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Department of Geography

Getting the big picture of biodiversity

Satellites and other remote sensing tools offer new ways to study ecosystems – and maybe even save them. Members of GIUZ and the University Research Priority Program on Global Change and Biodiversity are part of this inter­national, transdisciplinary effort to monitor and conserve biodiversity using remote sensing.

Feature article in Science
by Elizabeth Pennisi, 18 Nov 2021: 926-931

Snapshots from high in the sky allow new insight into ecosystems around the world

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Satellites and drones help scientists to better understand the health and biodiversity of ecosystems. Learn more about remote sensing in this  short video by Science Magazine.

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Prof. Meredith Schuman

Spatial Genetics

Department of Geography, UZH

Phone: +41 44 635 51 62


Spatial Genetics

Remote Sensing

Earth System Science

URPP Global Change and Biodiversity