Earth Observations for Policy
RFF researchers are using Earth observation data from satellites and other sources to help inform policies and design strategies that can mitigate environmental risks related to climate change.
Adaptation and Resilience
Building resilience and adapting to a changing world
Analyzing policies to monitor and improve air quality
Developing environmental management solutions
Land Use, Forestry, and Agriculture
Improving land use and management decisions to meet climate, ecological, and community goals
Crafting tools to utilize satellite data
Yusuke Kuwayama is a fellow at RFF and an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Senior Research Associate and GIS Research Coordinator
Alexandra Thompson is a Senior Research Associate and the GIS Coordinator at RFF and an expert on using spatial data to address environmental and socioeconomic challenges.
Michael A. Toman
Michael A. Toman is a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future. His current research interests include climate change adaptation, international climate policy, energy and economic growth, and sustainable development.
Margaret A. Walls
Margaret Walls is a senior fellow at RFF. Her current research focuses on issues related to resilience and adaptation to extreme events, ecosystem services, and conservation, parks and public lands.
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