Caroline Gevaert

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Expertise: Geo-information & Earth observation

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Better data supports better decision-making on development issues and this is where Caroline Gevaert’s research comes in. Earth observation and artificial intelligence give us a better understanding of how the Earth's surface is changing.

For example, algorithms that map the growth of slums can help to improve conditions there. In her current research, Gevaert focuses on the use of drones and earth observation in developing countries, examining both the technical and the ethical issues associated with the responsible use of these technologies. She also works part time as a consultant for the World Bank. As a member of The Young Academy, she will promote collaboration with researchers in developing countries, inclusion, and alternative career paths for young researchers.

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Titles

Dr.

 

Initials

C.M.

 

Main position

Assistant professor UT

 

Disciplines

Geo-information
Earth observation

 

Member since

20-03-2022

 

Connected to

University of Twente - Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation

 
 

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De Jonge Akademie
Postbus 19121
1000 GC Amsterdam
Telefoon: 020 551 0867
E-mail: 
dja@knaw.nl

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