Susana B. Adamo

Research Scientist and Adjunct Assistant Professor, CIESIN


Susana B. Adamo is a research scientist at the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (The Earth Institute, Columbia University) and an adjunct assistant professor in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development in the same university. She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of IAI (Inter American Institute for Global Change Research) and co-coordinator of the Population and Environment Research Network (PERN).

Her research interests spread across several several fields: environmental migration and displacement, social vulnerability and environmental change, dynamics of internal migration in developing countries, rural/urban demography, and all aspects of data integration related to demography and environment links, particularly global and regional georeferenced population databases. Among other projects, she has worked on the development of gridded population databases including topics such as distribution and net migration; vulnerability and climate variability in Latin America; migration, cities and climate change; vulnerability to winter storms in the US Northwest; migration and meningitis in Sahel countries; and land use and population change in Latin American and the Caribbean.

She holds a B.S. in geography from the University of Buenos Aires, an M.S. in population studies from FLACSO-Mexico, and a Ph.D. in demography/sociology from the University of Texas at Austin.


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