Hakim Abdi

Researcher, Postdoctoral Fellow, PhD, Master of Science, Master of Science, Bachelor of Science

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Remote Sensing
  • Physical Geography
  • Environmental Sciences related to Agriculture and Land-use
  • Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
  • Climate Research
  • Human Geography

Professional work

• Parental Leave (100%): February 3rd, 2020 – July 31st, 2020.

• Researcher: Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University, Sweden. 07/2019 – Present. 

• Postdoctoral Researcher: Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 07/2019 – Present. Supervisor: Prof. Rasmus Fensholt.

• Postdoctoral Researcher: Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Sweden. 08/2018 - 06/2019. Supervisor: Prof. Lars Eklundh.

• Project Assistant: Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Sweden. 01/2018 - 08/2018. Supervisor: Prof. Jonas Ardö.

• Parental Leave (100%): June 26th, 2017 – January 8th, 2018.

• Visiting Scholar: Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA. 08/2015 – 12/2015. Supervisor: Prof. Ranga Myneni.

• Geographic Information Specialist: Polar Geophysics Group, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York, NY. 08/2010 – 10/2012. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Robin E. Bell.

• Visiting Researcher: GIS/Remote Sensing Lab, Conservation Biology Institute, Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, VA. 04/2010 – 08/2010. Supervisor: Dr. Peter Leimgruber.

• Project Geoscientist: Energy, Environment and Infrastructure Unit, Science Applications International Corporation, Hackensack, NJ, USA. 05/2007 – 08/2008. Supervisor: Mark Hasting.

• Geotechnician: Energy, Environment and Infrastructure Unit, Science Applications International Corporation, Hackensack, NJ, USA. 04/2005 – 05/2007. Supervisor: Jillian M. Loughlin.

Teaching

• Introduction to R Programming – Spatial Statistics - (Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017)

• Introduction to GIS – Urban and Rural Systems and Sustainability - (Spring 2015, Spring 2016)

• Advanced Geographic Information Systems (Online) - (Fall 2014)

• GIS in Physical Planning (Online) - (Fall 2014)

• Introduction to Species Distribution Modeling - (Summer 2010) 

Supervised Theses

5.    Camilla Persson (2019): Comparing the vegetation condition of 2017 and 2018 over southern Sweden using Sentinel-2 satellite imagery. Master of Science in Geomatics. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University.

4.
    Enzo Zerega (2018, co-supervisor): Assessing edge pixel classification and growing stock volume in forest stands using a machine learning algorithm and Sentinel-2 data. Master of Science in Geomatics. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University.

3.    Abdalla Eltayeb (2017): Mapping woody canopy cover in the semi-arid Sahel: an approach using satellite remote sensing and Google Earth imagery. Master of Science in Geomatics. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University.

2.    Stefanos Georganos (2016)*** Exploring the spatial relationship between NDVI and rainfall in the semi-arid Sahel using geographically weighted regression. Master of Science in Geomatics. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University. *** Thesis published in Journal of Arid Environments

1.    Deborah Bowyer (2015): Measuring Urban Growth, Urban Form and Accessibility as Indicators of Urban Sprawl in Hamilton, New Zealand. Master of Science in Geographical Information Science. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University.

Outreach

Recent research outputs

Abel, C., Horion, S., Torbern Tagesson, De Keersmaecker, W., Seddon, A. W. R., Abdulhakim M. Abdi & Fensholt, R., 2020 Aug 24, In : Nature Sustainability.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jama, O. M., Liu, G., Diriye, A. W., Yousaf, B., Basiru, I. & Abdulhakim M. Abdi, 2020 Feb 10, In : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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