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Monitoring land change through remote sensing

Study level


Vacation research experience scheme

Faculty/Lead unit

Science and Engineering Faculty

School of Mathematical Sciences

Topic status

We're looking for students to study this topic.


Dr Alan Woodley
Senior Lecturer Software Development
Division / Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty


Remote sensing offers us the opportunity to detect how land use has changed over time. This allows us to monitor many environmental impacts such as deforestation or fragmentation. We would like to explore some of these issues.

Research activities

Design and develop an algorithm to detect how land use has changed over time.


  • An application that with the functionality describe above.
  • A report on the student’s progress

Skills and experience

Background in computer science or remote sensing.


Contact the supervisor for more information.