Our next R hands-on meeting will be at the 1st of April.  Our colleague Alejandra Narvaez-Vallejo will present her R developments  concerning the classification of LULC in West Africa by means of multi-temporal and multi-sensoral Remote Sensing data. The meeting will take place at 10:00am in our lab meeting room Oswald-Külpe-Weg 86, Room 01.003 (first… Read More


Jean Homian DANUMAH from Ivory Coast is doing a PhD in the WASCAL program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana.  He arrived in Würzburg on the 2nd of December to work on remote sensing analysis with his PhD supervisors. The aim of this scientific visit is to improve his… Read More

Analysis of EVI and NDVI on different Land Use classes.

During his visit at the Department of Remote Sensing in Würzburg Jean-Bosco Benewindé Zoungrana (PhD student in the WASCAL project) prepared his first publication on “Land use/cover response to rainfall variability: a comparing analysis between NDVI and EVI in the south-west of Burkina Faso”. Now we got the confirmation that this paper is accepted for… Read More


Within the framework of the WASCAL project Jean-Bosco from Burkina Faso who is doing his PhD at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana  arrived in Würzburg the 30th of May to visit his PhD supervisor, intensify literature review and improve knowledge in Remote Sensing. Especially he improved specific skills on… 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