Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research
Jing has a Master’s degree in Science, Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation from the University of Twente. Since 2017, he has been a spatial modeller for Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research. He brings his expertise in spatial data analysis, land suitability modelling and soil water balance modelling to the Hill Country Futures project.
“Taking the results of the APSIM legume modelling by AgResearch and Lincoln University researchers, I’ll use GIS, virtual climate network data from NIWA and other geospatial data, to generate a national scale view of legume suitability. This will provide a broad-scale view of legume suitability across New Zealand to place the farm-scale part of our project into a wider context.”