Dr. Inbal Becker-Reshef

NASA Harvest

Dr. Becker-Reshef is the Director of NASA Harvest (NASA’s Applied Science Program on Food Security and Agriculture housed at University of Maryland) and Program Scientist at the GEOGLAM Secretariat. Her work is focused on the application of satellite information for agricultural monitoring from the field to global scales, in support of decisions in food security and agricultural markets. She worked closely with national and international partners to initiate the GEOGLAM (GEO Global Agricultural Monitoring) Program, adopted by the G20 in 2011  and within this program leads the Crop Monitor initiative which provides global, consensus-driven crop condition assessments on a monthly basis. Her background is in soil sciences and remote sensing and she earned her Ph.D in Geographical Sciences from the University of Maryland.