AK (Arun) Pratihast PhD

AK (Arun) Pratihast PhD

Externe medewerker

Arun Pratihast is postdoc researcher in Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing - Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands. His primary expertise lies in citizen Science, remote sensing, geo-information technologies and mobile application development for environmental monitoring. He has explored innovative ways to combining satellite data and community-based observations for near real-time forest monitoring.


  • Google award for interactive community-based forest monitoring system using Google technologies (2015)
  • DAAD CNRD fellowship to pursue PhD (August 2010 - September 2013)
  • ITC Fellowship Fund to pursue MSc Degree in Geo-informatics (September 2008-March 2010)


A current list of publications can be found via my Google Scholar or ResearchGate profile.

Involvment in the community-based environmental monitoring: www.wageningenur.nl/cbm