Characterising Gas Flares From Single Channel SWIR observations

By Dr Daniel Fisher, KCL Geography  Gas flaring, the combustion of associated natural gas produced during oil extraction, is a significant global issue.  So much so that the World Bank has launched a number of programmes to tackle this undesirable activity, the latest being the ‘Zero Routine Flaring By 2030’ [1] initiative launched in April 2015. …

New EOES PhD student publishes article on Earthworms for The Independent

Sarah Johnson has just this month joined the KCL Geography Department as a PhD student supervised by Dr Emma Tebbs. This week an article she wrote for The Conversation was republished by The Independent on why “Earthworms are more important than pandas (if you want to save the planet)”. See it here. I spoke to …

A comparison of greenspace loss and urban expansion over time in London and Nairobi

by Mary Langsdale, PhD student in the Department of Geography, KCL On the 2nd March at the Earth Observation and Environmental Sensing (EOES) Research Hub meeting, I presented my recent research into urban land use and land cover changes (LULCC) in London and Nairobi, with a particular focus on urban greenspace. The work had been …