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Simon Kay

  • PhD
  • Scientific officer
  • European Commission
  • 18PublicationsNumber of items in Simon's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 18Followers

Recent publications

  • Operational performance of an automatic preliminary spectral rule-based decision-tree classifier of spaceborne very high resolution optical images

    • Baraldi A
    • Wassenaar T
    • Kay S
  • The limits of GMO detection

    • Kay S
    • Van Den Eede G

Professional experience

Scientific officer

European Commission

November 1995 - Present


Professional experience - detail

January 1990 - Present



University College London

October 1982 - December 1989(7 years)


Simon Kay joined the FOREST action in Nov 2011 as a research scientist, focussed on mapping EU forest and forest attributes. He holds a Geography BA (1985), Remote Sensing MSc (1987)and Geography PhD (specialised in airborne remote sensing monitoring of farm land, 1989), all from University College London. Professional experience: since 1990, has worked in a wide range of environmental and agricultural applications throughout Europe as well as in Africa and the Middle East. He has worked at the JRC since Nov 1995. More detail and publication list at

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