Teaching and study counseling

Dr. Jannes Münchow

If you need any advice regarding the master's program GIScience, you are more than welcome to contact me or to drop by during my office hours.

Geographic Information Systems, spatial databases, environmental statistics and applied GIScience are at the center of my teaching:

  • GEO 111 Geographic Information Science A
  • GEO 213 Geograpic Information Science II
  • GEO 241 Applied Environmental Statistics (co-taught)
  • GEO 404 Applied Geographic Information Science

Possible theses topics

If you are interested in any of the listed topics, please send me an e-mail or drop by my office.

  • El Niño and La Niña and their impact on vegetation development in northern Peru
    • Reviewing the impact of ENSO on ecosystems on a global scale
    • Modeling biodiversity of tropical dry forests 2010-2018
    • Presence-only modeling of characteristic Peruvian tropical dry forest species (GBIF, climate change scenario data)
    • Modeling and innovative color-composite mapping of floristic/climatic gradients on a fog oasis in northern Peru
  • Predictive disease mapping in Spanish pine forests (together with Prof. Dr. Alexander Brenning, Msc Patrick Schratz, Msc Marco Pena)
  • Developing open-source software tools for qualitative spatial data analysis (qualitative GIS, mixed-methods approach)
  • Geomarketing: Machine learning algorithms for the calculation of the retail purchasing power
  • Precision farming in collaboration with partners from the industry
  • Geodata analysis and visualization for the ITZ Bund (InformationsTechnikZentrum Bund) or the Public Health Department
  • Student proposals, i.e. anything spatial, VGI, OSM, web technologies, data science challenges, etc.
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