MSc Geography

From 2015 to 2019 I did my master in Geography: Global change – regional sustainability at the University of Innsbruck. I chose the in-depth courses Natural Hazard Research and Development Geography and a personal focus on geoinformatics.

Natural Hazard Research: Excursion to Sulden (South Tyrol, IT) for “autonomous acquisition of basic data that will be used in the modeling of natural hazard processes and in the risk zonation.” Model group: rockfall.

Development Geography: Excursion to Brasília and Rondônia (BR) for field research on the Agroforestry system project RECA and the situation at Brazil’s pioneer frontiers. Working groups: value chains and poster designs. (Results published here)

Master thesis: “Superpixels for Soil Moisture Characterization – Segmentation of a Forested Alpine Catchment Area Based on Topographic Features”. Supervisors: M. Rutzinger and G. Meißl, finished September 2019.

Extracurricular activities: Student representative and member of the faculty council from 07/2017 to 06/2019 | Member of the university soccer squad | Co-founder and leader of the local group of EGEA (03/2015 – 01/2018)

Method courses: Python; Applied Remote Sensing; GNSS and Mobile GIS; Quantification of processes and process results in high mountain areas; Remote sensing with GRASS GIS; Quantitative Methods: multivariate and network-oriented methods; Web mapping; Programming Methodology (Java); Moderate, advise and accompany learning groups

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