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Head of Metadata & Socio-Economics Unit
GRID unit: Human and Social Issues
Office: A-103
Phone: (+41 22) 510 56 77

CV: Hy Dao was born in Baden, Switzerland in 1964 to a Vietnamese father and a Swiss mother. He studied human geography at the University of Geneva and later got a post-graduate diploma from the International Institute for Aerospace Surveys and Earth Sciences (ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands). He holds a PhD in human geography from the University of Geneva. He is currently heading the Metadata and Socio-Economics unit at GRID-Europe where he works at half-time on secondment by the University of Geneva. He serves as liaison person (like Dr A. Lehmann) with the university where he is also senior lecturer in geographic information. His fields of activities include sustainable development indicators, population mapping, vulnerability assessment, graphic semiology, e-learning.

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