The course “Sampling for remote sensing, application to costal ecosystems” by Aurelie Davranche, University of Angers, took place this October in Wuerzburg at our Department of Remote Sensing. Monitoring coastal ecosystems for management decision support requires efficient tools but simple to use for managers who can be often not familiar with image analysis. In this… Read More


Jean-Bosco Benewindé Zoungrana is back from Burkina Faso for a second research internship at our department. After the very successful first stay, where he was able to finalize his first paper  the aim of this stay is to reinforce skills in land use/cover classification and vegetation persistence modelling with Random Forest and its implementation in… 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


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


Our next CAWa-Project remote sensing and GIS training is scheduled for November 2014 in Tashkent in close cooperation with the SIC-ICWC. A workshop on agricultural land use mapping and irrigation water requirement related topics will be held. We have several other inquries from our Central Asian colleagues and partner organizations – options are discussed at… Read More