Dr David Green

Dr David Green
Dr David Green
Dr David Green

BSc Research (Edin), MSc Research (Toronto), PhD Research (Toronto)



G10 & B22 (GIS Lab) - St. Mary's | Elphinstone Road | Aberdeen


  • University of Edinburgh (Geography)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Regional Science)
  • University of Toronto (Geography)

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships
External Memberships
  • Editor in Chief, Journal of Coastal Conservation, Planning and Management (Springer)
  • Director and Chair of East Grampian Coastal Partnership (EGCP Ltd.)
  • Member of the International Blue Flag Jury (FEE/Blue Flag - Copenhagen, Denmark)

Research Overview

UAVs - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing (DIP) - Cartography and Digital Mapping - Global Positioning Systems (GPS) - WebGIS - Mobile GIS - Internet Applications - Precision Viticulture - Vineyard Management and Viticulture - Marine and Coastal Zone Management - Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) - Landscape Ecology and Biodiversity - Human Computer Interfaces (HCI) - Geo-Visualization - Colour in Map Design - Journalistic Cartography - GIS in School Education.

Current Research

Funding and Grants

  • LNS (Interreg IVB - North Sea Region)
  • IMCORE (Interreg IVB - North West Europe)
  • CorePoint (Interreg IVB - North West Europe)
  • CoastAdapt (Interreg IIIB - Northern Periphery Programme)
  • NatureSDI Plus (E-ContentPlus)
  • NatureGIS (Marie Curie)
  • SACRP (Aberdeen City Council)
  • ECOIMAGINE (Marie Curie)

Teaching Responsibilities


Director MCRM B.Sc. Degree Programme

Second Half-Session

  • GG3549/GG4549 - Hydrography
  • GG3558/GG4558 - Applied Coastal Simulation
  • GG4576 - The Geography of Vine and Wine
  • MOCAS - Managing Our Coasts and Seas


Director GIS - M.Sc. Degree Programme (both On Campus (OC) / Distance Learning (DL))

MSc in GIS

First Half-Session (FHS)

  • UAV Remote Sensing, Monitoring and Mapping (GG5059/GG5064/GG5559/GG5561)
  • Introduction to GIS Tools, Techniques, Cartography and Geovisualisation (GG5065/GG5066/GG5565/GG5566)
  • The History, Origins and Evolution of GIS (GG5067/GG5068)
  • WebGIS and Online Mapping (GG5069/GG5070)

MSc in Petroleum Data Management (PDM)

  • The Nature of Geological and Geographical Data (GL5206)
  • The Nature of Geological and Geographical Data (GL5207)

MSc in GIS

Second Half-Session (SHS)

  • Advanced Spatial Analysis and Programming (GG5567/GG5568)
  • Current Applications of GIS (GG5540/GG5563)

Third Half-Session (THS - Summer)

  • Dissertation Project in GIS (GG5910/GG5912) 

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  • Use of Unoccupied Aerial Systems to Characterize Woody Vegetation across Silvopastoral Systems in Ecuador.

    Green, D., Smith, P., Inamagua Uyaguari, J. P., Sangoluisa, P., Torres, J., Fitton, N.
    Remote Sensing, vol. 14, 3386
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Coastal Systems: The Dynamic Interface Between Land and Sea

    Green, D., Woodroffe, C., Evelpidou, N., Delgado-Fernandez, I., Karkani, A., Ciavola, P.
    Research Directions, Challenges and Achievements of Modern Geography.. Banski, J. (ed.). Springer
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Geo-hazards risk assessment of the new-found industrial communities: An example from the 10th of Ramadan Industrial Region, Egypt

    Green, D., El-Rayes, A. E., Arnous, M. O. A.
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Monitoring, Mapping and Modelling the Terrestrial-Coastal-Marine Interface using Autonomous Aerial, Surface, and Underwater Technologies

    Green, D., Mauquoy, D., Smith, A. E., Karachok, A. R., Gregory, B., Hagon, J. J., Brannan, M. J., Lawrenson, R.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
  • The Potential of Drone Technology in Pandemics

    Green, D., Karachok, A. R., Gregory, B.
    COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information, and Community Resilience. Rajabifard, A. A., Paez, D., Foliente, G. (eds.). 1 edition. CRC Press, pp. 69-77, 9 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Automated airborne pest monitoring – a novel technological approach to monitor Drosophila suzukii

    Fahrentrapp, J., Kambor-Prieur, J., Roosjen, P., Kooistra, L., Green, D. R., Gregory, B. J.
    Acta Horticulturae, vol. 1314, pp. 321-328
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Equity of access to critical care services in Scotland: A Bayesian spatial analysis

    Emerson, P., Green, D. R., Stott, S., Maclennan, G., Campbell, M. K., Jansen, J. O.
    Journal of the Intensive Care Society, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 127-135
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • An overview of the potential of UAV applications to the built environment: A role in sustainable urbanisation

    Green, D. R., Gregory, B. J., Hagon, J. J., Karachok, A. R., Larsen, J., Skitmore, A.
    Methods and Applications of Geospatial Technology in Sustainable Urbanism. IGI Global, pp. 329-363, 35 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • UAVs for Coastal Monitoring, Mapping and Modelling.

    Green, D., Rancken, R.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
  • Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing: UAS for Environmental Applications

    Green, D. (ed.), Gregory, B., Karachok, A. R.
    CRC Press. 344 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
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