Institute of



Anna Frerck
Institute of Forestry

Leuschnerstraße 91
21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf
Phone: +49 40 739 62 301
Fax: +49 40 739 62 399

Rubén Ferrer Velasco - new staff member


Since June Rubén Ferrer Velasco is member of our team in the department ‘Forestry Worldwide’.

(© Christina Waitkus; Thünen-Institut WF)

Rubén Ferrer Velasco is an environmental scientist and a specialist in Geographical Information Systems from Barcelona. He has studied living and environmental sciences parallel to geoinformatics at different Universities from Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Germany. He holds two degrees (Diplom) in Biochemistry and Biotechnology and a M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences - engineering stream- under Erasmus Mundus.

For the LaforeT project Rubén Ferrer Velasco is working in terms of acquirement, management and analysis of relevant geographical data for the Philippines, Ecuador and Zambia.