Dr Joanne Nightingale joined NPL in 2013 from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and brings over six years' experience in coordinating Earth Observation System global land product and essential climate variable (ECV) validation activities. Joanne chaired the CEOS Working Group on Calibration and Validation, sub-group for Land Product Validation from 2010-2013. She obtained her PhD in Geography and Remote Sensing from the University of Queensland, Australia, and completed two postdoctoral research positions at universities within the United States.
Areas of interest
Joanne's research interests include: assessing the quality of information about forests derived from in situ measurement devices and Earth Observation Satellites; improving global satellite-derived biophysical product validation strategies; and contributing to good practice guidance for the evaluation of ECV data records.