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School of Geography

Steve Carver Dr Steve Carver

Contact details

Room 10.120 Manton
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 33318

Student hours:
9:30am - 4:30pm or please email

Short CV

Present position

  • Senior Lecturer In Geography

Previous posts

  • Oct 1991 to Dec 1992 : Position: Demonstrator, Department of Geography, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • Oct 1989 to Sept 1991 : Position: University Research Fellow in Geographic Information Handling, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Qualifications & education

  • PGDip, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Leeds, 2004.
  • PhD, Geography, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1991.
  • BSc (Hons) Geography, Huddersfield Polytechnic, 1986.

Membership of learned societies

  • Member of the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation and Centre for Decision Research within the University.

Other details


  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
  • Spatial Decision Support Systems (SDSS).
  • Environmental modelling.
  • Public participation in decision making.
  • Radioactive waste disposal.
  • Wilderness environments.
  • For other (non-academic) stuff see Personal Homepage.

Other posts

  • Position: MA/MSc in GIS Course Co-ordinator.
  • Position: MA in GIS for Business and Service Planning Course Co-ordinator.

Skills & experience

  • Arc/Info GIS - 15 years experience including AML programming.
  • Idrisi GIS - 8 years experience.
  • GPS - 9 years experience including differential GPS.
  • FORTRAN programming.
  • UNIX, Windows 3.x/95/NT/2000, DOS.

Key skills

  • GIS, multi-criteria evaluation, landscape assessment, public participation.


  • GIS and environmental modelling with particular respect to applications in landscape and wilderness/wild land assessment.