One Earth Observation Technology Cluster community
If you work in the field of Earth Observation please do get involved in our Cluster. It's so easy to join our group on LinkedIn or just email us details of yourself and your eo company, news or event. The Earth Observation Technology Cluster is based at the School of Geography, Sir Clive Granger Building, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK.
Dr Paul Aplin,
Two lead organisations
NERC funds the Earth Observation Technology Cluster.
Three leading umbrella bodies
The Remote Sensing and Photogrammetric Society (RSPSoc), the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO), and British Association of Remote Sensing Companies (BARSC) represent the wider Earth Observation community and support the Cluster in its activities.
Dr. Samantha Lavender of Argans Ltd represents RSPSoc.
Andrew Shaw of University of Reading represents NCEO.
David Hodgson of DMCii represents BARSC.
Five Earth Observation themes
The following six pre-eminent scientists lead the Cluster's five key Earth Observation themes.
Dr. Nicholas Tate
of the University of Leicester leads the Light Detection and ranging (LiDAR) theme
Dr. Graham Ferrier of the University of Hull leads the Field-Based Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR) theme.
Dr. Doreen Boyd of the University of Nottingham joint leads the Hyper-Temporal theme.
Prof. Mark Danson, of the University of Salford, also leads the Hyper-Temporal theme.
Allen Pope of the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge and the UK Polar Network, leads the Circumpolar and Cryospheric Earth Observation theme.
The Earth Observation Technological Cluster is grateful for the specialist expertise from the following organisations.
Andrew Kingdon runs InformaTEC , a parallel NERC-funded informatics Technology Cluster.
Will Tompkinson represents Optech Inc., USA and the University of Nottingham.
Strategy Board and Research Councils
The Earth Observation Technological Cluster is grateful to:
•Aerialgeomatics and Getmapping for kindly supplying some of the images for this website; and
•Karen Laughton and Uta Feinstein of RSPSoc for all their help.
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