Key Research Interests and Expertise

GIS-based landscape visualisation, particularly for communication and participation purposes relating to environmental management and decision-making; perceptions of different visualisation content and presentation methods; multifunctional landscapes and assessing the landscape services they provide, particularly via GIS methods.

Significant Publications

  • Bearman, N., Appleton, K. (2012). Using Google Maps to collect spatial responses in a survey environment. Area. Early view. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4762.2012.01081.x
  • Appleton, K.J, A.A.Lovett, G.Sünnenberg, T.L.Dockerty (2002). Visualising Rural Landscapes From GIS Databases: a comparison of approaches, options and problems. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 26, 141-162, doi:10.1016/S0198-9715(01)00041-2.
  • Appleton, K.J, A.A.Lovett (2003). GIS-based visualisation of rural landscapes: defining 'sufficient' realism for environmental decision-making. Landscape & Urban Planning, 65, 117-131, doi:10.1016/S0169-2046(02)00245-1.
  • Appleton, K.J, A.A.Lovett (2005). Display methods for real-time landscape models – an initial comparison. E.Buhmann, P.Paar, I.Bishop, E.Lange (eds.) Trends in Real-Time Landscape Visualisation and Participation, Wichmann, Heidelberg. 246-253.
  • Appleton, K.J., A.A.Lovett (2005). GIS-based visualisation of development proposals: reactions from planning and related professionals. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 29, 321-339,doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2004.05.005.
  • Dockerty, T.L, A. A.Lovett, G.Sünnenberg, K.J.Appleton, M.Parry (2005). Visualising the potential impacts of climate change on rural landscapes. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 29, 297-320, doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2004.05.004.
  • Dockerty, T.L, A.A.Lovett, K.J.Appleton, A.E.Bone, G.Sünnenberg (2006). Developing scenarios and visualisations to illustrate potential policy and climatic influences on future agricultural landscapes.Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 114, 103-120, doi:10.1016/j.agee.2005.11.008.

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