Gemma Davies

Geographic Information Systems Officer

Research Interests

My role primarily involves supporting staff and students within LEC who wish to use GIS or Remote Sensing as part of their research, as well as assisting with teaching GIS and Remote Sensing on a range of undergraduate and masters modules.

How to identify food deserts in Amazonian cities?
Davies, G., Frausin Bustamante, G.G., Parry, L.T.W. 1/04/2016 In: Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 24th Annual Conference GISRUK 2016. London 5 p.
Conference contribution

Does the establishment of sustainable use reserves affect fire management in the humid tropics?
Carmenta, R., Blackburn, G.A., Davies, G., Lima, A., de Sassi, C., Parry, L.T.W., Tych, W., Barlow, B.J. 17/02/2016 In: PLoS ONE. 11, 2, 19 p.
Journal article

The ecological impact of city lighting scenarios: exploring gap crossing thresholds for urban bats
Hale, J., Fairbrass, A., Thomas, M., Davies, G., Sadler, J.P. 07/2015 In: Global Change Biology. 21, 7, p. 2467-2478. 12 p.
Journal article

A network-based approach for estimating pedestrian journey-time exposure to air pollution
Davies, G., Whyatt, D. 1/07/2014 In: Science of the Total Environment. 485-486, p. 62-70. 9 p.
Journal article

How reliable are citizen‐derived scientific data?: assessing the quality of contrail observations made by the general public
Fowler, A., Whyatt, D., Davies, G., Ellis, R. 08/2013 In: Transactions in GIS. 17, 4, p. 488-506. 19 p.
Journal article

Mapping Lightscapes: Spatial Patterning of Artificial Lighting in an Urban Landscape
Hale, J., Davies, G., Fairbrass, A., Thomas, M., Rogers, C.D., Sadler, J.P. 6/05/2013 In: PLoS ONE. 8, 5, 9 p.
Journal article

How Reliable is Citizen-Derived Scientific Data? An Evaluatoin of Contrail Observations using Multiple Datasets and GIS Techniques
Fowler, A., Whyatt, D., Ellis, R., Davies, G. 04/2012 In: Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 20th Annual Conference. Lancaster : Lancaster University p. 145-152. 8 p. ISBN: 978-1-86220-294-8.
Conference contribution

Modelling functional connectivity pathways for bats in urban landscapes
Davies, G., Hale, J., Sadler, J.P. 04/2012 In: Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 20th Annual Conference. Lancaster : Lancaster University p. 95-100. 6 p. ISBN: 978-1-86220-294-8.
Conference contribution

Benchmarking sustainability in cities: The role of indicators and future scenarios
Boyko, C., Gaterell, M., Barber, A.R.G., Brown, J., Bryson, J.R., Butler, D., Caputo, S., Caserio, M., Coles, R., Cooper, R., Davies, G., Farmani, R., Hale, J., Hales, A.C., Hewitt, C.N., Hunt, D.V.L., Jankovic, L., Jefferson, I., Leach, J.M., Lombardi, D.R., Mackenzie, R., Memon, F.A., Pugh, T., Sadler, J.P., Weingaertner, C., Whyatt, D., Rogers, C.D. 02/2012 In: Global Environmental Change. 22, 1, p. 245-254. 10 p.
Journal article

A futures-based analysis for urban air quality remediation
Pugh, T., Mackenzie, R., Davies, G., Whyatt, D., Barnes, M., Hewitt, C.N. 2012 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability. 165, 1, p. 21-36. 16 p.
Journal article

Deconstructing the conservancy map; hxaro, n!ore and rhizomes in the Kalahari.
Vermeylen, S., Davies, G., van der Horst, D. 2012 In: Cartographica. 47, 2, p. 121-134. 14 p.
Journal article

Talk, technologies and teenagers : understanding the school journey using the mixed-methods approach.
Walker, M., Whyatt, J.D., Pooley, C.G., Davies, G., Coulton, P., Bamford, W. 02/2011 In: Researching Young People. London : Sage p. 141-161. 21 p. ISBN: 9781848607743.

Reducing exposure to air pollution: a network approach
Davies, G., Whyatt, D. 2011
Conference paper

Teaching Geographical Information Systems in geography degrees: a critical reassessment of vocationalism
Whyatt, D., Clark, G., Davies, G. 2011 In: Journal of Geography in Higher Education. 35, 2, p. 233-244. 12 p.
Journal article

Understanding the school journey : integrating data on travel and environment.
Pooley, C.G., Whyatt, J.D., Walker, M., Davies, G., Coulton, P., Bamford, W. 2010 In: Environment and Planning A. 42, 4, p. 948-965. 18 p.
Journal article

Using GIS to investigate spatial and temporal variations in upland rainfall.
Ferranti, E.J.S., Whyatt, J.D., Timmis, R.J., Davies, G. 2010 In: Transactions in GIS. 14, 3, p. 265-282. 18 p.
Journal article

Talk, technologies and teenagers : understanding the school journey using a mixed-methods approach.
Walker, M., Whyatt, J.D., Pooley, C.G., Davies, G., Coulton, P., Bamford, W. 05/2009 In: Children's Geographies. 7, 2, p. 107-122. 16 p.
Journal article

A least-cost approach to personal exposure reduction.
Davies, G., Whyatt, J.D. 04/2009 In: Transactions in GIS. 13, 2, p. 229-246. 18 p.
Journal article

Using mobile phones to reveal the complexities of the school journey.
Bamford, W., Coulton, P., Walker, M., Whyatt, D., Davies, G., Pooley, C. 09/2008 In: MobileHCI '08 Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services. New York : ACM p. 283-292. 10 p.

Noisy school kids : using GPS in an urban environment.
Whyatt, J.D., Davies, G., Walker, M., Pooley, C.G., Coulton, P., Bamford, W. 3/04/2008
Conference paper

Estimating personal exposure to air pollution on the journey to and from school using GPS, GIS and mobile phone technology.
Whyatt, J.D., Pooley, C.G., Coulton, P., Moser, M., Bamford, W., Davies, G. 07/2007 In: Harmonisation within Atmospheric Disperson Modelling for Regulatory Purposes. Cambridge : Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd p. 81-85. 5 p.

Mixed picture for changes in stable malaria distribution with future climate in Africa.
Thomas, C.J., Davies, G., Dunn, C.E. 1/05/2004 In: Trends in Parasitology. 20, 5, p. 216-220. 5 p.
Journal article

Bassenthwaite Lake Geomorphological Assessment, phase 2.
Orr, H., Davies, G., Quinton, J., Newson, M. 2004 Environment Agency. 1 p.
Commissioned report

Understanding the factors affecting health in Halton : final report.
Burgess, C., Crutchley, A., Clark, G., Davies, G., Gattrell, T.C., Pooley, C.G., Stelfox, M., Watson, N., Welshman, J., Whyatt, D. 2004
Other contribution