Eduardo Klein graduated in Biology at the Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela and holds a MSc in Maritime Resources Management from the University of Quebec at Rimouski, Canada. He is currently a Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Studies, Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela, where he is in charge of the Remote Sensing and Geo-spatial Analysis Laboratory of the Center for Marine Biodiversity. He teaches General Ecology, Ocenaography, Remote Sensing. His research focuses on the ecology of shallow marine ecosystems, specially reef fish communities. He also uses remote sensing imagery for the biodiversity analysis of marine communities, and modelling. He is also very active in environmental impact assesment using modelling and statistical techniques to provide solutions to environmental problems. He is author of more than 30 publications in scientific journals, technical reports and editor of the books Caribbean Marine Biodiversity: the known and the unknown and Prioridades de PDVSA en la Conservación de la Biodiversidad del Caribe.