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Researcher: Cox, B (Dr Bethany Cox)

Fields of Research

Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Agricultural spatial analysis and modelling
Conservation and biodiversity
Spatial data and applications
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Geospatial information systems and geospatial data modelling
Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
Urban geography
Sustainable agricultural development
Land use and environmental planning

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Animal adaptation to climate change
Sheep for wool
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Management of solid waste from mineral resource activities
Terrestrial erosion
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Health related to ageing
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Urban planning
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Climate change mitigation strategies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessing the impact of spectral resolution on classification of lowland native grassland communities based on field spectroscopy in Tasmania, Australia; Remote Sensing
Classification of lowland native grassland communities using hyperspectral Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Imagery in the Tasmanian midlands; Drones
Object-based random forest classification of Landsat ETM+ and WorldView-2 satellite imagery for mapping lowland native grassland communities in Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Remote sensing informed sheep grazing of improved pastures and integrated management to assist Lowland Themeda Grassland and woodland regeneration at Okehampton: Final Report
SmartFarms Draft Final Report
Ultra-high spatial resolution fractional vegetation cover from unmanned aerial multispectral imagery; International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation

Research Projects

A rapid assessment tool and policy framework for improving heatwave resilience in Tasmania; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPFEM)
Regenerative grazing trail & dryland pasture monitoring from satellite, via calibration to field observations & biomass measurements, to improve rotational grazing & stocking decision making; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
AusCover Tasmania Node
Building a UAV Capacity for TERN

Research Candidate Supervision