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Steffen Fritz

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis , AT

Deputy Program Director, Ecosystem Services and Management (ESM) Program, Leader, Center for Earth Observation and Citizen Science (EOCitSci), IIASA

Dr. Steffen Fritz is Deputy Program Director of the Ecosystem Services and Management (ESM) Program, and Leader of the Center for Earth Observation and Citizen Science (EOCitSci) at IIASA. He joined IIASA in 2007, and since then he has become the initiator and driving force behind the Geo-Wiki.org and the Geo-Wiki mobile, a global land cover validation tool that aims to investigate and reduce the uncertainties in global land cover data using crowdsourcing. The research interests of Dr. Fritz include earth observation, citizen science, crowdsourcing, food security, land-use science via mobile technologies, as well as citizen science for SDG monitoring and implementation.

My Sessions

Special Session 1: A strategy for protecting old growth forest in Europe

Oval Room

This session focuses on old growth forest in Europe – it’s most valuable and vulnerable habitat. Presentations by Toby Aykroyd, Wild Europe, Zoltan Kun, Frankfurt Zoological Society, and Steffen Fritz will be followed by a Q&A session.

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