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Matthew Irwin BSc, BSc(Hons), MSc

Senior Tutor

School of Agriculture and Environment

I specialise in Geospatial technology!

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: 2.27, AgHort C
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science - Massey University (2003)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Massey University (2005)
  • Master of Science - Massey University (2016)

Research Expertise

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Earth Sciences (040000): Geology (040300): Volcanology (040314)

Keywords

GIS and Remote Sensing software packages including ArcGIS, ENVI, ER Mapper, Idrisi

Website Manager, Dreamweaver, ArcGIS Server, Image Web Server, Apollo Image Server.

GPS of any kind

UAV Pilot - Trimble UX5 and Multirotor platforms

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1
Team Member 0 2

Research Outputs

Conference

Wei, H-E., Grafton, MC., Bretherton, M., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E.(2022, September). Towards better irrigation management for vineyards based on machine learning algorithms and SHAP analysis: a case study in New Zealand. .
[Conference]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Wei, HE., Grafton, M., Bretherton, M., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E.Evaluation of the Use of UAV-Derived Vegetation Indices and Environmental Variables for Grapevine Water Status Monitoring Based on Machine Learning Algorithms and SHAP Analysis. Remote Sensing. 14 (23)
[Conference]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Pullanagari, RR., Kereszturi, G., Yule, IJ., & Irwin, M. (2018). Determining uncertainty prediction map of copper concentration in pasture from hyperspectral data using qunatile regression forest. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Vol. 2018-July (pp. 3809 - 3811).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Irwin, M., Kereszturi, G.
Hanly, JA., Howes, J., Irwin, ME., Horne, DJ., & Hedley, MJ. (2016, December). The Puggometer: a new tool for quantifying and spatially recording pugging damage in grazed pastures. Presented at Soil – A Balance Act Down Under. NZ Society of Soil Science & Soil Science Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hanly, J., Horne, D., Irwin, M.
Yule, IJ., Pullanagari, RR., Kereszturi, G., Irwin, M., McVeagh, P., Cushnahan, TA., . . . White, M. (2016). Hyperspectral imaging to measure pasture nutrient concentration and other quality parameters. : International Conference on Precision Agriculture
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Irwin, M., Kereszturi, G.
Kereszturi, G., Pullanagari, ., Yule, IJ., & Irwin, M. (2015). Spectral error assessment of airborne Imaging Spectroscopy data – A case study of Atihau, New Zealand. , 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Irwin, M., Kereszturi, G.
Pullanagari, RR., Kereszturi, G., Yule, IJ., & Irwin, ME. (2015). Determination of pasture quality using airborne hyperspectral imaging. Proceedings Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XVII. Vol. 9637 (pp. 1 - 6). : SPIE Remote Sensing
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Irwin, M., Kereszturi, G.
Pullanagari, RR., Kereszturi, G., Yule, IJ., & Irwin, ME. (2015). Determination of pasture quality using airborne hyperspectral imaging. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 9637
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Irwin, M., Kereszturi, G.
Tuohy, MP., & Irwin, ME. (2015, June). Remote sensing from multi-rotor UAVs. Presented at 35th European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) Symposium. Stockholm, Sweden.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Irwin, M.
Yule, IJ., Grafton, MCE., Irwin, ME., Draganova, I., Von Bueren, ., & Chok, S. (2014). Use of remote sensing for pasture management. ?. Vol. 17: 17th Symposium of Precision Agriculture Australia
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Draganova, I., Grafton, M., Irwin, M.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Tuohy, MP., Irwin, ME., Vescovo, L., von Bueren, S., & McVeigh, P. (2013, June). UAV-mounted sensors at work on the farm and in the high country; the New Zealand experience. Presented at Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc) Conference. Glasgow, Scotland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Irwin, M.
Cronin, SJ., Lube, G., Cole, SE., McMillan, HK., Neall, VE., Procter, JN., . . . Kellman, P. (2007, November). Lahar-streamflow interactions, new data from 18 March 2007 lahar at Ruapehu, New Zealand. Presented at Geological Society of New Zealand and New Zealand Geophysical Society Joint Annual Conference. Tauranga, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holt, K., Irwin, M., Lube, G., Procter, J.
Cronin, SJ., Lube, G., Cole, SE., McMillan, HK., Neall, VE., Procter, JN., . . . Kellman, P. (2007). Lahar-streamflow interactions, new data from 18 March 2007 lahar at Ruapehu, New Zealand. In Geological Society of New Zealand and New Zealand Geophysical Society Joint Annual Conference(pp. 32). : Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 123A
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Holt, K., Irwin, M., Lube, G., Procter, J.
Lube, G., Cronin, SJ., Thoret, J., Zernack, A., Kellman, P., Holt, KA., . . . Lecointre, JA. (2007, July). Flow observations and their relationship to the depositional record of the 18 Mar 2007 Ruapehu lahar. Presented at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) XXIV General Assembly. Perugia, Italy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holt, K., Irwin, M., Lube, G., Procter, J.
Lube, G., Cronin, SJ., Thoret, J., Zernack, A., Kellman, P., Holt, KA., . . . Lecointre, JA. (2007). Flow observations and their relationship to the depositional record of the 18 Mar 2007 Ruapehu lahar. In Earth: Our Changing Planet. Proceedings of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) XXIV General Assembly(pp. unpaged). : International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Holt, K., Irwin, M., Lube, G., Procter, J.
Irwin, ME., Tuohy, MP., & Cronin, SJ. (2006). Mapping hydrothermal alteration products on Mt Tongariro using Hyperion data. Poster session presented at the meeting of 13th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference. Canberra, ACT
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Irwin, M.
Yule, IJ., Murray, RI., Irwin, ME., Hedley, MJ., & Jones, JR. (2005). Variable-rate application technology for aerial topdressing aircraft. ASAE Meeting. (pp. 1 - 9).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Irwin, M.
Yule, IJ., Murray, RI., Irwin, ME., Hedley, MJ., & Jones, JR. (2005). Variable-rate application technology for aerial topdressing aircraft. (pp. unpaged). , American Society of Agricultural Engineers Annual International Meeting St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Irwin, M.
Yule, IJ., Murray, RI., Irwin, M., Hedley, M., & Jones, J.Variable-rate application technology for aerial topdressing aircraft.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Irwin, M.

Journal

Lyu, H., Grafton, M., Ramilan, T., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E. (2024). Hyperspectral Imaging Spectroscopy for Non-Destructive Determination of Grape Berry Total Soluble Solids and Titratable Acidity. Remote Sensing. 16(10)
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Ramilan, T., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Lyu, H., Grafton, M., Ramilan, T., Irwin, M., Wei, HE., & Sandoval, E. (2023). Using Remote and Proximal Sensing Data and Vine Vigor Parameters for Non-Destructive and Rapid Prediction of Grape Quality. Remote Sensing. 15(22)
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Ramilan, T., Sandoval Cruz, E.
Lyu, H., Grafton, M., Ramilan, T., Irwin, M., Wei, H-E., & Sandoval, E. (2023). Using Remote and Proximal Sensing Data and Vine Vigor Parameters for Non-Destructive and Rapid Prediction of Grape Quality. Remote Sensing. 15(5412),
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Ramilan, T., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Wei, H-E., Grafton, M., Bretherton, M., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E. (2023). Evaluation of the use of two-stage calibrated PlanetScope images and environmental variables for the development of the grapevine water status prediction model. Technology in Agronomy. 3(6),
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Lyu, H., Grafton, M., Ramilan, T., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E. (2023). Assessing the Leaf Blade Nutrient Status of Pinot Noir Using Hyperspectral Reflectance and Machine Learning Models. Remote Sensing. 15(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Ramilan, T., Sandoval Cruz, E.
Wilson, T., Grafton, M., & Irwin, M. (2023). Comparing the Carbon Storage Potential of Naturally Regenerated Tea Trees with Default New Zealand Carbon Look-Up Tables: A Case Study. Agriculture (Switzerland). 13(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Lyu, H., Grafton, MC., Ramilan, T., Irwin, M., & Sandoval - Cruz, E. (2023). Assessing the Leaf Blade Nutrient Status of Pinot Noir Using Hyperspectral Reflectance and Machine Learning Models. Remote Sensing. 15(1497),
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Ramilan, T., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Wei, H-E., Grafton, M., Bretherton, M., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E. (2022). Evaluation of the Use of UAV-Derived Vegetation Indices and Environmental Variables for Grapevine Water Status Monitoring Based on Machine Learning Algorithms and SHAP Analysis. Remote Sensing. 14(23), Retrieved from https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/14/23/5918
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Whitehead, MG., Bebbington, MS., Procter, JN., Irwin, ME., & Viskovic, GPD. (2023). An initial assessment of short-term eruption forecasting options in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. 66(4), 611-628
[Journal article]Authored by: Bebbington, M., Irwin, M., Procter, J., Whitehead, M.
Grafton, MCE., Irwin, ME., & Sandoval-Cruz, EA. (2022). Measuring the response of variable bulk solid fertiliser application by computer-controlled delivery from aircraft. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 65(6), 507-519
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Sandoval Cruz, E.
Wei, HE., Grafton, M., Bretherton, M., Irwin, M., & Sandoval, E. (2021). Evaluation of point hyperspectral reflectance and multivariate regression models for grapevine water status estimation. Remote Sensing. 13(16)
[Journal article]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M., Sandoval Cruz, E.Contributed to by: Grafton, M.
Ha, TV., Tuohy, M., Irwin, M., & Tuan, PV. (2020). Monitoring and mapping rural urbanization and land use changes using Landsat data in the northeast subtropical region of Vietnam. Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science. 23(1), 11-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Irwin, M.
Howes, JA., Hanly, JA., Horne, DJ., Hedley, MJ., & Irwin, M. (2018). The pugometer: An evaluation of a new tool for assessing treading damage of pasture soils and comparisons with other methods. Soil Research. 56(6), 568-578
[Journal article]Authored by: Hanly, J., Horne, D., Irwin, M.
Yule, IJ., Pullanagari, RR., Irwin, M., McVeagh, P., Kereszturi, G., White, M., . . . Manning, M. (2015). Mapping nutrient concentration in pasture using hyperspectral imaging. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands. 77, 47-50 Retrieved from http://www.grassland.org.nz/index.php
[Journal article]Authored by: Irwin, M., Kereszturi, G.
Cronin, SJ., Stewart, C., Zernack, AV., Brenna, M., Procter, JN., Pardo, N., . . . Irwin, M. (2014). Volcanic ash leachate compositions and assessment of health and agricultural hazards from 2012 hydrothermal eruptions, Tongariro, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 286, 233-247
[Journal article]Authored by: Irwin, M., Procter, J., Stewart, C., Zernack, A.

Creative Work

Grafton, M., & Irwin, ME. (2022). Intellispread®: Precision aerial topdressing. researchfeatures: London, U.K.
[Composition]Authored by: Grafton, M., Irwin, M.

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 2 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Dhanesha Nanayakkara Nanayakkara Hinidu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Utilizing multispectral and hyperspectral remote sensing techniques for the timely identification of weed contaminants during hybrid vegetable seed production
  • Hongyi Lyu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Towards Precise Grape Management Based on Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2023 - Hsiang-En Wei - Doctor of Philosophy
    Estimating Grapevine Water Status Using Hyperspectral and Multispectral Remote Sensing and Machine Learning Algorithms

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