From June 29th to July 2rd, experts from Department of Remote Sensing, Würzburg University, met colleagues of the LaVaCCA project from KRASS, SIC-ICWC, and Al´Farabi University, at the office of KRASS in Urgench, Uzbekistan. During this meeting, the second R/GIS course was done in the scope of LaVaCCA´s capacity building program. This course and aimed… Read More


After the kick-off meeting of the Volkswagen Foundation funded LaVaCCA project in Almaty, an intensive R/GIS training was held in the GIS lab of the Al ́Farabi Kazakh National University, organized and led by staffers from the Department of Remote Sensing, Würzburg University. Young scientific staffers, post-docs and PhD students as well as invited guests… Read More


The Summer School introduced scientific concepts, methods and tools for the analysis, modeling and monitoring of land and water resources in Central Asia. These methods are of great value in a framework of integrated water and land resources management (IWRM and IWLM, respectively). The 2-week Summer School combined theoretical lectures and practical exercises with discussion… Read More


This course was already the second workshop on satellite remote sensing topics after the first successfully organized course in August 2011. The 5- day course was held in July 2012 in the framework of the CAWa initiative (Water for Central Asia), founded by the Foreign Office and was organized together with the German Research Centre… Read More