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ISPRS welcomes Prof. Dr. Sandra Maria Fonseca da Costa to the Board of Trustees of The ISPRS Foundation

ISPRS is pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Sandra Maria Fonseca da Costa, adjunct professor at the University of Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP) in São José dos Campos, Brazil, has joined the Board of Trustees of The ISPRS Foundation. The eleven members of the Board manage the fundraising activities and disbursement of funds to deserving individuals to further the scientific and technological work of ISPRS. Prof. Fonseca da Costa will have a three-year term as a Trustee, renewable for up to two further terms. She earned a BS in geography from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1985), a MS in remote sensing from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE, also in São José dos Campos) (1989), and a PhD in spatial information from University of São Paulo (1996), with a sandwich internship at the University of New South Wales (1995). After a postdoctoral year at Indiana University (2007-2008), she specialized in urban and regional planning, working mainly in the areas of urban space, urban planning, geotechnologies, environmental degradation and urban growth. For more than 10 years, she has been focused on the study of small towns in the Amazon delta. She was vice-rector of UNIVAP during the period 2012-19.

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