Correlations scalograms representing the correlation between wavelet features and (a) canopy foliar %N and (b) canopy dry matter content. (c) and (d) delineatethe top 5% wavelet features correlated with %N and canopy dry matter content, respectively.

A new review paper has been recently published by International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. The paper is amongst the outputs of a PhD thesis by Zhihui Wang from the University of Twente, and focuses on retrieval of forest canopy foliar nitrogen from hyperspectral imagery by additionally correcting for canopy structure effects. Te… Read More


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We are very proud that some of our former M.Sc. students published a peer-reviewed article about the importance of remote sensing training approaches “More than counting pixels – perspectives on the importance of remote sensing training in ecology and conservation”. From the abstract: As remote sensing (RS) applications and resources continue to expand, their importance… Read More


Worldmap displaying where the 101 selected studies have been conducted throughout the world (red dots).

A new review paper featuring Dr. Hooman Latifi as the second author has been recently published by Remote Sensing of Environment. The paper is a product of more than 1 year intensive teamwork of a group of well-known international scholars, and focuses on a meta analysis of reviewed studies on tree species classification by means… Read More


Our new publication with Raffael Ernst on the importance and challenges of logging roads for maintaining biodiversity has been published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. In a recent debate triggered by a thought-provoking editorial (Front Ecol Environ 2014; 12[3]: 147), in which Laurence and Edwards proposed several immediate actions to be taken to… Read More


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This chapter demonstrates the Snappy Python module for the automatization of the ESA SNAP tool. Code examples will be shown for an automated processing chain for the preprocessing of Sentinel-1 SAR data including Calibration, Subsetting and Terrain Correction of GRD (Ground Range Detected data). A detailed installation tutorial for snappy can be found here: https://senbox.atlassian.net/wiki/display/SNAP/How+to+use+the+SNAP+API+from+Python First,… Read More


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Our successfully funded new project will start in August called EO-MOVE “multiscale and -sensor environmental analysis for the analysis of spatio-temporal movement patterns  and their relevance for remote sensing“. This project is exploring the importance of active and passive Sentinel data for explaining goose movement patterns. Sentinel 1 and Sentinel 2 will be used to… Read More


Biodiversity session at ESA LPS n Prague 2016

The biodiversity and conservation sessions at the ESA Living Planet Symposium was a huge success. We had a full room with highly interested audience and very fruitful discussions about how remote sensing can help to understand biodiversity patterns as well as the road ahead with Remote Sensing Essential Biodiversity Variables (RS-EBVs). The sessions were organized… Read More


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Are you interested to learn how to apply remote sensing for a variety of topics? Check out our EAGLE study program and apply today! deadline is today midnight CEST. EAGLE: “applied EArth Observation and Geoanalysis for the Living Environment” http://www.eagle-science.org EAGLE is an international English language M.Sc. program offered at the University of Würzburg, Germany.… Read More


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A special issue “Remote Sensing-assisted inventory of forest attributes” edited by Dr. Hooman Latifi (University of Würzburg) and Prof. Dr. Barbara Koch (University of Freiburg) was recently announced by the journal Photogrammetrie-Fernerkundung-Geoinformation (PFG). The PFG is the official international journal of the German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation (Impact Factor: 0.55). This special issue… Read More


Stereo Pair Images and Multi-temporal multi spectral data of SPOT 6/7 (1.5 m spatial resolution)

Via an official proposal submitted to the ESA,  multispectral and stereo panchromatic SPOT 6/7 and Pleiades scenes were achieved over a portion of dry deciduous western Hymalayan region of India. The data delivery include three  multispectral  SPOT 6, two multispectral SPOT 7, two multispectral Pleiades, two stereo panchromatic SPOT 6 and one stereo panchromatic SPOT… Read More