News

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
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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General
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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Webinar on drone use in Brazilian ecosystems
As part of the webinar series on “Usage of drones in Brazilian ecosystems”, organized by the Brazilian environmental authority IBAMA, Jan Lehmann gave a presentation on the scientific exchange between...
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Projects
LIDAR Flights in Bog Ecosystem
With bright sunshine, blue skies and very hot weather (temperatures above 35 degrees) we made our first test flights in the Vechta Moor. Besides flying over a renaturalized and rewetted...
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University newspaper reports about Geo1Copter
The newspaper of the WWU reports in the current July issue about the research activities of the Geo1Copter project group. The focus is on the flights over the Ems floodplains...
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