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“Shifting approaches to landslides”

The LIDAR Magazine highlights the landslide research activities at Z_GIS in its October/November 2017 issue. The cover story “Shifting approaches to landslides” by the freelance writer Mary Jo Wagner was compiled based on interviews with and material provided by Daniel Hölbling, who coordinates the landslide related research at Z_GIS. The story was also published in […]

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Participation at European Space Week

Daniel Hölbling attended the European Space Week in Tallinn, Estonia, 06-09 November 2017. The latest developments and recent news concerning the European Union’s Space Programmes Copernicus and Galileo were presented and discussed at this event, which brought together European space stakeholders, companies, and researchers. The European Space Week was a good platform to raise awareness […]

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Poster presentation at International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas

A study on object-based glacier mapping was presented at the 6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas in Salzburg, 02-03 November 2017. The poster shows outcomes of an international collaboration with Benjamin A. Robson from the University of Bergen, Norway. The concepts and methods for combined interpretation of optical and SAR data within OBIA, as […]

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Presentation at ReSyLAB Conference

Daniel Hölbling presented a study on “Combined interpretation of optical and SAR data for landslide mapping” at the 3rd Regional Symposium on Landslides in the Adriatic-Balkan Region (ReSyLAB) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on the 12th of October 2017. In his talk he discussed the potential of integrating multispectral satellite imagery with SAR data for improved landslide […]

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Participation at WorldView Global Alliance User Conference

Jirathana Dittrich attended the WorldView Global Alliance User Conference in Munich on October 10 &11, 2017. The event was visited by delegates representing VHR data providers, service providers and data users from governmental, private and research entities. Presentations addressed various topices demonstrating the potential of VHR satellite imagery. The information gathered from the conference and the new contacts […]

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Visit of Icelandic collaboration partner

Gro Pedersen, our collaboration partner from the Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland, visited the MORPH team in Salzburg on September 26, 2017. During the one-day meeting the latest developments in MORPH and EMMIRS were discussed. The MORPH team recapitulated the field trip to Iceland and received valuable information from Gro about the regional […]

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Field Trip to Iceland

End of July 2017 Daniel Hölbling, Barbara Friedl and Jirathana Dittrich conducted a one-week field trip to Iceland. During the visit in Iceland meetings with the collaboration partners from the University of Iceland and with local experts from the South East Iceland Nature Research Center (NATTSA) were held. A major goal was to visit the […]

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Meeting at the South East Iceland Nature Research Center

On July 28, 2017, the MORPH project team had the opportunity to meet local experts from the South East Iceland Nature Research Center (NATTSA) in Höfn, Icleand. The meeting was used to present the MORPH project and to discuss first results. Kristín Hermannsdóttir and Snævarr Guðmundsson from NATTSA provided very useful information about the study […]

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Meeting at the University of Iceland

During a field trip to Iceland the MORPH project team met the collaboration partners from the University of Iceland in Reyjkavik on July 25, 2017. During the meeting Daniel Hölbling, Barbara Friedl and Jirathana Dittrich presented the MORPH project and preliminary results for selected study sites. The feedback from Gro Pedersen and Thorsteinn Saemundsson was […]

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Poster presentation at EARSeL Symposium

The MORPH project was presented at the 37th EARSeL Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic, 27-30 June 2017. The poster, which was presented by Dirk Tiede, gives an overview of the project and shows initial results for landslide mapping based on optical and SAR data and for lava flow morphology mapping using OBIA. The EARSeL Symposium was a […]

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