Staff Profile:Dr Geoffrey Griffiths

Dr Geoff Griffiths
Job Title:
Spatial Modeller
  • Undergraduate Admissions Officer
  • Undergraduate Teaching: Career Development Skills; GIS and Mapping; Biogeography and Ecosystems; Human and Physical Geography Fieldclass; Biodiversity and Conservation Field Class
  • Masters Teaching: Urban Ecology, Hydrology & Hazards
Areas of Interest:
  • Landscape and biodiversity
  • GIS and habitat restoration
  • Biodiversity of tropical forests
  • Application of GIS techniques for habitat restoration
  • Development of GIS/remote sensing techniques for predictive vegetation mapping: Brazil, Mediterranean
  • Understanding relationship between landscape character and biodiversity
  • Methods for evaluation of ecological quality
Research groups / Centres:

Human Geography Research Cluster

Key Facts:

Fellow of Royal Geographical Society, Member British Ecological Society, Secretary of International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK)

PhD Opportunity

Geoff is a co-supervisor for an exciting new research opportunity, working on "An analysis of the role of satellite-based information in the management of forests" with the University of Surrey. For further details on the project, please download the Scenario studentship information. To make an enquiry or apply, please email Geoff ( or Stephen Morse (

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Earlier Publications

McLure, J.T. and Griffiths, G.H. (2002) Historic landscape reconstruction and visualization, West Oxfordshire. Trans. GIS, 6, 1, 69-78.

Ferrier, G., White, K., Griffiths, G.H., Bryant, R. and Stefouli, M. (2002) The mapping of hydrothermal alteration zones on the island of Lesvos, Greece, using an integrated remote sensing dataset. International Journal of Remote Sensing 23, 341-356.


McLure JT & Griffiths, GH, (2002). Historic landscape reconstruction and visualization, West Oxfordshire, England. Transactions in GIS, 1 (6), 69-78.

Vogiatzakis, IN & Griffiths, GH, (2001). Vegetation-environment relationships in Lefka Ori (Crete, Greece): ordination results from montane-mediterranean and oro-mediterranean communities. Ecologia mediterranea 2(1), 15-32.

Vogiatzakis, I.N. & Griffiths, G.H., (2000). Predicting the distribution of plant communities in the Lefka Ori of Crete using GIS. Aspects of Applied Biology, 58, 357-362.

Griffiths, G.H. & Mather, P.M., (2000). Remote sensing & landscape ecology: landscape patterns & landscape change. International Journal of Remote Sensing 21, 2537-2539.

Griffiths, G.H., Lee, J. & Eversham, B.C., (2000). Landscape pattern & species richness; regional scale analysis from remote sensing. International Journal of Remote Sensing 21, 2685-2704.

Griffiths, G.H., Eversham, B.C. & Roy, D.B, (1999). Habitat quality and nature conservation in Great Britain: data sources & methods. Global Ecology & Biogeography 8, 329-345.

Conference proceedings & book chapters:

Griffiths, G.H. & Wooding, M.G., (1996) Temporal monitoring of soil moisture using ERS-1 SAR data. Hydrological Processes 10, 1127-1138.)

Green, R.E. & Griffiths, G.H., (1994). Use of preferred nesting habitat by stone curlews Burhinus oedicnemus in relation to vegetation structure. Jnl. Zoology., Lond, 233, 457-471.

Griffiths, G.H. (ed.), (1995). Landscape Ecology: Theory & Application. p. 210.

Wooding, M.G. & Griffiths, G.H., (1994). Crop discrimination using multi-temporal ERS-1 SAR data. In: Proc. Second ERS-1 Symposium, Hamburg, 51-56.

Griffiths, G.H, Smith, J.M., Veitch, N. & Aspinall, R., (1993). The ecological interpretation of satellite imagery with special reference to bird habitats. In: Haines-Young, R, Green, D.R. & Cousins, S.H. (eds.), Landscape Ecology and GIS. Taylor & Francis, 255-272.

Griffiths, G.H., Wooding M.G. & Blyth, K., (1993). Monitoring soil moisture in semi-arid areas with ERS-1. Earth Observation Quarterly, 42, 1-5.

Deane, G.C. & Griffiths G.H., (1991). Landscape change statistics in England & Wales, Monitoring Countryside Change by Remote Sensing & Sampling. Eds. WM Adams & LTC Budd, Packard, p.224.

Griffiths G.H. & Wooding M.G., (1988). Pattern analysis and the ecological interpretation of satellite imagery. Proc. IGARRS '88 Symposium, Edinburgh, 13-16 September. Ref. ESA SP-284, p. 917-921.

MA (Cambridge) PhD (Aston)


Geoffrey Griffiths

Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 8737

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