Areas of expertise:

Satellite remote sensing analysis, especially of semi-arid and tropical ecosystems

Aerial photography and image analysis

Design and implementation of environmental monitoring systems, especially for the mining industry

Vegetation monitoring and minesite rehabilitation

World Heritage management, especially caves and karst

Cave and karst geomorphology and hydrology

Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 1988 - Fellow, Royal Geographical Society, UK
  • 2009 - JB Thomson Medal, Royal Geographical Society

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 19+ research outputs authored by Prof David Gillieson from 2003 onwards.


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