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Deutsch Intern
INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

Dr. Mirjana Bevanda

Department of Remote Sensing

   +49 (0)931 31-87644
   +49 (0)931 31-876440
 mirjana.bevanda@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute for Geography and Geology
Department for Remote Sensing
Oswald-Külpe-Weg 86
97074 Würzburg

Cambus Hubland Nord
Building 86
Room 2.005

upon request

Currently:
PostDoc in the project WASCAL DE COOP 'West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use', funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF; grant no. 01LG1808A)

Research focus and interests:
Landscape ecology, spatial data analysis, GIS and remote sensing, ecological modelling, animal movement patterns, biodiversity patterns, conservation ecology

2015:
Phd  at the University Bayreuth: "Animals in space and time: spatio-temporal movement pattern analysis"

2008:
Diploma thesis " Räumlich-statistische Analysen der Habitatpräferenzen und Verbreitungsmuster von Paarhufern (Artiodactyla) im Pfälzer Wald."

2002-2007:
Studies in Biology at the Phillips Universität Marbung and  Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg with the main courses animal ecology and tropical biology

Journal Articles

  • Clark, B. L.; Bevanda, M.; Aspillaga, E.; Jørgensen, N. H. (2016): Bridging disciplines with training in remote sensing for animal movement: an attendee perspective. In: Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
     
  • Bevanda, M.; Fronhofer, E. A.; Heurich, M.; Müller, J.; Reineking, B. (2015): Landscape configuration is a major determinant of home range size variation. In: Ecosphere
     
  • Bevanda, M.; Horning, N.; Reineking, B.; Heurich, M.; Wegmann, M.; Mueller, J. (2014): Adding structure to land cover – using fractional cover to study animal habitat use. In: Movement Ecology
     
  • Wegmann, M.; Santini, L.; Leutner, B.; Safi, K.; Rocchini, D.; Bevanda, M.; Latifi, H.; Dech, S.; Rondinini, C. (2014): Role of African protected areas in maintaining connectivity for large mammals. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 369 (1643), 20130193.
     

Book contributions

  • Leutner, B.; Wegmann, M.; Bevanda, M.; Horning, N. (2016): Spatial Data Analysis for Ecologists: Fist Steps In book: Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists: Using Open Source Software
     
  • Roccini, D.; Wegmann, M.; Leutner, B.; Bevanda, M. (2016): Spatial Land Cover Pattern Analysis in book: Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists: Using Open Source Software
     
  • Horning, N.; Leutner, B.; Bevanda, M.; Wegmann, M. (2016): Continuous Land Cover Information. In book: Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists: Using Open Source Software.
     
  • Bevanda, M.; Safi, K.; Wegmann, M.; Leutner, B. (2016): Introduction to the added value of Animal Movement Analysis and Remote Sensing in book: Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists: Using Open Source Software