Short C.V.

Andy Nelson

Qualifications and education:

Employment History

2004-: School of Geography, University of Leeds.
I am a researcher on the DIALOG-PLUS project, along with Professor Phil Rees, Helen Durham, Louise Mackay, Jon Maber and Professor Andrew Booth. Amongst other things, my responsibilities are:


2004: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
A short consultancy for UNEP to update the Africa Population Density Maps (1960-2000), continental transport networks and related data sets.


2003: School of Geography, University of Leeds.
I was a research officer on the CHCC project developing it into a major learning and teaching resource, with Linda See, Helen Durham, Myles Gould, Danny Dorling and Phil Rees. My contribution was web page design for the Census Area Statistics units, the Online Atlas and the Overview Units, making sure that the pages:


2001-2003: The World Bank, Washington DC, USA.
I was a GIS specialist for the Research Group and was involved in several GIS, web page and database projects including:


2001: The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
A short consultancy for FAO to assess 12 poverty mapping projects from the CGIAR. For more information visit the Poverty Mapping Initiative Web Site.


2000: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
A short consultancy for UNEP to develop the Latin America and Caribbean Population Map, with colleagues from CIAT. CIAT also have an updated and interactive version of the database.


1996-2000: International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
I was a visiting researcher in GIS at CIAT, and responsible for several GIS and database projects including:

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