Danielle Rappaport

Doctoral Candidate

Danielle earned her bachelor's degree in International Affairs/Environmental Resources from George Washington University, and her master's degree in Forestry from Yale University in 2012, where she focused her studies on tropical forest ecology and restoration. She is currently working towards her PhD in Geographical Sciences where she uses emerging remote sensing and modeling techniques to explore the relationships between land-use change, vegetation, carbon and biodiversity across the Amazon Arc of Deforestation.  Her research is being supported by a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement award. 

Degrees
  • MF Forest Ecology and Management - Yale University
  • BA International Affairs and Environmental Resources - George Washington University
Awards
  • 2014 Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship, University of Maryland
  • 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Enrichment Grant, National Science Foundation
  • 2016 Earth and Space Science Fellowship, NASA
  • 2016 Predoctoral Fellowship, Ford Foundation
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Department of Geographical Sciences
Email: danielle.rappap@gmail.com