Deutsch Intern
Earth Observation Research Cluster

Current projects

EO4CAM - Earth Observation Innovation Laboratory for Climate Adaptation and Mitigation

  • Subject: Climate change, climate adaptation and mitigation, climate competence, urban area, agricultural, forest, biodiversity, health and risk, remote sensing, Deep Learning & AI, environmental modeling
  • Study site: Bavaria, Germany
  • Funding: Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy (StMWi)
  • Duration: 01.01.2024 – 12.31.2028
  • Contact: Tobias Ullmann, Hannes Taubenböck, Sarah Schönbrodt-Stitt

NetCDA - Capacity building, West Africa, Climate change

  • Subject: Capacity building, West Africa, Climate change
  • Study site: West Africa
  • Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Duration: 01/01/2024 to 12/31/2025
  • Contact:  Michael Thiel, Alexandra Bell, Sabine Oppmann

EOCap4Africa - Capacity Building, Wetlands ecosystems, Ecosystem Services

  • Subject: Capacity Building, Wetlands ecosystems, Ecosystem Services
  • Study site: Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa
  • Funding: Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN)
  • Duration: 01.10.2023 until 30.04.2026
  • Contact: Insa Otte

METAscales - Marine Extremes Transforming coAsts - pathways for coastal adaptation across scales

  • Subject: Coast, extreme events, physical-oceanographic extreme scenarios, adaptation measures
  • Study site:  North Sea coast, Germany
  • Funding: BMBF
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Contact: Prof. Dr. Claudia Künzer, Dr. Felix Bachofer

Landklif - Mapping of land use and ecosystem services using remote sensing

  • Subject: land use, ecosystem services, agrobiodi
  • Study site: Bavaria, Germany
  • Funding: Bavarian Climate Research Network (bayklif) as part of the portfolio of the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts
  • Contact: Maninder Singh Dhillon

AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0 Fernerkundungstechnologien für die Digitalisierung im Pflanzenbau

  • Subject: Nachhaltige Landwirtschaft, Klimawandel, Wasserressourcen
  • Study site: Experimentierfeld DEMMIN
  • Funding: Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft
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  • Contact: Insa Otte

LANDSURF - Land surface processses as a determinant of climate change in Africa – scenarios, high-resolution modeling and development of a stakeholder data portal

  • Subject: Climate change, climate modeling, land use
  • Study site: West Africa
  • Funding: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
  • Contact: Insa OtteMichael Thiel

Migraware - Rural-urban and cross-border MIGRAtion in West-Africa - an integrated assessment framework of drivers, processes and sustainable REsponses

  • Subject: Interne und grenzüberschreitende Migration in Westafrika
  • Study site: Westafrika (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria)
  • Funding: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
  • Contact: Itohan-Osa Abu, Michael Thiel

UPSCALE - Upscaling the benefits of push-pull technology for sustainable agricultural intensification in East Africa

  • Subject: Push-Pull agriculture, Crop types classification
  • Study site: East Africa (Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ruanda)
  • Funding: European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
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  • Contact: Adomas Liepa, Michael Thiel