Senior Researcher and Director of the Earth System Science Centre of the National Institute for Space Research (CCST/INPE), Brazil.

Team position : Country lead, Synthesis Strand

Background : I am an agronomist by training, my scientific work started focusing biogeochemistry, stable isotopes and interactions among the components of the biosphere, including “anthropic landscapes”. Recently, my academic and research activities have been centered on the diagnosis and prognosis of anthropogenic activities and climatic changes, in natural biogeochemical processes, land use and land cover, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainability indicators, including mitigation and adaptation actions.

Key disciplines and skillsets : Ecosystem functioning and climate change (resilience of protected areas); interaction with decision makers at government level.

Expectations : To identify options of integrating the outcomes of the project to the decision making process; Data availability and training for production of synthesis on socio-environmental options for adaptation to global environmental change. To strengthen the interaction with the SINBIOSE framework.

Contact : jean.ometto (at)