Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen
Institut für Geographie
- Wetterkreuz 15
- 91058 Erlangen
- Phone: +49 9131 85-22633
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Exchange universities for stay abroadsYarmouk University, Jordanien; Universitetet Bergen, Norwegen; Minnesota State University, USA
Special features regarding the equipmentIsotope mass spectrometer, dendroecological + soil science lab, ICP-OES, spectroradiometer, LAI meter, SPAD, 5 differential GNSS, helicopterborne georadar (25 and 50 MHz), laser altimeter (airplane/helicopter), 1 small drone with 20 MP camera, 10 climate monitoring stations (AWS), 5 automatic climate data loggers, 2 steam ice drills, 2 multi-core processing mainframes, approx. 30 GPS, soil science field instruments, 2 CIP pools (licenses: ArcGIS, PCI-geomatica, AgiSoft, GAMMA Remote Sensing), large-scale cartography equipment, 3 geodata servers (approx. 300TB), Geodata Centre Erlangen, GEO-Map + GEO-Dok databases.
Special features regarding research activitiesInternational and interdisciplinary orientation and networking; focus on Environmental Studies - especially in the field of climate research using state-of-the-art remote sensing and geoinformation methods - and on Contested Geographies, a conceptual framework in which geographies are examined as "cultural", i.e. as socially constituted, negotiated and thus often contested; research on Big (Geospatial) Data; close integration of research and teaching (especially Master's degree courses); international joint research project with student and lecturer exchange
Further information on research activitieswww.geographie.nat.uni-erlangen.de/forschungen/
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