Author: Carina Kuebert

Department news: summary of March 2018

As the official lecture period ended in February, March was dedicated to research and projects. On schedule with the beginning of spring, we released our new webpage PhenoSens.org. PhenoSens is a non-profit, training initiative in the field of phenology promoted the Department. PhenoSens was designed for both researchers and practitioners from different disciplines working with – or interested in – phenology and remote sensing providing a platform to promote ongoing activities and foster future interdisciplinary collaborations. Together with AgriSens.org and EcoSens.org, PhenoSens.org shows how to use earth observation in the context of the department’s core topics agriculture, biodiversity and...

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Department news: summary of February 2018

image kindly provided by Marius Philipp In February, the winter term 2017/18 ended, and here is a short summary on our teaching activities. degree programms courses given students taught The department is involved in 3 degree programs on geography at the University of Würzburg and in the “Global Change Ecology M.Sc.” graduate program of the Universities Bayreuth, Würzburg and Augsburg within the Elitenetwork of Bavaria. Within the bachelor’s program “Geography”, 183 students visited our lecture on “Introduction to geographical Remote Sensing”. Our tutors Jana Maier, Florian Baumgartner, Patrick Horst and Jakob Rieser accompanied the lecture with weekly tutorials. This...

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TV report on Earth Observation

Yesterday evening, Welt, a German television news channel, was broadcasting a report called “Digital Globe – How Earth Observation changes our world“. Featuring animations created by our colleagues at DLR and ESA as well as several experts – including Stefan Dech (head of our Department) – the report shows how remote sensing helps gathering comprehensive information about our planet. The Copernicus program including Sentinel satellites is explained as well as techniques like RADAR, LiDAR and GPS. Learn about the applications of remote sensing here.   This post contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the...

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Department news: summary of January 2018

background image: TimeScan Landsat 2015 The beginning of a new year often means starting new habits, so we decided to write a monthly review on the Department’s activities in projects, science and teaching. Here’s the first one for January 2018! After celebrating xmas with our colleagues, families and friends, we returned to the Department and welcomed our new colleague Maik Netzband, who started working in the CAWA project. As part of our WASCAL International Capacity Building, the PhD students Mensah Yaw Asare and Clement Nyamekye arrived and they will stay for a couple of months. Both presented their PhD...

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