Daniel McInerney, Forestry Editor


Dr. Daniel McInerney is a researcher working for Coillte Teoranta – the Idaniel mcinerneyrish State Forestry Board – where he is working on topics relating to forest inventory and the use of Earth observation data for forest monitoring.


Daniel holds a degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Science in Forestry from University College Dublin (2002), an M.Sc. in Geo-Information Science from the University of Edinburgh (2004), and a Ph.D. in remote sensing applied to the Irish national forest inventory from University College Dublin (2009).


He has held post-doctoral positions at the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement in Paris, France; at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Italy and at University College Dublin.


Daniel’s research interests include forest inventory and resource monitoring using Earth observation data and field inventory techniques. He was the Earthzine Deputy Editor from 2012-2014; Guest Editor of Earthzine’s quarterly theme on Forest Resource Information in 2012 and Associate Editor of a Special Issue of IEEE’s Journal on Special Topics in Applied Remote Sensing (J-STARS) on multi-scale forestry applications supported by remote sensing and spatial information systems. More recently he was co-author of a book on Open-Source Geospatial Tools published by Springer-Verlag in 2015.


In this spare time, Daniel enjoys sailing, cycling and playing squash.

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