Ciencia, ciudadanía y geotecnología


  • Mena, C. F., Arsel, M., Pellegrini, L., Orta-Martinez, M., Fajardo, P., Chavez, E., … Espín, P. (2020). Community-Based Monitoring of Oil Extraction: Lessons Learned in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Society and Natural Resources, 33(3), 406–417.


  • Lasso, F. J., Benítez, F. L., Rivas-torres, G., Sampedro, C., & Arce-nazario, J. (2019). Land Cover Classification of Complex Agroecosystems in the Non-Protected Highlands of the Galapagos Islands. Remote Sensing, 12(1), 65. Retrieved from


  • Benitez, F. L., Mena, C. F., & Zurita-Arthos, L. (2018). Urban Land Cover Change in Ecologically Fragile Environments : The Case of the Galapagos Islands. Land, 7(1), 21.
  • Blaschke, T., Merschdorf, H., Cabrera-barona, P., Gao, S., Papadakis, E., & Kovacs-györi, A. (2018). Place versus Space : From Points , Lines and Polygons in GIS to Place-Based Representations Reflecting Language and Culture. International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(11), 452.
  • Mena, C. F., Sampedro, C., Martinez, P. E., Paltan, H., & Zambrano, D. (2018). Remote Sensing of Oil Spills : Linking Community Monitoring and Satellite Image Processing in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Comprehensive Remote Sensing, 9, 144–158.
  • Sampedro, C., & Mena, C. F. (2018). Remote Sensing of Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands : Comparison of Pixel-Based , Principal Component , and Object-Oriented Image Classification Approaches. In M. L. Torres & C. F. Mena (Eds.), Understanding Ivasive Species in the Galapagos Islands (pp. 155–174). Retrieved from
  • Rivas-torres, G. F., Benitez, F. L., Rueda, D., Sevilla, C., & Mena, C. F. (2018). A methodology for mapping native and invasive vegetation coverage in archipelagos : An example from the Galapagos Islands. Progress in Physical Geography, 42(1), 83–11.


  • Mena, C. F., Lasso, F., Martinez, P., & Sampedro, C. (2017). Modeling road building , deforestation and carbon emissions due deforestation in the Ecuadorian Amazon : the potential impact of oil frontier growth. Journal of Land Use Science, 12(6), 477–492.


  • Brewington, L., Frizzelle, B. G., Walsh, S. J., Mena, C. F., & Sampedro, C. (2014). Remote Sensing of the Marine Environment : Challenges and Opportunities in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. In J. Denkinger & L. Vinueza (Eds.), The Galapagos Marine Reserve, Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands (pp. 109–136).