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The Department’s mission is the sustainable management and meeting of societal needs from the green cover (biosphere) by applying and developing geo-information, earth observation and spatio-temporal analytical tools.

The Department uses earth observation data and spatial information in combination with systems modeling, geo-information science (GIS) and remote sensing for the assessment, monitoring, planning and management of natural resources, for their sustainable use, development and restoration under global change.

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remote sensing Earth & Environmental Sciences
modeling Earth & Environmental Sciences
vegetation Earth & Environmental Sciences
rice Earth & Environmental Sciences
canopy Earth & Environmental Sciences
savanna Earth & Environmental Sciences
monitoring Earth & Environmental Sciences
elephant Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Haidi J. Abdullah

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Nina Amiri


Research Output 1975 2018

A global map of travel time to cities to assess inequalities in accessibility in 2015

Weiss, D. , Nelson, A. D. , Gibson, H. S. , Temperley, W. , Peedell, S. , Lieber, A. , Hancher, M. , Poyart, E. , Belchior, S. , Fullman, N. , Mappin, B. , Dalrymple, U. , Rozier, J. , Lucas, T. C. D. , Howes, R. E. , Tusting, L. S. , Kang, . S. Y. , Cameron, E. , Bisanzio, D. , Battle, K. E. & 2 others Bhatt, S. & Gething, P. W. 18 Jan 2018 553, 7688, p. 333-336 4 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewLetter

travel time
sustainable development
2 Citations

Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale

Kissling, W. D. , Ahumada, J. A. , Bowser, A. , Fernandez, M. , Fernández, N. , García, E. A. , Guralnick, R. P. , Isaac, N. J. B. , Kelling, S. , Los, W. , Mcrae, L. , Mihoub, J. , Obst, M. , Santamaria, M. , Skidmore, A. K. , Williams, K. J. , Agosti, D. , Amariles, D. , Arvanitidis, C. , Bastin, L. & 16 others De Leo, F., Egloff, W., Elith, J., Hobern, D., Martin, D., Pereira, H. M., Pesole, G., Peterseil, J., Saarenmaa, H., Schigel, D., Schmeller, D. S., Segata, N., Turak, E., Uhlir, P. F., Wee, B. & Hardisty, A. R. 16 Jan 2018 In : Biological reviews. 93, 1, p. 600-625 26 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle


Press / Media

Twente helpt Ethiopiërs aan verzekering

H. Nauta & C.A.J.M. de Bie


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment

In Benin, 'Smart-Valleys' bring rice bounty

Sander Jaap Zwart


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Bénin: culture du riz et changements climatiques

Sander Jaap Zwart


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities