María is an environmental sciences professional working in ISRIC from 2013. As academic background she holds an Environmental Sciences Degree (Autonomous University of Madrid) and a Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems and Cartography Professional Master (University of Alcala). She started working in 2000 for WWF/Spain in capacity building and restoration of degraded areas with volunteers. After that she worked in SM GEODIM as a technician in irrigation water management and SMART Viticulture projects.
María's current work involves supporting ISRIC as Remote Sensing and GIS specialist in ongoing projects in Digital Soil Mapping, Capacity Building and Land Degradation. María is fluent in English and Spanish.