Space 4 Sustainability

Earth observation is making a significant contribution to addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal indicators such as quality education, climate action, and clean water and sanitation. At Surrey, multidisciplinary teams are using Earth observation to provide data which can make a difference to people’s lives across the world.

Special issue

Professor Richard Murphy, Professor Stephen Morse and PhD student Ana Andries edited a special issue of Sustainability in March 2021.

Space for Sustainability: Using data from Earth observation to support sustainable development indicators

Meet the team

The Space 4 Sustainability team brings together researchers and academics from the Centre for Environment and Sustainability, Surrey Space Centre and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

For further information, contact Richard Murphy.

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Professor Richard Murphy

Professor of Life Cycle Assessment, Programme Director - CES Practitioner Doctorate in Sustainability, University Sustainability Research Theme Champion

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Professor Stephen Morse

Chair in Systems Analysis for Sustainability

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Dr Raffaella Guida

Reader in Satellite Remote Sensing

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Professor Jim Lynch

Emeritus Professor of Biotechnology

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Dr Belen Marti-Cardona

Senior Lecturer in Earth Observation and Hydrology

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Mercio Cerbaro

PhD student working with Ecometrica on SPRINT project

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Ana Andries

PhD student funded by Universities of Surrey and Reading NERC SCENARIO Doctoral Training Partnership