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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

Research Interests

Extensive experience in statistical and geostatistical data processing and modelling, contamination & environmental impact assessments, GIS, remote & proximal sensing, and environmental monitoring. Conducting applied research in geostatistical modelling algorithms and methodologies for environmental and health management

Education/Academic qualification

Environmental Engineering, PhD

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soil Earth & Environmental Sciences
hypertension Earth & Environmental Sciences
agricultural management Agriculture & Biology
soil pollution Agriculture & Biology
modeling Earth & Environmental Sciences
hydraulic property Earth & Environmental Sciences
spatial analysis Earth & Environmental Sciences
prediction Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2018

  • 150 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 3 Conference paper
  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Comment/debate

Assessing representativeness of a rural Australian clinical database using a spatial modelling approach

Whitsed, R., Horta, A. & Jelinek, H. F. 2018 EMBEC and NBC 2017 Conference Proceedings. Eskola , H., Väisänen, O., Viik, J. & Hyttinen, J. (eds.). Springer-Verlag London Ltd., Vol. 65, p. 932-935 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Health
Statistics

Spatial characterization of hypertension clusters using a rural Australian clinical database

Whitsed, R., Horta, A., Jelinek, H. & Marzbanrad, F. 2017 Proceedings of Computing in Cardiology 2017. Pickett, C., Corsi, C., Laguna, P. & MacLeod, R. (eds.). Rennes, France: Computing in Cardiology, Vol. 44, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Open Access
hypertension
sensitivity analysis
prediction
targeting
spatial distribution

The INFOSOLO database as a first step towards the development of a soil information system in Portugal

Ramos, T. B., Horta, A., Gonçalves, M. C., Pires, F. P., Duffy, D. & Martins, J. C. 01 Nov 2017 In : Catena. 158, p. 390-412 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

information system
soil
spatial distribution
environmental planning
soil degradation

Reply to "Comment on "Potential of integrated field spectroscopy and spatial analysis for enhanced assessment of soil contamination: A prospective review" by Horta et al"

Horta, A., Malone, B., Stockmann, U., Minasny, B., Bishop, T. F. A., McBratney, A. B., Pallasser, R. & Pozza, L. 01 Jun 2016 In : Geoderma. 271, p. 256-257 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

65 Citations

Potential of integrated field spectroscopy and spatial analysis for enhanced assessment of soil contamination: A prospective review

Horta, A., Malone, B., Stockmann, U., Minasny, B., Bishop, T. F. A., McBratney, A. B., Pallasser, R. & Pozza, L. Mar 2015 In : Geoderma. 241, p. 180-209 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil pollution
spatial analysis
spectroscopy
sampling
soil

Prizes

Geoderma’s Best Review Award of 2015

Ana Horta (Recipient), 2015

Prize/Award: Other distinction

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Editorial activity

Geoderma (Journal)

Horta, A. (Reviewer)
20172021

Activity: Editorial activity