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Greenland project

Our project on disturbances in arctic tundra of Greenland was granted for INTERACT funding

Special Session “Remote Sensing of Vegetation for Biodiversity Research” at IAVS Symposium

Our proposal for a Special Session “Remote Sensing of Vegetation for Biodiversity Research” at the IAVS Annual Symposium in Bremen (July 14 – 19, 2019) was accepted. Current deadline for abstract submissions is 17 March 2019. Find more at


On February 27th to March 1st we are organizing a Workshop of the COST Action HARMONIOUS called Progress in the use of UAS techniques for environmental monitoring. The first day of the Workshop – 27th February – is open to

Special Issue on UAS in Remote Sensing journal

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the Special Issue in Remote Sensing journal “Progress on the Use of UAS Techniques for Environmental Monitoring“. Particularly, we welcome contributions with: Added value of UAS data in environmental monitoring Methods

Special session at Living Planet Symposium 2019

Call for abstract for our Special session C6.01 “Advances in environmental monitoring thanks to unmanned aircraft“ to be held at Living Planet Symposium 13 – 17 May in Milano is opened till 11 November 2018 at More details on

Winning the IAVS Annual Meeting 2018 Poster Competition

The poster entitled “CAN ECOLOGICAL RULES SURVIVE IN HIMALAYA?” authored by lab members Martin Macek, Martin Kopecký & Jan Wild was awarded as #1 poster in poster competition on the 61st IAVS Annual Symposium, held on 22-27. July 2018 in

Our new UAV project proposal was successful

Our new project UAS approach for monitoring of plant invasions over different spatial and temporal scales just got funded by The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports under the INTER-COST VES18 funding scheme. It is related to a COST Action CA16219

The Best paper published in Applied Vegetation Science in 2017

Paper co-authored by Martin Kopecký has been selected by the Editors of  Applied Vegetation Science as the best paper published in 2017. Enjoy reading it for free at:

We are part of a new network FORMOSAM

FORest MAnagement Scenarios for Adaptation and Mitigation 2018-2019 Project is funded by European Forest Institute Network Fund. It supports networking activities among 25 European partners. EFI network FORMOSAM 2018-19

Collaboration with IRSTEA group in Grenoble, France

Our long-term collaboration with the IRSTEA research group in Grenoble, France (project DYNARP) focusing on knotweeds is now supported be a MOBILITY project enabling us to exchange ideas, prepare joint manuscripts and plan future research.