Professor Jadu Dash
Co-I, WP2 lead
Organisation: University of Southampton
Position: Professor of Geography, Environment and Development
Jadu Dash is a Professor in Remote sensing in the School of Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Southampton, UK. He has a strong international reputation in mapping, monitoring and understanding ecosystem processes using Earth observation data.
He works closely with the European Space Agency’s Sentinel satellite programme and support the mission performance centre. His research focus on developing algorithms to estimate biophysical variables form satellite data, application of space-time techniques to characterise environmental processes.
He has a strong experience of working in developing countries including projects in Africa, South East Asia and Caribbean investigating issues around food security, disaster response and impact of climate and environmental change on livelihood of the poorest community.