Working Group Kolloquium

During the semester, we meet every second wednesday of the month to to discuss the current theses together.
For further announcement please register to the Learnweb course Theses@RemoteSensing which serves discussion and information for everyone writing their thesis with us.

Completed Theses

  • Bachelor theses

    2022

    Thalis Goldschmidt: Development of an interactive web tool to improve the understanding of spatial prediction models and their quality assessment. B.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Christian Knoth

    2021

    Clara Putschky: The structure and relevance of disturbance ecology in pasture ecosystems with special attention to the arthropod occurrence in the pasture landscape “Emsaue Vadrup”. B.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Christoph Scherber

    Milena Jentzsch: Satellitenbasierte Analyse der Zusammenhänge zwischen Vegetationsvitalität, Trockenstress und Niederschlag in einem westdeutschen Hochmoorgebiet. B.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Maite Lezama Valdes & Hanna Meyer

     

    2020

    Jonathan Bahlmann: Utilizing Synthetic Aperture Radar for human rights fact-finding using the example of armed conflict damage assessment in damascus, Syria. B.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Christian Knoth & Hanna Meyer.

    Lukas Bäcker: Entwicklung einer Webapplikation zur kollaborativen und effizienten Generierung von Trainingsdaten für Satellitenbildklassifikationen auf Basis maschineller Lernverfahren. B.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Christian Knoth & Hanna Meyer.

    Carolin Bronowicz: Potential of new satellite systems for the detection of gorse (Ulex europaeus) in New Zealand using machine learning techniques. B.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Christian Knoth.

    Jannis Fröhlking: Automated detection of marmot populations using remote sensing and machine learning. B.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Christian Knoth & Johannes Kamp.

    2019

    Pia Pickenbrock: Using UAS as a transfer platform for wildlife radio tracking signals. B.Sc. Landscape Ecology. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & David Ott.

    Y. Qiu: Options for multispectral data processing of UAV image mosaics between the poles of commercial and open source software, by using the example of OpenDroneMap (ODM) and Pix4D. B.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Torsten Prinz.

  • Master theses

    2022

    Henning Schneidereit: Application of UAS-imagery for vegetation mapping in conservation management -A case study of the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park. M.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Hanna Meyer

    Thomas Klose: Investigation of habitat connectivity using dispersal modelling for the European wildcat in the Lüneburger Heide: An enhancement of previous Least-cost-analysed by circuit theory. M.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Sascha Buchholz

    2021

    Boris Stöcker: Deadwood Detection in Ultra-High-Resolution RGB Imagery: A Deep Learning Approach. M.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Hanna Meer & Christian Thiel

    Marietta Puhl: Spatial prediction of arthropod biodiversity on farmland across Europe. M.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Christoph Scherber & Hanna Meyer.

    Carles Milà Garcia: The spatial prediction sandbox - Investigating the use of spatially-explicit modelling and cross-validation strategies in spatial interpolation machine learning problems. M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Edzer Pebesma, Jorge Mateu.

    Mohammad Hussein Alasawedah: Development of a methodology to fill gaps in MODIS LST data for Antarctica. M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies. Betreuung: Maite Lezama Valdes & Hanna Meyer & Ignacio Guerrero.

    Raül Raga González: Soil moisture estimation in the McMurdo Dry Valleys using Landsat 8 satellite data. M.Sc. Geospatial technologies. Betreuung: Maite Lezama Valdes & Hanna Meyer & Joel Dinis Baptista Ferreira da Silva.

    Milan Prior: Quantifying the tank capacity of bromeliads as part of the water regime on neotropical inselbergs using UAS-based remote sensing. M.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Tillmann Buttschardt.

    Marcel Dogotari: Development of a UAV-borne Lidar System and its application in contrasting environments. Externe Abschlussarbeit. Betreuung: Ralf Becker & Jan Lehmann.

    Sam Lucy Behle: Urochloa decumbens and Melinis minutiflora conquering Serra do Cipo - Investigating the dispersal vectors of invasive alien species in a national park in the Brazilian Cerrado with remote sensing methods. M.Sc. Landschaftsökologie. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Tillmann Buttschardt.

    Yan Lin: SEMI-AUTOMATIC CLASSIFICATION OF TREE SPECIES USING A COMBINATION OF RGB DRONE IMAGERY AND MASK RCNN: Case study of the Highveld region in Eswatini. M.Sc. Geospatial technologies. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann& Joel Dinis Baptista Ferreira da Silva.

    Pedro Cruz: Mapping urban tree species in a tropical environment using airborne multispectral and LiDAR data. M.Sc. Geospatial technologies. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Joel Dinis Baptista Ferreira da Silva.

    Max Gadomski: Possibilities of detecting wild animal species in high-resolution true color and color-infrared UAV imagery based on semi-automatic QGIS analyses. B.Sc. Geoinformatik. Betreuung: Torsten Prinz & Jan Lehmann

     

     

    2020

    Sebastian Holtkamp: Analysis of the Potential of Deep Learning Approaches for Ecological Monitoring Using Multi-Spectral, UAV-Borne Imagery. M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Christian Knoth & Hanna Meyer.

    Sarah Lechler: Developing and testing a best-available pixel method for NASA’s Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 (HLS) dataset to enhance deforestation monitoring in the brazilian amazon rainforest. M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Marius Appel.

    Akhil Jayant Patil: Machine learning approach for spatio-temporal prediction of normalized difference vegetation index towards an early detection of leaf fall risk over transportation routes.  M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Lucas Schubert (DLR).

    Shenaha Sivakumar: Analysis of the Potential of ICESat-2 Laser Altimetry Data in Combination with a Global, High-Resolution Elevation Grid for estimating Surface Water Resources. M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Nora Meyer zu Erpen (Airbus).

    Alexander J. Koreneef: Moderne Fernerkundungsmethoden zur Ermittlung der Vitalität wiedervernässter Feucht- und Nasswälder. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & NN.

    Tanmoy Chakraborty: Multi-scale Assessment of Drought-Induced Forest Dieback. M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Torsten Prinz.

    Maicol Fernando Camargo Hernandez: Land Suitability Analysis to Assess the Potential of Vacant Lands for Urban Agriculture Activities. M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Judith Verstegen.

    Brenda Ayo: Classification and monitoring of informal settlements using open geospatial data. Betreuung: Joel Dinis Baptista Ferreira da Silva & Hanna Meyer & Carlos Granell Canut.

    Hassan Mohammed Omar: Ecological risk assessment based on land cover changes: A case study of Zanzibar-Tanzania, 2003-2027. Betreuung: Pedro Cabral & Hanna Meyer & Carlos G. Canut.

    Jordan Bates: Benefits in 3D Rock Glacier Tracking Using Oblique Multirotor UAS Imagery with Point Cloud Processing. M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Tillmann Buttschardt.

    2019

    Rehan Chaudhary: A satellite-based analysis of land cover change as a baseline to explain declines in East Asian migratory bird populations. M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Johannes Kamp.

    Saphir El-Kaiy: Evaluating Sentinel-2 and PlanetScope multispectral imagery in a machine learning approach to detect bark beetle infestation of spruce in North Rhine-Westphalia. M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Edzer Pebesma.

    Marc Dragunski: Comparison of spatial validation strategies in machine learning for environmental science. M.Sc. Geoinformatics. Betreuung: Hanna Meyer & Edzer Pebesma.

    Fabian Nellesen: A Foss-Based Approach on Automated Obia-Workflow to Classify and Quantify Antarctic Moss and Lichen Communities. M.Sc. Landscape Ecology. Betreuung Jan Lehmann & Christian Knoth.

    J. M. Medoza Reyes: Maize Biomass Estimation using Structure from Motion data and Volumetric Approaches. M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies. Betreuung: Jan Lehmann & Torsten Prinz.