Born: Feb 18th, 1948

Geologist since Dec-1973
MSc. in Remote Sensing (1977)
Remote Sensing Specialist (1986)
Senior Technologist of Brazilian Institute of Space Research (INPE) since 1990.

Duties as Manager:

Mineral Research Programme of INPE (1975-1977)

Integrated Development Programme for the Middle Amazon Region (1980-1983)

Technical Orientation and Technological Transfer Centre (1986-1990)

Scientific Advising for the Amazing Amazon Project (1990-2001)

Panamazonia Project-Monitoring of South America Tropical Forest (1990-1995)

Technical Adviser for the Image User Service of INPE (1995 to now).

Field campaigns ranging from the mouth to the high waters of the Amazon River (July/95 and 96)

Some references:

-Panamazonia Project to Monitor South America Tropical Forest. VI Latin America Remote Sensing Symposium. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. October, 1993.

-Depicting the Headwaters of the Amazon River through the Use of Remote Sensing Data. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Vol. XXXI, Part 7. Vienna, July 1996 (with J.W.Garcia)

-The Geological History of the Amazon River: a Contribution. In: Amazing Amazon-To an Evolutionary Aesthetics. JosÈ Wagner Garcia (first author and editor). Sao Paulo, Dec. 1999.

-Acahay and Inajah: two possible Astroblemes in South America. Memories of VIII Latin America Remote Sensing Symposium. Merida, Venezuela, November, 1997.

-Visible, Infrared and Synthetic Aperture RADAR for detecting Environmental Changes: The Panamazonia Project. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Vol. XXXI part B7. Vienna, July 1996.

PRM, June/2001


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