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Earth Observation Training

Learn remote sensing and spatial data analysis with GeoSens

Department of Remote Sensing

Institute of Geography and Geology

University of Würzburg

Germany, Europe

Why learn Earth Observation data analysis?

Freely available satellite data and smart, cloud-based geodata infrastructures enable a fast and efficient integration of satellite based Earth observation techniques in environmental monitoring projects. Proven tools and techniques for information retrieval, mapping and monitoring exist for a wide range of environmental or urban monitoring applications. 

Global monitoring

Interdisciplinary applications

Free and open access

Monitor large areas regularly

Access ready-to-use established toolsets

Produce informative maps and valuable spatial information

What can you expect?

In the course at the University of Würzburg’s Department of Remote Sensing the participants will learn the full process of designing and implementing satellite-based monitoring approaches in the context of global change, ecological assessment and urban planning.

Satellite missions and sensor types

Data gateways

EO project design

Data integration and preprocessing

Classifciation techniques and value adding


Accuracy and product quality assessment

Long-term implementation for operational monitoring

Operationalization of EO in administration

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Department of Remote Sensing
Oswald-Külpe Weg 86
97074 Würzburg
(on University Würzburg, Hubland North)


GeoSens is a non-profit training initiative. Due to the courses being offered at a public research organization we are not allowed to make any profit and we also do not intend to make any. Our main goal is to increase Earth Observation analysis skills.



GeoSens consists of researchers with extensive experience in remote sensing data analysis and international training


Department of Remote Sensing
Institute of Geography and Geology
University of Würzburg

Oswald Kuelpe Weg 86
97074 Wuerzburg

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+49 (0) 931 31 88493