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Dr. Achilleas Psomas - Personal Homepage

Psomas
Organisational unit Landscape Dynamics
Remote Sensing
Address Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

Room Bi HP D 56
Contact Phone: +41 44 739 2448
Fax: +41 44 7392 215
Web / E-Mail http://www.wsl.ch/info/mitarbeitende/psomas

Research interests and skills

  • Geo-information and Earth observation science related to vegetation processes
  • Hyperspectral remote sensing for biophysical / biochemical parameter retrieval of vegetation
  • Species Distribution Modelling (SMD)
  • Optimal sampling design strategies
  • Biodiversity mapping and monitoring
  • Climate data scaling and handling

Education and Professional Experience 

  • 2011 - current: Support Scientist, Remote Sensing/SDM, Swiss Federal Institute WSL, Switzerland
  • 2009 - 2010: PostDoc – Ecological Remote Sensing,  Swiss Federal Institute WSL, Switzerland
  • 04.2008 - 10.2008: Research Associate – Remote Sensing Specialist, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 03.2004 - 03.2008: Ph.D in Remote Sensing, University of Zurich/Swiss Federal Institute WSL, Switzerland
  • 09.2003 - 02.2004: Scientific Researcher - Remote Sensing Specialist, Swiss Federal Institute WSL, Switzerland  
  • 02.2003 - 08.2003:  GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist, Research Station Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon (ART), Switzerland.
  • 2001 - 2003: M.Sc in Geo-Information Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 1996 - 2001: M.Sc and Bachelor in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloníki, Greece

 

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