Joana B. Melo

Joana B. Melo

Profile

I am a Portuguese forester with working experience in tropical forests of Africa (Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique) and South America (Brazil). I am currently a Postgraduate Researcher at the School of Geography, University of Leeds (UK), with a NERC DTP award.

I live in Sheffield (UK) with my husband, our two kids, and our German Shepherd dog Radar.

Research interests

My research interests include comparing the spatial patterns of agreement/inconsistencies between available datasets obtained from Earth Observation data, and test methods to improve them for REDD+ in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Forestry and Natural Resources at School of Agriculture, Technical University of Lisbon