Queen's University, Belfast

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Current Position Director of Research & Director of Centre for GIS and Geomatics
Telephone +44 (0) 2890973827
Email j.mckinley@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Natural and Built Environment
ECR No
Quadrat Core Themes Earth Systems, Environmental Management
Methods I Use Bio / Geo / Chemical Analytical, Modelling, Omics and Informatics

Key Research Interests

  • The development and application of spatial analysis techniques (GIS and geostatistics)
  • Analysing ground and remote sensed earth processes
  • Environmental forensics
  • Peatland monitoring
  • Health and the environment

Recent Key Papers

  • McKinley, J., Grunsky, E., & Mueller, U. 2018. Environmental monitoring and peat assessment using a multivariate analysis of regional-scale geochemical data. Mathematical Geosciences, 50(2), 235-246. DOI: 10.1007/s11004-017-9686-x
  • Cigna, F., Banks, V. J., Donald A. W., Donohue, S., Graham, C., Hughes, D., McKinley, J., Parker, K. (2017).Mapping Ground Instability in Areas of Geotechnical Infrastructure Using Satellite InSAR and Small UAV Surveying: A Case Study in Northern Ireland Mapping Ground Instability in Areas of Geotechnical Infrastructure Using Satellite InSAR and Small UAV Surveying: A Case Study in Northern Ireland. Geosciences, 7(3), 1-25. DOI: 10.3390/geosciences7030051
  • McKinley, J., Tolosana Delgado, R., Hron, K., de Caritat, P., Grunsky, E., Reimann, C., Filzmoser P., and van den Boogaart K, G., 2016. Single Component map: Fact or Fiction? Journal of Geochemical Exploration, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2015.12.005

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Masonry Block to building scale: Investigating the effectiveness of upscaling spatial characteristics of moisture
    movement in masonry structures
  • Developing a GIS based network analysis decision framework to aid wind energy stakeholders for the reuse and
    recycling of FRP composite material wind turbine blades
  • UrbanARK: Assessment, Risk Management, & Knowledge for Coastal Flood Risk Management in Urban Areas
  • Trace Element Abundance and Renal Disease in Northern Ireland