Ecopotential – Insights to an EU-funded project

Reading Time: 3 minutesAbout three weeks ago, researchers and specialist from all over Europe came to Burg Rabenstein, a castle in the heart of Franconia. The reason for this encounter was Ecopotential, an EU-funded project that has the aim to monitor European ecosystem services through Earth observation, using satellite imagery and remote sensing. Ecopotential focusses on protected areas […]

Cross-country skiing and coping with the cold: 11th Jyväskylä Winter School of Ecology

Reading Time: 2 minutesThree GCE students attended the 11th Jyväskylä Winter School of Ecology organized by the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) from 12. -23.02.2018. In the first week, the wild life in the deep snow was studied as part of the topic boreal ecology. This included, besides the structure of snow and a general overview, also important topics […]

Fireside Evening Series: Munich RE with Dr. Faust

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbout the GCE Fireside Evening Series The Global Change Ecology M.Sc is not only about lectures and exams, spending all day in the lecture hall and all night in the library, writing long papers about complicated scientific issues. It is also about events and initiatives outside the University of Bayreuth such as scientific conferences, networking […]

One plus One is Eleven – Together we can change the world

Reading Time: 3 minutesImpact Training for Global Change Ecology Students with Rosmarie Katrin Neumann By: Katharina Funk We all don’t really know what to expect as we sit on our chairs, placed in a circle, watching Rosemarie Katrin Neumann from Impact Dialog preparing her things: Setting up her notebook, hanging up posters, laying out colourful slips of paper. […]