European Space Agency, FR
Earth Observation Programme, Science, Application and Climate Department, ESA / ESRIN
Frank Martin Seifert has been working for the European Space Agency at ESRIN in Frascati, Italy since 2000 as Earth Observation Application Engineer. He has been ESA’s focal point for land and forest services from local to global scale for GMES, now Copernicus and is active in ESA’s Climate Change Initiative with applications in the cryosphere and for biomass. His current interest lies in the use of remotely sensed data supporting developing countries to measure, report and verify the status of their forests in the framework of REDD+. To maximize the information value and impact of satellite images he is a Lead in GEO’s Global Forest Observation Initiative and advocates for Earth Observation at UNFCCC.
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