Dr. Gregory Giuliani. Lecturer at the University of Geneva, Institute for Environmental Sciences/enviroSPACE lab. & Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Coordinator at UNEP/GRID-Geneva. He was Manager of EU/FP7 EOPOWER project (http://www.eopower.eu), Work package leader in the EU/FP7 enviroGRIDS (http://www.envirogrids.net) and AFROMAISON projects (http://www.afromaison.net) where he coordinated SDI development and implementation. He also participated in the EU/FP7 ACQWA project (http://www.acqwa.ch), and is GRID-Geneva lead developer of the PREVIEW global risk data platform (http://preview.grid.unep.ch). He coordinates and develops capacity building material on SDI for enviroGRIDS and has active participation/contribution to various Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) activities. Coordinator of the Task ID-02 "Developing Institutional and Individual Capacity" for GEO/GEOSS. Focal point for the UNIGE/ISE ICA-OSGeo Lab and "Geo for All" initiative: http://www.unige.ch/tigers/en/autres-reseaux/geoforall/
GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial Data Infrastructure, Earth Observations, GEO/GEOSS, Geosciences, Environmental sciences, Natural hazards, Climate and Ecosystem services, Natural Capital, Planetary Boundaries, Sustainable Development Goals, Essentials Variables, Distributed computing, Information Science, Open Source, Open Data.
2009-2011: PhD in Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Institute of Environmental Sciences, enviroSPACE Group. PhD thesis: Spatial Data Infrastructures for Environmental Sciences.
1998-2001: Master in Natural Sciences of the Environment, Faculty of Sciences, University of Geneva. Master thesis: Traitement et interprétation de l'imagerie satellitaire multispectrale des lacs subalpins.
1995-1998: Bachelor in Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Geneva.
Open Geospatial Consortium, OSGeo, Swiss Geological Society, Swiss Academy of Science, European Geosciences Union.
SITG technical committee member [2013-2015]
Member of the Swiss coordination group for GEO/GEOSS
Member of the GEO/GEOSS Disaster SBA Task Force
Member of the GEO/GEOSS Institutions and Development Implementation Board
Member of the Research Data Alliance - Geospatial IG
Email: gregory.giuliani AT unige DOT ch
Email: gregory.giuliani AT unepgrid DOT ch
French, Italian, English