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Research

My research revolves around the application of Earth Observation methods to extract information relating to terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems.  Highlighted projects include RUK-funded research on the impacts of disturbance (from logging and climatic perturbations such as El Nino) on previously logged tropical forests in SE Asia by exploiting data from both hyperspectral and hyperspatial sensors to monitor forest recovery (particularly forest biomass and ecosystem functioning).  Other RUK-funded research includes the GloboLakes project (www.globolakes.ac.uk) which is combining state-of-the-art retrieval of water quality variables from satellite sensors, coupled with observations of catchment properties, to map and understand spatial and temporal patterns in the changing status of over 1000 lakes across the globe.

 

Teaching

I have a varied teaching portfolio, which includes undergraduate teaching on modules relating to Biogeography and Remote Sensing, as well as MSc teaching on research design and project planning.

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remote sensing Earth & Environmental Sciences
glacier Earth & Environmental Sciences
Landsat thematic mapper Earth & Environmental Sciences
land cover Earth & Environmental Sciences
ASTER Earth & Environmental Sciences
lake Earth & Environmental Sciences
monitoring Earth & Environmental Sciences
Landsat Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 1993 2019

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Changes in leaf functional traits of rainforest canopy trees associated with an El Niño event in Borneo

Nunes, M. H., Both, S., Boris Bongalov, B. X., Brelsford, C., Khoury, S., Burslem, D., Philipson, C., Majalap, N., Riutta, T., Coomes, D. A. & Cutler, M., 2 Jul 2019, In : Environmental Research Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Borneo
rainforest
Acclimatization
Malaysia
canopy
56 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring temporality in socio-ecological resilience through experiences of the 2015–16 El Niño across the Tropics

Whitfield, S., Beauchamp, E., Boyd, D. S., Burslem, D., Byg, A., Colledge, F., Cutler, M., Didena, M., Dougill, A., Foody, G., Godbold, J. A., Hazenbosch, M., Hirons, M., Speranza, C. I., Jew, E., Lacambra, C., Mkwambisi, D., Moges, A., Morel, A., Morris, R. & 8 others, Novo, P., Hernández, M. E. R., Smith, H., Solan, M., Spencer, T., Thornton, A., Touza, J. & White, P. C. L., Mar 2019, In : Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions. 55, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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tropics
resilience
ecological system
climate
learning
4 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the utility of geospatial technologies to investigate environmental change within lake systems

Politi, E., Rowan, J. S. & Cutler, M. E. J., 1 Feb 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 543, Part A, p. 791-806 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Lakes
environmental change
lake
Rivers
Water

Long term resilience of tropical forests to logging and drought in SE Asia

Cutler, M., Philipson, C., Foody, G., Boyd, D., van Heidjen, G. & Burslem, D., 7 Sep 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

Selection of a network of large lakes and reservoirs suitable for global environmental change analysis using Earth Observation

Politi, E., MacCallum, S., Cutler, M. E. J., Merchant, C. J., Rowan, J. S. & Dawson, T. P., 2 Jul 2016, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 37, 13, p. 3042-3060 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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environmental change
lake
remote sensing
observatory
lake ecosystem

Activities 2007 2019

ESA Living Planet Symposium 2019

Mark Cutler (Invited speaker)
15 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

European Conference of Tropical Ecology

Mark Cutler (Speaker)
29 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

27th Annual International Environmetrics Society joint with GRASPA 2017 on Climate and Environment

Mark Cutler (Participant)
24 Jul 201727 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Natural Environment Research Council (External organisation)

Mark Cutler (Member)
23 Nov 201618 Jan 2017

Activity: Membership typesMembership of panel

Thesis

Detection and attribution of drought and oil-induced plant stress using hyperspectral remote sensing

Author: Elujoba, P. A., 2018

Supervisor: Cutler, M. (Supervisor) & Dawson, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Evaluating Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Coherence for Coastal Geomorphological Changes

Author: Udugbezi, E., 2018

Supervisor: Cutler, M. (Supervisor) & Kirkbride, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Investigating the potential of remote sensing for long-term limnological analysis at pan-continental scales

Author: Politi, E., 2010

Supervisor: Cutler, M. (Supervisor) & Rowan, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Remote sensing of land cover changes in the Jeffara Plain, North-West Libya

Author: El-Aswed, T., 2009

Supervisor: Duck, R. (Supervisor) & Cutler, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Sustainable development: Why is it not delivering on its promises?

Author: Gonzalez Redin, J., 2018

Supervisor: Cutler, M. (Supervisor), Dawson, T. (Supervisor), J. Gordon, I. (External person) (Supervisor), Polhill, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Hill, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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