Steven Hancock

Steven Hancock

Research Group

Member of both  Professor Kevin J Gaston's  and Dr Karen Anderson's research group

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Dr Steven Hancock

Associate Research Fellow


I am part of the BESS-F3UES project ( to investigate biodiversity and ecosystem services in urban areas. My role is to use remote sensing, particularly full waveform lidar, to characterise the vegetation in these urban environments.

I am also a member of the Geography department in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

Research publication titles

Research interests

  • Remote sensing
  • Lidar
  • Forests
  • Land surface modelling
  • Ecology

Current projects

  • BESS-F3UES project


2010 PhD Space & Climate Physics (UCL) 
MSci Physics (Durham University)


2013-2014 Postdoctoral researcher, Civil Engineering and Geosciences, University of Newcastle
2011-2014 Postdoctoral researcher, Geography, University of Swansea
2009-2011 Postdoctoral researcher,  Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University

Contact details

Building Environment and Sustainability Institute
Room 2.03
Address University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
Cornwall TR10 9FE