SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Dr Richard Armitage
Dr Richard Armitage
postal addressRoom 325 Peel Building, University of Salford, The Crescent, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT.
email addressr.p.armitage@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 295 5646
website addresshttp://www.salford.ac.uk/research/eerc
Key Memberships
Full Member of Research Centre: Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Environmental Systems & Wildlife Research
From October 2009 to September 2011.
Profile Summary

Characterisation of urban environments, partiuclalry green spaces, using GIS and Remote Sensing

Application of ground-based remote sensing techniques (including field spectroscopy and terrestrial laser scanning)

Linking environmental information from remotely sensed data with demographic information to produce neighbourhood characterisations

Application of GIS and Remote Sensing to the mapping of landscape boundaries

Key Qualifications
1991
1992
1993
1999
2005
Awarded Distinction
Key Projects
2017
Feb
High Tech Sustainable Food Growing Options Study
Manchester City Council, £1,999.00.
Principal Investigator: M Hardman (70%). Co-Investigators: M Adams (15%), R Armitage (15%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Book Sections
Encyclopedia Entries
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2017
Sep
2013
Jul

Member of the Programme Committee

2012
Sep

Chair, Session on Habitat Assessment

2011
Sep

Session Chair

2010
Sep

Session Chair

2009
Sep

Member of Technical Programme Committee

2008
May

Conference organising committee and technical committee

2006
Sep

Session Chair

External Examiner Duties
2017
Jan

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2016
Nov

 PhD External Examiner

2016
Jan

 PhD External Examiner

2015
Nov

 PhD External Examiner

2015
Nov

 PhD External Examiner

2013
Oct

 External Examiner for Geography programmes (2013-2017)

2012
May

PhD External Examiner

2011
Sep

MSc in Environmental Remote Sensing and MSc in Remote Sensing and Computing (2011 -12)

2010
Jan

MSc in Environmental Hazards and Geographical Information Systems (2010 - 2013)

2008
Dec

PhD External Examiner, School of Environment and Development

2006
Aug

Assessor for the ASET Examination Board's National Qualification Framework (NQF) Level 3 certificate in Geographical Information Systems.

Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
2005
Jul

Visiting researcher at the Key State Laboratory for Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai, China, July 2005.

Invited Papers and Lectures
2015
Aug

The ecosystem service framework has been developed to improve understanding of the benefits, or ecosystem services, that humans receive from the natural environment. The benefits that humans receive from nature are not fully un... more >>.

2008
Oct
Memberships of External Bodies
2016
Sep

 The Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Soceity is the UK's leading learnered society in the fields of earth observation and photogrammetry.  The society is involved in the publication of three international journals a... more >>.

2011
Sep
2010
Jun
2008
Sep
2005
Dec
1994
Nov
1994
Sep

 Currently Vice Chairmain of the Soceity (2013-2016)

Other Research Activity
2017
Referee for grant proposals for NERC small grants and the Czech Academy of Science
2017
Referee for international Journals - Acta Tropica - Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing - Computers and Geoscience - Geography - Geomorphology - International Journal of Geographical Information Science - International Journal of ... more >>.