Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg



Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Geowissenschaften

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06120 Halle (Saale)

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Digitalisierung der Landwirtschaft: 
Experimentierfeld AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern gestartet

Federal Minister of Agriculture Julia Klöckner presented the notification of funding to the AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0 project on March 9, 2020. In the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), the representatives of the research institutes involved accepted the funding decision. The aim of the project is to test and promote digital technologies in the area of remote sensing data use in agriculture in Mecklenburg and nation-wide.
The department of Geoecology of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg is the only funded research institute in Saxony-Anhalt.

WUEMoCA Anwenderforum in Usbekistan    

Second WUEMoCA User Forum in Uzbekistan

From 7th to 8th of November 2019, the second WUEMoCA (“Water Use Efficiency Monitor in  Central Asia”) User Forum meeting, following the first one in 2015, took  place in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The meeting brought together 30  representatives from the irrigation water management of all five Central  Asian countries, and from international organizations.

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New regulation for thesis supervision by employees of the department

If you are planning to write your thesis in the Department of Geoecology, please do not contact the staff directly.

Instead, send an e-mail to the Secretariat of the Department of Geoecology (Ms. Nancy Trinks, ) stating your name, first name, matriculation number and degree program in a few sentences outline the timetable and state the desired reviewers or supervisors. The presentation of the possible topics for the thesis may still be very vague and you can also specify several areas for the topic of the thesis.

Based on your outline of possible topics for the thesis, the most suitable reviewer (s) or supervisor (s) will be chosen.

Normally, you will receive feedback by e-mail from the Secretariat of the Geoecology section within 4 weeks.

Working group "Climate change" Saxony-Anhalt

The government has begun in 2006 to strengthen her activities also in the area "Climate change" and „development of strategies for the adaptation of the systems to the already inevitably entering climate changes“.
Thus a department-covering and specialised covering working group "Climate change" was furnished on the 28th of June, 2007, in that the ministries of agriculture and environment, for economy and work, for land development and traffic, for health and social, for cult, the land institution for agriculture, to forests and horticulture, the regional authorities for environment protection, the regional authorities for geology and mining, the Northwest-German forestal test institution, the land company for flood control and water economy, the universities by Magdeburg and Halle - institute of eart sciences / working group geoecology - the German weather service, establishment Leipzig, the colleges of Magdeburg-Stendal and clue as well as the Helmholtz centre for Umweltforschung GmbH (UfZ) help.

The AG "climate change" deals with the subject areas climate development and climate result adaptation and, besides, tackles the following duties:

* Information exchange; grouping of the level of knowledge,
* Coordination of the duties in connection with the federal country working group „national adaptation strategy to the climate change“,
* Capture of the projects worked on by the land facilities, inquiry and Priorisierung of the action need,
* Formulation of demands for the areas and departments,
* Model regions and monitoring to the climate results,
* Instruction of the government, the Landtag and the public / politics consultation,
* Development of guidelines for climate result adaptation strategies.
(Spring: AG climate change)

What is, actually, "geoecology"?

"Geoecology is interdisciplinary natural sciences oriented in environmental problems. She is aimed at the understanding of the functionalities and impact of the environment, in particular to recognise problems in connection with the human use and at solving."
(Association for geoecology in Germany inc.)

Competition forum geoecology
Was ist Geoökologie - Die beste Erklärung.pdf (349.7 KB)  vom 09.08.2010