Jorge Vega Briones MSc

PhD Candidate
Land Degradation and Remote Sensing

He obtained a BSc in Forestry from the University of Chile, following studies at Queensland University, Australia. He received an MSc in Hydrology and Quantitative Water Management with a minor in Remote Sensing for Hydrological modeling from Wageningen University and Research in 2020.

He has experience consulting and researching in Chile. He worked at the soil laboratory of the University of Chile in soil, carbon, and water dynamics. Also, at the University of Queensland-International Center of Excellence in Chile.

As part of his master's, he has written his thesis at Wageningen University in collaboration with Deltares. In January 2021, he started a PhD at Utrecht University, Department of Physical Geography, quantifying drought impacts and recovery.