The applied course on remote sensing for biodiversity is currently conducting field measurements and spatial data analysis in the Bavarian Forest national park. This course in embedded in the Global Change Ecology study program. 15 students are learning this year how to apply hyperspectral data lidar data and landsat data for analysing spatial biodiversity patterns… 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


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


Animal movement is critical for maintenance of ecosystem services and biodiversity. The study of complex movement patterns and of the factors that control such patterns is essential to inform conservation research and environmental management. Technological advances have greatly increased our ability to track, study, and manage animal movements. But analyzing and contextualizing vast amounts of… Read More


Our AniMove 2015 planning just started – the first AniMove in 2015 will take place again at SMSC on the Smithsonian Conservation Bioloy Institute campus. A workshop and symposium on AniMove topics will be in September in Germany and perhaps we will have another AniMove basic course at the end of 2015. Stay tuned for… Read More