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About Greg O Luker

Greg Luker BAppSC(SCU)
Greg Luker is the GIS Lab Manager within the School of Environmental Science and Management. Greg has been involved in GIS at Southern Cross University for over 20 years, coming to the University after ten years of commercial computing in programming and operations. Greg is a co-author of 8 refereed publications and has contributed GIS expertise to over 50 books/book chapters/papers/reports.
Examples of the projects Greg has participated in include:
• mangrove mapping in West Africa (using satellite data) for the UN;
• long-term vegetation monitoring on North Stradbroke Island (using satellite data) for Redland Shire Council;
• coral delineation on the mid-Queensland coast (using satellite data) for The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils Inc.;
• Gray whale mapping on the North American west coast: for California Gray Whale Coalition;
• remote sensing processing for coastal and marine resources in Abu Dhabi for PhD dissertation;
• developing the Cultural Heritage And Mapping Project (CHAMP) - a web-based system for the recording and retrieval of indigenous cultural heritage:;
• data processing to estimate farm vegetation carbon amounts for a carbon credit scheme;
• data processing for the Global Cetacean Snapshot for the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage:;
• data processing for vulnerability assessment for water management for the Copenhagen Climate Change conference of the UN: (, and for the World Bank.


Present Adjunct Fellow, Southern Cross University School of Environment, Science and Engineering
Present Environmental Innovations Research Centre, Southern Cross University

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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
2480 Australia
Phone:(+61 2)6620 3026
Facsimile:(+61 2)6621 2669


Journal articles (2)

Book chapters (2)

Unpublished Papers (1)

Conferences (6)

Reports (1)