Eben N. Broadbent, PhD, is an assistant professor of forest ecology & geomatics in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida. He is also an affiliated researcher with the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University and a faculty affiliate of UF's Tropical Conservation and Development program, Center for Latin American Studies, Water Institute, and Biodiversity Institute. He co-directs the GatorEye Unpiloted Flying Laboratory. He holds a PhD in Biology (Ecology & Evolution) from Stanford University, a MS in Tropical Forestry from the University of Florida, and a BA in Botany from the University of Vermont. When time allows, he enjoys mountain biking, trail running, snowboarding, guitar, and playing chess - but mostly he just enjoys learning new methods to advance SPEC Lab research.