Socioeconomic Valuation Working Group
The working group is made up of economists, decision scientists, statisticians, and policy analysts with expertise in the application of valuation techniques to Earth observations. It comprises the core social science expertise of the consortium. In addition to conducting impact assessments, members are engaged in the consortium's outreach activities, including helping to recruit new social scientists to VALUABLES activities.
The scientific council is made up of Earth scientists and satellite remote sensing experts. Members have demonstrated interest in working with and providing technical advice to socioeconomic valuation experts, introducing the VALUABLES Consortium to their networks, and articulating the consortium’s potential to serve the Earth science and remote sensing communities.
California Institute of Technology & NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pennsylvania State University
Earth Big Data LLC
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Robert E. Kopp
City College of New York & City University of New York
Alex de Sherbinin
Columbia University & NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center
Michigan State University
NASA Langley Research Center
Johns Hopkins University
The advisory group provides strategic guidance to the consortium and offers advice about the consortium’s management. Members contribute their sectorial expertise and perspectives to ensure that VALUABLES is addressing the most pressing questions related to the socioeconomic benefits of Earth observations.
Meinert Consulting, LLC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
NOAA Satellite and Information Service