Dr. Igor Ogashawara is a postdoctoral researcher at the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB-Berlin) and a Visiting Professor at Universidad the Concepción (Chile). He got his BSc in Geography from São Paulo State University (UNESP), his MSc in Remote Sensing from the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and his PhD in Applied Earth Sciences from the Indiana University (IU). His research interests lie at the intersection of remote sensing and natural resources (particularly water resources). Igor is particularly interested in the development of remote sensing algorithms for the estimation of water quality parameters. He is the co-chairing the Working Group 2 on Observations and Data for the GEO AquaWatch where he is also part of the Management Team and Director of the GEOAquaWatch Node on Calibration and Validation, he is also involved in the working groups of the Brazilian Association of Limnology and is also involved in the EU H2020 Water-ForCE Project which is developing a Roadmap for the future of Copernicus water products.