University of Vermont

Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Britaldo Silveira Soares Filho

Britaldo Silveira Soares FilhoAffiliate


PhD, Transport Engineering, University of São Paulo, USP

MS, Remote Sensing, National Institute for Space Research, INPE

BS, Geology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, UFMG



Dr. Britaldo Silveira Soares-Filho is full professor of Department of Cartography, Institute of Geosciences of Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. His research focuses on modeling and analysis of land-use policy scenarios, including integrated simulation of land-use changes in tropical forest regions and the assessment of their impacts on climate, river regime, carbon balance, agriculture and forestry rents, and biodiversity. In addition, Dr. Britaldo coordinates the development of DINAMICA EGO software (, an environmental modeling freeware used by many scholars worldwide.

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