Statistics session at the FoWiTa 2016

In framework of activities of the working group "Ecology and Environment" of the German Region of the International Biometric Society, this working group joined the forest biometry section of the German Association of Forest Research Institutes (DVFFA) to organize the...

BSc Sophia Wisboeck using LiDAR and fCover to explain home range sizes

Sophia Wisboeck handed in her BSc thesis "Explaining variation in home range size of red deer (cervus elaphus) in the Bavarian Forest National Park using LiDAR derived metrics on forest structure and fractional cover". Her analysis of fractional cover and Lidar to...

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...


The MEE special issue organized by Sandra Luque, Nathalie Pettorelli, Petteri Vihervaara, and myself just got published. It covers a range of interesting articles targeting remote sensing application for biodiversity monitoring such as: Understanding and assessing...

New postdoctoral lecture qualification by Anna Cord started

Dr. Anna Cord started her postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) with the head of our department Prof. Dr. Stefan Dech and other members of the committee. Her qualification is about: “Multifunctional landscapes – Understanding and balancing the multifaceted...
New researcher Pawel Kluter

New researcher Pawel Kluter

Pawel Kluter joined the Department of Remote Sensing as a Research Associate in November 2020. His main role is the deployment of Data Cubes in cloud environments (Front End / Back End), as well as the development of remote sensing processing routines using Python....

New PostDoc Dr Insa Otte

New PostDoc Dr Insa Otte

We are very happy to welcome Insa Otte at the Department of Remote Sensing as a new research fellow. Before joining the department, Insa worked on rainfall in-situ data and focused on extreme events. But generally, she has a great interest and experience in...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021

An unprecedented year with various unexpected events and many required changes had to be managed by our department like by many other organizations as well. A challenging year is coming to an end. We at the Department of Remote Sensing at the University of Würzburg...

Lidar and Multispectral UAV

Lidar and Multispectral UAV

Our new LIDAR UAV arrived and is expanding the flight time and payload for the already working multispectral UAV. We first fly without payload in order to get a feeling and keep the stress level low but soon we will monitor urban, forest and other areas with LIDAR and...

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