BLI Department of Hidrobotany
zlinszky.andras [at]
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Brief description of the main scopes: 


MSc Biology 2007, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, specializing in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics

MSc Geoinformation Engineering 2007, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, specializing in Remote Sensing

PhD Biology 2013, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Previous employment:

2005-2007: Freelance geoinformation practicioner

2007-2012: Junior Research Fellow, Centre for Ecological Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Balaton Limnological Institute

2012-2014: Experienced Researcher, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Vienna University of Technology

Research Interests:

Airborne Laser Scanning of vegetation for ecology and conservation

Airborne imaging of wetland vegetation dynamics

Processing of historic maps and aerial images for vegetation ecology and for hydrology

Neotectonics of the Lake Balaton region

Main profile in keywords: 
wetlands, remote sensing, habitat quality, historic maps, LIDAR, biodiversity, ecosystem services
Selected publications:


Alex Bush, Rahel Sollmann, Andreas Wilting, Kristine Bohmann, Beth Cole, Heiko Balzter, Cristopher Martius, András Zlinszky, Sébastien Calvignac-Spencer, Christina A. Cobbold, Terence P. Dawson, Brent C. Emerson, Simon Ferrier, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Martin Herold, Laurence Jones, Fabian H. Leendertz, Louise Matthews, James D. A. Millington, John R. Olson, Otso Ovaskainen, Dave Raffaelli, Richard Reeve, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Torrey W. Rodgers, Stewart Snape, Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers, et al. (2017): Connecting Earth Observation to high-throughput biodiversity data Nature Ecology and Evolution (1), 0176
Zlinszky András, Molnár Bence, Anders S. Barfod (2017): Not all trees sleep the same - high temporal resolution terrestrial laser scanning shows differences in nocturnal plant movement Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1814-1839


András Zlinszky, Balázs Deák, Adam Kania, Anke Schroiff, Norbert Pfeifer (2015): Mapping Natura 2000 Habitat Conservation Status in a Pannonic Salt Steppe with Airborne Laser Scanning Remote Sensing 7(3): 2991-3019


Zlinszky András, Timár Gábor (2013): Historic maps as a data source for socio-hydrology: a case study of the Lake Balaton wetland system, Hungary Hydrology and Earth System Sciences., 17, 4589–4606


András Zlinszky, Werner Mücke, Hubert Lehner, Christian Briese, Norbert Pfeifer (2012): Categorizing Wetland Vegetation by Airborne Laser Scanning on Lake Balaton and Kis-Balaton, Hungary Remote Sensing 2012, 4. (6) pp. 1617-1650