We Feature Our Visiting Scholars Larissa Dorigon, Renata Cardoso, Sandro Jerônimo, Lisa Bhungalia, Xiang Li, Hong Yi and Wei Su:
Larissa Piffer Dorigon is a Master Student in Geography at UNESP (Universidade Estadual Paulista), Presidente Prudente campus, Brazil. She received her Bachelor's degree in Geography in 2012 from the same university. Her current research focus is on Urban Climate, especially on the diagnosis of urban heat islands using field measurement and remote sensing. This means that Larissa's research interests include climatology, urban climate, remote sensing and GIS. Larissa joins our Department as a visiting scholar for 6 months and during this period she will mainly work with Prof. Alvaro Montenegro and Prof. Desheng Liu seeking to improve her knowledge in remote sensing, using satellite images to study urban climate. Her office is in 1160 Derby Hall. Please feel free to visit her and have a chat about urban climate studies.