Nadia Rochdi
Technical Director - Earth Observation (EI) Products

Nadia has 15 years of experience in remote sensing and land applications development, with expertise including canopy reflectance modeling and information extraction using multispectral and hyperspectral data.

In 2003, after receiving her PhD from l’institut National Agronomique de Paris-Grignon in France, Nadia moved to the Canada Centre For Remote Sensing where she was a visiting scientist from 2004 to 2007. Before joining NorthStar, she was a research scientist at the Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre where she led the development of Earth Observation applications in agriculture, forestry and environmental monitoring for the government of Alberta as well as the agriculture, oil & gas and environmental industry.

Over the last 18 years Nadia has contributed to projects and programs supported by Canadian and European institutions including Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Centre National des Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Canadian Space Agency (CSA), European Space Agency (ESA) and Joint Research Centre (JRC).