Speaker Bio & Abstract

Matthew Wilson Professor
University of Canterbury
New Zealand

BiographyProfessor in Spatial Information and Director of the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Primary research interests include hydrology, flood risk and water resources under climate change, incorporating remote sensing, computational modelling and Geographical Information Systems. Currently working on the implementation of federated spatial data infrastructures to facilitate real-time access to critical data and enabling the rapid production of information for hazard management.