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Our next R hands-on meeting will is scheduled on December 2nd.  This time our MSc student Daniel Baron will present his R developments  concerning the derivation of time series parameters on MODIS snow product data.  He will outline the aim of this study as well as challenges in R. He will show his R codes … Read More


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The introductory course on applied remote sensing within the Global Change Ecology study program started. More than 20 international students are about to learn how to apply remote sensing in ecology. Software used will be R, GRASS and ENVI, while a big focus is on OpenSource software. Topics covered will be ranging from basics to… Read More


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Animal movement is critical for maintenance of ecosystem services and biodiversity. The study of complex movement patterns and of the factors that control such patterns is essential to inform conservation research and environmental management. Technological advances have greatly increased our ability to track, study, and manage animal movements. But analyzing and contextualizing vast amounts of… Read More


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We started to organise our next AniMove. Analysis of animal movement and remote sensing data for conservation will be covered by this 2 weeks science school. Only OpenSource software such as R, QGIS and GRASS will be used. More information at animove.org [huge_it_maps id=”6″]… Read More


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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