This field of research focuses on two themes. The first theme is a physically and statistically oriented theme "spatial analysis". The other theme concerns the visualization of geo-information.
Spatial analysis includes deterministic and statistical spatio-temporal modelling, research into uncertainties associated with spatio-temporal data, geostatistics and fitness for use for a diversity of applications ranging from precision agriculture to nuclear emergency support.
Visualization of geo-information includes developing and evaluating readable and understandable graphical expressions of geo-data acquisition and modelling results which may support dissemination of scientific outcomes. The topic is strongly linked to the other four themes.
- Hedwig van Delden: Development and use of integrated land use models for policy support
- Monique de Groot: Visualizations for knowledge transfer in climate adaptation planning
- Agnieszka Tarko: Image spectral/radiometry assessments for LPIS applications
- Marcio Sales: Pre-Assessment of the value of remote sensing derived data for reducing uncertainty about carbon emissions estimation in Brazil
- Jalal Samia: Spatial-temporal modelling of natural disasters management
- N. Le Thuy: Interaction of land and surface water-use patterns in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta: A quantitative analysis of changes
Recently finished PhDs:
Calibration and validation of land-use models
Wageningen University. Promotor(en): Arnold Bregt. - [S.l. : S.n. - ISBN 9789461734433 - p.
Framing futures: visualizing on social-ecological systems change
Wageningen University. Promotor(en): Tom Veldkamp, co-promotor(en): Kasper Kok; Ron van Lammeren. - [s.l.] : S.n. - ISBN 9789461730916 - p.
A role-playing game as a tool to facilitate social learning and collective action towards Climate Smart Agriculture: Lessons learned from Apuí, Brazil
Environmental Science & Policy 63 (2016). - ISSN 1462-9011 - p. 113 - 121.
Hotspots of gross emissions from the land use sector: patterns, uncertainties, and leading emission sources for the period 20002005 in the tropics
Biogeosciences 13 (2016)14. - ISSN 1726-4170 - p. 4253 - 4269.
Integrating global land cover datasets for deriving user-specific maps
International Journal of Digital Earth 10 (2017)3. - ISSN 1753-8947 - p. 219 - 237.
Planning machine paths and row crop patterns on steep surfaces to minimize soil erosion
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 124 (2016). - ISSN 0168-1699 - p. 194 - 210.
Systematic planning and cultivation of agricultural fields using a geo-spatial arable field optimization service: Opportunities and obstacles
Biosystems Engineering 120 (2014). - ISSN 1537-5110 - p. 15 - 24.
Urbanized deltas as complex adaptive systems: Implications for planning and design
Built Environment 40 (2014)2. - ISSN 0263-7960 - p. 156 - 168.
Validation of isovist variables as predictors of perceived landscape openness
Landscape and Urban Planning 125 (2014). - ISSN 0169-2046 - p. 140 - 145.
Characterizing regional soil mineral composition using spectroscopy and geostatistics
Remote Sensing of Environment 139 (2013). - ISSN 0034-4257 - p. 415 - 429.
Measuring the neighbourhood effect to calibrate land use models
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 41 (2013). - ISSN 0198-9715 - p. 55 - 64.
Spatial relationship between climatologies and changes in global vegetation activity
Global Change Biology 19 (2013)6. - ISSN 1354-1013 - p. 1953 - 1964.