Henrike Schulte to Bühne handed in her M.Sc. thesis “Quantifying land cover change using remote sensing data in a transboundary protected area” supervised by Nathalie Pettorelli (ZSL) and me. From the abstract: Biodiversity is declining at unprecedented rates as a result of global environmental change, threatening ecosystem stability and resilience, on which human well-being ultimately… Read More

M.Sc thesis (+ a two-month internship): Agent-based modeling to understand Mediterranean wetland (former saltworks) dynamic based on multiple remote sensing data   The Camargue’s former saltworks is a 6500-ha site located at the Mediterranean coast in southern France. The site has been recently purchased by the Conservatoire du Littoral, a public organization created in 1975… Read More


Are you interested to learn how to apply remote sensing for a variety of topics? Check out our EAGLE study program. 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. It is focusing on Applied Earth Observation and… Read More

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The Department of Conservation and Research of the Bavarian Forest National Park (BFNP) is seeking highly motivated B.Sc and M.Sc students for internships starting in September 2015. The BFNP is located at the German/Czech border in eastern part of the state of Bavaria, and is home to a portion of most spectacular mixed temperate forest… Read More


A new MSc. student started her thesis “Suitability of Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data and texture measures of aerial images to model the species distribution of Glaucidium passerinum (Pygmy Owl) in Vercors, French Alps”. Wanda Graf is using LiDAR data to describe the three dimensional habitat structure of Glaucidium passerinum at different scales. Moreover… Read More


In this M.Sc thesis, a set of multi-seasonal satellite imagery from RapidEye will be applied to develop algorithms and improve the existing ones in tree species mapping across a portion of mixed forest stands in northern Black Forests in the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The focus of the research will be on small private… Read More


are you interested in a MSc thesis within remote sensing for biodiversity, ecolory or conservation? We offer a variety of topics ranging from mapping ecological relevant land cover types, landscape fragmentation, spatial distribution modelling etc. The thesis will be most likely conducted in close cooperation with an NGO or a nationalpark management. Past MSc thesis… Read More