Geomatics World Authors

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Authors

Charlton Bland

Charlton Bland is a chartered land surveyor and member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. He works as a geomatics consultant for SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business and specialises in aerial photogrammetry and geodetic photo control networks for bot... (read more)

Chris Preston

Chris Preston is the former chair of the RICS Geomatics Professional Group. (read more)

Dan Wicks

Dan Wicks is a senior Earth observation specialist at the Satellite Applications Catapult, a not-for-profit research organisation focused on promoting the commercialisation and advancement of the satellite applications industry. He is responsible for leading a range of proje... (read more)

David Selviah

David Selviah is both a UCL academic at Reader level and CTO of Correvate Ltd, a UCL spin-out company commercialising his 3D point cloud processing research. For the last 31 years he has been at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College Lond... (read more)

Durk Haarsma

Durk Haarsma is publishing director of Geomares Publishing. He was publisher at Reed Business Geo for almost five years before Geomares Publishing was formed by a management buy-out on 1 October 2009. Prior to that, he worked for almost ten years as an editor and journalist... (read more)

Erik Dahlberg

Erik Dahlberg is a writer specialising in the geomatics, civil engineering and construction industries. Drawing on extensive training and experience, Dahlberg focuses on applications and innovations in equipment, software and techniques. (read more)

Gordon Johnston

Gordon Johnston, BSc(Hons), MRICS, FHydSoc, FRIN Gordon is based in the United Kingdom and has over 25 years of experience in the surveying industry, in particular, the offshore and hydrographic survey industry. He is a director of Venture Geomatics Limited from 2006. Before... (read more)

Ian Dowman

Ian Dowman is Editor of Geomatics World. (read more)

James Crawford

James Crawford is a research associate at Ordnance Survey currently working in Singapore. He has worked at OS since 2007 in various capacities and has successfully delivered improvements relating to core geospatial information processing, data standards and development activ... (read more)

James Kavanagh

James Kavanagh is director of the RICS Land Group and chair of the ILMS Coalition. He is a chartered land surveyor and chartered geographer with over 25 years of experience in civil engineering, land issues and surveying. He has worked on some of the largest civil engineerin... (read more)

Jason Poole

Jason Poole is the Content Manager and Sub-editor for Geomatics World and GIS Professional magazine. (read more)

Jon Mills

Jon Mills is Professor of Geomatic Engineering within the Geomatics group in the School of Engineering at Newcastle University where he teaches, researches and exchanges knowledge in surveying, photogrammetry and laser scanning. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Eng... (read more)

Mark Greaves

Mark Greaves is Ordnance Survey Lead Consultant for Geodesy. He holds an MSc (with Distinction) in Engineering Surveying and Geodesy from the Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy at Nottingham University and is a member of the RICS. Mark specialises in geod... (read more)

Mark Lawton

Mark Lawton is responsible for fitting the pieces of the puzzle together, he is Survey Manager for the A14 Integrated Delivery team (IDT). Mark will be speaking on this subject at Trimble’s worldwide Dimensions event due to be held in Las Vegas in November. (read more)

Mathias Lemmens

Mathias Lemmens gained a PhD degree from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is an international consultant and is the author of the book Geo-information – Technologies, Applications and the Environment published by Springer in 2011. Currently he is wor... (read more)

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh currently develops content for a variety of portals pertaining to market research. He has a post graduate degree in management, and worked as a content contributor for websites adhering to the UK insurance industry. (read more)

Phil Payne

After 25 years’ service in the Royal Navy (RN), predominantly as a hydrographic survey manager, Phil Payne has spent the last 3 years in various roles at the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO). Currently the survey delivery manager, he both conducts and sub-contracts hydrog... (read more)

Richard Gauchwin

Richard Gauchwin is Business Area Manager for Mapping and GIS at KOREC Group. He specialises in helping customers turn ideas into workable system solutions. (read more)

Richard Groom

Richard Groom is the Technical Editor of Geomatics World and works for the Environment Agency. (read more)

Simon Chester

Simon Chester is the Communication Coordinator at the Open Geospatial Consortium. He holds a BSc in Resource and Environmental Management, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication. (read more)
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