Dr Cristina Gómez

Dr Cristina Gómez
Dr Cristina Gómez

Dr Cristina Gómez

Honorary Research Fellow


Geography and Environment School of Geosciences University of Aberdeen St. Mary's Elphinstone Road Aberdeen AB24 3UF Scotland


Research Overview

  • Remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), spatial statistics, change detection. Optical, hyperspectral, and Lidar (laser altimetry)
  • Monitoring forest structure, biomass and carbon dynamics
  • Landscape patterns of change
  • Process modeling
  • Time series analysis for assessment of historical ecosystem development
  • Coastal geomorphology and change

Current Research

Past, present and future of mountain forests: monitoring and modelling the effects of climate change and management on forest dynamics (GESCLIMFOR). Red de Parques Nacionales, Spain. 2013-2015


Using time-series approaches to improve Landsat’s characterization of land surface dynamics. USGS sponsored project for the Landsat Science Team, USA. 2012-2017


Investigating the use of spatio-temporal segmentation and annual Landsat composites to characterize landscape-level forest change and revise composite values. Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre, Canada. 2013-2014


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  • Using low-cost UAVs for environmental monitoring, mapping, and modelling: Examples from the coastal zone

    Green, D. R., Hagon, J. J., Gómez, C., Gregory, B. J.
    Coastal Management. Krishnamurthy, R., Jonathan, M., Srinivasalu, S., Glaeser, B. (eds.). Elsevier, pp. 465-501, 37 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Small unmanned airborne systems to support oil and gas pipeline monitoring and mapping

    Gomez, C., Green, D. R.
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences, vol. 10, 202
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Integrated object-based spatiotemporal characterization of forest change from an annual time series of Landsat image composites

    Gomez, C., White, J. C., Wulder, M. A., Alejandro, P.
    Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 271-292
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Bringing an ecological view of change to Landsat-based remote sensing: Landsat-based remote sensing

    Kennedy, R. E., Andrefouet, S., Cohen, W. B., Gomez, C., Griffiths, P., Hais, M., Healey, S. P., Helmer, E. H., Hostert, P., Lyons, M. B., Meigs, G. W., Pflugmacher, D., Phinn, S., Powell, S. L., Scarth, P., Sen, S., Schroeder, T. A., Schneider, A., Sonneschein, R., Vogelmann, J. E., Wulder, M. A., Zhu, Z.
    Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 339-346
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Historical forest biomass dynamics modelled with Landsat spectral trajectories

    Gomez, C., White, J. C., Wulder, M. A., Alejandro, P.
    ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, vol. 93, pp. 14-28
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Shoreline change and coastal vulnerability characterization with Landsat imagery: a case study in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

    Gomez, C., Wulder, M. A., Dawson, A. G., Ritchie, W., Green, D. R.
    Scottish Geographical Journal, vol. 130, no. 4, pp. 279-299
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Supplementary report on coastal changes in the south part of Nigg Bay, Aberdeen, 2013

    Ritchie, W., Gomez, C.
    Commissioned by Aberdeen City Council. Aberdeen Institute for Coastal Science and Management. 43 pages
    Books and Reports: Commissioned Reports
  • The impact of oil and gas drilling accidents on EU fisheries

    Gomez, C., Green, D. R.
    EU-Directorate General for Internal Policies. 56 pages
    Books and Reports: Commissioned Reports
  • Barrier island geomorphology, hydrodynamic modelling, and historical shoreline changes: an example from South Uist and Benbecula, Scottish Outer Hebrides

    Dawson, A. G., Gomez, C., Ritchie, W., Batstone, C., Lawless, M., Rowan, J. S., Dawson, S., McIlveny, J., Bates, R., Muir, D.
    Journal of Coastal Research, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 1462-1476
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Modeling forest structural parameters in the Mediterranean pines of Central Spain using QuickBird-2 imagery and Classification and Regression Tree Analysis (CART)

    Gomez, C., Wulder, M. A., Montes, F., Delgado, J. A.
    Remote Sensing, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 135-159
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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