Ana Prados

Ana Prados is a research assistant professor at the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, University of Maryland Baltimore County. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park.  She has 12 years experience in the application of satellite remote sensing to air pollution monitoring.  Dr. Prados currently manages the Applied Remote Sensing Training Program, where she develops courses worldwide on the application of satellite imagery to environmental decision-making activities related to water resources, disaster, land, and air quality management. Other areas of expertise include environmental policy-making in the context of water resources management and climate change, air quality policy, program/project evaluation, and communicating scientific information to the public.