Dr Michael Sinclair

  • Lecturer in Urban Analytics (Urban Big Data)

Biography

Dr Michael Sinclair is a Research Associate in Digital Footprints Data at the Urban Big Data Centre and Principle Investigator of the ESRC SDAI grant 'Developing and exploring methods to understand human-nature interactions in urban areas using new forms of big data'. Michael completed his PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Management where he explored human-nature interactions via crowdsourced data. He has an MA in Geography from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and an MBA with a focus on sustainability from the University of Haifa, Israel. His research interests revolve around using Digital Footprints Data to address environmental issues with a specific focus on human-nature interactions

Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2024

Verduzco-Torres, J. R. and Sinclair, M. (2024) Exploring Accessibility to Urban Green Spaces: A Novel Approach using Spatial Interaction Models and Mobile App Data. Mobile Tartu 2024: International Conference & PhD School, Tartu, Estonia, 11-14 Jun 2024.

Brander, L. M. et al. (2024) Economic values for ecosystem services: a global synthesis and way forward. Ecosystem Services, 66, 101606. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2024.101606)

2023

Sinclair, M. , Maadi, S., Zhao, Q. , Hong, J. , Ghermandi, A. and Bailey, N. (2023) Assessing the socio-demographic representativeness of mobile phone application data. Applied Geography, 158, 102997. (doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2023.102997)

Sinclair, M. , Sermpezi, R., Zhao, Q. , Mitchell, R. and Bailey, N. (2023) Estimating Greenspace Visitation Using Digital Footprints Data: A Collaboration with Glasgow City Council to Aid in Open Space Policy and Operations [poster]. In: 12th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2023), Leeds, UK, 14-19 Sept 2023, (Accepted for Publication)

Ghermandi, A. et al. (2023) Social media data for environmental sustainability: A critical review of opportunities, threats, and ethical use. One Earth, 6(3), pp. 236-250. (doi: 10.1016/j.oneear.2023.02.008)

2022

Sinclair, M. , Ghermandi, A., Signorello, G., Giuffrida, L. and De Salvo, M. (2022) Valuing recreation in Italy’s protected areas using spatial big data. Ecological Economics, 200, 107526. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2022.107526)

Sinclair, M. , Maadi, S., Zhao, Q. , Hong, J. and Bailey, N. (2022) Understanding the Socio-demographic Representation of Tamoco Mobile Phone App Data in Glasgow City Region. In: GISRUK 2022, Liverpool, UK, 05-08 Apr 2022, (doi: 10.5281/zenodo.6411683)

Ghermandi, A., Depietri, Y. and Sinclair, M. (2022) In the AI of the beholder: A comparative analysis of computer vision-assisted characterizations of human-nature interactions in urban green spaces. Landscape and Urban Planning, 217, 104261. (doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2021.104261)

2021

Sinclair, M. , Zhao, Q. , Bailey, N. , Maadi, S. and Hong, J. (2021) Understanding the Use of Greenspace Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Using Mobile Phone App Data. In: GIScience 2021, 27-30 Sep 2021, (doi: 10.25436/E2D59P)

Sinclair, M. , Vishnu Sagar, M.K., Knudsen, C., Sabu, J. and Ghermandi, A. (2021) Economic appraisal of ecosystem services and restoration scenarios in a tropical coastal Ramsar wetland in India. Ecosystem Services, 47, 101236. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101236)

2020

Ghermandi, A., Sinclair, M. , Fichtman, E. and Gish, M. (2020) Novel insights on intensity and typology of direct human-nature interactions in protected areas through passive crowdsourcing. Global Environmental Change, 65, 102189. (doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102189)

Sinclair, M. , Mayer, M., Woltering, M. and Ghermandi, A. (2020) Valuing nature-based recreation using a crowdsourced travel cost method: a comparison to onsite survey data and value transfer. Ecosystem Services, 45, 101165. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101165)

Sinclair, M. , Mayer, M., Woltering, M. and Ghermandi, A. (2020) Using social media to estimate visitor provenance and patterns of recreation in Germany's national parks. Journal of Environmental Management, 263, 110418. (doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110418) (PMID:32883482)

2019

Sinclair, M. , Ghermandi, A., Moses, S. A. and Joseph, S. (2019) Recreation and environmental quality of tropical wetlands: a social media based spatial analysis. Tourism Management, 71, pp. 179-186. (doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.018)

Ghermandi, A. and Sinclair, M. (2019) Passive crowdsourcing of social media in environmental research: a systematic map. Global Environmental Change, 55, pp. 36-47. (doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2019.02.003)

2018

Sinclair, M. , Ghermandi, A. and Sheela, A. M. (2018) A crowdsourced valuation of recreational ecosystem services using social media data: An application to a tropical wetland in India. Science of the Total Environment, 642, pp. 356-365. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.056) (PMID:29906727)

This list was generated on Wed Jun 19 14:00:15 2024 BST.
Number of items: 16.

Articles

Brander, L. M. et al. (2024) Economic values for ecosystem services: a global synthesis and way forward. Ecosystem Services, 66, 101606. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2024.101606)

Sinclair, M. , Maadi, S., Zhao, Q. , Hong, J. , Ghermandi, A. and Bailey, N. (2023) Assessing the socio-demographic representativeness of mobile phone application data. Applied Geography, 158, 102997. (doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2023.102997)

Ghermandi, A. et al. (2023) Social media data for environmental sustainability: A critical review of opportunities, threats, and ethical use. One Earth, 6(3), pp. 236-250. (doi: 10.1016/j.oneear.2023.02.008)

Sinclair, M. , Ghermandi, A., Signorello, G., Giuffrida, L. and De Salvo, M. (2022) Valuing recreation in Italy’s protected areas using spatial big data. Ecological Economics, 200, 107526. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2022.107526)

Ghermandi, A., Depietri, Y. and Sinclair, M. (2022) In the AI of the beholder: A comparative analysis of computer vision-assisted characterizations of human-nature interactions in urban green spaces. Landscape and Urban Planning, 217, 104261. (doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2021.104261)

Sinclair, M. , Vishnu Sagar, M.K., Knudsen, C., Sabu, J. and Ghermandi, A. (2021) Economic appraisal of ecosystem services and restoration scenarios in a tropical coastal Ramsar wetland in India. Ecosystem Services, 47, 101236. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101236)

Ghermandi, A., Sinclair, M. , Fichtman, E. and Gish, M. (2020) Novel insights on intensity and typology of direct human-nature interactions in protected areas through passive crowdsourcing. Global Environmental Change, 65, 102189. (doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102189)

Sinclair, M. , Mayer, M., Woltering, M. and Ghermandi, A. (2020) Valuing nature-based recreation using a crowdsourced travel cost method: a comparison to onsite survey data and value transfer. Ecosystem Services, 45, 101165. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101165)

Sinclair, M. , Mayer, M., Woltering, M. and Ghermandi, A. (2020) Using social media to estimate visitor provenance and patterns of recreation in Germany's national parks. Journal of Environmental Management, 263, 110418. (doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110418) (PMID:32883482)

Sinclair, M. , Ghermandi, A., Moses, S. A. and Joseph, S. (2019) Recreation and environmental quality of tropical wetlands: a social media based spatial analysis. Tourism Management, 71, pp. 179-186. (doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.018)

Ghermandi, A. and Sinclair, M. (2019) Passive crowdsourcing of social media in environmental research: a systematic map. Global Environmental Change, 55, pp. 36-47. (doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2019.02.003)

Sinclair, M. , Ghermandi, A. and Sheela, A. M. (2018) A crowdsourced valuation of recreational ecosystem services using social media data: An application to a tropical wetland in India. Science of the Total Environment, 642, pp. 356-365. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.056) (PMID:29906727)

Conference or Workshop Item

Verduzco-Torres, J. R. and Sinclair, M. (2024) Exploring Accessibility to Urban Green Spaces: A Novel Approach using Spatial Interaction Models and Mobile App Data. Mobile Tartu 2024: International Conference & PhD School, Tartu, Estonia, 11-14 Jun 2024.

Conference Proceedings

Sinclair, M. , Sermpezi, R., Zhao, Q. , Mitchell, R. and Bailey, N. (2023) Estimating Greenspace Visitation Using Digital Footprints Data: A Collaboration with Glasgow City Council to Aid in Open Space Policy and Operations [poster]. In: 12th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2023), Leeds, UK, 14-19 Sept 2023, (Accepted for Publication)

Sinclair, M. , Maadi, S., Zhao, Q. , Hong, J. and Bailey, N. (2022) Understanding the Socio-demographic Representation of Tamoco Mobile Phone App Data in Glasgow City Region. In: GISRUK 2022, Liverpool, UK, 05-08 Apr 2022, (doi: 10.5281/zenodo.6411683)

Sinclair, M. , Zhao, Q. , Bailey, N. , Maadi, S. and Hong, J. (2021) Understanding the Use of Greenspace Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Using Mobile Phone App Data. In: GIScience 2021, 27-30 Sep 2021, (doi: 10.25436/E2D59P)

This list was generated on Wed Jun 19 14:00:15 2024 BST.