Hostert P., Kuemmerle T., Prishchepov A., Sieber A., Lambin E.F. and Radeloff  V.C., 2011. Rapid land use change after socioeconomic disturbances: The collapse of the Soviet Union versus Chernobyl, Environmental Research Letters, 6, 045201
  • 2011 * | Westley F., Olsson P., Folke C., Homer-Dixon T., Vredenburg H., Loorbach D., Thompson J., Nilsson M., Lambin E.F., Senzimir J., Galaz V., van der Leeuw S., 2011. Tipping towards sustainability: Emerging pathways of transformation, Ambio, 40: 762-780
  • 2011 *+ | Conchedda G., Lambin E.F.and Mayaux P. Between land and sea: livelihoods and environmental changes in mangrove ecosystems of Senegal, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 101(6): 1259-1284
  • 2011 *+ | Dion E., Van Schalkwyk L. and Lambin E.F. The landscape epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease in South Africa: A spatially-explicit multi-agent simulation. Ecological Modelling, 222 : 2059-2072
  • 2011 *+ | Rowhani P., Linderman M. and Lambin E.F., Global interannual variability in terrestrial ecosystems using MODIS-derived vegetation indices, social, and biophysical factors. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(19): 5393-5411
  • 2011 *+ | Meyfroidt P. and Lambin E.F. Global forest transition: Prospects for an end to deforestation, Annual Review in Environment and Resources, 36: 343-371
  • 2011 *+ | Lambin E.F. and Meyfroidt P. Global land use change, economic globalization, and the looming land scarcity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Inaugural article), 108 (9): 3465-3472
  • 2011 *+ | Rowhani P., Degomme O., Guha-Sapir D. and Lambin E.F. Climate variability, malnutrition, and armed conflicts in the Horn of Africa, Climatic change, 105 (1-2): 207-222
  • 2011 * | Mertz O. Mbow C., Reenberg A., Genesio L., Lambin E.F., D’haen S., Zorom M., Rasmussen K., Diallo D., Barbier B., Bouzou Moussa I., Diouf A., Nielsen J.O., Sandholt I. Adaptation strategies and climate vulnerability in the Sudano-Sahelian region of West Africa, Atmospheric Science Letters, 12: 104-108
  • 2010 *+ | Meyfroidt P., Rudel T.K. and Lambin E.F. Forest transitions, trade, and the global displacement of land use. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (49): 20917-20922
  • 2010 * | Lambin E.F., Tran A., Vanwambeke S.O., Linard C. and Soti V. Pathogenic landscapes: Interactions between land, people, disease vectors, and their animal hosts, International Journal of Health Geographics, 9: 54
  • 2010 * | Vanwambeke S.O., Sumilo D., Bormane A., Lambin E.F., Randolph S.E. Landscape predictors of tick-borne encephalitis in Latvia: land cover, land use and land ownership. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 10(5): 497-506
  • 2010 *+ | Lambin E.F., Meyfroidt P. Land use transitions: Ecological feedback versus exogenous socio-economic dynamics, Land Use Policy, 27: 108-118
  • 2010 | Lambin E.F. De l’Holocène à l’Anthropocène. In: Plaidoyer pour la culture scientifique, Universcience éditions et les Editions Le Pommier, pp. 92-108
  • 2009 * | Rockström, J., W. Steffen, K. Noone, Å. Persson, F. Chapin, E. Lambin, T.M. Lenton, M. Scheffer, C. Folke, H. Schellnhuber, C. A. De Wit, T. Hughes, S. Van der Leeuw, H. Rodhe, S. Sörlin, P. K. Snyder, R. Costanza, U. Svedin, M. Falkenmark, LR. W. Corell, V. J. Fabry, J. Hansen, B. Walker, D. Liverman, K. Richardson, P. Crutzen and J. Foley. Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity. Ecology and Society 14: 32
  • 2009 * | Rudel T.K., Schneider L.C., Uriarte M., Tuner II B.L., DeFries R., Lawrence D., Geoghegan J., Hecht S., Ickowitz A., Lambin E.F., Birkenholtz T., Baptista S., Grau R. Agricultural intensification and changes in cultivated areas, 1970-2005. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106: 20675-20680
  • 2009 *+ | Lorent, H., R. Sonnenschein, G. M. Tsiourlis, P. Hostert, E.F. Lambin. Livestock Subsidies and Rangeland Degradation in Central Crete. Ecology and Society, 14 (2): 41
  • 2009 *+ | Meyfroidt P., Lambin E.F. Forest transition in Vietnam and displacement of wood extraction abroad. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106: 16139-16144
  • 2009 * | Rockström J., Steffen W., Noone K., Persson A., Chapin F. S.III, Lambin E.F., Lenton T.M., Scheffer M., Folke C., Schellnhuber J., Nykvist B., de Wit C., Hughes T., van der Leeuw S., Sörlin S., Costanza R., Svedin U., Falkenmark M., Corell R., Hansen J., Walker B., Liverman D., Richardson K., Crutzen P., Foley J. A safe operating space for humanity, Nature, 461: 472-475
  • 2009 *+ | Linard C., Ponçon N., Fontenille D., Lambin E.F. Scenarios of the risk of malaria re-emergence in southern France, Ecohealth, 6: 135-147
  • 2009 *+ | Linard C., Ponçon N., Fontenille D., Lambin E.F. A multi-agent simulation to assess the risk of malalaria re-emergence in southern France, Ecological Modelling, 220: 160-174
  • 2009 *+ | Lorena R., Lambin E.F. The spatial dynamics of deforestation and agent use in the Amazon, Applied Geography, 29: 171-181
  • 2009 +| Meyfroidt P. and Lambin E.F. Forest transition in Vietnam and Bhutan: causes and environmental impacts. In: Reforesting landscapes: Linking patterns and processes, Ed. Nagendra H. and Southworth J., Springer
  • 2009 | Bustamante M.C., Melillo J., Connor D.J., Hardy Y., Lambin E.F., Lotze-Campen H., Ravindranath N.H., Searchinger T., Tschirley J., Watson H. What are the Final Land Limits? In: Biofuels: Environmental Consequences and Interactions with Changing Land Use, Eds R.W. Howarth and S. Bringezu, editors. Proceedings of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) International Biofuels Project Rapid Assessment.
  • 2008 *+ | Lorent H., Evangelou C., Stellmes M., Hill J., Papanastasis V., Tsiourlis G., Roeder A., Lambin E.F. Land degradation and economic conditions of agricultural households in a marginal region of northern Greece, Global and Planetary Change, 64: 198-209
  • 2008 *+ | Rowhani P., Lepczyk C.A., Linderman M., Pidgeon A.M., Radeloff V.C., Culbert P.D., Lambin E.F.Variability in energy influences avian distribution patterns across the USA. Ecosystems, 11: 854-867
  • 2008 *+ | Meyfroidt P. and Lambin E.F. Forest transition in Vietnam and its environmental impacts, Global Change Biology, 14: 1-18
  •  2008 *+ | Meyfroidt P., Lambin E.F. Causes of the reforestation in Vietnam, Land Use Policy, 25: 182-197
  • 2008 *+ | Lupo F., Linderman M., Vanacker V., Bartholomé E., Lambin E.F. Categorization of land-cover change processes based on phenological indicators extracted from time series of vegetation index data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28: 2469-2483
  • 2007 * | Lambin Eric. The Middle Path: Avoiding Environmental Catastrophe (translated), University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 182 p.
  • 2007 *+ | Linard C., Tersago V., Leirs H., Lambin E.F. Environmental conditions and Puumala hantavirus transmission risk in Belgium, International Journal of Health Geographics, 6, 55
  • 2007 * | Turner B.L.II, Lambin E.F. and Reenberg A. The emergence of land change science for global environmental change and sustainability, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104: 20666-20671
  • 2007 *+ | Linard C., Lamarque P., Heyman P., Ducoffre G., Luyasu V., Tersago V., Vanwambeke S.O., Lambin E.F. Determinants of the geographic distribution of Puumala hantavirus and Lyme borreliosis infections in Belgium, International Journal of Health Geographics, 6, article 15
  • 2007 *+ | Scouvart M., Lambin E.F., Caldas M., Dale V., Nédélec V., Pacheco P., Rihoux B. Causes of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon : a Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Journal of Land Use Science, 2: 257-282.
  • 2007 * | J.F. Reynolds, D. Mark Stafford Smith, E.F. Lambin, B.L. Turner, II, M. Mortimore, S.P.J. Batterbury, T.E. Downing, H. Dowlatabadi, R.J. Fernandez, J.E. Herrick, E. Huber-Sannwald, H. Jiang, R. Leemans, T. Lynam, F. Maestre, B. Walker, M. Ayarza. Global Desertification: Building a Science for Dryland Development, Science, 316: 847-851
  • 2007 *+ | Vanwambeke S.O., Lambin E.F., Eichhorn M. P., Flasse S., Harbach R.E., Oskam L., Somboon P., van Beers S., van Benthem B.H.B., Walton C., and Butlin R.K. Impact of land-use change on dengue and malaria in northern Thailand, Ecohealth, 4: 37-51
  • 2007 *+ | Serneels S., Linderman M., Lambin E.F. A multilevel analysis of the impact of land use on interannual land-cover change in East Africa, Ecosystems, 10: 402-418
  • 2007 * | Guyer J.I., Lambin E.F., Cliggett L., Walker P. et al. Temporal Heterogeneity in the Study of African Land Use. Human Ecology, 35: 3-17
  • 2007 * | Vanwambeke S., Somboom P., Lambin E.F. Rural transformation and social differentiation in northern Thailand, Journal of Land Use Science, 2: 1-29
  • 2007 *+ | Vanwambeke S.O., Somboon P., Harbach R.E., Isenstadt M., Lambin E.F., Walton C., Butlin R.K. Landscape and land-cover factors influence the presence of Aedes and Anopheles larvae, Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 44, no.1, pp. 133-144
  • 2006 * | Lambin E.F., Gesit H. (Eds). Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Local processes and global impacts, Springer, Berlin, 222 p. (Editor, Lead author of 2 chapters, Contributing author of 4 other chapters).
  • 2006 * | Lambin E.F., Linderman M. Time series of remote sensing data for land change science, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44: 1926-1928.
  • 2006 *+ | Raquez P., Lambin E.F. Conditions for sustainable land use: case study evidence, Journal of Land Use Science, 1: 109-125
  • 2006 * | Young O., Lambin E.F., Alcock F., Haberl H., Karlsson S.I., McConnell W.J., Myint T., Pahl-Wostl C., Polsky C., Ramakrishnan P.S., Scouvart M., Schroeder H., and Verburg P.H. Complex Causality in Human-Environment Interactions: Toward a Portfolio Approach to Understanding Institutions and Land Change. Ecology and Society, 11: 31. [online]
  • 2006 *+ | Vanwambeke S., van Benthem B.H.B., Khantikul N., Burghoorn-Maas C., Panart K., Oskam L., Lambin E.F., Somboon P. Multi-level analyses of spatial and temporal determinants for dengue infection, International Journal of Health Geographics, 5:5 [online]
  • 2006 *+ | Scouvart M., Lambin E.F. Approche systémique des causes de la déforestation en Amazonie brésilienne : syndromes, synergies et rétroactions, L’Espace Géographique, 3: 241-254
  • 2006 * | Lavorel S., Flanningan M.D., Lambin E .F., Scholes M.C. Vulnerability of land systems to fire: interactions between humans, climate, the atmosphere and ecosystems, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 12: 33-53

Advisee Degrees

  • 2013 | Rachel Garrett: Interactions between global supply chains, land use, and governance: the case of soybean production in South America, PhD (Harvard University)
  • 2012 | Yann Le Polain de Waroux: Livelihoods transitions and forest cover change in the argan woodlands, Morocco, PhD (Stanford University).
  • 2012 | Sarah D’Haen: Improving welfare in a West African context: Nonfarm activities, rainfall and poverty in contemporary Burkina Faso, PhD (University of Copenhagen). 
  • 2011 | Elise Dion: Landscape epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease in South Africa: A spatially-explicit multiagent simulation model, PhD.
  • 2011 | Hugues Lorent: An integrated approach of land degradation in southern Europe, Ph.D. (Faculté Universitaire de Namur)
  • 2010 | Eva Haas: Temporary water bodies as ecological indicators in West African drylands, Ph.D. (Joint Research Center)
  • 2009 | Catherine Linard: Spatial and integrated modelling of the transmission of vector-borne and zoonotic infections, Ph.D. (Oxford University)
  • 2009 | Giulia Conchedda : Human-environment interactions in two mangrove ecosystems of Senegal, Ph.D. (F.A.O., Rome)
  • 2009 | Patrick Meyfroidt: Forest transition in Vietnam: Evidence, theory and social-ecological feedbacks, Ph.D. (University of Louvain)
  • 2008 | Rodrigo Lorena: Linking spatial patterns of land use to agents of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, Ph.D. (Director, Instituto Jones dos Santos Neves, Brazil)
  • 2008 | Else Swinnen: Vegetation dynamics in southern Africa from NOAA-AVHRR and SPOT-VEGETATION time series, Ph.D. (Flemish institute for technological research (VITO))
  • 2008 | Pedram Rowhani: Global interannual variability in terrestrial ecosystems: Patterns, sources, and impacts on biodiversity and human security, Ph.D. (University of Sussex)
  • 2006 | Marie Scouvart: Une Analyse Quali-Quantitative Comparée des causes de la déforestation en Amazonie brésilienne, Ph.D. (unknown)
  • 2005 | Sophie Vanwambeke: Impacts of land-use change on mosquito-borne diseases in northern Thailand, Ph.D. (University of Louvain)
  • 2003 | Fred Stolle: Land use as driver of vegetation fires in Indonesia, Ph.D. (World Resource Institute)
  • 2003 | Sabine Henry: The influence of the natural environment on migration in Burkina Faso, Ph.D. (Faculté Universitaire de Namur)
  • 2002 | Nathalie Stephenne: A dynamic simulation model to understand land-use change processes in the Sudano-sahelian region, Ph.D. (Eurosense)
  • 2001 | Suzanne Serneels: Land use conflicts around the Masai-Mara Serengeti ecosystem, Ph.D. (Broederlijk Delen)
  • 2001 | Carine Petit: Detection and reconstruction of land-use and land-cover changes from multi-source cartographic and remote sensing data, Ph.D. (European Commission)
  • 2000 | Hugh Eva: Monitoring of tropical vegetation fires and their impact on land cover using remote sensing techniques, Ph.D. (Joint Research Center, Ispra)
  • 1999 | Benoit Mertens: Spatial modelling of diverse tropical deforestation processes, Ph.D. (World Resource Institute)
  • 1999 | Philippe Mayaux: Estimation des surfaces mondiales de forêts tropicales humides par télédétection satellitale, Ph.D. (Joint Research Center, Ispra)

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