Andrew is a senior Spatial Data Scientist at Fera, working with a variety of environmental data to help map and analyse spatial patterns in rural and agricultural landscapes.
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Andrew is a member of Fera’s Land Use and Sustainability team, where his main interest is the collection and analysis of geographic information to support agricultural and environmental monitoring. He works on a wide range of topics, including tree health and biosecurity, monitoring of agri‑environment schemes and the mapping of ecosystem services. Prior to joining Fera, Andrew worked on the National Ecosystem Assessment and the Countryside Survey.
Whether you need to survey land to monitor crop health or yields, identify tree species, assess vegetation cover, or map large sites to determine ground conditions and resource availability, our Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) scientists can use cutting-edge UAV and sensor technology to supply all the imagery and analysis you need.
Fera scientists use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and
geographic analysis to visualise, analyse and interpret data in a
spatial manner to help governments, policymakers and planners
understand relationships, patterns and trends.
Gillespie, M. A., Baude, M., Biesmeijer, J., Boatman, N., Budge, G. E., Crowe, A., ... & Senapathi, D. (2017). A method for the objective selection of landscape‐scale study regions and sites at the national level. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Woodcock, B. A., Isaac, N. J., Bullock, J. M., Roy, D. B., Garthwaite, D. G., Crowe, A., & Pywell, R. F. (2016). Impacts of neonicotinoid use on long-term population changes in wild bees in England. Nature Communications, 7, 12459.
Budge, G. E., Garthwaite, D., Crowe, A., Boatman, N. D., Delaplane, K. S., Brown, M. A., ... & Pietravalle, S. (2015). Evidence for pollinator cost and farming benefits of neonicotinoid seed coatings on oilseed rape. Scientific Reports, 5.
Bateman, I.J., Harwood, A.R., Mace G.M. …Crowe, A. … & Termansen, M (2013) Bringing ecosystem services into economic decision making: Land use in the UK. Science, 341 (6141), 45-50
Maskell, L. C., Crowe, A., Dunbar, M. J., … & Smart, S (2013). Exploring the ecological constraints to multiple ecosystem service delivery and biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50, 561–571
18-22 September 2017: IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, Freiburg, Germany
Environmental and Ecosystem Mapping; Geographic Analysis of Data; Spatial Data Management
If you need to survey an area of land for development, crop or vegetation monitoring, land condition assessment or any other spatial or mapping study – you can save considerable time, money & resources with Fera’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) services.
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