Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

James Barringer

James Barringer
Position: Researcher/Capability Leader
Team: Informatics
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Otago
    MSc Geography
    1986
  • Otago
    BSc Geography
    1980

Publications

Publications

  • Cieraad E, Walker S, Price R, Barringer J 2015. An updated assessment of indigenous cover remaining and legal protection in New Zealand’s land environments. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 39(2): 309-315. http://newzealandecology.org/nzje/3235 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • McNeill SJE, Golubiewski N, Barringer J 2014. Development and calibration of a soil carbon inventory model for New Zealand. Soil Research 52(8): 789-804. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR14020 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Gerard PJ, Barringer JRF, Charles JG, Fowler SV, Kean JM, Phillips CB, Tait AB, Walker GP 2013. Potential effects of climate change on biological control systems: case studies from New Zealand. BioControl 58(2): 149-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10526-012-9480-0 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Medyckyj-Scott D, Barringer J 2011. Supplying land and soils data over the web - the LRIS portal. Soil horizons 20: 4. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/soilhorizons/Soil_Horizons_20.pdf (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Hewitt A, Barringer J, Forrester G, Lynn I, Mayr T, McNeill S, Webb T 2010. Aligning New Zealand digital soil mapping with the global soil mapping project. In: Gilkes R, Prakongkep N ed. Proceedings: 19th World Congress of Soil Science 2010, Brisbane, Australia, 1-6 August 2010. Pp. 4178-4181. http://www.soilscienceaustralia.com.au/images/stories/19WCSS/12589%20Papers%20V06.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2010)
  • Barringer JRF, Hewitt AE, Lynn IH, Schmidt J 2008. National mapping of landform elements in support of S-Map, a New Zealand soils database. In: Zhou Q, Lees B, Tang G ed. Advances in digital terrain analysis. Lecture notes in geoinformation and cartography. Berlin, Springer. Pp. 443-458. (Book Section, 2008)
  • Barringer J, McNeill S, Pairman D 2002. Progress on assessing the accuracy of a high-resolution digital elevation model for New Zealand. In: Hunter G, Lowell K ed. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Reseources and Environmental Sciences, July 10-12, Melbourne, Australia. [Melbourne], [The Conference]. Pp. 187-195. (Book Section, 2002)
  • Barringer JRF, Lilburne LR 2000. Developing fundamental data layers to support environmnetal modelling in New Zealand : progress and problems. Proceedings: 4th International Conference on Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling (GIS/EM4):Problems, Prospects and Research Needs, Banff, Alberta, Canada, September 2 - 8, 2000. Pp. -. (Conference Paper, 2000)
  • Barringer JRF, Wilde H, Willoughby J, Burgham S, Hewitt A, Gibb R, Newsome P, Rijkse W 1998. Restructuring the New Zealand Land Information Resource Inventory to meet the changing needs for spatial information in environmental research and management. In: Firns P ed. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Colloquium of the Spatial Information Research Centre. Dunedin, Spatial Information Research Centre, University of Otago. Pp. 25-33. (Book Section, 1998)
  • Barringer JRF, Lilburne L 1997. An evaluation of digital elevation models for upgrading New Zealand land resource inventory slope data. In: Pascoe RT ed. Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference GeoComputation 97, incorporating the Spatial Information Research Centre's 9th Annual Colloquim, 26-29 April 1997, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Dunedin, Spatial Information Research Centre. Pp. 109-116. (Book Section, 1997)
  • Barringer J, Cone J, Gibb R, Heke H, Medyckyj-Scott D, Newsome P, Willoughby J 1995. Environmental data access in New Zealand 1985-1995 : user-pays to open-access and the WWW. Third International Conference/Workshop on Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling, Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 21 to 25, 1996 : proceedings (CD-ROM). Santa Fe, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. Pp. [unpaged]-. (Book Section, 1995)

Skills

Skills

  • Digital elevation models (DEMs)
  • Environmental Modelling
  • Geographic Information Systems GIS and land resource databases in a wide variety of environmental research.
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • GPS (Global Positioning Systems)
  • Spatial databases held by LCR (particularly Land Resource Inventory, LINZ topodata, LCDB, national DEM and derived surfaces), and data accuracy.