Dr. Conor Cahalane performs applied research using satellite, airborne and UAV data for coastal mapping and monitoring at the National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG), Maynooth University and the Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG) at University College Dublin. His background is in surveying, mapping and spatial analysis and he sits on council for the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland promoting remote sensing in the Irish geomatics community.