David Coomes

  • Director, University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute - Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Research interests

  • Evaluating the success of carbon projects aimed at reducing deforestation in developing countries 
  • Assessing the impact of land-use change on carbon and biodiversity using LiDAR and hyperspectral sensing
  • Measuring carbon storage in forests using airborne and space-borne technologies
  • Simulation modelling to examine the responses of forests to environmental change