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Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

Dr. Rodolphe Devillers is Senior Scientist with the French research institute “Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)”, specialized in GIS and geospatial technologies that can support marine sciences and marine conservation. He worked on the design of marine protected areas (MPA), assessing the effectiveness of MPA networks, mapping species at risk using species distribution models, mapping benthic habitats using underwater acoustic techniques, etc. Dr. Devillers is involved in several environmental NGOs and was also involved in a number of processes aiming to establish marine protected areas in different regions of Canada before joining IRD.

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