Dr. Evlyn Novo is a Senior Researcher at the Earth Observation Division in the Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE) under the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation, located in São José dos Campos, Brazil. She has over 30 years of developing and applying Earth Observing satellites on integrated studies of the Brazilian Amazon. She participated as the Brazilian PI in the LBA Project “Linking remote sensing of variations in inundation and aquatic vegetation with regional analyses of carbon dynamics in Amazon wetlands (UCSB, NASA, INPE). 2003-2008). She has coordinated projects funded by FAPESP, CAPES, and CNPq, focusing on integrating both in situ and remote sensing data to improve understanding of the interactions between biotic, abiotic, and human dimensions on the Amazon landscape in a scenery of growing anthropogenic impact.
Currently, she is coordinating INPE’s remote sensing working package from the project Balancing biOdiversity conservatioN with Development in Amazon wetlandS (BONDS).