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Phone : +639171877130
Email : lk.palao@gmail.com

Leo Kris M. Palao

Environmental Modeler

Leo Kris Palao is an Environmental Modeller and specializes in applying data analytics to geographic
information system (GIS) and remote sensing for targeting and prioritization of climate change adaptation at
local-, landscape- and national-scale.

Education
Units in Computer Science, University of the Philippines Open University
MS in Environmental Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna (2005 - 2009)
BS in Environmental Science, Palawan State University (1999 – 2004)
GIS
90%
Remote Sensing
90%
Computation Skills
90%

As an environmental modeller, his research interests is on developing approaches, tools, and data-driven models to plan adaptation strategies, mitigate the impact of climate change, and support watershed planning using ecosystem-based approach.

He provides support to the capacity building initiatives of GrIDS thru designing tailored training materials for different clients (LGUs, private sectors, and academe). He also makes sure that training materials are up-to-date, relevant to the needs of the clients, and innovative in addressing contemporary issues in environment and development.

“The application of GIS is limited only by the imagination of those who use it”. ~ Jack Dangermond, Esri