Matthew D Wilson
Matthew holds the CRCSI-LINZ Joint Professorial Chair in Spatial Information at the Geospatial Research Institute, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He is a surface water hydrologist and geographical information scientist with specialisations including flood risk, surface water dynamics, water resources, remote sensing, numerical model development, uncertainty analysis and the assessment of the potential impacts of climate change. Previous research has included the assessment of the potential impacts of climate change on flood risk and water resources in the Caribbean and the analysis of surface water hydrodynamics on a 300 km reach of the Amazon River in Brazil. In New Zealand, he is currently working on the development of geospatial data infrastructure frameworks and methodologies for local to national scale multi-hazard risk assessment.