Dr David Green

Dr David Green
BSc Research (Edin), MSc Research (Toronto), PhD Research (Toronto)

Senior Lecturer

Dr David Green
Dr David Green

Contact Details

work +44 (0)1224 272324
fax +44 01224 272331
The University of Aberdeen G10 - St. Mary's
Web Links



CMCZM: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/cmczm
AICSM: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/aicsm


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

Research Interests

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



Research 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

  • GG3015 - Integrated Coastal Management
  • GG3549/GG4549 - Hydrography
  • GG3558/GG4558 - Applied Coastal Simulation
  • MOCAS - Managing Our Coasts and Seas
  • GG4564 - Coastal Issues


Director AGIS M.Sc. Degree Programme

  • GG5038 - Cartography and Visualisation
  • GG5039 - GIS
  • GG5506 - Research Design
  • GG5531 - Applied Remote Sensing
  • GG5532 - Current Issues in Applied Geospatial Information Science
Further Info

External Responsibilities

President EUCC-The Coastal Union and Member of EUCC Executive Committee; Member of East Grampian Coastal Partnership Steering Group.

Editor in Chief and GIS Editor, Journal of Coastal Conservation; Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Science Education; Editor, GeoCoast - Online International Journal of GeoTechnologies for Integrated Coastal Zone Management.

Admin Responsibilities

Director - Aberdeen Institute for Coastal Science and Management (AICSM) (http://www.abdn.ac.uk/aicsm)

DirectorCentre for Marine and Coastal Zone Management (CMCZM) (http://www.abdn.ac.uk/cmczm)

Director - M.Sc. in GIS Degree Programme (http://www.abdn.ac.uk/gis)

Director - Marine and Coastal Resource Management (MCRM) B.Sc. Degree Programme (http://www.abdn.ac.uk/mcrm

Member - Senate - University of Aberdeen

Conference/Workshop/Seminar Organisation

External Examining Posts

Professional Membership

Fellow  - Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)
FellowBritish Cartographic Society (F.B Cart.S.)
Associate - Royal Scottish Geographical Society (ARSGS)



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