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.

Climate & Earth

Focus on human-environment interactions in the context of a changing environment and climate.

Social and Economic Geography

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

PhD research in the spotlight

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