Scientific Presentations

04-GEO-SOS1

Lecturer

Martin Wegmann

ECTS

5 ECTS

 

Aim

The students will learn to design scientifically relevant presentations.

Presentations, approaches and layouts as well as programs will be discussed with regard to its scientific content and goal to ensure high quality presentations and dissemination of relevant information.

 

Content

Visual scientific presentation skills will be taught. Existing presentations will be discussed and evaluated with regard to visual appearance, scientific content and dissemination. Moreover design and appearance of presentations and poster will be discussed and guidelines provided. Individual training of presentations using a variety of programs will be part of it as well. Alternative presentation methods will be introduced (e.g. knitr, beamer).

 

Coding

Visual as well as coding approaches for presentations are covered

Software

Various software programs will be used, but mainly R with knitr, markdown, slidify etc. or Latex Beamer

Techniques

Different visualisation, oral presentation as well as preparation techniques will be introduced and practically applied.

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Content

Theoretical and practical background of scientific presentations and their underlying assumptions and software are covered

General Course News and Updates

MSc thesis defense by Florian Baumgartner

MSc thesis defense by Florian Baumgartner

Floran Baumgartner will present his M.Sc. thesis "The potential of Sentinel-2 time series for yield estimation of a perennial wild plant mix-ture using machine learning" on Friday 29th of October at 10am. From the abstract: "Monocultures are generally accompanied by...

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MSc defense by Frederic Schwarzenbacher

MSc defense by Frederic Schwarzenbacher

Frederic Schwarzenbacher will defend his M.Sc. thesis on Monday 6th at 3pm. The title is "Habitat suitability modeling for Desert Locust in the Awash River basin: Estimation of the breeding probability based on remote sensing, climatology and environment data" and...

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MSc defense by Belen Villacis

MSc defense by Belen Villacis

Belen will defend her M.Sc. thesis “Spatio-temporal patterns of urban expansion among main biomes in Ecuador using LULC data from 1990-2018” on Wednesday 8th of September, 2pm. From the abstract: "Over the past decades, the world has experienced an accelerated...

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MSc defense by Ronja Lappe

MSc defense by Ronja Lappe

Ronja Lappe handed in her M.Sc. thesis "Assessing 30 years of coastline dynamics in Vietnam using the Landsat archive"from the abstract: "Almost half of the world’s human population lives in coastal regions, with 40 % less than ten meters above sea level. Due to...

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MSc defense by Martin Koenig

MSc defense by Martin Koenig

Martin König handed in his thesis with the title “Examining post-fire vegetation recovery with Landsat time series analysis in Olympic National Park (USA)”. Martin used remote sensing and ground collected data to make sense of vegetation recovery patterns for larger...

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thesis idea presentations

thesis idea presentations

On Monday 26th of July at 2pm we will have two MSc thesis idea presentations:   Jakob Wachter (thesis idea):"Derivation of Snow cover in mountain regions from Webcam and Sentinel Imagery (thesis idea)" - supervisors Dr. Tobias Ullmann and Dr. Mattia Rossi, EURAC...

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