Dr. Fabian Santos

Country of current residence

Ecuador

Profession

Geographer

Specialisation

Geographis information systems, remote sensing, mapping of land resources

Degrees / expertise

*2002 – 2009 Engineer in Geography and Land Planning, Pontifical Catholic University

*2007 – 2010 Technician in Ecoturism, Pontifical Catholic University

*2011 Professional Master in Geoinformation Science for Land Resources, San Simon University

Professional experience

*2007 Junior researcher, Pontifical Catholic University

*2009 Technician in Land Planning, Government of Galapagos Islands Province

*2009 – 2010 Aid worker, German Service of Technical Cooperation and the Government of Pastaza Province – Amazon Region

*2011 Consultant, Ecociencia Foundation

*2010 – 2013 Consultant, Network of Socio - Evironmental Geoinformation of Amazon Watershed (RAISG)

*2012 – 2013 Consultant, The Natural Conservancy

*2012 – 2013 Technical in Remote Sensing, Environmental Ministry of Ecuador

Advisor at ZEF

Prof. Dr. Gunter Menz

2018

Santos Garcia, E.F.  2018.  A Landsat-based analysis of tropical forest dynamics in the Central Ecuadorian Amazon: patterns and causes of deforestation and reforestation.  Doctoral thesis at  Center for Remote Sensing, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Santos, F., P. Meneses and P. Holstert.  2018.  Monitoring long-term forest dynamics with scarce data: a multi-date classification implementation in the Ecuadorian Amazon.  European Journal of Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.1080/22797254.2018.1533793   . (Open Access)   Further Information

2017

Santos, F., O. Dubovyk and G. Menz.  2017.  Monitoring forest dynamics in the Andean Amazon: The applicability of breakpoint detection methods using Landsat time-series and genetic algorithms.  Remote Sensing, 9 (1)   : 68   . Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Governance
  • Governance and conflict
Professional experience
*2007 Junior researcher, Pontifical Catholic University *2009 Technician in Land Planning, Government of Galapagos Islands Province *2009 – 2010 Aid worker, German Service of Technical Cooperation and the Government of Pastaza Province – Amazon Region *2011 Consultant, Ecociencia Foundation *2010 – 2013 Consultant, Network of Socio - Evironmental Geoinformation of Amazon Watershed (RAISG) *2012 – 2013 Consultant, The Natural Conservancy *2012 – 2013 Technical in Remote Sensing, Environmental Ministry of Ecuador
Degrees

*2002 – 2009 Engineer in Geography and Land Planning, Pontifical Catholic University

*2007 – 2010 Technician in Ecoturism, Pontifical Catholic University

*2011 Professional Master in Geoinformation Science for Land Resources, San Simon University

Expertise

GIS and Remote Sensing, Statistics, Data Mining, Programming (R and Python), Ecological Modelling

Funding institutions

Secretaría Nacional de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENESCYT)

Doctoral research funded by

Secretaría Nacional de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENESCYT)

Advisor at ZEF

Prof. Dr. Gunter Menz

Fabian Santos

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management