Google Scholar Profile: Charles Galdies ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8908-0785 Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Galdies_Charles/publications
Prof. Charles Galdies is an Associate Professor with the Division of Environmental Management and Planning within the Institute of Earth Systems. He has received his Ph.D. in Remote Sensing and GIS from Durham University (UK) in 2005. He studied ways to improve small-scale weather and ocean forecasting in the central Mediterranean region using novel remote sensing observations of the ocean and atmosphere. Prof. Galdies previously served as Chief Meteorological Officer of the Malta Meteorological Office from 2007 to 2011, and Deputy Executive Director of the International Ocean Institute Headquarters. He was also the Permanent Representative of the Government of Malta with the World Meteorological Organisation.
Prof. Galdies's expertise focuses on weather and climate change attribution, the application of remote sensing for environmental mapping, and on Earth Science data processing and analysis. He has provided expert consultancy to numerous agencies and private companies, including the Food and Agriculture Organisation, the European Commission, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), that lead to policy formulation.