Remote Sensing and Forest Resource Monitoring

In this workshop examples from different perspectives will be presented on issues related to monitoring and assessing land dynamics using time series analysis, such as those based on using satellite data. Focus will be on forest dynamics.

Organised by Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing

Mon 15 October 2018 09:30 to 12:00

Venue Gaia, building number 101
Droevendaalsesteeg 3
6708 PB Wageningen
+31 317 48 16 00
Room C0093

The workshop precedes the PhD thesis defense of Michael Schultz. You are also invited to attend the public defense of their theses in the Aula.

Time Subject Name
09:30 Opening Prof. Dr. Martin Herold
09:30 Uncertainty over European forest management Prof. Dr. Gert-Jan Nabuurs Wageningen University & Research the Netherlands
10:00 Quantifying cultural ecosystem services in Europe using crowd-sourced photos Dr. Heera Lee Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Do forests move? Spatial shifts in biome potential and vegetation activity Dr. Rogier de Jong University of Zürich, Switzerland
11:15 Searching for satellite signals of forest stability Dr. Thomas Groen University of Twente, the Netherlands
11:45 Final discussion Prof. Dr. Martin Herold
12:00 Lunch break
13:30 PhD thesis defense: Tropical deforestation monitoring using Landsat time series and breakpoint detection Michael Schultz Wageningen University