Caroline Sullivan

Dr Caroline Sullivan is a Post-Doctoral researcher in the Centre for Environmental Research Innovation and Sustainability, IT Sligo. Her primary research interests are farmland biodiversity and High Nature Value (HNV) farmland. She has published research on plant conservation, farmland nature value, and important farmland habitats such as grasslands and field boundaries. She is also interested…


Shafique Matin

Shafique is a researcher working in the Spatial analysis unit in Teagasc, Ashtown. Shafique’s research interests span Remote sensing based ecological analysis.

This includes various aspects of earth observation like forest ecology, inclusive biodiversity studies, and ocean colour analysis in GIS platform.

Shafique Matin joined the project in August 2014. Click here for more details.

James Moran

Dr James Moran has worked in the area of applied ecology and agri-environmental management for 15 years. During this time he has worked in various roles in private, public and semi state bodies as an educator, farm advisor and researcher. Currently employed as a Lecturer in Ecology and Environmental Science at IT Sligo, his main…

Stuart Green

Stuart is a Remote Sensing specialist in the Spatial Analysis Unit in Teagasc. His main research work is on the use of terrestrial earth observation technologies to understand issues important to rural Ireland and Irish agriculture. Click here  for Stuarts blog on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Research in Ireland.

David Meredith

David Meredith is a rural and economic geographer at the Spatial Analysis Unit in Teagasc’s Rural Economy Development Programme. Reflecting the complex nature of contemporary rural development, his research focuses on rural restructuring with a particular emphasis on the evolution of farming and the implications for land use. He has published on the spatial impacts…

Brian Clifford

Brian is a researcher with the Spatial Analyst Unit in Teagasc. Brian’s research interests include spatial optimization methods and remote sensing applications for agriculture and forest management. Brian’s previous work includes developing a self-organizing planning framework for forest landscape design and quantifying Ireland’s farm forest resources remotely. Brian is also interested sustainable agriculture, forest management…