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Dr Simon Barry leads the Environmental and Agricultural informatics program at the CSIRO Division of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics.  This program carries out research on a diverse range of environmental statistical challenges such as continental landcover monitoring, indicator frameworks and climate projection downscaling.  During 1997-2007 Dr Barry worked at the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.  During this time Dr Barry developed  and implemented novel methodologies to produce a  National Landuse Map of Australia, developed the statistical framework for the Atlas of Australian Birds, and was a lead author for the uncertainty chapter of the 2002 good practice guidance and uncertainty management in National Greenhouse inventories.  Prior to this Dr Barry was a lecturer at the Australian National University and a Research officer at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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