Call for Posters and Papers

GIS & RS Group

UAV-based Remote Sensing Methods for Monitoring Vegetation

FZ Jülich
CRC1211 30.09. - 1.10.2024
University of Cologne

Organized by:
CRC1211 Earth - Evolution at the Dry Limit
TRR228 Future Rural Africa
GreenGrass Innovate Grassland Use on Landscape Scale
DGPF German Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
FZ Jülich Research Centre Jülich - IBG-2 Plant Sciences
GIS & RS Group Institute of Geography, University of Cologne

Click here to register for the workshop!

Program - Monday, 30th September 2024

11:00 Registration
11:30 Coffee & Sandwiches
12:30 Welcome Address
N.N., Vice-Rector, University of Cologne, Germany (PENDING)
12:40 Welcome Address
Dorota Iwaszczuk, DGPF
12:50 Introduction
Georg Bareth, University of Cologne, Germany
13:00 UAV-based Multi- and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Status Quo
Pablo J. Zarco-Tejada, University of Melbourne, Australia
13:45 UAV-based SAR Sensing of Vegetation: Status Quo
Hugo Enrique Hernandez Figueroa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
14:30 POSTERS & Coffee
16:00 Advancing forest health analysis using Intelligent UAV sensing technologies
Eija Honkavaara, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute FGI, Finland
16:45 UAV-based Remote Sensing of Forest Traits and Biodiversity
Arko Lucieer, University of Tasmania, Australia
17:30 UAV-based Remote Sensing of Grasslands
Jayan Wijesingha, University of Kassel, Germany
18:15 POSTERS, Icebreaker & Buffet

Program - Tuesday, 1st October 2024

8:30 Coffee
9:30 UAV-based Remote Sensing of Crops: Bridging the Gap to Earth Observation
Helge Aasen, Agroscope, Switzerland
9:45 UAV-based remote sensing to support sustainable crop production
Lammert Kooistra, Wageningen University & Reserach, Netherlands
10:30 POSTERS, Coffee & Snacks
11:00 Multi-scale lidar approach for monitoring forests
Kim Calders, Ghent University, Begium
11:45 Drone sensing: from spatial to volumetric ecology
Karen Anderson, University of Exeter, UK
12:30 POSTERS, Coffee & Buffet
14:00 Sensors for UAV-based Remote Sensing: LiDAR
Gottfried Mandlburger, TU Vienna, Austria
14:45 Sensors for UAV-based Remote Sensing: Solar-induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence
Juliane Bendig & Uwe Rascher, FZ Jülich, Germany
15:30 Sensors for UAV-based Remote Sensing: Multispectral VIS/NIR/SWIR Imaging
Alexander Jenal, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz, Germany
16:15 Final Discussion & Closing
16:30 - 17:30 POSTERS & Coffee

  • Workshop Fee: 60 € (including snacks, coffee and soft drinks)
  • Limited poster slots: Abstract deadline for posters is 23rd June 2024
  • Poster acceptance notice 28th June 2024
  • Full papers can be submitted to a Special Issue of the PFG Journal
  • Deadline for workshop registration: 30th June 2024
  • Posters will be displayed during the whole workshop.
    During the poster sessions, presenters are expected to be available for discussions.
University of Cologne

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University of Cologne
Lecture Hall (Geosciences)
Zülpicher Straße 49a
D-50674 Cologne


Dr. Nora Tilly, Dr. Christoph Hütt

University of Cologne - Institute of Geography
GIS & Remote Sensing Group
D-50923 Cologne

Phone: +49 (0)221 470 6620, Fax --2280

Location plan