Kick-off meeting of Visegrad project in Krakow
Last week, researchers involved in the project V4 Communication platform for use of Earth Observation methods in biotic forest disturbances met in Krakow (Poland). There were colleagues from Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia. The meeting was funded by Visegrad fund, while searching for the intersection of research topics in the field of a forest monitoring. On behalf of the Institute of Geography, there were two colleagues – RNDr. Monika Kopecká, PhD. and her PhD student Mgr. Tomáš Goga.
The requested lecture was presented as active cooperation of Institute of Geography – Forest damage classification in large scale based on aerial multispectral images and lidar data: a case study of Dunajské Luhy Protected Landscape Area. This topic was further elaborated in the Geographical Journal. During the meeting, the possibility of preparing a joint project within Horizon Europe 2021 – 2027 was discussed. During the guided tour at the University, the conference participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with the equipment of the Department of Geoinformatics at the Faculty of Forestry and the unique exhibits in the Land Museum administered by the faculty.
Thanks to the Laboratorium Geomatyki for hospitality.