The applied course on remote sensing for biodiversity is currently conducting field measurements and spatial data analysis in the Bavarian Forest national park. This course in embedded in the Global Change Ecology study program. 15 students are learning this year how to apply hyperspectral data lidar data and landsat data for analysing spatial biodiversity patterns… Read More

Course participants with the WASCAL officials Dr. L. Sedogo and Dr. M. Ouattara.

Last week we were at Lomé (Togo). In the one week course on “Vulnerability and Risk Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS”, together with our leading partner from UNU and partners from Red Cross, Togo ten students from the WASCAL (West African Science Service Center for Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) masters research program… Read More


We started again to organize our 10 day excursion into the Nationalpark Bavarian Forest learning how to apply remote sensing in biodiversity research. The 10 day course consists of learning field measurements such as LCCS spectrometer measurements LAI GPS and map interpretation etc. as well as working with a variety of remotely sensed data such… Read More