The department of remote sensing based within an institutional cooperation with the German Aerospace Center (DLR); especially with the German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD). The research focus of the department lays on the development and application of remote sensing methods in the core fields of “ecosystem functioning and biodiversity”, “sustainable land management” as well as “applied environmental modelling and forest inventory”.

The department remote sensing teaches in the study programs "Geography B.Sc. " and  "Applied Physical Geography M.Sc." at the University of Würzburg, as well as in the "Global Change Ecology M.Sc." graduate program of the Universities Bayreuth, Würzburg and Augsburg within the Elitenetwork of Bavaria.


New M.Sc. program EAGLE  starting winter term 2016/17
remote sensing blog:


List of topics for Bachelor thesis
List of topics for Master thesis




Department of Remote Sensing
in cooperation with the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Department of Geography and Geology
Oswald-Külpe-Weg 86
D-97074 Würzburg
phone: 0931-31 88493