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LPV Leadership and Focus Area Leads

LPV Contacts

The LPV subgroup is led by a peer-nominated chair and vice-chair that serve 3-year terms. The current chair is Fernando Camacho of EOLab at the University of Valencia, Spain.  The subgroup consists of 1 Focus Areas, each led by internationally independent co-chairs who have been actively involved in validation activities and are respected community members (see table below).

Each participant in the LPV subgroup holds their position for a term of three years, after which nominations are requested, except the focus area lead positions, which are renewable for an additional term if all parties are in agreement.

GroupFirst NameSurnameInstitutionCountryEmail
ChairFernandoCamachoEOLabSpainfernando.camacho[ at ]
Vice Chair Vacant
SecretariatJaimeNickesonGSFCUSAjaime.nickeson[ at ]
Landcover PontusOlofssonBoston UUSAOlofsson[ at ]
SophieBontemps Université catholique de Louvain BelgiumSophie.Bontemps [ at ]
HongliangFangChinese Academy of SciencesChinafanghl[ at ]
SylvainLeblanc Natural Resources Canada
MarieWeissINRAFranceMarie.Weiss[ at ]
Active Fire -
Burn Area
GarethRobertsUniv. of SouthamptonUKG.J.Roberts[ at ]
AndrewEdwardsCharles Darwin UniversityAustraliaAndrew.Edwards[ at ]
LuigiBoschettiUniversity of IdahoUSAluigi[ at ]
Surface Radiation
(Albedo, BRDF, etc)
ZhuosenWangUMD/NASA[ at ]
Dominique Carrer Meteo-France France dominique.carrer[ at ]
Ian Grant Bureau of Meteorlogy Australia ian.grant[ at ]
Soil Moisture MichaelCoshUSDA BARCUSAMichael.Cosh[ at ]
CarstenMontzkaJülich Research CentreGermanyc.montzka[ at ]
Land Surface Temperature &
FrankGöttscheKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyGermany frank.goettsche[ at ]
GlynnHulleyNASA JPLUSA glynn.hulley[ at ]
Phenology JoshuaGray NC State UniversityUSAjmgray2[ at ]
Víctor Rodríguez-Galiano University of SevilleSpainvrgaliano[ at ]
Jadu Dash University of SouthamptonUKJ.DASH[ at ]
Vegetation Indices TomoakiMiuraUniversity of Hawai'iUSAtomoakim[ at ]
CarolienTotéVITOBelgiumCarolien.Toté[ at ]
ElseSwinnenVITOBelgium else.swinnen[ at ]
Snow Cover Vacant
ThomasNaglerENVEOAustriathomas.nagler[ at ]
Biomass LauraDuncansonUMD/NASA GSFCUSA lduncans[ at ]
JohnArmstonUniversity of MarylandUSAarmston[ at ]
MathiasDisneyUniversity College LondonUKmathias.disney[ at ]

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