Professor of Geography in Spatial Analysis and Geomatic
Aix-Marseille University (AMU), Faculty of Art, Litterature and Social Sciences
CNRS ESPACE UMR 7300
Coordinator of the Domain of Masters in Geography
Head of research Programs in the Russian Arctic, Baltic region, and Oriental Siberia (Landscapes, Ontologies, Remote Sensing, GIS, Simulation, Urbanisation, and Territorial Development)
Scientific expert (French Foreign Office, Ministry of Environment)
My area of research concerns the questions of Urbanisation, Territorial Development, and Metropolisation, mostly in the post-soviet countries (Baltics countries, Russian Federation), in the Arctic regions, and in territories in transition (India, Africa); on the development of Remote Sensing Urban Spatial Monitoring Systems (Image Processing, Hyperspectral Imagery, etc.) Multi-Temporal GIS and Spatial Simulation.