Gilberto Z. Pastorello

Gilberto Z. Pastorello
Research Scientist

gzpastorello@lbl.gov
gzpastorello@gmail.com


1 Cyclotron Rd - MS 50B2239
Berkeley, CA 94720

office: +1-510-486-4613
Research Experience
 Jul 2014 – current Research Scientist. Computational Research Division.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Berkeley, CA, United States.
 Mar 2013 – Jul 2014 Post Doctoral Research Fellow. Computational Research Division.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Berkeley, CA, United States.
 Mar 2011 – Mar 2013 Post Doctoral Fellow. Departments of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
and Biological Sciences.
University of Alberta. Edmonton, AB, Canada.
 Mar 2009 – Mar 2011 Post Doctoral Fellow. Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.
University of Alberta. Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Education
 Dec 2008 PhD in Computer Science. Institute of Computing. University of Campinas. Campinas, SP, Brazil.
 Mar 2005 MSc in Computer Science. Institute of Computing. University of Campinas. Campinas, SP, Brazil.
 Mar 2003 BSc in Computer Science. University of Campinas. Campinas, SP, Brazil.


Publications

Refereed Journals
  • R. Wang, J. A. Gamon, C. A. Emmerton, L. Haitao, E. Nestola, G. Z. Pastorello, and O. Menzer. Integrated Analysis of Productivity and Biodiversity in a Southern Alberta Prairie. Remote Sensing. 8(3): 214. 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs803021
  • C. A. Emmerton, V. L. St. Louis, E. R. Humphreys, J. A. Gamon, J. D. Barker, and G. Z. Pastorello. Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 with rapidly changing high Arctic landscapes . Global Change Biology. 22(3): 1185–1200. 2016. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13064
  • A. Harris, J. A. Gamon, G. Z. Pastorello, and C. Wong. Retrieval of the Photochemical Reflectance Index for assessing xanthophyll cycle activity: A comparison of near-surface optical sensors. Biogeosciences. 11(22): 6277–6292. 2014. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6277-2014
  • G. Z. Pastorello, G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, and M. A. Nascimento. Enviro-Net: from networks of ground-based sensor systems to a Web platform for sensor data management. Sensors. 11(6): 6454-6479. 2011. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s110606454
  • J. A. Gamon, C. Coburn, L. B. Flanagan, K. F. Huemmrich, C. Kiddle, G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, D. R. Thayer, L. Vescovo, D. Gianelle, D. A. Sims, A. F. Rahman, and G. Z. Pastorello. SpecNet Revisited: Bridging Flux and Remote Sensing Communities. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 36(S2): S376–S390. 2010. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.5589/m10-067
  • G. Z. Pastorello, J. Daltio, and C. M. B. Medeiros. A Mechanism for Propagation of Semantic Annotations of Multimedia Content. Journal of Multimedia. 5(4): 332–342. 2010. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.4304/jmm.5.4.332-342
  • G. Z. Pastorello, R. D. A. Senra, and C. M. B. Medeiros. A standards-based framework to foster geospatial data and process interoperability. Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society. 15(1): 13–26. 2009. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03192574
  • A. Santanchè, C. M. B. Medeiros, and G. Z. Pastorello. User-author centered multimedia building blocks. Multimedia Systems Journal. 12(4-5):403–421. 2007. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00530-006-0050-0
  • C. M. B. Medeiros, J. Pérez-Alcazar, L. Digiampietri, G. Z. Pastorello, A. Santanchè, R. S. Torres, E. Madeira, and E. Bacarin. WOODSS and the Web: Annotating and Reusing Scientific Workflows. SIGMOD Record. 34(3):18–23. 2005. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1084805.1084810
  • G. Z. Pastorello, C. M. B. Medeiros, S. M. Resende, and H. A. Rocha. Interoperability for GIS Document Management in Environmental Planning. Journal on Data Semantics. 3(LNCS3534):100–124. 2005. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11496168_5

Refereed Conferences and Workshops
  • G. Z. Pastorello, D. A. Agarwal, T. Samak, D. Papale, C. Trotta, A. Ribeca, C. M. Poindexter, B. Faybishenko, D. K. Gunter, R. Hollowgrass, and E. Canfora. Observational data patterns for time series data quality assessment. Proc. 10th IEEE Int. Conf. on e-Science (e-Science’2014). Guaruja, Brazil. 2014. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/eScience.2014.45
  • L. Ramakrishnan, S .S. Poon, V. C. Hendrix, D. K. Gunter, G. Z. Pastorello, D. A. Agarwal. Experiences with User-Centered Design for the Tigres Workflow API. Proc. 10th IEEE Int. Conf. on e-Science (e- Science’2014). Guaruja, Brazil. 2014. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/eScience.2014.56
  • R. Curry, C. Kiddle, R. Simmonds, and G. Z. Pastorello. An Online Collaborative Data Management System. Proc. 6th Gateway Computing Environments Workshop (GCE’2010). New Orleans, USA. pp. 1– 10. 2010. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GCE.2010.5676120
  • G. Z. Pastorello, J. Daltio, and C. M. B. Medeiros. Multimedia Semantic Annotation Propagation. Proc. 1st IEEE Int. Workshop on Data Semantics for Multimedia Systems and Applications (DSMSA’2008) – 10th IEEE Int. Symposium on Multimedia (ISM’2008). Berkeley, USA. pp. 509–514. 2008. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISM.2008.77
  • G. Z. Pastorello, C. M. B. Medeiros, and A. Santanchè. Accessing and Processing Sensing Data. Proc. 11th IEEE Int. Conf. on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE’2008). São Paulo, Brazil. pp. 353–360. 2008. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CSE.2008.23
  • G. Z. Pastorello, L. C. Gomes Jr, C. M. B. Medeiros, and A. Santanchè. Sensor Data Publication on the Web for Scientific Applications. Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST’2008). Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. pp. 137–142. 2008.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, C. M. B. Medeiros, and A. Santanchè. Applying Scientific Workflows to Manage Sensor Data. Proc. 1st e-Science Workshop (e-Science’2007) – 22nd Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD’2007). João Pessoa, Brazil. pp. 09–18. 2007.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, and C. B. Medeiros. Integration of Scientific Workflows on the Web. Proc. 3rd Thesis and Dissertations on Databases Workshop (WTDBD’2004) – 19th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD’2004). Brasília, Brazil. 2004.

Technical Reports, Posters, (Extended) Abstracts, and Unrefereed Publications
  • G. Z. PastorelloD. Agarwal, C. Poindexter, D. Papale, C. Trotta, A. Ribeca, E. Canfora, B. Faybishenko, D. Gunter, and H. Chu. Generation and use of observational data patterns in the evaluation of data quality for AmeriFlux and FLUXNET (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2015). San Francisco, USA. 2015.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, C. Poindexter, C. van Ingen, D. Papale, and D. Agarwal. The many facets of integrating data and metadata for research networks: experience from the AmeriFlux Network (Abstract, Invited). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, C. Poindexter, D. Agarwal, D. Papale, C. van Ingen, and M. Torn. An overview of AmeriFlux data products and methods for data acquisition, processing, and publication (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • D. Agarwal, G. Z. Pastorello, C. Poindexter, D. Papale, C. Trotta, A. Ribeca, E. Canfora, B. Faybishenko, and T. Samak. The data post-processing pipeline for AmeriFlux data products (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • C. Poindexter, G. Z. Pastorello, D. Papale, C. Trotta, A. Ribeca, E. Canfora, B. Faybishenko, T. Samak, D. Gunter, R. Hollowgrass, and D. Agarwal. Identifying and Managing Data Validity Challenges with Automated Data Checks in the AmeriFlux Flux Measurement Network (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • B. Faybishenko, G. Z. Pastorello, C. Poindexter, O. Menzer, D. Agarwal, D. Papale, and D. Baldocchi. Evaluation of Growing Season Milestones, Using Eddy Covariance Time-Series of Net Ecosystem Exchange (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • O. Menzer, G. Z. Pastorello, S. Metzger, C. Poindexter, D. Agarwal, and D. Papale. Mapping AmeriFlux footprints: Towards knowing the flux source area across a network of towers (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • C. A. Emmerton, V. L. St. Louis, E. Humphreys, J. D. Barker, J. A. Gamon, and G. Z. Pastorello. Net Ecosystem Production of Polar Desert and Wetland Landscapes in the Rapidly Changing Canadian High Arctic (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2014). San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, D. A. Agarwal, T. Samak, D. Papale, C. Trotta, A. Ribeca, C. M. Poindexter, B. Faybishenko, D. K. Gunter, R. Hollowgrass, and E. Canfora. Classifying visual quality assessment of time series data into data quality patterns (Abstract, Poster). Proc. SSSA/Bouyoucos Funds and Berkeley Lab Complex Soil Systems Conference. Berkeley, USA. 2014.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, D. A. Agarwal, D. Papale, C. M. Poindexter, B. Faybishenko, T. A. Boden, and R. Hollowgrass. AmeriFlux Data Collection, Processing, and Data User Support (Abstract, Poster). Department of Energy’s Terrestrial Ecosystem Science (TES) and Subsurface Biogeochemical Research (SBR) PI Meeting. Washington, D.C., USA. 2014.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, and J. A. Gamon, and D. A. Agarwal. Comparison of Broadband Optical Sensor Responses for Proxy NDVI Measurements (Abstract). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2013). San Francisco, USA. 2013.
  • J. A. Gamon, K. F. Huemmrich, C. Emmerton, E. Humphreys, P. Lafleur, G. Z. Pastorello, A. V. Rocha, G. R. Shaver, V. L. St.Louis, M. Tenuta, D. Thayer, and S. Williamson. Observing dynamic Arctic surface optical properties with an optical sensor network (Abstract). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2013). San Francisco, USA. 2013.
  • D. A. Agarwal, S. Pullman, J. Voytek, G. Z. Pastorello, D. Papale, S. Biraud, W. S. Chan, S. S. Hubbard, and M. S. Torn. Enabling Mobile Data and Metadata Collection and Submission in Support of AmeriFlux and NGEE Data Collection and Access (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2013). San Francisco, USA. 2013.
  • B. Faybishenko, D. A. Agarwal, D. D. Baldocchi, C. van Ingen, S .Biraud, G. Z. Pastorello, D. Papale. Intercomparison of the AmeriFlux In Situ Measurements Across Multiple Biomes as an Alternative to Climatic Classification (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2013). San Francisco, USA. 2013.
  • D. K. Gunter, L. Ramakrishnan, S. Poon, G. Z. Pastorello, V. Hendrix, D. A. Agarwal. Designing APIs for Data-Intensive Workflows: Methodology and Experiences from Tigres (Poster). Proc. of the 9th IEEE Int. Conf. on e-Science (e-Science’2013). Beijing, China. 2p. 2013.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, and J. A. Gamon. Effective use of metadata in the integration and analysis of multi-dimensional optical data (Abstract, Poster). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2012). San Francisco, USA. 2012. 
  • J. A. Gamon, and G. Z. Pastorello. Linking optical to flux data: best practices for field optical sampling in the context of flux measurements (Extended Abstract). Proc. of the 33rd Canadian Symp. on Remote Sensing (CSRS-SCT’2012). Ottawa, Canada. 4p. 2012.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, and J. A. Gamon. Integration of multi-scale optical data for vegetation monitoring (Abstract, Poster, Invited). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2011). San Francisco, USA. 2011.
  • S. M. Castro-Contreras, and J. A. Gamon, G. Z. Pastorello, and L. B. Flanagan. A case study for modeling carbon fluxes through optical remote sensing (Abstract). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2011). San Francisco, USA. 2011.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, and J. A. Gamon. A metadata oriented model for integration and exploration of optical and flux data (Abstract, Poster). Proc. of FLUXNET and Remote Sensing Open Workshop. Berkeley, USA. 2011. Available: http://nature.berkeley.edu/biometlab/fluxnet2011/AbstractMasterList.pdf
  • G. Z. Pastorello, G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, and M. A. Nascimento. Enviro-Net: A Network of Ground-based Sensors for Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas (Extended Abstract). Proc. of the 34th Int. Symp. on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE’2011). Sydney, Australia. 4p. 2011.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, and M. A. Nascimento. A Review of the Enviro-Net Project. Technical Report deposited at arXiv.org (cs>arXiv:1106.5489v1). 38p. 2011. Available: http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.5489v1
  • G. Z. Pastorello. Using Econnect. Technical manual and deployment protocols. 2010. Available: http://tropi-dry.eas.ualberta.ca/instructions-Econnect.pdf
  • J. A. Gamon, C. Kiddle, R. Curry, N. Markatchev, G. Z. Pastorello, B. Rivard, G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, R. Simmonds, and T. Tan. GeoChronos: An Online Collaborative Platform for Earth Observation Scientists (Abstract). Proc. AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting (AGU-FM’2009). San Francisco, USA. 2009.
  • G. Z. Pastorello, R. D. A. Senra, and C. M. B. Medeiros. Bridging the gap between geospatial resource providers and model developers (Extended Abstract, Poster. Proc. 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL Int. Conf. on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS’2008). Irvine, USA. pp. 379–382. 2008. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1463434.1463489
  • C. M. B. Medeiros, A. M. Nakai, C. G. N. Macario, G. Z. Pastorello, J. L. Oliveira, P. H. S. Brito, R. D. A. Senra, and N. Kozievitch (Eds.). Proc. 4th Workshop of Ongoing Thesis and Dissertations of the Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. Technical Report IC-08-25, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. 2008. Available: http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~reltech/2008/08-25.pdf
  • G. Z. Pastorello, J. Daltio, and C. M. B. Medeiros. An Annotation Propagation Mechanism for Multimedia Content. Technical Report IC-08-017, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. 2008. Available: http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~reltech/2008/08-17.pdf
  • C. M. B. Medeiros, A. M. Nakai, C. G. N. Macario, D. Z. G. Garcia, G. Z. Pastorello, J. L. Oliveira, N. C. Malheiros, N. C. Simões, and V. P. A. Neris (Eds.). Proc. 3rd Workshop of Ongoing Thesis and Dissertations of the Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. Technical Report IC-07-36, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. 2007. Available: http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~reltech/2007/07-36.pdf
  • G. Z. Pastorello, C. M. B. Medeiros, and A. Santanchè. Providing homogeneous access for sensor data management. Technical Report IC-07-12, Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. 2007. Available: http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~reltech/2007/07-12.pdf
  • G. Z. Pastorello, and I. M. L. D’Ottaviano. Tableaux Decision Methods for da Costa’s Paraconsistent Systems (Extended Abstract, in Portuguese). Proc. 13th Brazilian Logic Conference (EBL’2003). Campinas, Brazil. 2003.

Theses
  • G. Z. Pastorello. Managing the lifecycle of sensor data: from production to consumption. PhD Thesis. Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. Campinas, Brazil. 2008. Available: http://cutter.unicamp.br/document/?did=34565
  • G. Z. Pastorello. Publication and Integration of Scientific Workflows on the Web (in Portuguese). Master’s Thesis. Institute of Computing, University of Campinas. Campinas, Brazil. 2005. Available: http://cutter.unicamp.br/document/?did=12174




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