Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research
David Gaveau holds a Master of Science in applied optics from Imperial College, London, and another in remote sensing of the environment from Florence University, Italy. He received a PhD in biodiversity management from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent in 2009.
David has worked in conservation research in Indonesia since 2002 when he joined the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Indonesia Program. Before joining CIFOR, he held a postdoctoral position monitoring forest ecology in Indonesian Borneo. He is building a web-based geographic information system that will display a range of geographical data on deforestation in Indonesia using Google Earth’s virtual globe.