Author: Sarah Schoenbrodt-Stitt

First Field Trip to the Western Aquifer Basin within the MedWater Project

In March 2018, a colleague from the Department of Remote Sensing at University of Würzburg has joined the field trip to Isreal within the framework of the BMBF-funded project MedWater. Together with the partners from the Chair of Hydrology at the Technical University of Berlin, the Research Group on Ecological Service at the University of Bayreuth, the Chair of Applied Geology at the University of Göttingen, and from Mekorot Water Company Ltd. In Israel, a first survey of – inter alia – the physio-geographic situation and land use pattern in the Western Aquifer Basin was conducted. Particularly, the topics...

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Today’s Workshop Report at the Department of Remote Sensing – March 21, 2018

CAWa project – validation and dissemination activities in the final CAWa project phase (2018-2019) Today, the CAWa team members at the Department of Remote Sensing (University of Würzburg) will give the first workshop report in 2018. They will talk about validation and dissemination activities in the final project phase of CAWa (2018-2019). The focus of presentation will be on providing a status quo report and outlook of planned activities concerning the validation of existing satellite image classification procedures as well as further improvements based on training data from former and further planned field sampling campaigns. In this presentation, recent...

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successful first WUEMoCA Administrator Training

From October 24 to 27, the Department of Remote Sensing at the University of Würzburg (Germany) conducted its first WUEMoCA administrator training at the partner institution, the Scientific Information Center – Interstate Coordination Water Commission of Central Asia (SIC ICWC) in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). This training thus followed the transfer of the WUEMoCA server to the SIC ICWC. WUEMoCA (Water Use Efficiency Monitor in Central Asia) has been developed in cooperation with the SIC ICWC (Prof. Dr. Viktor Dukhovniy), the Department of Remote at the University of Würzburg, and the German SME green spin GmbH in Würzburg within the 3rd...

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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 and Land Resources” (June 5-17, 2017) that was hosted by the German-Kazakh University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Participants came from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan as well as from Afghanistan and Pakistan. During the first week (June 5-8, 2017), trainers from the Department of Remote Sensing at the University of Würzburg (Lucia Morper-Busch and Dimo Dimov) together with two...

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Call for applications: CAWa Summer School 2017

CAWa Summer School 2017 “Methods and Tools for the Assessment and Monitoring of Central Asian Water and Land Resources” 05 – 17 June, 2017 at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty, Kazakhstan   The CAWa Summer School addresses master and PhD students and junior university teachers and researchers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan interested in innovative methods and tools for the analysis and monitoring of water and land resources in Central Asia.  Theoretical lectures will comprise an in-depth introduction to geographical information systems (GIS), an overview on remote sensing applications for land and water resources monitoring, an introduction to climatological data analysis, and an introduction to glaciology. In practical exercises focusing on data analysis, the CAWa Summer School participants will use open source tools such as QGIS for spatial analysis, R for statistical analysis, and PCI Geomatica for satellite data processing. For further details on dates, venues, organizers and funding as well as for further information on how to apply, please see the website of the CAWa project with linked circular and application form.      ...

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