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Researcher: Turner, DJ (Dr Darren Turner)

Fields of Research

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Environmental Monitoring
Glaciology
Physical Oceanography
Forestry Management and Environment
Geomorphology and Regolith and Landscape Evolution
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Environmental Impact Assessment
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge
Vertebrate Biology
Environmental Engineering Design
Photodetectors, Optical Sensors and Solar Cells
Population Ecology
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Forestry Fire Management
Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
Landscape Ecology
Natural Resource Management

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Environment
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mountain and High Country Environments
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Forestry
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Management of Water Consumption by Plant Production
Softwood Plantations
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Land and Water Management of environments
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Satellite-Based Climatology of UV-B Irradiance for Antarctic Coastal Regions; International Journal of Climatology
An Automated Technique for Generating Georectified Mosaics from Ultra-High Resolution Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Imagery, Based on Structure from Motion (SfM) Point Clouds; Remote Sensing
Application of a spatial expert system to the classification of Antarctic AVHRR imagery; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Assessment of Antarctic moss health from multi-sensor UAS imagery with random forest modelling; International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Assessment of forest structure using two UAV techniques: a comparison of airborne laser scanning and structure from motion (SfM) point clouds; Forests
Development of a UAV-LiDAR System with application to forest inventory; Remote Sensing
Development of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for hyper-resolution vineyard mapping based on visible, multispectral and thermal imagery; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference 2011
Development of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for hyper-resolution vineyard mapping based on visible, multispectral and thermal imagery; 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment
Direct georeferencing of ultrahigh-resolution UAV imagery; IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
Drones in a cold climate; Eos
Error assessment and mitigation for hyper-temporal UAV-borne LiDAR surveys of forest inventory; SilviLaser 2011: 11th International Conference on LiDAR Applications for Assessing Forest Ecosystems
Ground-based and UAV-based photogrammetry: a multi-scale, high-resolution mapping tool for structural geology and paleoseismology; Journal of Structural Geology
Mapping landslide displacements using Structure from Motion (SfM) and image correlation of multi-temporal UAV photography; Progress in Physical Geography
Monitoring vegetation with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV); School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference, 2010
Near-coastal iceberg distributions in East Antarctica, 50-145 degrees E; Annals of Glaciology
Optimizing spectral and spatial resolutions of unmanned aerial system imaging sensors for monitoring Antarctic vegetation; IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
Pushbroom hyperspectral imaging from an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) - geometric processing workflow and accuracy assessment; International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics
Snow depth retrieval with UAS using photogrammetric techniques; Geosciences
Spatial co-registration of ultra-high resolution visible, multispectral and thermal images acquired with micro-UAV over Antarctic moss beds; Remote Sensing
Time series analysis of landslide dynamics using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV); Remote Sensing
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) remote sensing for hyperspatial terrain mapping of antarctic moss beds based on structure from motion (SfM) point clouds; 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment - The GEOSS Era: Towards Operational Environmental Monitoring
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Remote Sensing for Hyperspatial Terrain Mapping of Antarctic Moss Beds based on Structure from Motion (SfM) point clouds; Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE34)
Using a micro-UAV for ultra-high resolution multi-sensor observations of Antarctic moss beds; 22nd International Society for Photogammetry and Remote Sensing Congress
Using a micro-UAV for ultra-high resolution multi-sensor observations of Antarctic moss beds; The 12th Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for ultra-high resolution mapping of Antarctic moss beds; Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference
Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to capture micro-topography of Antarctic moss beds; International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Using digital surface models from UAS imagery of fire damaged sphagnum peatlands for monitoring and hydrological restoration; Drones

Research Projects

Mapping and Monitoring Saltmarsh Ecosystems in Tasmania with Novel Remote Sensing Techniques; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Precision and accuracy of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) positioning with SBAS, SBAS DFMC and PPP - Application in Precision Agriculture: Project Demonstrator 8103; Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI)
Using pre and post LIDAR to assess the severity of the 2019 Tasmanian Bushfires; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Barwon Heads cliff monitoring experiment
Improving the absolute accuracy of temperature measurements derived from low cost, UAS based, thermal cameras.
TWWHA BUSHFIRE RECOVERY: LAKE MACKENZIE REHABILITATION TRIALS - RFT 1714

Research Candidate Supervision