Earth Observation Research Hub at the WASS2022

Earth Observation Research Hub at the WASS2022

written by Michael Thiel

December 12, 2022

Staff members of the Earth Observation Research Hub met with alumni as well as former and future guest scientists of the University of Würzburg at the WASCAL Science Symposium 2022 in Ouagadougou in early December. The WASS2022 took place from the 6th to the 9th of December and was dedicated to research, innovation, and capacity building around climate change in West Africa.

Our staff members participated as speakers and conveners in several sessions and presented their current research results as listed below. In addition, international partners met and

Kanmegne Tamga, D., 2022. Modelling the aboveground biomass in different agroforestry systems using Sentinel, ALOS and GEDI data. WASS WASCAL Scientific Symposium, 6.-9.12.2022, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Ouattara, B., 2022. Filling Gaps in Landscape Fire Detection, Smoke and Management in Africa. WASS WASCAL Scientific Symposium, 6.-9.12.2022, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Ouattara, B., 2022. Fire emissions dynamic during 2003-2021 with contributions from small fires assessed from satellite: a sub-Saharan African case study. WASS WASCAL Scientific Symposium, 06.-09.12.2022, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Left picture with persons from left to right: Dan Kanmegne Tamga (Ph.D. student at the EO Research Hub), Prof. Dr. Kehinde Ogunjob (WASCAL Director of Research), and Boris Ouattara (Ph.D. student at the EO Research Hub). Right picture with persons from left to right: Nii Commey (WASCAL Public Relations Manager), Dr. Benewindé Jean-Bosco Zoungrana (University Joseph Ki-Zerbo Ouagadougou), and Boris Ouattara (Ph.D. student at the EO Research Hub).

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