Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Dr Andrew Gray

Research interests:

Field Spectroscopy
Remote sensing
Carbon Cycle
Glacial Ecology

Career history:

2017-Current: Operations Manager at theNERC Field Spectroscopy Facility, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Scotland. Training and fieldwork logistics in support of UK research. Using spectroradiometers for earth
observation and surveys of vegetated, cryosphere, geological, freshwater and marine systems.

2016: Lochranza Field Centre: Head Geography Instructor. Isle of Arran, Scotland. Teaching geography,
hydrology and ecology field skills to Higher and Advanced Higher students.

2016: University of Edinburgh: Field Assistant. Patagonia, Argentina. Logistical and practical support on a
geomorphology field expedition investigating glaciations within Perito Moreno National Park, Patagonia.

Active research projects:

Snow algae – are they the most abundant photosynthetic organisms in terrestrial Antarctica?

Recent publications:


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