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Associate Professor Antoni Moore

Tony Moore Profile

BSc(Hons) (Portsmouth), MSc(Leicester), PhD (Plymouth)

Email: tony.moore@otago.ac.nz
Phone: +64 (0)3 479 7589
Room: Surveying building, 1st floor, Room 128

Profile

Antoni is an associate professor in Geographical Information Science at the School, and is the director of the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) degrees (BAppSc, MAppSc, MSc). He was previously in the Department of Information Science from 2001 to 2008 and before that working as a coastal / marine GIS Analyst at Plymouth Marine Laboratory in the UK. He has research interests in geovisualisation and cartography. He completed his BSc in Geographical Science in 1993, an MSc in GIS in 1994 and his PhD (on the application of holistic expert systems to integrated coastal zone management) in 2001.

Teaching

Research Interests

Geographical Information Science, particularly geovisualization and cartography

  • Visualization in space and time, including diagrams of complex trajectories, time geography-based displays and representation of uncertainty
  • Geospatial Interfaces, including Geographic Augmented Reality (e.g. tangible sandbox interface to terrain data) and Geographic Virtual Environments
  • Investigating artistic representations for space-time data (comic strips), Big Data (fractals) and interfaces (hybrid art-maps)
  • Application of geovisual analytics and /or spatial analysis to geographic data (e.g. coastal applications including financial risk due to sea level rise, crime, agroecology, health)
  • Cognition and spatial data display, cognitive maps, metaphors and spatialisations
  • Computational approaches to cartography, including multi-scale model-based generalisation (circle tree) and use of allied technologies such as agents and expert systems

Research Themes (Disciplines)

Projects

Current projects

Completed projects

  • Augmented Reality Sandbox for geospatial education (with HEDC, Dept. Computer Science, Dept. Information Science)
  • Spatial analysis for agroecology on traditionally managed farms (with Future Farms Unit, Lincoln)
  • Isotopic Variability of Rainfall across New Zealand (Department of Chemistry (Otago) and Oritain Ltd)
  • Web-based visualization of volunteered crime data (University of Fortaleza, Brazil - Mestrado em Informatica Aplicada)
  • Local and scientific knowledge integration for small scale fisheries
  • Development of an Augmented Reality Street Map (Middlesex University, UK, Canterbury University (HitLabNZ), Department of Information Science (Otago))
  • Hierarchical Hexagonal Surface Models

Supervision

Current Research Students

  • Mohammed Lutfur Rahman, PhD, (2019- ) Neighbourhood Built Environment and Active Transport, (primary supervisor, with AUT)
  • Long Chen, PhD, (2017-) Spatial Analysis and Visualisation for Active Transport, (primary supervisor, with AUT)
  • Vilimone Raqona, MAppSc, (2017-) Using GIS to Explore Enrolment Issues in Health Care, (primary supervisor, with Department of General Practice and Rural Health, and WellSouth)
  • Andrew Bell, MAppSc, (2017-) Visualisation of Emotional Cartographic Variables using Augmented Reality, (primary supervisor)
  • Rosee Hodgson, PhD, (2016-) A Right to Thrive: Voices of Marginalised Youth and the Implications for our Cities, (secondary supervisor, with Preventive and Social Medicine)

Recent Research Students

  • Saeed Rahimi, PhD, Agents of Movement: Intelligence in Space-Time from Mapping to Causality, 2021, (primary supervisor, with Information Science)
  • Joseph Wright, PhD, Flow Direction Algorithms for Urbanised Catchment Mapping, 2019, (secondary supervisor)
  • Tessa Pocock, MPhEd, School Neighbourhood Environment and Active Travel to Secondary Schools in Dunedin, NZ, 2018, (secondary supervisor, with School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Sisi Zhang, MAppSc, Usability of online virtual reality for urban design, 2018, (primary supervisor)
  • Kambiz Borna, PhD, Application of vector agents to object-based classification in remote sensing, 2017, (primary supervisor)
  • Judy Rodda, PhD, Spatial analysis of Hector's dolphins in Te Wae Wae Bay, 2016, (primary supervisor, with Zoology)
  • Alex Pasco, MAppSc, A GIS-based underground utility system for Dunedin International Airport, 2016, (primary supervisor)

Responsibilities

University

  • Director of the BAppSc, PGDipAppSci and MAppSc courses in Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Member of Board of Studies for Applied Science

School

  • Deputy Head (Research and Postgraduate)
  • Chair, Research and Postgraduate Committee
  • Member, Executive Committee

Professional Activities

Awards and Achievements

  • Won the Education and Professional New Zealand Spatial Excellence Award (NZSEA), 2016
  • Won best poster at Conference for Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2013), UK, 2013

Positions and Professional Responsibilities

  • New Zealand Cartographic Society (NZCS), Vice President 2018 - (Secretary 2008-2018)
  • Co-organiser (with NZCS committee) of GeoCart (2008-2018, biennial), the national cartographic conference

Memberships

  • Member of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) commission on Visual Analytics 2008-
  • Member of the ICA commission on Geospatial Analysis and Modelling 2006-

Editorial/Refereeing

  • Editorial board of Transactions in GIS, International Journal of Cartography and ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information.
  • Co-guest editor of the SIRC NZ conference special feature in Journal of Spatial Science, 2014

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Publications

Rahimi, S., Moore, A. B., & Whigham, P. A. (2021). Beyond objects in space-time: Towards a movement analysis framework with ‘How ’and ‘Why’ elements. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 10, 190. doi: 10.3390/ijgi10030190

Moore, A., Daniel, B., Leonard, G., Regenbrecht, H., Rodda, J., Baker, L., Ryan, R., & Mills, S. (2020). Comparative usability of an augmented reality sandtable and 3D GIS for education. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 34(2), 229-250. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2019.1656810

Xavier Correia, Z., Moore, A. B., & Goodwin, D. P. (2021). Accessibility of land data and information integration in recently-independent countries: Timor-Leste case study. Papers in Regional Science, 100, 203-225. doi: 10.1111/pirs.12560

Moore, A. B., Nowostawski, M., Frantz, C., & Hulbe, C. (2018). Comic strip narratives in time geography. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(7), 245. doi: 10.3390/ijgi7070245

Robinson, A. C., Demšar, U., Moore, A. B., Buckley, A., Jiang, B., Field, K., … Sluter, C. R. (2017). Geospatial big data and cartography: Research challenges and opportunities for making maps that matter. International Journal of Cartography, 3(Suppl. 1), 32-60. doi: 10.1080/23729333.2016.1278151

Rahimi, S., Moore, A. B., & Whigham, P. A. (2021). Beyond objects in space-time: Towards a movement analysis framework with ‘How ’and ‘Why’ elements. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 10, 190. doi: 10.3390/ijgi10030190

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A., Daniel, B., Leonard, G., Regenbrecht, H., Rodda, J., Baker, L., Ryan, R., & Mills, S. (2020). Comparative usability of an augmented reality sandtable and 3D GIS for education. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 34(2), 229-250. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2019.1656810

Journal - Research Article

Xavier Correia, Z., Moore, A. B., & Goodwin, D. P. (2021). Accessibility of land data and information integration in recently-independent countries: Timor-Leste case study. Papers in Regional Science, 100, 203-225. doi: 10.1111/pirs.12560

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A. B., Nowostawski, M., Frantz, C., & Hulbe, C. (2018). Comic strip narratives in time geography. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(7), 245. doi: 10.3390/ijgi7070245

Journal - Research Article

Robinson, A. C., Demšar, U., Moore, A. B., Buckley, A., Jiang, B., Field, K., … Sluter, C. R. (2017). Geospatial big data and cartography: Research challenges and opportunities for making maps that matter. International Journal of Cartography, 3(Suppl. 1), 32-60. doi: 10.1080/23729333.2016.1278151

Journal - Research Article

Rahman, M. L., Moore, A., Smith, M., Lieswyn, J., & Mandic, S. (2020). A conceptual framework for modelling safe walking and cycling routes to high schools. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17(9), 3318. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17093318

Journal - Research Article

Rahimi, S., Ashournejad, Q., Moore, A. B., & Ghorbani, H. (2020). Optimal siting of edutainment energy parks through the modelling of weighted spatial decision criteria. Journal of Cleaner Production, 255, 120279. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120279

Journal - Research Article

Stevens, R., Moore, A., & Rapsey, C. (2020). Access to intrauterine contraceptives in the Southern District Health Board catchment. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1524), 11-19. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Pocock, T., Moore, A., Molina-García, J., Queralt, A., & Mandic, S. (2020). School neighbourhood built environment assessment for adolescents' active transport to school: Modification of an environmental audit tool and protocol (MAPS Global-SN). International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17(7), 2194. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17072194

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A., Johnson, M., Gbolagun, J., Miller, A., Rombouts, A., van der Ven, L., Lord, J., … Hall, G. B. (2018). Integrating agroecology and sustainable tourism: Applying geodesign to farm management in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 26(9), 1543-1561. doi: 10.1080/09669582.2018.1484751

Journal - Research Article

Ikeda, E., Stewart, T., Garrett, N., Egli, V., Mandic, S., Hosking, J., … Rodda, J., Moore, A., & Smith, M. (2018). Built environment associates of active school travel in New Zealand children and youth: A systematic meta-analysis using individual participant data. Journal of Transport & Health, 9, 117-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jth.2018.04.007

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A. B., & Parallel, C. (2017). XY domain: A sound map artwork for communicating big data characteristics. In M. P. Petersen (Ed.), Advances in cartography and GIScience: Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography. (pp. 159-172). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-57336-6_12

Chapter in Book - Research

MacMillan, H., Moore, A. B., Augé, A. A., & Chilvers, B. L. (2016). GIS-based multi-criteria analysis of breeding habitats for recolonising species: New Zealand sea lions. Ocean & Coastal Management, 130, 162-171. doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.06.008

Journal - Research Article

Hamilton, K. L., & Moore, A. B. (2016). 50 years of renal physiology from one man and the perfused tubule: Maurice B. Burg. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology, 311(2), F291-F304. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00198.2016

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A., Johnson, M., Lord, J., Coutts, S., Pagan, M., Gbolagun, J., & Hall, G. B. (2016). Applying spatial analysis to the agroecology-led management of an indigenous farm in New Zealand. Ecological Informatics, 31, 49-58. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.11.009

Journal - Research Article

Borna, K., Moore, A. B., & Sirguey, P. (2016). An intelligent geospatial processing unit for image classification based on geographic vector agents (GVAs). Transactions in GIS, 20(3), 368-381. doi: 10.1111/tgis.12226

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A. B., & Rodda, J. (2015). Adaptive relative motion representation of space–time trajectories. Cartographic Journal, 52(2), 204-209. doi: 10.1080/00087041.2015.1119463

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A. B., & Bricker, M. (2015). ‘Mountains of work’: Spatialization of work projects in a virtual geographic environment. Annals of GIS, 21(4), 313-323. doi: 10.1080/19475683.2015.1057227

Journal - Research Article

Ruβwurm, M., & Moore, A. (2015). "Visualising the project landscape": A spatialisation describing workload attributes as terrain. Environmental Earth Sciences, 74(10), 7159-7172. doi: 10.1007/s12665-015-4757-0

Journal - Research Article

Recio, M. R., Seddon, P. J., & Moore, A. B. (2015). Niche and movement models identify corridors of introduced feral cats infringing ecologically sensitive areas in New Zealand. Biological Conservation, 192, 48-56. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.09.004

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A., & Cartwright, W. (2015). Special feature: Extracting geography from cartoons in a war context. Journal of Spatial Science, 60(1), 19-36. doi: 10.1080/14498596.2015.1003201

Journal - Research Article

Wright, J. W., Moore, A. B., & Leonard, G. H. (2014). Flow direction algorithms in a Hierarchical Hexagonal Surface Model. Journal of Spatial Science, 59(2), 333-346. doi: 10.1080/14498596.2014.918863

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A., & Drecki, I. (Eds.). (2013). Geospatial visualisation. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 273p. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-12289-7

Edited Book - Research

Moore, A. (2011). Geographical vector agent-based simulation for agricultural land-use modelling. In D. J. Marceau & I. Benenson (Eds.), Advanced geosimulation models. (pp. 30-48). Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, A., Marinescu, D., & Tenzer, R. (2011). A visual art interface to an embedded sequence of maps. Cartography & Geographic Information Science, 38(2), 185-192. doi: 10.1559/15230406382185

Journal - Research Article

Hall, G. B., Moore, A., Knight, P., & Hankey, N. (2009). The extraction and utilization of local and scientific geospatial knowledge within the Bluff oyster fishery, New Zealand. Journal of Environmental Management, 90(6), 2055-2070. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2007.08.022

Journal - Research Article

Kardos, J., Benwell, G. L., & Moore, A. B. (2007). Assessing different approaches to visualise spatial and attribute uncertainty in socioeconomic data using the hexagonal or rhombus (HoR) trustree. Computers, Environment & Urban Systems, 31, 91-106.

Journal - Research Article

Hammam, Y., Moore, A., & Whigham, P. (2007). The dynamic geometry of geographical vector agents. Computers, Environment & Urban Systems, 31, 502-519.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A., Morris, K. P., Blackwell, G. K., Jones, A. R., & Sims, P. C. (2003). Using geomorphological rules to classify photogrammetrically-derived digital elevation models. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24(13), 2613-2626.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A. B. (2000). Geospatial expert systems. In S. Openshaw & R. J. Abrahart (Eds.), GeoComputation. (pp. 127-159). London: Taylor & Francis.

Chapter in Book - Research

Morris, K. P., Hill, D. R., & Moore, A. B. (2000). Mapping the environment through three-dimensional space and time. Computers, Environment & Urban Systems, 24(5), 435-450.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, A. B., Morris, K. P., Blackwell, G., Gibson, S. E., & Stebbing, A. (1998). An expert system for coastal zone management: A geomorphological case study. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 37(3-7), 361-370.

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