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New study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B

04 June 2020

The new study 'Cold War spy satellite images reveal long-term declines of a philopatric keystone species in response to cropland expansion' from a research team led by Land Systems Group alumna Dr. Catalina Munteanu and co-authored by Land Systems Group Leader PD Dr. Daniel Müller shows how historical Corona Imagery in combination with modern satellite imagery enhances the understanding of the connection between biodiversity and land use changes. 

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Scientific manuscript: Munteanu C, Kamp J, Nita MD, Klein N, Kraemer BM, Müller D, Koshkina A, Prishchepov AV, Kuemmerle T. 2020 Cold War spy satellite images reveal long-term declines of a philopatric keystone species in response to cropland expansion. Proc. R. Soc. B 20192897. DOI