Our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software” is now available. First editor copies arrived already and it looks pretty good. Great to have finally a copy on our desks after all the writing, testing and editing! We hope that you enjoy it as much as we do and that… Read More


Our book chapter “Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Terrestrial Applications: Evolution, Current State of the Art, and Future Possibility” in the book “Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies” edited by Thenkabail is now available. From the webpage: “This volume demonstrates the experience, utility, methods, and models used in studying a wide array of remotely… Read More


We received the final electronic proof of our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software“. The printed versions of our book should be available soon and we are very much looking forward to it. The publisher is still offering 20% discount on pre-orders – order our book right now on… Read More


Our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software” will soon be available. We worked through the 3rd proof and fixed all remaining issues. Looking forward to the printed version. The book offers a great overview of Remote Sensing applications using Open Source software, mainly R but also QGIS and provides… Read More


The copy-edited proof of our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software” is finally done and we just need to fix some issues with the image colouring. We are positive that the printed version will be available later in October or early November. Also the package “RStoolbox” which is used… Read More


nice to have hundreds of leaflets for our book on our desk – now we have to distribute them on conferences and workshops. We are looking forward to the printed book which is due in October. Updates on the books’ webpage and on twitter or via our listserv… Read More


We finally submitted our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists” to the publisher. It took longer than anticipated and we learned a lot. Looking forward to the printed version.   More details how to order and the expected publishing date can be found at we will post news and updates about the book… Read More

This book is about how ecologists can integrate remote sensing and GIS in their daily work. It will allow ecologists to get started with the application of remote sensing and to understand its potential and limitations. Using practical examples, the book covers all necessary steps from planning field campaigns to deriving ecologically relevant information through… Read More