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Professor Armando Apan

Professor Armando Apan
Name Armando Apan
Position Professor (Geographic Systems)
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Office Z451
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 )
  • Environmental Sciences ( 410000 )
  • Geospatial Information Systems And Geospatial Data Modelling ( 401302 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )

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

Das, Sumanta and Christopher, Jack and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Choudhury, Malini Roy and Chapman, Scott and Menzies, Neal W. and Dang, Yash P. (2021) Evaluation of water status of wheat genotypes to aid prediction of yield on sodic soils using UAV-thermal imaging and machine learning. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 307:108477. ISSN 0168-1923

Choudhury, Malini Roy and Mellor, Vincent and Das, Sumanta and Christopher, Jack and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Menzies, Neal W. and Chapman, Scott and Dang, Yash P. (2021) Improving estimation of in-season crop water use and health of wheat genotypes on sodic soils using spatial interpolation techniques and multi-component metrics. Agricultural Water Management, 255:107007. ISSN 0378-3774

Dayal, Kavina S. and Deo, Ravinesh C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2290-6749 and Apan, Armando A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 (2021) Intelligent data analytics for time series, trend analysis and drought indices comparison. In: Intelligent data analytics for decision-support systems in hazard mitigation: theory and practice of hazard mitigation. Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Springer, Singapore, pp. 151-169. ISBN 978-981-15-5771-2

Das, Sumanta and Christopher, Jack and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Choudhury, Malini Roy and Chapman, Scott and Menzies, Neal W. and Dang, Yash P. (2021) UAV-thermal imaging and agglomerative hierarchical clustering techniques to evaluate and rank physiological performance of wheat genotypes on sodic soil. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 173. pp. 221-237. ISSN 0924-2716

Das, Sumanta and Chapman, Scott and Christopher, Jack and Choudhury, Malini Roy and Menzies, Neal W. and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Dang, Yash P. (2021) UAV-thermal imaging: A technological breakthrough for monitoring and quantifying crop abiotic stress to help sustain productivity on sodic soils – A case review on wheat. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 23. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0034-4257

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )
  • Environmental Sciences ( 410000 )
  • Geospatial Information Systems And Geospatial Data Modelling ( 401302 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )