Scientific committee will represent the IALE community –
Veerle van Eetvelde
Francisco Javier Escobedo
Francisco J Escobedo is a Professor of Socio-Ecological Systems at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia. His research and teaching interests include: urban and forest ecology, ecosystem services and processes, geospatial analyses, policy analysis, forest inventories, and socioeconomic valuation.
Dr. Jochen A.G. Jaeger is an Associate Professor at Concordia University in Montreal (Canada). His research is in landscape ecology, road ecology, urban sprawl, ecological modelling, environmental indicators, EIA, and concepts of trans-disciplinary research. Recent research projects in his lab were about the effectiveness of fences and wildlife passages for medium-sized and small mammals along Highway 175 between Quebec City and Saguenay, urban sprawl and its driving forces in 32 countries in Europe, the role of uncertainties in EIA, and the connectivity of natural areas in cities as an indicator in the City Biodiversity Index (CBI) based on the effective mesh size method, among others.
Jess is a lecturer in GIS and landscape ecology at the University of Reading (UK) and Treasurer of ialeUK. She has an interest in how approaches and methods used in landscape ecology can help to deliver ecosystem co-benefits including biodiversity conservation, flood risk mitigation and human well-being.
Werner Rolf is teaching and research associate at the Chair for Strategic Landscape Planning and Management at Technical University of Munich with focus on ecologically oriented, integrated landscape planning and cooperative and collaborative approaches. His current research focus is on the subject of farmlands contribution to urban green infrastructure. He is currently executive committee member of IALE-Europe and editiorial manager of the IALE associated open access journal Landscape Online.
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