New publication: Analysing irrigated crop rotation patterns in arid Uzbekistan by the means of remote sensing: A case study on post-Soviet agricultural land use

General statements on continuous Soviet-style cotton cultivation in Uzbekistan are challenged. GIS analysis shows areas of diverse rotations but also cotton monocropping, focal points for improvements of the crop rotation systems.   The article is available under...
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New PhD student Ruben Remelgado

Ruben Remelgado joint the Department of Remote Sensing as new PhD student. He was working for EURAC in Bolzano on different remote sensing topics before coming to Wuerzburg and starting his PhD on remote sensing for improving animal movement analysis. He is working in...
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updated RStoolbox version

The RStoolbox R package has been updated after some testing in courses and by colleagues. Please update your package using update.packages() or install the RStoolbox again. New functions are: new function validateMap() for assessing map accuracy separately from model...
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new BSc student: Sophia Wiesböck

Sophia Wiesböck will do her BSc thesis on the importance of fCover and Lidar data to explain home range sizes of red deer in the Nationalpark Bavarian Forest. Sophia will compute fCover on different spatial resolutions using different data sets and make it comparable...
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LiDAR block course in France

D. Hooman Latifi from the Dept. of Remote Sensing was invited by the Dept. of Geography at the Universé d'angers for a 2-week block course on forestry applications of LiDAR data. The course was consisted of lectures and practical examples within a two-week intensive...
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Lecturers from University of Würzburg Trained Young Scientists and Specialists in GIS and Remote Sensing in the 4th CAWa Summer School

42 young master and PhD students as well as junior university teachers and specialists from government agencies and research institutions participated into the two-week 4th CAWa Summer School "Methods and Tools for the Assessment and Monitoring of Central Asian Water...