Remote Sensing Specialist
Aurélie specializes in landscape ecology, remote sensing, applied GIS, spatial modeling, and conservation planning. Her research centers on the use of satellite imagery for conservation in both terrestrial and marine environments in WWF's priority places.
Aurélie is currently based in Berlin with WWF-Germany, working to build partnerships with European space agencies and institutions for better integration of satellite technology into WWF’s work. She joined the WWF’s Conservation Science Program in 2007. Aurélie worked in Panama during her undergraduate studies and she continued this work in graduate school, completing a project prioritizing areas for conservation in and around the Parque Internacional La Amistad using GIS and satellite imagery to identify small-scale biodiversity hotspots. She holds a joint Bachelor’s of Science in biology and environmental sciences from McGill University and an MEM with a specialization in landscape ecology from Duke University.