Paúl León

Geospatial Analyst

Paul León Cadena is a geographer and environmental engineer. He completed his master's degree in planning and management of natural risks at the University of Alicante, Spain, in 2019 as a scholarship holder from the Carolina Foundation. His work has focused on urban growth, land use and land cover, and forest monitoring, with emphasis on the treatment of spatial component of dynamic processes and the application of geocomputing techniques.

Paul joined the Charles Darwin Foundation on august. Currently, Paul is working on vegetation mapping in the humid zone of the Galápagos Islands through the use of geographic information systems (GIS) and software for digital image processing, using high-resolution satellite imagery and drone photos.