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Ecoacoustics workshop: what are soundscapes and how to monitor them?

Last week, our postdoc Kevin Darras organised our very first ecoacoustics workshop: we learned a lot on what ecoacoustics is, what soundscapes are, the different types of Passive Acoustic Monitoring devices currently on the market, the available softwares to analyse acoustic data, why and how to do that, and much more. The workshop included a …

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Two upcoming bachelor thesis defenses!

Two students who carried out their thesis project at our chair will defend their theses in the next days and weeks, check out the details below (English version below): Am 21.02.2023 verteidigt Herr Frederik Pitz (BSc Geographie) seine Bachelorarbeit zum Thema: „Modellierung der Effekte von Agrarumweltmaßnahmen auf Braunkehlchenpopulatioen im Gebiet der Vereinigten Mulde“. Beginn: 13:30 Uhr, …

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Master thesis defense: “Contribution of solidarity-based farming to the promotion of biodiversity in agroecosystems”

Invitation to the defense of the master thesis On 27.02.2023 Ms. Eliza Marzin will defend her master thesis titled “Contribution of solidarity-based farming to the promotion of biodiversity in agroecosystems”. Start: 13:00, Place: Hülßebau of the TU Dresden, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, room S 484. It is requested to observe the currently valid hygiene regulations. …

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Workshop on outcome-based measures for biodiversity and ecosystem services

On November 28 2022, the workshop “Success factors for implementing outcome-based measures to promote biodiversity and ecosystem services in agriculture” brought together scientists, practitioners and representatives from associations in Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to discuss in a world café format i) financial factors, ii) monitoring and design, iii) advice and communication and iv) transfer aspects of outcome-based …

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New PhD position on “Cumulative effects of the expansion of renewable energies on biodiversity”!

Renewable energies are crucial for a green future. But what are their biological impacts with widespread adoption? Come and study with us the cumulative effects of renewable energies on biodiversity and ecosystem services  in the transdisciplinary doctoral scholarship programme of the Boysen-TU Dresden Research Training Group. Find all infos here: https://www.verw.tu-dresden.de/StellAus/download.asp?file=11-2022%5CMartius_Stipendium%204.GRK_TP_F3_AC_eng.pdf Deadline for applications: November …

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BESTMAP update: what happened over the summer?

It has been a busy and fruitful summer for the BESTMAP consortium, and here is a summary of our latest achievements.Four BESTMAP-related publications were published over the summer months, with contributions from our team members at the Chair of Computational Landscape Ecology:– Gosal et al. (2022) investigated the accuracy of modelled changes in freshwater provision …

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“peer2peer” event in the Biosphere Reserve Upper Lusatian Heath and Pond Landscape

The Upper Lusatian Heath and Pond Landscape Biosphere Reserve has been working with farmers for a long time to implement innovative measures to protect biodiversity in agriculture. On September 14, ECO²SCAPE therefore invited to a “peer2peer” event. The full-day excursion to the biosphere reserve served as a technical exchange between the farmers of our model …

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