Past NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow
Luis Carrasco Tornero
Dates: September 2018 – September 2020
Project Title: Integrating remote sensing tools to explain biodiversity spatial patterns under global change
As a NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow, Luis Carrasco Tornero (Ph.D. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tsukuba, Japan, 2015) worked on a project to study the effects of landscape diversity and structure on the distribution of species and biodiversity. The research was conducted as a part of a Targeted Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spatial Biology in the labs of Xingli Giam, Monica Papeş, and Kimberly Sheldon.
A look at biodiversity: Spatial arrangement of species and landscapes
Publications at NIMBioS
Carrasco L, Giam X, Papes M, Sheldon KS. 2019. Metrics of Lidar-derived 3D vegetation structure reveal contrasting effects of horizontal and vertical forest heterogeneity on bird species richness. Remote Sensing 11(7):743.
Carrasco L, O'Neil AW, Morton RD, Rowland CS. 2019. Evaluating combinations of temporally aggregated Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 for land cover mapping with Google Earth Engine. Remote Sensing 11(3):288.
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From 2008 until early 2021, NIMBioS was supported by the
National Science Foundation
through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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