Rod Walpole

Rod Walpole

Scientific Computing Officer

Contact Details

  • Address: 7 Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ
  • Telephone: +44 (0)141 330 2630
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Rod is a Scientific Computing Officer at UBDC specialising in GIS and spatial data analysis. His current focus is on helping to set up the core Data Centre and ensure that spatial data sets it contains are managed efficiently and to develop an intuitive web mapping front end to display these resources. He has been working in this area for the past 20 years on spatial data requirements for a range of organisations including Defra, the Met Office, Cable & Wireless, Natural England, the Environment Agency, European Commission Joint Research Centre and the European Space Agency. He has worked extensively with satellite and aerial remote sensing data in the past and he is an Associate Fellow of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society.