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Teaching
Bird Nest Counting
As part of the current winter semester course “Principles of drone-based remote sensing”, a survey of a closed-by forest was carried out using our Wingtra drone. The idea behind the...
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Projects
Open Position in Peatland Monitoring
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to work with us in the European BIODIVERSA project “ReVersal – Restoring peatlands of the nemoral zone under conditions of varying water...
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Projects
Earth Observation Network in the Bavarian Forest
From October 18-22 the Remote Sensing and Spatial Modelling Research Group met together with colleagues from different research institutions for a first joint meeting of our “Earth Observation Network” in...
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General
New publication available
We are pleased to announce our latest publication, which is the result of cooperation with our Brazilian colleagues. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/aec.13113 Abstract A substantial fraction of stored freshwater available on neotropical inselbergs...
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Geo1Copter visits Intergeo
Dr. Jan Lehmann visited this year’s Intergeo conference and trade fair in Hannover. Besides new interesting drone platforms, also innovative sensors could be viewed. Especially the trend towards small, powerful...
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Projects
Repetition of grass (Elymus athericus) monitoring
After two years, we repeated the flights for the Elymus athericus grass monitoring project using multispectral imaging data on the Hallig Nordstrandischmoor. The data will be compared with the 2019...
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Projects
Flight campaign on bird sanctuary islands
As part of a master thesis and a research project, Dr. Jan Lehmann and the students Candy Fahrenholz and Henning Schneidereit accomplished a field campaign in the national park “Western...
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Teaching
Fieldcourse: Canopy openess measurements using mobile phone apps and drone data
As part of a student project in the Bachelor of Landscape Ecology program, four of our students investigated an area (10 ha) of a small forest using a different mobile...
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New Thermal Sensor
We have recently added a new thermal sensor from Workswell to our sensor inventory. The specifications of the WIRIS Pro SC sensor already sound very promising and we are curious...
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