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Bernhard Zagel Senior Scientist | Division Head | Lecturer
  • Z_GIS | Hellbrunner St. 34 | NaWi Faculty Building
  • 5020 Salzburg - Austria
Tel:
+43 (0)662 8044 7532
Fax:
+43 (0)662 8044 182
Bernhard.Zagel@sbg.ac.at www.zgis.at

Academic and Professional Functions

Research Interests

Applied Geoinformatics | GIS-T | Sustainable Transportation | Networks and Spatial Analysis | Climate Friendly Research | Long Term Ecosystem Research - LTER | Glacier Monitoring

About Me

My research addresses two broad topics: sustainable urban mobility and glacier monitoring in the context of climate change:

I am interested in the geospatial dimensions of transportation and the implications of human mobility and accessibility for sustainable transportation and livable communities in the smart city context. My main approach to questions of mobility and sustainability is the development and application of GIS and spatial analysis techniques to extract information from mobility and geospatial data.
Learn more: gimobility.zgis.at

I have a long-standing interest in high mountain research and glacier monitoring.
Glaciers are highly sensitive indicators of past and present climate change. Their current area and volume are a response to both near-term and long-term changes in both temperature and precipitation. Because glaciers are important indicators of past and future climatic changes, Z_GIS in cooperation with Land Salzburg coordinates the LTER (Long Term Ecological Research) master site Oberes Stubachtal, located in the National Park Hohe Tauern. Together with colleagues from ÖAW Innsbruck and others we collect field data, analyze and store our results in different global glacier inventory databases.
Learn more: lter-stubachtal.sbg.ac.at

 

 

Contact and Profiles

Postal address

University of Salzburg
Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS
Hellbrunner St 34
5020 Salzburg, Austria

Office tel:+43 662 8044-7532
Dept. tel: +43 662 8044-7502
Fax: +43 662 8044-182
Skype: bzagel

Profiles

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  • News
    Researchers led by Salzburg's geoinformatics scientist Christian Neuwirth had already developed and presented a mathematical model for Covid-19 in May 2020 which examines the question of how long and intensively social distancing measures have to be maintained in order to reduce corona deaths further.
    Results of the study on media use by children and families during lockdown. Home schooling could be improved, but is on the right track. Secondary schools have a better profile. Families have learned to deal with lockdown and homeschooling.
    As a result of the current situation the updated opening times for Salzburg University library will apply from the 17th November 2020.
    A study carried out by the sleep laboratory of the Faculty of Natural Sciences on the topic of sleep under the direction Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus is dedicated to the changes in sleep during the Covid-19 lockdown in 6 different countries (Ö, AT, UK, GR, CU, BRA). The fear, which is worrying from a psychological point of view, and which is evident across society, is also reflected in this data: 78% of those surveyed feel threatened or worried by the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Online lecture on the subject of physiology or medicine: November 25, 2020 - 6 p.m. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will go to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
    A Pongauer by birth takes on the endowed professorship for human-computer interaction at the University of Salzburg - an interview with the researcher.
    Online lecture on chemistry: December 2nd 2020 - 6 p.m. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of one of the sharpest tools in genetic engineering: the CRISPR / Cas9 genetic scissors. With this technology, researchers can modify the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.
    In many countries the financial resources for investigative journalism are drying up noticeably. The CoViD-19 crisis has accelerated this trend. Smart media policy and public service media can effectively curb erosion.
    The PLUS Report 2020 has been published.
    Digitization has led to an enormous spread of different forms of mobile working. Corona has brought an additional boost and has introduced home office in areas and for activities that were previously unimaginable.
    During the time of Corona, in particular, it became clear just how important it is to support students digitally in their every day university life. The project „On Track“ – stay on track combines digital and social worlds. It is starting at the right time!
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  • 25.11.20 Nobelpreise 2020 - MEDIZIN (Hepatitis)
    26.11.20 Current research from the FB Psychology … related to COVID-19
    27.11.20 Update Immobilienertragsteuer sowie neue Grunderwerbsteuer und Gerichtsgebühren (ganztägig)
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