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Ben Somers

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Ben Somers

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Topics

  • Sensing, monitoring and data management
  • Evaluation, simulation and optimization

Domains

  • Natural ecosystems
  • Urban ecosystems
  • Landscapes

Diploma

  • PhD in Bioscience Engineering (KU Leuven, 2009)
  • Master of Bioscience Engineering: Land and Forest Management (KU Leuven, 2005)

Expertise

  • Remote sensing
  • (hyper)Spectral signal and image processing
  • Ecosystem services of urban green
  • Biological plant invasions
  • Ecosystem resilience

Experience

  • Since 2013: Assistant Professor Remote Sensing & Terrestrial Ecology, KU Leuven, Division Forest, Nature & Landscape
  • 2011-2013: Researcher, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Remote Sensing Unit
  • 2010: Postdoctoral researcher, KU Leuven, Geomatics Engineering Lab

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Publications

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