Ane Alencar

Ane Alencar is a Geographer with a Master degree in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System from Boston University and PhD in Forest Resources and Conservation at University of Florida. She is the Science Director at IPAM and for the past 27 years, she has been working and coordinating a research team dedicated to understanding the dynamics of fire, forest degradation and their relationship with land use, climate change, and conservation in the Amazon and Cerrado biomes. She one of the coordinators of the Mapbiomas and ]the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimation System (SEEG) initiatives. She is one of the lead authors of the Scientific Panel for the Amazon.