Dr. Rosa Lasaponara has more than 25 years of experience in the field Earth Observation from satellite/airborne/ground based on passive (optical, multi-hyperspectral data) and active (radar, LIDAR) sensors.
Her main research interests are focused on modelling, data processing, integration, and interpretation of big Earth Observation for natural/anthropogenic risk estimation, monitoring and mitigation, with particular reference to risk management and post events damage estimation (fire monitoring and post fire monitoring), Landscape analysis and environmental degradation (urban sprawl, desertification, pollution), paleo-environmental investigations and archaeological studies.
She authored or co-authored of more than 350 peer-reviewed papers (210 in JRC journals, book etc.), editor of NHESS, academic Editor of RS and guest editor for several international journals Remote Sensing (2020, 2019, 207, 2013), IJRS, JAG, Ecological Modeling, Journal of Archaeological science, Archaeological Prospection, Journal of Cultural Heritage, Sensor, Sustainability. She has been and currently is the scientific coordinator of several research projects at national and international level (more than 45 projects, funded by the EC (European Community, as H2020), ESA (Europen Space Agency), ASI (Italian Space Agency), MAECI (Ministero degli affari esteri e cooperazione Internazionale, progetti di grande rilevanza), CNR, DPC (department of protezione civile). She currently is the LPI of SER_FORFIRE ERA4CS (Integrated services and approaches for Assessing effects of climate chan