Research within the department

3D Data Acquisition

Collecting terrestrial data using a wide range of topographic and photogrammetric devices, remote sensing and photogrammetry, bathymetry,...

Cartography & GIS

Using modern methods and developing innovative technologies in multidisciplinary projects in cartography and GIS.

Landscape Research

The holistic and interdisciplinary approach to landscape, integrating a wide variety of topics, characterised by regional and spatial differentiation.

Physical Geography

The interaction between geomorphological processes and human influences, specifically the effect of changes in land use land management, hydrology and climate on the earth's surface.

Social and Economic Geography

Displacement behaviour, urban logistics, urban policy, world city network, land-use modelling and location decisions.

PhD research in the spotlight

Project research in the spotlight

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