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Workshop at the IGU2014 conference in Kraków

We would like to thank everyone that joined us for the workshop "Current trends in landscape fragmentation and connectivity assessmnet" organized within the 2014 IGU Regional Conference in Kraków, Poland (August 18-22, 2014). We hope that you found the workshop informative and worthwhile!

You can download all the workshop materials here.


Date and place of the workshop

  • Tuesday, 19th August from 9:00 to 15:30

  • Room A lab_comp (1.24), Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, 7 Gronostajowa St. (more details available here)

Workshop description

This one-day workshop will cover concepts and applications of recently developed methodologies, metrics and tools for the analysis of landscape fragmentation and connectivity (based on remote sensing and GIS). The workshop is organized along with the thematic session “New perspectives in landscape fragmentation and connectivity assessment”, and is part of the project “Integration of categorical- and gradient-based approaches in landscape fragmentation and connectivity modelling using GIS&T” founded by the Polish National Science Centre.

Workshop program







9:00 - 10:45


The state of the art in fragmentation and connectivity assessment on landscape and habitat level (discussion)


Katarzyna Ostapowicz
Peter Vogt
Elżbieta Ziółkowska


10:45 - 11:15


Coffee break



11:15 - 13:00


Morphological spatial pattern analysis (MSPA) (comp. exercises)


Peter Vogt


13:00 - 14:00





14:00 - 15:30


Assessment of fragmentation and connectivity on landscape and habitat level (comp. exercises)


Katarzyna Ostapowicz
Elżbieta Ziółkowska


After the workshop we invite you to join us at the session "New perspective in landscape fragmentation and connectivity assessment" (room A2, 16:00 - 17:45).

Target group

A target group for this workshop are PhD students and Postdocs interested in landscape ecology, nature conservation, environment management and protection with basic skills in GIS and remote sensing (both with theoretical and/or applied background). Maximum number of participants is 32. The workshop will take place in two computer labs.

Registration details

Deadline for registration: 30th of July 2014

To apply for the workshop you have to:

  • Register for the IGU2014 conference (cover the conference fee)

  • Send an application with motivation letter (max. 1 page) and short CV (max. 2 pages) to: and

Successful applicants will be informed via e-mail to August 5th, 2014

Important: Only participants who pay the IGU2014 fee and submit an application will be able to participate in the workshop!

Project supported by a grant from the National Science Centre


National Science Centre