Welcome to the GEO Department of TU Wien
Geodesy and Geoinformation take on key roles in our modern society as provider of information about geographical locations, environmental processes, physical fundamentals and are pivotal in enabling access to social relevant spatial data. Since its early days in the 19th century, the Vienna University of Technology hosts scientists and engineers undertaking geospatial data research. Today, a multitude of research fields in the evolving domain of geodesy and geoinformation is in the scope of our academic institution. The Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, which is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation, unites the seven research groups Advanced Geodesy, Cartography, Engineering Geodesy, Geoinformation, Geophysics, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and conducts research as well as teaching in modelling and communicating states and processes of planet Earth and objects in, upon and above it.
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- Special issue of Remote Sensing: Retrieval, Validation and Application of Satellite Soil Moisture Data
- 4th International Workshop on Geoelectrical Monitoring GELMON 2017 in Vienna
- Workshop "Analysieren, verstehen und orientieren topographischer Punktwolken"
- Seminar der Geowissenschaften Wintersemester 2017/2018
- @SSSA_soils Best Paper Award for "State of the art in large-scale soil moisture monitoring"
- DriDanube at the 6th Annual EUSDR Forum in Budapest
- UN reports on new CCI data set in connection with Southern Europe's drought
- Die Presse reports on scientific work of Matthias Madzak
- VOLTA @ European Researchers’ Night 2017
- M. Mokros, J. Výbostok, J. Merganic, M. Hollaus, I. Barton, M. Koren, J. Tomastík, J. Cernava:
Early Stage Forest Windthrow Estimation Based on Unmanned Aircraft System Imagery
Forests, 8 (2017), 9; 306-1 - 306-17.
- W. Dorigo, D. Chung, A. Gruber, S. Hahn, T. Mistelbauer, R. Parinussa, C. Reimer, R. van der Schalie, R. De Jeu, W. Wagner:
[Hydrological cycle] Soil Moisture [in "State of the Climate in 2016"]"
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (2017), 8; 30 - 32.
- M. Milenkovic, S. Schnell, J. Holmgren, C. Ressl, E. Lindberg, M. Hollaus, N. Pfeifer, H. Olsson:
Influence of footprint size and geolocation error on the precision of forest biomass estimates from space-borne waveform LiDAR
Remote Sensing of Environment, 200 (2017), 74 - 88. [ More information ]
- M. McCabe, M. Rodell, D. Alsdorf, D. Miralles, R. Uijlenhoet, W. Wagner, A. Lucieer, R. Houborg, N. Verhoest, T. Franz, J. Shi, H. Gao, E. Wood:
The future of Earth observation in hydrology
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21 (2017), 3879 - 3914. [ More information ]
- S. Sippel, M. Forkel, A. Rammig, K. Thonicke, M. Flach, M. Heimann, F. Otto, M. Reichstein, M. Mahecha:
Contrasting and interacting changes in simulated spring and summer carbon cycle extremes in European ecosystems
Environmental Research Letters, 12 (2017), 075006-1 - 075006-13. [ More information ]