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 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


We will have another R hands-on meeting to highlight new spatial R developments. This time our MSc student Matthias Vollmuth will present his R developments  concerning joint analysis of raster and vector data. He will outline the aim of this study as well as challenges. Mainly R codes will be shown and discussed in order… Read More


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