Dr Nicolas Younes

Postdoctoral researcher - Remote Sensing scientist
College of Science

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Dr Younes is an environmental engineer by training and a remote sensing scientist by trade. He received his undergraduate degree (2006) from Universidad Internacional SEK (Ecuador), Master's degrees from Instituto Superior de la Energia (Spain, 2008) and James Cook University (Australia, 2014), and PhD (2020) from Jame Cook University (Australia, 2020).


Nicolas held leading positions in several industries including Oil and Gas, Construction, Engineering, and Environmental consulting, before turning to academia in 2015. Since then, he has been involded in multidisciplinary projects as a geospatial and remote sensing specialist.


  • mangrove phenology
  • GAMs
  • Oil Palm monitoring
  • Coral Reefs
  • Forest loss in Upper Guinea Forest
  • Intertiral ecosystems
  • environmental economics


Research interests

Areas of expertise

  • Natural Hazards
  • Surface Processes
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing
  • Geospatial Information Systems