Ian Brown

Ian Brown is a senior lecturer at Stockholm University in Sweden where he runs a master’s programme in geomatics. He is an associate professor in Earth observation. Ian’s research focuses on the use of geodata for environmental and climate monitoring. He is active in public outreach, including developing geomatics materials for use in schools.


How Can We Attract Students to Geomatics?

Outside of our community, and arguably even within our wider community, the term ‘geomatics’ is unfamiliar and ill defined, writes Ian Brown, senior lecturer at Stockholm University. More common in North America than in many parts of Europe, geomatics can be said to refer to the measurem... (read more)