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Researcher: Turner, DJ (Mr Darren Turner)

Fields of Research

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

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
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Forestry
Environment
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mountain and High Country Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Land and Water Management of environments
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change

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 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
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; 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; 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

Research Projects

Mapping and Monitoring Saltmarsh Ecosystems in Tasmania with Novel Remote Sensing Techniques; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Barwon Heads cliff monitoring experiment

Research Candidate Supervision