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Dr Katarzyna Ostapowicz
Jagiellonian University, Department of GIS, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management
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kostapowicz@gis.geo.uj.edu.pl

http://www.gis.geo.uj.edu.pl/ZGIS/eng/

Background:

Education:

2007: PhD in the Earth Science within the Geography
Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)
2004/2005: - Austrian government scholarship, Ernst Mach Grant, Paris-Lodron University, ZGIS Center, Salzburg (Austria)
2004: MSc in Nuclear Physics, Institute of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)
2002: MSc in Physical Geography within the Natural and Mathematical Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

Professional experience:

since 2009: assistant professor (adiunct), Jagiellonian University, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Department of GIS, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Kraków (Poland)
2007 - 2008: assistance (postdoc), Jagiellonian University, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Department of GIS, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Kraków (Poland)
2006 - 2007: scientific officer - contract agent, European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment & Sustainability, Land Management & Natural Hazards Unit, FOREST Action, Ispra (Italy)
2005 - 2006: stagiaire, European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment & Sustainability, Land Management & Natural Hazards Unit, FOREST Action, Ispra (Italy)
2002 - 2007: PhD student, Jagiellonian University, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, GIS Laboratory

Research interest:

- Geographic Information Science and Technology (GISc&T)
- analytical modelling
- land use and land cover changes
- human - environmental systems
- mountain areas
- GISc&T education, e-learning

Activities in education:

Post-Graduate level
Modelling of land cover change (Salzburg University, lecture)
Change and differentiation of land use on satellite images (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, workshops)
Geographical Analysis (Jagiellonian University, on-line course)
Spatial Statistics (Jagiellonian University, on-line course)
EuroGIS - The European Dimension of GIS (Jagiellonian University, on-line course)
Graduate level
Advance Remote sensing (Jagiellonian University, lecture)
Remote Sensing (Jagiellonian University,)
Collaboration projects in GIS (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
Advanced Spatial Analysis and Analytical Modelling in GIS (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
Advance Remote sensing (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
GIS (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
GIS (Jagiellonian University, lecture)
Solar Energy Modelling with ArcGIS at the ENERegion Summer School (Salzburg University, workshops)
GIS Workshops (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
Applications of GIS in environmental studies (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
Applications of GIS in socio-economic studies (Jagiellonian University, practical classes),
Undergraduate level
Geoinformatics (Jagiellonian University, lecture)
Geoinformatics (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
Introduction to GIS (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)
Field GIS classes (Jagiellonian University, practical classes)

Recent projects:

UrbanSAT, PECS (2011)

Mountain Sustainability: Transforming Research into Practice (mountain.TRIP)
SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME Environment (including Climate Change) FP7-ENV-2009-5.1.0.2, Grant agreement no.: 244089 (2009-11)

Land use and land cover changes in the Polish Carpathians until 2050
Grant of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (0500/B/P01/2008/34) (2008-10)
Geographic Information Science and Technology in Croatian Higher Education, GIST-CroHE TEMPUS Project CD_JEP-41174-2006(HR) (2007-09)

Selected Publications:

Kuemmerle T., Olofsson P., Chaskovskyy O., Baumann M., Ostapowicz K., Woodcock C.E., Houghton R.A., Hostert P., Keeton W.S., Radeloff V.C., 2011, Post-Soviet farmland abandonment, forest recovery, and carbon sequestration in western Ukraine, Global Change Biology, 17, 1335-1349

Kuemmerle T., Perzanowski K., Chaskovskyy O., Ostapowicz K., Halada L., Bashta A.-T., Kruhlov I., Hostert P., Waller D.M., Radeloff V. C., 2010, European bison habitat suitability in the Carpathian Mountains, Biological conservation, 143, 4, 908-916

Ostapowicz K., Sitko I., 2009, Multi-temporal land cover pattern change analysis using remote sensing, Proc. SPIE 7478, 74780R (2009)

Kozak J., Estreguil C., Ostapowicz K., 2008, European forest cover mapping with high resolution satellite data: The Carpathians case study, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 10, 1, 44-55

Ostapowicz K., Vogt P., Riitters K.H., Kozak J., Estreguil C., 2008, Impact of scale on morphological spatial pattern of forest, Landscape Ecology, 23, 9, 1107-1117