Join us for a week-long journey to Latin America and the Caribbean. Inspiring talks, GLF Lives, virtual tours and more in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Share your experience and vision for the Latin America and the Caribbean landscapes at the LAC Youth Week.

Paulo Brando

Assistant Professor
University of California-Irvine, Department of Earth System Science

Dr. Brando is an ecosystem ecologist whose research explores the vulnerability of terrestrial ecosystems to repeated disturbances and prolonged degradation. His professional goal is to inform the public and policymakers about the potential negative influences of climate and land use change on tropical ecosystems. In his research, Dr. Brando combines field manipulation experiments, statistical and dynamic vegetation models and remote sensing.