E. Honeck



PhD student / assistant


enviroSPACE, University of Geneva, Bd. Carl Vogt 66, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland




2017–2018 Postgraduate Certificate in Geomatics                                                                             

Geneva School of Social Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland                                 

Thesis title: “From a Vegetation Index to an SDG indicator using Landsat time series in the Swiss Data Cube”


2015–2017  MSc. in Environmental Sciences                                                                                     

Faculty of Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland                                                               

Interdisciplinary program including courses on natural resources management and global environmental policy

Thesis title: “Evaluating Water-Related Ecosystem Services with NatCap Software InVEST and MESH”


2012–2015 BSc. In Biology                                                                                                                             

Faculty of Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland                                                               

Monography title: “Bees and Nothingness—Extinction Risks in Western Honeybees (Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758)”



Professional Experience

2017-Present Teaching Assistant                                                                                                             

Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)—practical work (master)
  • Ecosystem Services: a new tool for sustainable development – with Moodle (master)
  • Ecology—practical work (bachelor)
  • SPACE-Ecology: spatial analyses in ecology (Certificate in Geomatics)
  • Remote sensing (Certificate of Advanced Studies—Geomatics for Sustainable Environment)
  • Ecosystem Services Assessment (Certificate of Advanced Studies—Geomatics for Sustainable Environment)


2017 Scientific Intern                                                                                                                   

UNEP-GRID, International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland

Developed a methodology to monitor the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 15.1 using remote sensing techniques with the Swiss Data Cube.



Honeck, E., Moilanen, A., Guinaudeau, B., Wyler, N., Schlaepfer, M. A., Martin, P., ... & Fisher, C. (2020) Implementing Green Infrastructure for the Spatial Planning of Peri-Urban Areas in Geneva, SwitzerlandSustainability12(4), 1387.


Honeck E., Castello R., Chatenoux B., Richard J.-P., Lehmann A., Giuliani G. (2018)  From a Vegetation Index to a Sustainable Development Goal Indicator: Forest Trend Monitoring Using Three Decades of Earth Observations across Switzerland. International Journal of Geo-Information 7(12):455.


Giuliani G., Chatenoux B., Honeck E., Richard J.-P. (2018) Towards Sentinel 2 Analysis Ready Data: A Swiss Data Cube Perspective. In: IGARSS 2018 – IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Valencia (Spain). p. 8668–8671



World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland – February 2020 (talk and poster)

SDGs Seminar: Latest International Trends in Ecosystem Studies, Nagoya University, Japan – November 2019 (talk)

Embedding Ecology in Sustainable Development Goals, Lisbon, Portugal – July 2019 (talk and session chair)

ESP 2018 Regional Conference, San Sebastián, Spain – October 2018 (talk)

ICEI 10th International Conference on Ecological Informatics, Jena, Germany – September 2018 (talk)

Swiss Forum on Conservation Biology SWIFCOB18, Bern, Switzerland – February 2018 (poster)

Natural Capital Symposium, Stanford University, United States – March 2016 (poster)

Poster presented at the NatCap symposium 2017: