Cordero Souto, Miguel

Forestry Engineer, has participated in various projects of R & D + innovation in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applied to land management, rural development and management of natural resources at local, regional and international level.

Since 2004, he is the technical manager for USC's Territorial Information System (SIT) technology platform. He specializes in GIS, 3D capture and modeling of remote sensing data; terrestrial laser scanner, drones (with optical sensors and lidar) and ground penetrating radar. Works  part-time on his PhD thesis about lidar and its application to forest management.

In the training area of SIT, he organizes and gives courses in GIS and remote sensing. He participates in the Master on Sustainable Land Planning, lecturing in courses dealing with Geomatics and Techniques to Capture of Spatial Information.
He has experience in the community management of communal forests, having been president and secretary of two of them, oriented to the production of wood, in the central plateau of Galicia. He has been a part-time farmer since 2013 with a herd of one hundred and fifty goats in the mountain region of Ancares.