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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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Poster presentation at EGU 2017

The EGU General Assembly 2017 in Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April, was an ideal platform to disseminate first project outcomes and to establish new contacts with scientists from all over the world. Daniel Hölbling presented a poster on Comparison of SAM and OBIA as Tools for Lava Morphology Classification – A Case Study in Krafla, NE […]

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Invited talk at Landcare Research

During a one-week research stay at Landcare Research in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Daniel Hölbling gave an invited talk on “Object-based Landslide Mapping: Examples, Challenges and Opportunities” on February 13, 2017. In his presentation he focussed on semi-automated methods for remote sensing based landslide mapping and monitoring. Moreover, he gave an introduction to the MORPH […]

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Presentation at ANZGG Conference

Daniel Hölbling presented a study on mapping landslide hotspots by means of historical and recent aerial photography at the 17th ANZGG Conference on Integrated Geomorphology in Greytown, New Zealand, 6-10 February, 2017. In his talk he showed a method for calculating landslide hotspots based on the distribution of semi-automatically detected landslides using OBIA and compared […]

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Participation in EMMIRS Workshop

The MORPH project benefits from a close collaboration with researchers from the University of Iceland. Daniel Hölbling (Z_GIS) was invited to attend the mid-term workshop of the EMMIRS (Environmental Mapping and Monitoring of Iceland by Remote Sensing) project at the beginning of November in Iceland. The workshop was an ideal opportunity to share experiences and become […]

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