Iryna Dronova

Position: UC Berkeley

Dr. Iryna Dronova is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning at UC Berkeley. Her research and teaching focus on applications of landscape ecology to inform sustainable, multi-functional landscape-designs, and decision-making in environmental planning and natural resource management. Her group works in a variety of ecosystem types at scales ranging from the local to regional, with major efforts in the wetlands of the San Francisco Bay, Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, and urbanizing regions across the globe. She teaches a popular course on Applied Remote Sensing that focuses on strategies for working with different types of remote sensing data and extracting image-based landscape information for various environmental research and planning objectives.