Faculty Biography

Jody Emel

Lyndon Estes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Geography
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Office: Jefferson 105

Email: lestes@clarku.edu

Phone: (508)-793-7531

Agricultural Impacts Research Group

Mapping Africa


Lyndon Estes is an environmental scientist who investigates the drivers and impacts of agricultural change, with a particular focus on Africa. He conducts his research using new Earth Observation technologies and a range of modeling techniques, and works within inter-disciplinary projects that involve economists, agronomists, human geographers, decision scientists, hydrologists, climatologists, and computer scientists. Lyndon holds a BA in English from Georgetown University, an MPhil in Conservation Biology from the University of Cape Town, and a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia. Since receiving his PhD degree in 2008, Lyndon has worked as a research scientist in Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prior to his academic career, Lyndon spent nearly 9 years working in protected area management and environmental consulting in Southern Africa.

Courses Offered

GEOG110-311: Introduction to Quantitative Methods

GEOG246-346: Geospatial Analysis with R

GEOG391: Innovation in Earth Observation

GEOG287-387: New Methods in Earth Observation