of the International Workshop on Remote Sensing and GIS for Monitoring of Habitat Quality
Vienna, 24–25 September 2014

edited by Norbert Pfeifer and András Zlinszky
ISBN: 978-3-200-03727-4

Whole proceedings document (PDF, 19 MB)

Front matter
List of reviewers

Single papers are linked below.


Beyond Copernicus: New remote sensing approaches to habitat quality mapping and monitoring

Heiko Balzter, Pedro Rodriguez-Veiga, James Wheeler, Ramesh Ningthoujam, Virginia Nicolas-Perea, Geoff Smith, Stephanie Palmer, Dimitris Stratoulias and Viktor Toth

The relevance of habitat quality for biodiversity and ecosystem service policies

Bálint Czúcz, Ildikó Arany, Miklós Kertész, Ferenc Horváth, András Báldi, András Zlinszky and Réka Aszalós

Innovative sensors and infrastructure for mapping biodiversity

UAS based laser scanning for forest inventory and precision farming

Martin Pfennigbauer, Ursula Riegl, Peter Rieger and Philip Amon

Monotoring of instream habitats with focus on morphological dynamics based on Airborne Laser Bathymetry

Gottfried Mandlburger, Christoph Hauer and Martin Wieser

Remote sensing for aquatic habitat quality mapping and EU Water Framework Directive (EU-WFD) reporting

Stephanie C.J Palmer, András Zlinszky, Heiko Balzter and Viktor R. Tóth

3-D Modeling of Marine Ecosystem Engineers – a Framework for Studying Their Ecological Impact

Sagi Filin, Telem Gili and Gil Rilov

Using Airborne Hydromapping Data for Habitat Investigations in running waters

Stefan Jocham, Wolfgang Dobler, Frank Steinbacher, Ramona Baran and Markus Aufleger

Intertidal Habitat Characterization of Rocky Shores Using Terrestrial Laser Scans

Arav Reuma, David Niv, Sagi Filin and Gil Rilov

Gimme my vegetation map in an hour! Towards operational vegetation classification and mapping: an automated software workflow

Adam Kania and Andras Zlinszky

Unmanned aerial vehicles in airborne environmental monitoring

Tamás Fráter, Tatjána Juzsakova, László Dióssy and Ákos Rédey

Developing remote sensing tools for mapping of habitat parameters

Tree Species Mapping Using Airborne Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Péter Kertész, Géza Király and Péter Burai

Estimation of vertical forest layer structure based on small-footprint airborne LiDAR

Werner Mücke, Balázs Deák, Anke Schroiff, Norbert Pfeifer and Hermann Heilmeier

Categorizing grassland vegetation in lowland hay meadows with full-waveform airborne LIDAR: a feasibility study for Natura 2000

András Zlinszky, Anke Schroiff, Adam Kania, Balázs Deák, Werner Mücke, Ágnes Vári, Balázs Székely and Norbert Pfeifer

Using of MODIS NDVI Time Series for Grassland Habitat Classification and Assessment

Andrej Halabuk and Matej Mojses

Monitoring the distribution and dynamics of an alien invasive grass in tropical savanna habitats with airborne LiDAR

Shaun Levick, Lindsay Hutley, Samantha Setterfield, Natalie Rossiter-Rachor and Jorg Hacker

The NEWFOR single tree detection benchmark – A test of LIDAR based detection methods using a unique dataset of different forest types within the alpine space

Lothar Eysn and Markus Hollaus

Mapping old natural forest habitat using airborne laser scanning

Hans Ole Ørka, Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, Erik Næsset and Terje Gobakken

Mapping of Grass Species Using Airborne Hyperspectral Data

Peter Burai, Balazs Deak, Orsolya Valko and Csaba Lenart

Individual tree detection as input information for Natura 2000 habitat quality mapping

Adam Kania, Eva Lindberg, Anke Schroiff, Werner Mücke, Johan Holmgren and Norbert Pfeifer

Vegetation Mapping in Tisza-lake Using Airborne Hyperspectral and LiDAR Data

László Bekő, Ágnes Kerekes, Péter Enyedi, Csaba Lénárt and Dimitris Stratoulias

Reed Qualification Based on Airborne Laser Scanning

Géza Király, Gábor Brolly and István Márkus

Quantitative Assessment of the Restoration Progress in the Shirvan National Park using Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing and GIS Analysis

Emil Bayramov

Perspectives: Remotely Sensing the Buried Past of Present Vegetation

Anamaria Roman, Tudor Mihai Ursu, Sorina Fărcaş, Vlad Andrei Lăzărescu and Coriolan Horaţiu Opreanu

Modelling of soil properties in a NATURA 2000 habitat site in the Carpathian Basin

Bernadett Gálya, Éva Bozsik, Nikolett Szőllősi, Péter Riczu, Lajos Blaskó, János Tamás, Balázs Deák, Katalin Bökfi and Hermann Heilmeier

GIS modeling of habitat quality based on ecological principles

Combining object-based classification of IKONOS imagery and Habitat Suitability Index modelling for alpine rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta helvetica)

Margit Zohmann, Josef Pennerstorfer and Ursula Nopp-Mayr

Towards an integrated assessment of protected riparian forests using EO-based indicators

Barbara Riedler, Lena Pernkopf, Thomas Strasser, Stefan Lang and Geoff Smith

A Natura 2000 Monitoring Framework – Using Plant Species Gradients for Spectral Habitat Assessment

Carsten Neumann, Gabriele Weiss and Sibylle Itzerott

Natura 2000 Habitat Quality mapping in a Pannonic salt steppe from full-waveform Airborne Laser Scanning

András Zlinszky, Balázs Deák, Adam Kania, Anke Schroiff and Norbert Pfeifer

What Remote Sensing Can Do and What Not for Habitat Mapping and Quality Assessment – Lessons from the “ChangeHabitats2” Project

Hermann Heilmeier, Cici Alexander, Balázs Deák, Adam Kania, Werner Mücke, Anke Schroiff, Balázs Székely, Agnes Vári, András Zlinszky and Norbert Pfeifer

Can airborne laser scanning or satellite images, or a combination of the two, be used to predict the abundance and species richness of birds and beetles at a patch scale?

Eva Lindberg, Jean-Michel Roberge, Therese Johansson and Joakim Hjältén

eHabitat: Large scale modelling of habitat types and similarities for conservation and management of protected areas

Javier Martinez-Lopez, Jon Olav Skøien and Grégoire Dubois

Comparing instructions to assess Natura 2000 Habitat conservation status across borders

Anke Schroiff, Balázs Deák, András Zlinszky, Norbert Pfeifer and Hermann Heilmeier

Monitoring of Habitat Quality in Fruit Orchards – a promising Example for the Application of Remote Sensing and GIS

Roland Achtziger, Cici Alexander, Ursula Nigmann and Oliver Wiche

Towards operational monitoring: case studies and user requirements

User Needs, Possibilities and Limitations of Remote Sensing for Natura 2000 Habitat Monitoring – Results from the European MS.MONINA Project

Toon Spanhove and Jeroen Vanden Borre

Mapping of habitat type and quality with the Natura 2000 habitat monitoring service of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)

Juliane Rühl, Oliver Buck, Dirk Hinterlang and Andreas Müterthies

Semi-automated mapping for the National Inventory of Landscapes in Sweden (NILS) using Landsat and LiDAR data

Nils Lindgren, Heather Reese, Anna Allard, Marianne Åkerholm, Björn Nilsson, Pernilla Christensen, Ann-Helen Granholm and Håkan Olsson

Airborne Optical Imaging in Support of Habitat Ecological Monitoring of the Austrian Reed Belt of Lake Neusiedl

Elmar Csaplovics and Erwin Nemeth

The EAGLE data model – concept for parameterized data collection on habitat characteristics

Barbara Kosztra, Stephan Arnold, Michael Bock, Gebhard Banko and Christoph Perger

Late submissions

Unified fusion of satellite imagery for seasonal terrestrial habitat mapping in Hong Kong

Bo Huang

Monitoring and Mapping for biodiversity using remote sensing: a case study from Norfolk

Katie Medcalf, Johanna Breyer, Gemma Bell, Paul Robinson, Sam Neal and Martin Horlock

Nature without barriers – Natura2000 sites as Green Infrastructure in the Austrian-Hungarian transborder region Fertö-Hansag-Neusiedlersee

Thomas Wrbka and Michael Kuttner