The Master of science program

Geoinformation in Environmental Management

The Master of science program

Project (9 months duration, 60 ECTS)

The qualified second year graduates (Master of Science Degree candidates) pursue their research thesis under the supervision of visiting and/ or own MAICh faculty in an environment fully equipped with modern facilities and the most recently updated software. Research addresses spearhead topics supporting national and EU Environmental policies within an interdisciplinary international scientific network.

Research activities

Topics generally available for Master of Science thesis:

  • Desertification Monitoring,
  • Environmental Resource Management,
  • Environmental Impact Assessment,
  • Landscape Ecology,
  • Soil Erosion Risk Assessment,
  • Agricultural Practices Monitoring,
  • Precision Agriculture,
  • Forest Fire Risk Assessment
  • Fire Behaviour Modelling & Effectiveness of Fire Retardants,
  • Management of Mediterranean Ecosystems, and
  • Regional and Rural Development

Indicative master thesis realized whithin the area

  1. Title: Knowledge-based classification of multitemporal data-set for automatic land use/cover mapping in rainfed agricultural areas of central Spain

    Author: Irene Guerrero Fernandez, Spain

    Place of realization: Spain

    Thesis Director(s): Dr. Juan Traba Diaz, Manuel B. Morales

  2. Title: Use of Field Spectroradiometric Measurements for Discrimination of Common Plant Species: Results from a Case Study

    Author: Kiril Manevski, FYROM

    Place of realization: MAICh

    Thesis Director(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Schneider

  3. Title: Water Use Characteristics of the Invasive Woody Species Juniperus virginiana in the Semi-arid Grasslands of Nebraska

    Author: Rita El Hage, Lebanon

    Place of realization: USA

    Thesis Director(s): Prof. Tala Awada

Last update: Sep 13, 2017