Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Dr. David Green

Department / group: Department of Geography and Environment, School of Geosciences
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Research interests:

UAVs – Geographical Information Systems (GIS) – Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing (DIP) – Cartography and Digital Mapping – Global Positioning Systems (GPS) – WebGIS – Mobile GIS – Internet Applications – Precision Viticulture – Vineyard Management and Viticulture – Marine and Coastal Zone Management – Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) – Landscape Ecology and Biodiversity – Human Computer Interfaces (HCI) – Geo-Visualization – Colour in Map Design – Journalistic Cartography – GIS in School Education.

Career history:

I went to Edinburgh University, the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA) and the University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada). Whilst in Canada I worked for the Centre for Urban and Community Studies.

Active research projects:

Living North Sea (LNS) (

North Sea Fish Migration Atlas (

CoastAdapt (


CorePoint (Interreg IVB – North West Europe)

Aberdeen Climate Change Forum (

NatureSDI Plus (

NatureGIS (


Recent publications:

Green, DR. (in press). ‘Spontaneous very preterm birth in relation to social class in Aberdeen, Scotland; A temporal-spatial secondary data analysis’. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Green, DR. (in press). ‘Hydrosalinity and Environmental Land Degradation Assessment of the East Nile Delta region, Egypt’. Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management .

Arnous, MO. & Green, DR. (2015). ‘Monitoring and assessment of waterlogged and salt-affected areas in the eastern Nile Delta region, Egypt, using remotely sensed multi-temporal data and GIS’. Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management , vol 19, no. 3, pp. 369-391.

Jansen, JO., Morrison, JJ., Wang, H., He, S., Lawrenson, R., Campbell, MK. & Green, DR. (2015). ‘Feasibility and utility of population-level geospatial injury profiling: prospective, national cohort study’. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, vol 78, no. 5, pp. 962-969.

Gomez, C., Wulder, MA., Dawson, AG., Ritchie, W. & Green, DR. (2014). ‘Shoreline change and coastal vulnerability characterization with Landsat imagery: a case study in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland’. Scottish Geographical Journal, vol 130, no. 4, pp. 279-299.

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