Dr John Martin, BSc, MSc(Dist.), PhD, Sustainable Earth Institute, University of Plymouth. John’s research focuses specifically on interdisciplinary approaches to landscape (urban and rural) assessment and monitoring. This includes the mapping and valuation of culture ecosystem services. John uses various mapping techniques ranging ubiquitous technology tools (Apps, PQGIS), participatory workshops and remote sensing methods. In addition to his teaching and research duties he is also the Head of Research Strategy and Governance.