Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Rachel Whitsed

Dr Rachel Whitsed

BCMS (Hons) Waik, MSc VUW, PhD Curtin

Rachel Whitsed came to CSU after undertaking PhD and postdoctoral research in Colombia, Western Australia and California. Her teaching and research interests lie in GIS (Geographical Information Science) and in particular the application of spatial science to environmental modelling. Other areas of interest include uncertainty in GIS, spatial algorithms and programming and developing world precision agriculture. At CSU Rachel has taught first and second year programming subjects and Principles of GIS.


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Teaching & Research

Research Students
Interests
  • GIS modelling
  • Species distribution and abundance modelling
  • Spatial decision support systems
  • Uncertainty and risk in GIS
  • Spatial algorithms and programming
  • Developing world precision agriculture

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