Principal Applications Developer, Resource Monitoring
Chaplin Chan strengthens the team with his expertise in land cover change detection, working with remote sensing products. With a strong IT background, he has a particular interest in the development of customised processing routines within a GIS and remote sensing environment using cloud-computing (and local) platforms. He also has extensive experience mapping temporal changes across New Zealand’s forests. Chaplin has played a pivotal role in managing the capture and processing of various (airborne and space-borne) datasets to determine the accuracy of historic and current land cover changes. His skills have been in demand in projects in Oceania, Asia, and North and South America. Chaplin gained his BSc double major in Geography and Computer Science (2010) and a BSc (Hons) in Geography, specialising in GIS and remote sensing (2011) from Auckland University, New Zealand. He is fluent in English and Cantonese.