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Professor Armando Apan

Professor Armando Apan
Name Armando Apan
Position Professor (Geographic Systems)
Section School of Surveying and Built Environment
Office Z315B
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1386
Extension 1386
Email
Qualifications BSc Phillipines , MSc Asian IT , PhD Monash
Languages Tagalog (non accredited translator)
Homepage https://eportfolio.usq.edu.au/user/view.php?id=12542
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Environmental Science and Management ( 050200 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )
  • Geospatial Information Systems And Geospatial Data Modelling ( 401302 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )
  • Geomatic Engineering ( 401300 )
  • Natural Resource Management ( 410406 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Wildlife And Habitat Management ( 410407 )
  • Agricultural Spatial Analysis And Modelling ( 300206 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )

Research interests
Remote sensing and GIS to observe terrestrial ecosystems and their responses to environmental / climate change
Detection and mapping of crop / vegetation stress using hyperspectral and multispectral imagery
Vegetation and habitat mapping; biodiversity assessment using geospatial technologies
Flood mapping and monitoring
Land use/cover change analysis using GIS and imagery
Crop area, stress and yield mapping

Professional memberships
Fellow, Surveying and Spatial Science Institute (Australia)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment (ILSE)
  • Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems (CSAS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
GIS3405 Remote Sensing and Image Processing
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling
ENG4111 / 2 Research Project
GIS3404 Geographic Data Visualisation

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
22 Years



Publications in ePrints

Bhattarai, Utsav and Maraseni, TekORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 (2022) Assay of renewable energy transition: A systematic literature review. Science of the Total Environment, 833:155159. pp. 1-18. ISSN 0048-9697

Choudhury, Malini Roy and Christopher, Jack and Das, Sumanta and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Menzies, Neal W. and Chapman, Scott and Mellor, Vincent and Dang, Yash P. (2022) Detection of calcium, magnesium, and chlorophyll variations of wheat genotypes on sodic soils using hyperspectral red edge parameters. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 27:102469. pp. 1-14.

Das, Sumanta and Christopher, Jack and Choudhury, Malini Roy and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Chapman, Scott and Menzies, Neal W. and Dang, Yash P. (2022) Evaluation of drought tolerance of wheat genotypes in rain-fed sodic soil environments using high-resolution UAV remote sensing techniques. Biosystems Engineering, 217. pp. 68-82. ISSN 1537-5110

Aryal, Kishor and Maraseni, Tek N.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 (2022) How much do we know about trade-offs in ecosystem services? A systematic review of empirical research observations. Science of the Total Environment, 806:151229. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0048-9697

Pant, Ganesh ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1463-9273 and Maraseni, TekORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Allen, Benjamin L.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1533-0163 (2022) Identifying and prioritising climate change adaptation actions for greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) conservation in Nepal. Peerj, 10:e12795. pp. 1-23.

View full listing in ePrints

Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )
  • Geospatial Information Systems And Geospatial Data Modelling ( 401302 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )
  • Geomatic Engineering ( 401300 )
  • Natural Resource Management ( 410406 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Wildlife And Habitat Management ( 410407 )
  • Agricultural Spatial Analysis And Modelling ( 300206 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )