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Presentation at Voices of Environmental Engineering

Lorena Abad was invited as a speaker in a series of talks entitled “Voices of Environmental Engineering” on September 19, 2020, organized by the student association of the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, and Metallura – Environmental Management Team. The talk was entitled “The role of geospatial technologies for mapping and monitoring natural hazards”. After an […]

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Journal paper on the Hítardalur landslide

A journal paper in Applied Sciences with the title “Assessment of Landslide-Induced Geomorphological Changes in Hítardalur Valley, Iceland, Using Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Data” has been recently published. In this study, we identify the landslide-induced geomorphological changes in Hítardalur valley by jointly using Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data within an OBIA workflow and assess the potential of […]

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Detecting rock glaciers using OBIA and deep learning

A joint paper entitled “Automated detection of rock glaciers using deep learning and object-based image analysis” led by B. Robson from the University of Bergen in Norway has been published in the journal Remote Sensing of Environment. This paper, which results from the collaboration with researchers from Norway, UK, Chile and Switzerland, describes a novel […]

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Presentation at GI_Forum 2020

The suitability of Survey123 for ArcGIS to implement geo citizen science solutions was evaluated within the citizenMorph project. This topic was presented by Lorena Abad during the GI_Forum 2020, raising interesting questions and good feedback. Title of the contribution: Implementing Geo Citizen Science Solutions: Experiences from the citizenMorph Project.

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Journal paper on landslides in moraines

As an outcome of the collaboration with CzechGlobe, Czech Academy of Sciences, a joint paper entitled “Distinct types of landslides in moraines associated with the post-LIA glacier thinning: Observations from the Kinzl Glacier, Huascarán, Peru” has been published in the journal Science of The Total Environment. This study aims to document and explain distinct landslides […]

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Presentation at EGU 2020: Sharing Geoscience Online

Daniel Hölbling presented outcomes from the citizenMorph project and its linkages to MORPH at the EGU 2020: Sharing Geoscience Online at the beginning of May 2020. His contribution with the title “Observation and Reporting of Landforms and Landscape Dynamics by Citizens” received positive feedback and interesting questions.

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Invited talk at MWLR

Daniel Hölbling was invited to give a talk about his and his team’s work on OBIA and remote sensing for landslide investigation during a research visit at Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research (MWLR), Palmerston North, New Zealand, on March 11, 2020. He presented various case studies using different kinds of remote sensing data and highlighted […]

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GIS Day 2019

At the GIS Day on November 13, 2019, we presented MORPH and citizenMorph. Particularly, we tested the citizenMorph App with two groups of students from secondary schools as well as with bachelor students from the University of Salzburg. The feedback was very helpful to further improve the app and to raise interest among young people.

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Invited talk at CzechGlobe

Daniel Hölbling was invited to give a talk about “Remote Sensing for Landslide Mapping” at the Department of Remote Sensing, CzechGlobe, Czech Academy of Sciences, in Brno, Czech Republic, on October 15, 2019. In his presentation he focused on various remote sensing methods for landslide mapping and monitoring, showed examples from different study areas and […]

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Third field trip to Iceland

A field trip to the southern parts of Iceland was performed in September 2019. The study areas Hekla and Öræfajökull were visited to collect field reference data (GPS measurements, field photos, surface temperature measurements) and to meet the collaboration partners from the South East Iceland Nature Research Center (NATTSA). In Höfn we conducted a workshop […]

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