Juan Carlos Zamora
Land-use, ecosystem services, GIS and remote sensing, REDD+, adaptation.Master in Management and Conservation of Tropical Forests and Biodiversity.
Juan Carlos has worked in global change and conservation for more than 12 years. He has a record of research, development and capacity building, contributing to projects with UN bodies, governments, NGOs, academia & civil society in Latin America.
His areas of expertise include land-use and land-cover change, ecosystem services, optimization, geographic information systems, remote sensing, modelling, support on REDD+ processes, the role of biodiversity and ecosystems in climate change adaptation, and capacity building.
Juan Carlos holds a M.Sc. in Management and Conservation of Tropical Forests and Biodiversity, a B.Sc. in Geography, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. studies in Forest Economy and Forestry Planning, to strengthen his abilities in risk management through forest management optimization in front of climate change disturbances.