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Publikationen des Fachs Umweltfernerkundung und Geoinformatik

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V. Amputu, N. Knox, A. Braun, S. Heshmati, R. Retzlaff, A. Röder & K. Tielbörger (2023): Unmanned aerial systems accurately map rangeland condition indicators in a dryland savannah. Ecological Informatics, 75, 102007. DOI

G. Doxani, E.F. Vermote, J.-C. Roger, S. Skakun, F. Gascon, A. Collison, L. De Keukelaere, C. Desjardins, D. Frantz, O. Hagolle, M. Kim, J. Louis, F. Pacifici, B. Pflug, H. Poilvé, D. Ramon, R. Richter & F. Yin (2023): Atmospheric Correction Inter-comparison eXercise, ACIX-II Land: An assessment of atmospheric correction processors for Landsat 8 and Sentinel-2 over land. Remote Sensing of Environment, 285, 113412. DOI

M. Watt, M. Bartlett, J. Soewarto, D. de Silva, H.-J. Estarija, P. Massam, D. Cajes, W. Yorston, E. Graevskaya, K. Dobbie, S. Fraser, H. Dungey & H. Buddenbaum (2023): Pre-visual and early detection of myrtle rust on rose apple using indices derived from thermal imagery and visible-to-short-infrared spectroscopy. Phytopathology. DOI

M.S. Watt, T. Poblete, D. de Silva, H.J.C. Estarija, R.J.L. Hartley, E.M.C. Leonardo, P. Massam, H. Buddenbaum & P.J. Zarco-Tejada (2023): Prediction of the severity of Dothistroma needle blight in radiata pine using plant based traits and narrow band indices derived from UAV hyperspectral imagery. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 330, 109294. DOI


A. Abdelbaki & T. Udelhoven (2022): A Review of Hybrid Approaches for Quantitative Assessment of Crop Traits Using Optical Remote Sensing: Research Trends and Future Directions. Remote Sensing 14(15): 3515. DOI

B.K. Agbaogun, B.I. Olu-Owolabi, H. Buddenbaum & K. Fischer (2022): Adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) and multiple linear regression (MLR) modelling of Cu, Cd, and Pb adsorption onto tropical soils. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI

K. Berger, M. Machwitz, M. Kycko, S. C. Kefauver, S. Van Wittenberghe, M. Gerhards, J. Verrelst, C. Atzberger, C. van der Tol, A. Damm, U. Rascher, I. Herrmann, V. S. Paz, S. Fahrner, R. Pieruschka, E. Prikaziuk, M. L. Buchaillot, A. Halabuk, M. Celesti, G. Koren, E. T. Gormus, M. Rossini, M. Foerster, B. Siegmann, A. Abdelbaki, G. Tagliabue, T. Hank, R. Darvishzadeh, H. Aasen, M. Garcia, I. Pôças, S. Bandopadhyay, M. Sulis, E. Tomelleri, O. Rozenstein, L. Filchev, G. Stancile & M. Schlerf (2022). Multi-sensor spectral synergies for crop stress detection and monitoring in the optical domain: A review. Remote Sensing of Environment 280: 113198. DOI

M. Brauchler, J. Stoffels & S. Nink (2022): Extension of an Open GEOBIA Framework for Spatially Explicit Forest Stratification with Sentinel-2. Remote Sensing, 14, 727. DOI 

D. Frantz, P. Hostert, P. Rufin, S. Ernst, A. Röder & S. van der Linden (2022): Revisiting the Past: Replicability of a Historic Long-Term Vegetation Dynamics Assessment in the Era of Big Data Analytics. Remote Sensing, 14, 597. DOI

P. Kaiser, H. Buddenbaum, S. Nink & J. Hill (2022): Potential of Sentinel-1 Data for Spatially and Temporally High-Resolution Detection of Drought Affected Forest Stands. Forests, 13, 2148. DOI

H. Krehenwinkel, S. Weber, R. Broekmann, A. Melcher, J. Hans, R. Wolf, A. Hochkirch, S. R. Kennedy, J. Koschorrek, S. Künzel, C. Müller, R. Retzlaff, D. Teubner, S. Schanzer, R. Klein, M. Paulus, T. Udelhoven & M. Veith (2022). Environmental DNA from archived leaves reveals widespread temporal turnover and biotic homogenization in forest arthropod communities. eLife 11: e78521. DOI

S. Munawar, A. Röder, S. Syampungani & T. Udelhoven (2022): Place-based analysis of satellite time series shows opposing land change patterns in the Copperbelt Region of Zambia. Forests 13, 134, 1-23. DOI

M. Ortner, M. Seidel, S. Semella, T. Udelhoven, M. Vohland & S. Thiele-Bruhn (2022): Content of soil organic carbon and labile fractions depend on local combinations of mineral-phase characteristics. Soil, 8, 113-131. DOI

D. Scheffler & D. Frantz (2022). Improved burn severity estimation by using Land Surface Phenology metrics and red edge information estimated from Landsat. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 115: 103126. DOI

F. Schug, D. Frantz, D. Wiedenhofer, H. Haberl, D. Virág, S. van der Linden & P. Hostert (2022): High-resolution mapping of 33 years of material stock and population growth in Germany using Earth Observation data. Journal of Industrial Ecology. DOI

M.G. Shibia, A. Röder, F.P. Fava, M. Stellmes & J. Hill (2022): Integrating satellite images and topographic data for mapping seasonal grazing management units in pastoral landscapes of eastern Africa. Journal of Arid Environments, 197, 104661. DOI

S. Skakun, J. Wevers, C. Brockmann, G. Doxani, M. Aleksandrov, M. Batič, D. Frantz, F. Gascon, L. Gómez-Chova, O. Hagolle, D. López-Puigdollers, J. Louis, M. Lubej, G. Mateo-García, J. Osman, D. Peressutti, B. Pflug, J. Puc, R. Richter, J.-C. Roger, P. Scaramuzza, E. Vermote, N. Vesel, A. Zupanc & L. Žust (2022): Cloud Mask Intercomparison eXercise (CMIX): An evaluation of cloud masking algorithms for Landsat 8 and Sentinel-2. Remote Sensing of Environment, 274, 112990. DOI

C. Weber, M. Eggert, J. Rodrigo-Comino & T. Udelhoven (2022): Transforming 2D Radar Remote Sensor Information from a UAV into a 3D World-View. Remote Sensing, 14, 1633. DOI

H. Yin, B. Tan, D. Frantz & V.C. Radeloff (2022): Integrated topographic corrections improve forest mapping using Landsat imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 108, 102716. DOI


A. Abdelbaki, M. Schlerf, R. Retzlaff, M. Machwitz, J. Verrelst & T. Udelhoven (2021): Comparison of Crop Trait Retrieval Strategies Using UAV-Based VNIR Hyperspectral Imaging. Remote Sensing, 13, 1748. DOI

B.K. Agbaogun, J.M. Alonso, H. Buddenbaum & K. Fischer (2021): Modelling of the adsorption of urea herbicides by tropical soils with an Adaptive-Neural-based Fuzzy Inference System. Journal of Chemometrics, e3335. DOI

S. Ahlswede, S. Asam, & A. Röder (2021): Hedgerow detection in very high-resolution satellite images using convolutional neural networks. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 15(1): 1-28. DOI

C. Emmerling, T. Ruf, V. Audu, W. Werner & T. Udelhoven (2021): Earthworm communities are supported by perennial bioenergy cropping systems. European Journal of Soil Biology 105, 103331. DOI

M. Gilcher & T. Udelhoven (2021): Field Geometry and the Spatial and Temporal Generalization of Crop Classification Algorithms—A Randomized Approach to Compare Pixel Based and Convolution Based Methods. Remote Sensing, 13, 775. DOI 

J.P. Krüger, M. Dotterweich, A. Seifert-Schäfer, S. Hoffmann, C. Kopf, C. Kneisel, S. Dotzler, S. Nink, J. Stoffels & G. Schüler (2021): Carbon stocks and their spatial distribution in drained and rewetted peatland forests in a low mountain range area, Germany. Mires and Peat, 27, 07. DOI

C. W. Mueller, M. Steffens & H. Buddenbaum (2021): Permafrost soil complexity evaluated by laboratory imaging Vis-NIR spectroscopy. European Journal of Soil Science, 72 (1), 114-119. DOI

E. Neinavaz, M. Schlerf, R. Darvishzadeh, M. Gerhards & A.K. Skidmore (2021): Thermal infrared remote sensing of vegetation: Current status and perspectives. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 102, 102415. DOI

T. Ruf, M. Gilcher, T. Udelhoven, C. Emmerling (2021): Implications of Bioenergy Cropping for Soil: Remote Sensing Identification of Silage Maize Cultivation and Risk Assessment Concerning Soil Erosion and Compaction. Land10, 128. DOI

M. Schwieder, M. Wesemeyer, D. Frantz, K. Pfoch, S. Erasmi, J. Pickert, C. Nendel & P. Hostert (2021): Mapping grassland mowing events across Germany based on combined Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 time series. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112795. DOI 

M. Steffens, L. Zeh, D.M. Rogge & H. Buddenbaum (2021): Quantitative mapping and spectroscopic characterization of particulate organic matter fractions in soil profiles with imaging VisNIR spectroscopy. Scientific Reports, 11, 16725. DOI

M.S. Watt, E.M.C. Leonardo, H.J.C. Estarija, P. Massam, D. de Silva, R. O'Neill, D. Lane, R. McDougal, H. Buddenbaum & P.J. Zarco-Tejada (2021): Long-term effects of water stress on hyperspectral remote sensing indicators in young radiata pine. Forest Ecology and Management, 502, 119707. DOI

Y. Xian, Y. Lu, Z. Musyimi & G. Liu (2021): Tracking the Role of Policies and Economic Factors in Driving the Forest Change Trajectories within the Guangdong-Hongkong-Macao Region of China: A Remote Sensing Perspective. Land, 10, 87. DOI


M. Brauchler & J. Stoffels (2020): Leveraging OSM and GEOBIA to Create and Update Forest Type Maps. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 9, 499. DOI

S. Heinemann, B. Siegmann, F. Thonfeld, J. Muro, C. Jedmowski, A. Kemna, T. Kraska, O. Muller, J. Schultz, T. Udelhoven, N. Wilke & U. Rascher (2020): Land Surface Temperature Retrieval for Agricultural Areas Using a Novel UAV Platform Equipped with a Thermal Infrared and Multispectral Sensor. Remote Sensing, 12, 1075. DOI

S. Lamprecht, J. Stoffels, T. Udelhoven (2020): ALS as Tool to Study Preferred Stem Inclination Directions. Remote Sensing 12 (22), 3744. DOI

M. Lorenz, D. Derrien, B. Zeller, T. Udelhoven, W. Werner, S. Thiele-Bruhn (2020): The linkage of 13 C and 15 N soil depth gradients with C: N and O: C stoichiometry reveals tree species effects on organic matter turnover in soil. Biogeochemistry, 1-18. DOI

J. J. Meiforth, H. Buddenbaum, J. Hill, J. D. Shepherd & J. R. Dymond (2020): Stress Detection in New Zealand Kauri Canopies with WorldView-2 Satellite and LiDAR Data. Remote Sensing, 12, 1906. DOI

J. J. Meiforth, H. Buddenbaum, J. Hill & J. Shepherd (2020): Monitoring of Canopy Stress Symptoms in New Zealand Kauri Trees Analysed with AISA Hyperspectral Data. Remote Sensing, 12, 926. DOI

S. Munawar & T. Udelhoven (2020): Land change syndromes identification in temperate forests of Hindukush Himalaya Karakorum (HHK) mountain ranges. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 41, 7735-7756. DOI

M.S. Watt, H. Buddenbaum, E.M.C. Leonardo, H.J. Estarija, H.E. Bown, M. Gomez-Gallego, R.J.L. Hartley, G.D. Pearse, P. Massam, L. Wright & P.J. Zarco-Tejada (2020): Monitoring biochemical limitations to photosynthesis in N and P-limited radiata pine using plant functional traits quantified from hyperspectral imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 248, 112003. DOI

M.S. Watt, H. Buddenbaum, E.M.C. Leonardo, H.J. Estarija, H.E. Bown, M. Gomez-Gallego, R.J.L. Hartley, P. Massam, L. Wright & P.J. Zarco-Tejada (2020): Using hyperspectral plant traits linked to photosynthetic efficiency to assess N and P partition. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 169, 406-420. DOI

C. Weber, J. von Eichel-Streiber, J. Rodrigo-Comino, J. Altenburg & T. Udelhoven (2020): Automotive Radar in a UAV to Assess Earth Surface Processes and Land Responses. Sensors, 20, 4463. DOI


A. Abdelbaki, M. Schlerf, W. Verhoef & T. Udelhoven (2019): Introduction of Variable Correlation for the Improved Retrieval of Crop Traits Using Canopy Reflectance Model Inversion. Remote Sensing 11 (22), 2681. DOI

S. Ahlswede, E.C. Fabiano, D. Keeping & K. Birkhofer (2019): Using the Formozov–Malyshev–Pereleshin formula to convert mammal spoor counts into density estimates for long‐term community‐level monitoring. African Journal of Ecology57(2), 177-189. DOI

C. Articus, C. Caratiola, H. Dieckmann, M. Gerhards, R. Münnich & T. Udelhoven (2019): Measuring well-being at local level using remote sensing and official statistics data. Rivista di Statistica Ufficiale, 2019, 9-42. Link

H. Buddenbaum, M.S. Watt, R.C. Scholten & J. Hill (2019): Preprocessing Ground-Based Visible/Near Infrared Imaging Spectroscopy Data Affected by Smile Effects. Sensors 19, 1543. DOI

M. Gerhards, M. Schlerf, K. Mallick & T. Udelhoven (2019): Challenges and Future Perspectives of Multi-/Hyperspectral Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing for Crop Water-Stress Detection: A Review. Remote Sensing, 11, 1240. DOI

M. Gilcher, T. Ruf, C. Emmerling & T. Udelhoven (2019): Remote Sensing Based Binary Classification of Maize. Dealing with Residual Autocorrelation in Sparse Sample Situations. Remote Sensing 11 (18), 2172. DOI

C. Gong, H. Buddenbaum, R. Retzlaff & Th. Udelhoven (2019): An Empirical Assessment of Angular Dependency for RedEdge-M in Sloped Terrain Viticulture. Remote Sensing, 11, 2561. DOI

J. Hill, H. Buddenbaum & P.A. Townsend (2019): Imaging Spectroscopy of Forest Ecosystems: Perspectives for the Use of Space-borne Hyperspectral Earth Observation Systems. Surveys in Geophysics, 40(3), 553-588. DOI

S. Lamprecht (2019): Pyoints: A Python package for point cloud, voxel and raster processing. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(36), 990. DOI

M. Machwitz, E. Hass, J. Junk, T. Udelhoven & M Schlerf (2019): CropGIS–a web application for the spatial and temporal visualization of past, present and future crop biomass development. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 161, 185-193. DOI

Z. Malenovský, L. Homolová, P. Lukeš, H. Buddenbaum, J. Verrelst, L. Alonso, M.E. Schaepman, N. Lauret, J.-Ph. Gastellu-Etchegorry (2019): Variability and uncertainty challenges in upscaling imaging spectroscopy observations from leaves to vegetation canopies. Surveys in Geophysics, 40(3), 631-656. DOI

J. J. Meiforth, H. Buddenbaum, J. Hill, J. Shepherd & A.D. Norton (2019): Detection of New Zealand Kauri Trees with AISA Aerial Hyperspectral Data for Use in Multispectral Monitoring. Remote Sensing 11 (23), 2865. DOI  

S. Nink, J. Hill, J. Stoffels, H. Buddenbaum, D. Frantz & J. Langshausen (2019): Using Landsat and Sentinel-2 data for the generation of continuously updated forest type information layers in a cross-border region. Remote Sensing, 11(20), 2337. DOI 

R.C. Scholten, J. Hill, W. Werner, H. Buddenbaum, J.P. Dash, M. Gomez Gallego, C.A. Rolando, G.D. Pearse, R. Hartley, H.J. Estarija & M.S. Watt (2019): Hyperspectral VNIR-spectroscopy and imagery as a tool for monitoring herbicide damage in wilding conifers. Biological Invasions, 21 (11), 3395-3413. DOI

W.-R. Teegen, R.Cordie, P. Over, S. Mägdefessel, R. Retzlaff & J. Stoffels (2019): Archaeological prospections in the Roman vicus Belginum (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany). E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 68, 5–11. DOI.


M. de Blécourt, A. Röder, A. Gröngröft, S. Baumann, D. & A. Eschenbach (2018): Deforestation for agricultural expansion in SW Zambia and NE Namibia and the impacts on soil fertility, soil organic carbon- and nutrient levels. Biodiversity & Ecology 6, 242-250. DOI

G. Doxani, E. Vermote, J.-C. Roger, F. Gascon, S. Adriaensen, D. Frantz, O. Hagolle, A. Hollstein, G. Kirches, F. Li, J. Louis, A. Mangin, N. Pahlevan, B. Pflug & Q. Vanhellement (2018): Atmospheric Correction Inter-Comparison Exercise. Remote Sensing 10:352. DOI

S. Estel, S. Mader, C. Levers, P.H. Verburg, M. Baumann & T. Kuemmerle (2018): Combining satellite data and agricultural statistics to map grassland management intensity in Europe. Environmental Research Letters, 13 (7), 074020. DOI

D. Frantz, E. Haß, A. Uhl, J. Stoffels & J. Hill (2018): Improvement of the Fmask algorithm for Sentinel-2 images: Separating clouds from bright surfaces based on parallax effects. Remote Sensing of Environment, 215, 471-481. DOI

M. Gerhards, M. Schlerf, U. Rascher, T. Udelhoven, R. Juszczak, G. Alberti, F. Miglietta & Y. Inoue (2018). Analysis of Airborne Optical and Thermal Imagery for Detection of Water Stress Symptoms. Remote Sensing, 10 (7), 1139. DOI

A. Hill, H. Buddenbaum & D. Mandallaz (2018): Combining canopy height and tree species map information for large-scale timber volume estimations under strong heterogeneity of auxiliary data and variable sample plot sizes. European Journal of Forest Research, 137(4), 489-505.  DOI

C. Liao, P. E. Clark, M. Shibia & S. D. DeGloria (2018): Spatiotemporal dynamics of cattle behavior and resource selection patterns on East African rangelands: evidence from GPS-tracking, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 32 (7), 1523-1540. DOI

J. Pisek, H. Buddenbaum, F. Camacho, J. Hill, J. L. R. Jensen, H. Lange, Z. Liu, A. Piayda, Y. Qu, O. Roupsard, S. P. Serbin, S. Solberg, O. Sonnentag, A. Thimonier & F. Vuolo (2018): Data synergy between leaf area index and clumping index Earth Observation products using photon recollision probability theory, Remote Sensing of Environment, 215, 1-6. DOI

Th. Ruf, J. Makselon, T. Udelhoven, Ch. Emmerling (2018): Soil quality indicators response to land-use change from annual to perennial bioenergy cropping systems in Germany. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 10 (7), 444-459. DOI  


D. Frantz, A. Röder, M. Stellmes & J. Hill (2017): Phenology-adaptive pixel-based compositing using optical earth observation imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 190, 331-347. DOI

E. Haß, D. Frantz, S. Mader & J. Hill (2017): Global Analysis of the Differences Between the MODIS Vegetation Index Compositing Date and the Actual Acquisition Date. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 14 (6): 866-870.DOI

S. Lamprecht, A. Hill, J. Stoffels & T. Udelhoven (2017): A Machine Learning Method for Co-Registration and Individual Tree Matching of Forest Inventory and Airborne Laser Scanning Data. Remote Sensing, 9(5), 505. DOI

C.W. Mueller, C. Hoeschen, M. Steffens, H. Buddenbaum, K. Hinkel, J.G. Bockheim & J. Kao-Kniffin (2017): Microscale soil structures foster organic matter stabilization in permafrost soils. Geoderma, 293: 44-53. DOI

Z. Musyimi, M.Y. Said, D. Zida, T.S. Rosenstock, T. Udelhoven, P. Savadogo, J. de Leeuw & E. Aynekulu (2017): Evaluating fire severity in Sudanian ecosystems of Burkina Faso using Landsat 8 satellite images. Journal of Arid Environments, 139, 95-109. DOI

A. Polo-Akpisso, F. Folega, O. Souremane, W. Atakpama, M. Coulibaly, K. Wala, A. Röder, K. Akpagana & T. Yao (2017): Habitat biophysical and spatial patterns assessment within Oti-Kerna-Mandouri protected area network in Togo. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 10 (5): 214-229. DOI

E. Rodríguez-Caballero, P. Escribano, C. Olehowski, S. Chamizo, J. Hill, Y. Cantón & B. Weber (2017): Transferability of multi- and hyperspectral optical biocrust indices. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 126, 94-107. DOI

E. Rodríguez-Caballero, M. Paul, A. Tamm, J. Caesar, B. Büdel, P. Escribano, J. Hill & B. Weber (2017): Biomass assessment of microbial surface communities by means of hyperspectral remote sensing data. Science of the Total Environment, 586m 1287-1297. DOI

A. Schneibel, M. Stellmes, A. Röder, D. Frantz, B. Kowalski, E. Haß & J. Hill (2017): Assessment of spatio-temporal changes of smallholder cultivation patterns in the Angolan Miombo belt using segmentation of Landsat time series. Remote Sensing of Environment, 195, 118-129. DOI

A. Schneibel, D. Frantz, A. Röder, M. Stellmes, K. Fischer & J. Hill (2017). Using Annual Landsat Time Series for the Detection of Dry Forest Degradation Processes in South-Central Angola. Remote Sensing, 9, 905. DOI

T. Udelhoven, M. Schlerf, K. Segl, K. Mallick, C. Bossung, R. Retzlaff, G. Rock, P. Fischer, A. Müller, T. Storch, A. Eisele, D. Weise, W. Hupfer & T. Knigge (2017): A Satellite-Based Imaging Instrumentation Concept for Hyperspectral Thermal Remote Sensing. Sensors, 17 (7), 1542. DOI

J. Wagner, R. Münnich, J. Hill, J. Stoffels & T. Udelhoven (2017): Non-parametric small area models using shape-constrained penalized B-splines. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 180 (4), 1089-1109. DOI


A. Eltner, A. Kaiser, C. Castillo, G. Rock, F. Neugirg & A. Abellán (2016). Image-based surface reconstruction in geomorphometry – merits, limits and developments. Earth Surface Dynamics, 4, 359-389. DOI

D. Frantz, M. Stellmes, A. Röder, T. Udelhoven, S. Mader & J. Hill (2016): Improving the Spatial Resolution of Land Surface Phenology by Fusing Medium- and Coarse-Resolution Inputs. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54 (7): 4153-4164. DOIpost-print version

D. Frantz, A. Röder, M. Stellmes & J. Hill (2016): An Operational Radiometric Landsat Preprocessing Framework for Large-Area Time Series Applications. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54 (7): 3928-3943. DOIpost-print version

D. Frantz, A. Röder, T. Udelhoven & M. Schmidt (2016): Forest Disturbance Mapping Using Dense Synthetic Landsat/MODIS Time-Series and Permutation-Based Disturbance Index Detection. Remote Sensing, 8 (4), 277. DOI

D. Frantz, M. Stellmes, A. Röder & J. Hill (2016): Fire spread from MODIS burned area data: obtaining fire dynamics information for every single fire. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 25, 1228-1237.DOI

M. Gerhards, G. Rock, M. Schlerf & T. Udelhoven (2016). Water stress detection in potato plants using leaf temperature, emissivity, and reflectance. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 53, 27-39. DOI

G. Liu, Q. Zhang, G. Yin & Z. Musyimi (2016): Spatial distribution of geographical indications for agricultural products and their drivers in China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75, 612. DOI

R. Münnich, J. Wagner, J. Hill, J. Stoffels, H. Buddenbaum & T. Udelhoven (2016): Schätzung von Holzvorräten unter Verwendung von Fernerkundungsdaten. AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv, 10 (2): 95-112. DOI

S. Nawar, H. Buddenbaum, J. Hill, J. Kozak & A. M. Mouazen (2016): Estimating the soil clay content and organic matter by means of different calibration methods of vis-NIR diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. Soil and Tillage Research, 155: 510-522. DOI

R. Revermann, M. Finck, M. Stellmes, B.J. Strohbach, D. Frantz & J. Oldeland (2016): Linking Land Surface Phenology and Vegetation-Plot Databases to Model Terrestrial Plant α-Diversity of the Okavango Basin. Remote Sensing, 8 (5), 370. DOI

G. Rock, M. Gerhards, M. Schlerf, C. Hecker & T. Udelhoven (2016). Plant species discrimination using emissive thermal infrared imaging spectroscopy. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 53, 16-26. DOI

A. Schneibel, M. Stellmes, A. Röder, M. Finckh, R. Revermann, D. Frantz & J. Hill (2016): Evaluating the trade-off between food and timber resulting from the conversion of Miombo forests to agricultural land in Angola using multi-temporal Landsat data. Science of The Total Environment, 548–549: 390-401. DOI


H. Buddenbaum & J. Hill (2015): PROSPECT Inversions of Leaf Laboratory Imaging Spectroscopy - a Comparison of Spectral Range and Inversion Technique Influences. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation 2015 (3):231-40. DOI

H. Buddenbaum, G. Rock, J. Hill & W. Werner (2015): Measuring Stress Reactions of Beech Seedlings with PRI, Fluorescence, Temperatures and Emissivity from VNIR and Thermal Field Imaging Spectroscopy. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 48: 263-282. DOI

H. Buddenbaum, O. Stern, B. Paschmionka, E. Hass, T. Gattung, J. Stoffels, J. Hill & W. Werner (2015): Using VNIR and SWIR Field Imaging Spectroscopy for Drought Stress Monitoring of Beech Seedlings. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36 (18): 4590-4605. DOI

S. Dotzler, J. Hill, H. Buddenbaum & J. Stoffels (2015): The potential of EnMAP and Sentinel-2 data for detecting drought stress phenomena in deciduous forest communities. Remote Sensing, 7 (10): 14227-14258. DOI

D. Frantz, A. Röder, M. Stellmes & J. Hill (2015):On the derivation of a spatially distributed aerosol climatology for its incorporation in a radiometric Landsat pre-processing framework.  Remote Sensing Letters, 6 (8): 647-656. DOI

D. Frantz, A. Röder, T. Udelhoven & M. Schmidt (2015). Enhancing the Detectability of Clouds and Their Shadows in Multitemporal Dryland Landsat Imagery: Extending Fmask. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 12 (6): 1242–1246. DOI

L. Guanter, H. Kaufmann, K. Segl, S. Foerster, C. Rogass, S. Chabrillat, T. Kuester, A. Hollstein, G. Rossner, C. Chlebek, C. Straif, S. Fischer, S. Schrader, T. Storch, U. Heiden, A. Mueller, M. Bachmann, H. Mühle, R. Müller, M. Habermeyer, A. Ohndorf, J. Hill, H. Buddenbaum, P. Hostert, S. van der Linden, P. Leitão, A. Rabe, R. Doerffer, H. Krasemann, H. Xi, W. Mauser, T. Hank, M. Locherer, M. Rast, K. Staenz & B. Sang (2015). The EnMAP Spaceborne Imaging Spectroscopy Mission for Earth Observation. Remote Sensing, 7 (7): 8830-8857. DOI

S. Lamprecht, J. Stoffels, J., S. Dotzler, E. Haß & T. Udelhoven (2015): aTrunk—An ALS-Based Trunk Detection Algorithm. Remote Sensensing, 7: 9975–9997. DOI

S. Lamprecht, J. Stoffels & T. Udelhoven (2015): VecTree - Concepts for 3D modelling of deciduous trees from terrestrial Lidar. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation 2015 (3): 241-255. DOI

G. Liu, L. Zhang, Q. Zhang & Z. Musyimi (2015): The response of grain production to changes in quantity and quality of cropland in Yangtze River Delta, China. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 95: 480–489. DOI

S. Nawar, H. Buddenbaum & J. Hill (2015). Digital Mapping of Soil Properties Using Multivariate Statistical Analysis and ASTER Data in an Arid Region. Remote Sensing, 7, 1181–1205. Link

S. Nawar, H. Buddenbaum & J. Hill (2015): Estimation of soil salinity using three quantitative methods based on visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy: a case study from Egypt. Arab J Geosci, 8 (7): 5127-5140. DOI

S. Nink, J. Hill, H. Buddenbaum, J. Stoffels, T. Sachtleber & J. Langshausen (2015): Assessing the suitability of future multi- and hyperspectral satellite systems for mapping the spatial distribution of Norway spruce timber volume. Remote Sensing, 7 (9): 12009-12040. DOI

A. Röder, M. Pröpper, M. Stellmes, A. Schneibel & J. Hill (2015): Assessing urban growth and rural land use transformations in a cross-border situation in Northern Namibia and Southern Angola. Land Use Policy 42: 340–254. DOI

C. Rumbaur, Thevs, N., Disse, M., Ahlheim, M., Brieden, A., Cyffka, B., Duethmann, D., Feike, T., Frör, O., Gärtner, P., Halik, Ü., Hill, J., Hinnenthal, M., Keilholz, P., Kleinschmit, B., Krysanova, V., Kuba, M., Mader, S., Menz, C., Othmanli, H., Pelz, S., Schroeder, M., Siew, T. F., Stender, V., Stahr, K., Thomas, F. M., Welp, M., Wortmann, M., Zhao, X., Chen, X., Jiang, T., Luo, J., Yimit, H., Yu, R., Zhang, X. & Zhao, C. (2015): Sustainable management of river oases along the Tarim River (SuMaRiO) in Northwest China under conditions of climate change. Earth System Dynamics, 6: 83-107. DOI

S. Schreiner, H. Buddenbaum, C. Emmerling & M. Steffens (2015): VNIR/SWIR Laboratory Imaging Spectroscopy for Wall-to-Wall Mapping of Elemental Concentrations in Soil Cores. Photogrammetrie – Fernerkundung – Geoinformatik, 2015 (6): 423-435. DOI

J. Stoffels, J. Hill, T. Sachtleber, S. Mader, H. Buddenbaum, O. Stern, J. Langshausen, J. Dietz & G. Ontrup (2015): Satellite-Based Derivation of High-Resolution Forest Information Layers for Operational Forest Management. Forests, 6 (6): 1982-2013. DOI

A. Strehmel, S. Schönbrodt-Stitt, G. Buzzo, C. Dumperth, F. Stumpf, K. Zimmermann, K. Bieger, T. Behrens, K. Schmidt, R. Bi, J. Rohn, J. Hill, T. Udelhoven, W. Xiang, X. Shi, Q. Cai, T. Jiang, N. Fohrer & T. Scholten (2015): Assessment of geo-hazards in a rapidly changing landscape: the three Gorges Reservoir Region in China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 74 (6): 4939-4960. DOI


C. Atzberger, A. R. Formaggio, Y. E. Shimabukuro, T. Udelhoven, M. Mattiuzzi, G. A. Sanchez, E. Arai (2014): Obtaining crop-specific time profiles of NDVI: the use of unmixing approaches for serving the continuity between SPOT-VGT and PROBA-V time series. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35 (7): 2615-2638. DOI

A. Denis, A. Stevens, B. van Wesemael, T. Udelhoven & B. Tychon (2014): Soil organic carbon assessment by field and airborne spectrometry in bare croplands: accounting for soil surface roughness. Geoderma, 226-227: 94-102. DOI

F. E. Fassnacht, C. Neumann, M. Förster, H. Buddenbaum, A. Ghosh, A. Clasen, P. W. Joshi & B. Koch (2014): Comparison of Feature Reduction Algorithms for Classifying Tree Species With Hyperspectral Data on Three Central European Test Sites. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS), 7 (6): 2547-2561. DOI 

R.W.S. Fynn, M. Chase & A. Röder (2014): Functional habitat heterogeneity and large-herbivore seasonal habitat selection in northern Botswana. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 44 (1): 1-15. DOI

A. Kaiser, F. Neugirg, G. Rock, C. Müller, F. Haas, J. Ries & J. Schmidt (2014): Small-Scale Surface Reconstruction and Volume Calculation of Soil Erosion in Complex Moroccan Gully Morphology Using Structure from Motion. Remote Sensing, 6 (8), 7050-7080. DOI

G. Liu, L. Zhang, Q. Zhang, Z. Musyimi & Q. Jiang (2014): Spatio–Temporal Dynamics of Wetland Landscape Patterns Based on Remote Sensing in Yellow River Delta, China. Wetlands, 34, 787-801. DOI

M. Machwitz, L. Giustarini, C. Bossung, D. Frantz, M. Schlerf, H. Lilienthal, L. Wandera, P. Matgen, L. Hoffmann & T. Udelhoven (2014): Enhanced biomass prediction by assimilating satellite data into a crop growth model. Environmental Modelling & Software, 62, 437-453. DOI 

S. Nawar, H. Buddenbaum, J. Hill & J. Kozak (2014): Modeling and Mapping of Soil Salinity with Reflectance Spectroscopy and Landsat Data Using Two Quantitative Methods (PLSR and MARS). Remote Sensing 6 (11), 10813-10834. DOI

P. Pueschel, G. Newnham & J. Hill (2014): Retrieval of Gap Fraction and Effective Plant Area Index from Phase-Shift Terrestrial Laser Scans. Remote Sensing, 6: 2601-2627.

M. Steffens, M. Kohlpaintner & H. Buddenbaum (2014): Fine spatial resolution mapping of soil organic matter quality in a Histosol profile. European Journal of Soil Science 65 (6), 827-839. DOI

O. Stern, B. Paschmionka, J. Stoffels, H. Buddenbaum & J. Hill (2014): Abbildende und nichtabbildende Geländespektrometrie zur Untersuchung von Stressphänomenen an Buchenpflanzen. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2014 (1): 17-26. DOI


H. Buddenbaum, S. Seeling & J. Hill (2013): Fusion of full waveform LiDAR and imaging spectroscopy remote sensing data for the characterization of forest stands. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34 (13): 4511-4524. DOI

C. P. Carmona, A. Röder, F.M. Azcárate & B. Peco (2013): Grazing management of physiography? Disentangling the causes of land degradation in heterogeneous landscapes. Ecological Modelling, 251, 73-84. DOI

S. E. Domptail, Nuppenau, E.-A., Azebaze, N., Brown, L. D., Falk, T., Finckh, M., Große, L. M., Kowalski, B., Pröpper, M., Stellmes, M., Overmann, J. (2013): Using trade-offs and synergies in ecosystem services for resource management. Biodiversity & Ecology 5, 185–193. Link

T. Eybe, J.-N. Audinot, T. Udelhoven, E. Lentzen, B. El Adib, J. Ziebel, L. Hoffmann & T. Bohn (2013): Determination of oral uptake and biodistribution of platinum and chromium by the garden snail (Helix aspersa) employing nano-secondary ion mass-spectrometry. Chemosphere, 90 (6): 1829-1938. DOI

K. Filz,  J. Engler, J. Stoffels, M. Weitzel & T. Schmitt (2013): Missing the target? A critical view on butterfly conservation efforts on calcareous grasslands in south-western Germany. Biodiversity and Conservation 22 (10): 2223-2241.

P. Pueschel (2013): The influence of scanner parameters on the extraction of tree metrics from FARO Photon 120 terrestrial laser scans. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 78: 58-68. DOI

P. Pueschel, G. Newnham, G. Rock, T. Udelhoven, W. Werner & J. Hill (2013): The influence of scan mode and circle fitting on tree stem detection, stem diameter and volume extraction from terrestrial laser scans. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 77: 44-56. DOI

A. Röder, Stellmes, M., Domptail, S., Eschenbach, A., Finckh, M., Gröngröft, A., Helmschrot, J., Pröpper, M., Schneibel, A. & Stoffels, J. (2013): Cumulative Effects of Policy and Management Actions on Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Methodological Approaches in The Future Okavango Project. Biodiversity & Ecology, 5, 167-183. DOI

A. Schneibel, Stellmes, M., Revermann, R., Finckh, M., Röder, A. & Hill, J. (2013): Agricultural expansion during the post-civil war period in southern Angola based on bi-temporal Landsat data. Biodiversity & Ecology, 5, 311-319. DOI

M. Stellmes, A. Röder, T. Udelhoven & J. Hill (2013): Mapping syndromes of land change in Spain with remote sensing time series, demographic and climatic data. Land Use Policy, 30, 685-702. DOI

M. Stellmes, Frantz, D. Finckh, M., Revermann, R., Röder, A. & Hill, J. (2013): Fire frequency, fire seasonality and fire intensity within the Okavango region derived from MODIS fire products. Biodiversity & Ecology, 5, 351-362. DOI

M. Steffens &H. Buddenbaum(2013): Laboratory imaging spectroscopy of a stagnic Luvisol profile – High resolution soil characterisation, classification and mapping of elemental concentrations. Geoderma, 195-196, 122-132. DOI

T. Udelhoven, P. Delfosse, C. Bossung, F. Ronellenfitsch, F. Mayer, M. Schlerf, M. Machwitz & L. Hoffmann (2013): Retrieving the Bioenergy Potential from Maize Crops Using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing, 5, 254-273. DOI

J. Wehberg, Bock, M., Weinzierl, T., Conrad, O., Böhner, J., Stellmes, M., Landschreiber, L. (2013): Terrain-based Landscape Structure Classification in Relation to Remote Sensing Products and Soil Data for the Okavango Catchment. Biodiversity & Ecology, 5, 221–233. Link


H. Buddenbaum, O. Stern, M. Stellmes, J. Stoffels, P. Pueschel, J. Hill & W. Werner (2012): Field Imaging Spectroscopy of Beech Seedlings under Dryness Stress. Remote Sensing, 4 (12): 3721-3740. DOI

H. Buddenbaum & M. Steffens (2012): Mapping the distribution of chemical properties in soil profiles using laboratory imaging spectroscopy, SVM and PLS regression. EARSeL eProceedings, 11 (1): 25-32. Link

H. Buddenbaum & M. Steffens (2012): The effects of spectral pretreatments on chemometric analyses of soil profiles using laboratory imaging spectroscopy. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, Article ID 274903, 12 pages. DOI

J. de Leeuw, M. Y. Said, S. Kifugo, Z. Musyimi, J. K. Mutiga & D. Peden (2012): Benefits of Riverine Water Discharge into the Lorian Swamp, Kenya. Water, 4 (4): 1009-1024. DOI

A. Gutleb, Freitas, J., Murk, A., Verhaegen, S., Ropstad, E., Udelhoven, T., Hoffmann, L. & Audinot, J.-N. (2012): NanoSIMS50 — a powerful tool to elucidate cellular localization of halogenated organic compounds. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 404 (9): 2693-2698. DOI

S. Keßler, B. Meyer, S. Seeling, E. Tressel & A. Krein (2012): Influence of near-to-nature storm water management on the local water balance using the example of an urban development area. Water Environment Research, 84 (5): 441-451. DOI 

P. Pueschel, H. Buddenbaum & J. Hill (2012): An efficient approach to standardizing the processing of hemispherical images for the estimation of forest structural attributes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 160: 1-13. DOI 

M. Schlerf, G. Rock, P. Lagueux, F. Ronellenfitsch, M. Gerhards, L. Hoffmann & T. Udelhoven (2012): A Hyperspectral Thermal Infrared Imaging Instrument for Natural Resources Applications. Remote Sensing, 4, 3995-4009. DOI

M. Schmidt, Th. Udelhoven, T. Gill & A. Röder (2012): Long term data fusion for a dense time series analysis with MODIS and Landsat imagery in an Australian Savanna. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6, 063530. DOI

J. Stoffels, S. Mader, J. Hill, W. Werner & G. Ontrup (2012): Satellite-based stand-wise forest cover type mapping using a spatially adaptive classification approach. European Journal of Forest Research, 131 (4): 1071-1089. DOI

S. Wirtz, T. Iserloh, G. Rock, R. Hansen, M. Marzen, M. Seeger, S. Betz, A. Remke, R. Wengel, V. Butzen, J. B. Ries (2014): Soil Erosion on Abandoned Land in Andalusia: A Comparison of Interrill- and Rill Erosion Rates. ISRN Soil Science, 01/2012.

H. Yin, T. Udelhoven, R. Fensholt, D. Pflugmacher & P. Hostert (2012): How Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Trends from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) and Système Probatoire d’Observation de la Terre VEGETATION (SPOT VGT) Time Series Differ in Agricultural Areas: An Inner Mongolian Case Study. Remote Sensing, 4, 3364-3389. DOI


H. Buddenbaum, P. Pueschel, M. Stellmes, W. Werner & J. Hill (2011): Measuring water and Chlorophyll content on the leaf and canopy scale. EARSeL eProceedings, 10 (1): 66-72. Link

H. Buddenbaum & M. Steffens (2011): Laboratory imaging spectroscopy of soil profiles. Journal of Spectral Imaging, 2 (a2): 1-5. DOI

R. Sonnenschein, T. Kuemmerle, T. Udelhoven, M. Stellmes & P. Hostert (2011): Differences in Landsat-based trend analyses in drylands due to the choice of vegetation estimate. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115 (6): 1408-1420. DOI

T. Udelhoven (2011): TimeStats: A Software Tool for the Retrieval of Temporal Patterns From Global Satellite Archives. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS), 4 (2), 310-317. DOI

M. Vohland & C. Emmerling (2011): Determination of total soil organic C and hot water-extractable C from VIS-NIR soil reflectance with partial least squares regression and spectral feature selection techniques. European Journal of Soil Science, 62, 598-606. DOI

M. Vohland, J. Besold, J. Hill & H.-C. Fründ (2011): Comparing different multivariate calibration methods for the determination of soil organic carbon pools with visible to near infrared spectroscopy. Geoderma, 166, 198-205. DOI

M. Vohland, K. Michel & B. Ludwig (2011): Use of near infrared spectroscopy to distinguish carbon and nitrogen originating from char and forest-floor material in soils: usefulness of a genetic algorithm. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (JPNSS), 174, 695-701. DOI 


M. Beyer, F. Pogoda, F. Ronellenfitsch, L. Hoffmann & T. Udelhoven (2010):  Estimating deoxynivalenol contents of wheat samples containing different levels of Fusarium-damaged kernels by radiometry and partial least square regression. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 142, 370-374. DOI 

A. Damm, A. Erler, B. Gioli, K. Hamdi, R. Hutjes, M. Kosvancova, M. Meroni, F. Miglietta, A. Moersch, J. Moreno, A. Schickling, R. Sonnenschein, T. Udelhoven, S. van der Linden, P. Hostert & U. Rascher (2010): Remote sensing of sun induced fluorescence yield to improve modelling of diurnal courses of Gross Primary Production (GPP). Global Change Biology, 16, 171-186. DOI 

G. Del Barrio, J. Puigdefabregas, M.E. Sanjuan, M. Stellmes & A. Ruiz (2010): Assessment and monitoring of land condition in the Iberian Peninsula, 1989-2000. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114 (8), 1817-1832. DOI

C. Emmerling, T. Udelhoven & R. Schneider (2010): Long lasting impact of bio-waste compost application in agriculture on soil quality parameters in three different crop rotation systems. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 173, 391-398. DOI

M. Förster, D. Spengler, H. Buddenbaum, J. Hill & B. Kleinschmit (2010): A review of the combination of spectral and geometric modelling for the application in forest remote sensing - Ein Überblick über die Kombination spektraler und geometrischer Modellierung zur Anwendung in der forstlichen Fernerkundung. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2010 (4): 253-265. DOI

T. Jarmer, J. Hill, H. Lavee & P. Sarah (2010): Mapping Topsoil Organic Carbon in Non-agricultural Semi-arid and Arid Ecosystems of Israel. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 76 (1): 85-94.

N. Martínez-Carreras, A. Krein, T. Udelhoven, F. Gallart, J.F. Iffly, L. Hoffmann, L. Pfister & D.E. Walling: A rapid spectral reflectance-based fingerprinting approach for documenting suspended sediment sources during storm runoff events. Journal of Soils and Sediments 10: 400-413. DOI

N. Martínez-Carreras, T. Udelhoven, A. Krein, F. Gallert, J.F. Iffly, D.E. Walling, L. Pfister & L. Hoffmann (2010): The use of sediment colour measured with diffuse reflectance spectrometry to determine sediment sources in the Attert river basis (Luxembourg). Journal of Hydrology 382: 49-63. DOI

M. Schlerf, C. Atzberger, J. Hill, H. Buddenbaum, W. Werner & G. Schüler (2010): Retrieval of chlorophyll and nitrogen in Norway spruce (Picea abies L. Karst.) using imaging spectroscopy. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (JAG), 12 (1): 17-26. DOI 

S. Sommer, C. Zucca, A. Grainger, M. Cherlet, R. Zougmore, Y. Sokona, J. Hill, R. Della Peruta, J. Roehrig & G. Wang (2011): Application of indicator systems for monitoring and assessment of desertification from national to global scales. Land Degradation & Development, Special Issue: Special Issue on Understanding Dryland Degradation Trends, 22 (2): 184-197. DOI

M. Stellmes, T. Udelhoven, A. Röder, R. Sonnenschein & J. Hill (2010): Dryland observation at local and regional scale - comparison of Landsat TM/ETM+ and NOAA AVHRR time series. Remote Sensing of Environment 114 (10): 2111-2125. DOI 

A. Stevens, T. Udelhoven, A. Denis, B. Tychon, L. Rocco, L. Hoffmann & B. van Wesemael (2010): Measuring soil organic carbon in croplands at regional scale using imaging spectroscopy. Geoderma 158: 32-45. DOI

J.V. Vogt, U. Safriel, G. von Maltitz ,Y. Sokona, R. Zougmore, G. Bastin & J. Hill (2011): Monitoring and assessment of land degradation and desertification: Towards new conceptual and integrated approaches. Land Degradation & Development, Special Issue: Special Issue on Understanding Dryland Degradation Trends, 22 (2), 150–165. DOI

M. Vohland, S. Mader & W. Dorigo (2010): Applying different inversion techniques to retrieve stand variables of summer barley with PROSPECT + SAIL. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (JAG), 12 (2), 71-80. DOI 


E. Ben-Dor, S. Chabrillat, J.A.M. Demattê, G.R. Taylor, J. Hill, M.L. Whiting & S. Sommer (2009): Using Imaging Spectroscopy to study soil properties. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113: S38-S55. DOI

T. Eybe, T. Bohn, J.N. Audinot, E. Lentzen, T. Udelhoven, H.M. Cauchie & L. Hoffmann (2009): Acute Toxicity of Deltamethrin to Daphnia magna (water flea) and uptake Visualization by Nano-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. Chemosphere, 76, 134-140. DOI  

G. Ernst, D. Felten, M. Vohland & C. Emmerling (2009): Impact of ecophysiologically different earthworm species on soil water characteristics. European Journal of Soil Biology 45, 207-213. DOI

U. Rascher, ..., P. Hostert, A. Schickling, M. Stellmes, T. Udelhoven, ...  (2009): CEFLES2: the remote sensing component to quantify photosynthetic efficiency from the leaf to the region by measuring sun-induced fluorescence in the oxygen absorption bands. Biogeosciences, 6: 1181-1198. DOI

T. Udelhoven, S. van der Linden, B. Waske, M. Stellmes & L. Hoffmann (2009): Hypertemporal Classification of Large Areas Using Decision Fusion. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 6(3): 592-596. DOI

T. Udelhoven, M. Stellmes, G. del Barrio & J. Hill (2009): Assessment of rainfall and NDVI anomalies in Spain (1989-1999) using distributed lag models. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(8): 1961-1976. DOI 

M. Vohland, C. Bossung & H.-C. Fründ (2009): A spectroscopic approach to assess trace heavy metal contents in contaminated floodplain soils via spectrally active soil components. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (JPNSS), 172: 102-109. DOI


E. Ben-Dor, R.G. Taylor, J. Hill, J.A.M. Demattê, M.L. Whiting, S. Chabrillat & S. Sommer (2008): Imaging Spectrometry for Soil Applications. Advances in Agronomy, 97: 321-392. DOI

M. Casper & M. Vohland (2008): Validation of a large scale hydrological model with data fields retrieved from reflective and thermal optical remote sensing data. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 33 (17-18): 1061-1067. DOI

J. Hill, M. Stellmes, T. Udelhoven, Röder & S. Sommer (2008): Mediterranean desertification and land degradation Mapping related land use change syndromes based on satellite observations. Global and Planetary Change, 64: 146-157. DOI

T. Jarmer, M. Vohland, H. Lilienthal & E. Schnug (2008): Estimation of some chemical properties of an agricultural soil by spectroradiometric measurements. Pedosphere, 18: 163-170. DOI 

A. Krein, T. Udelhoven, J.N. Audinot, C. Hissler, C. Guignard, L. Pfister, H.N. Migneon & L. Hoffmann (2008): Imaging Chemical Patches on Near-surface Atmospheric Dust Particles with NanoSIMS 50 to Identify Material Sources. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 8: 495–503. DOI

H. Lorent, C. Evangelou, M. Stellmes, J. Hill, V.P. Papanastasis, G. Tsiourlis, A. Röder & E.F. Lambin (2008): Land degradation and economic conditions of agricultural households in a marginal region of northern Greece. Global and Planetary Change, 64: 198-209. DOI

A. Röder, B. Duguy, J.A. Alloza, R. Vallejo & J. Hill (2008): Using long time series of Landsat data to monitor fire events and post-fire dyamics and identify driving factors. A case study in the Ayora region (eastern Spain). Remote Sensing of Environment 112: 259-273. DOI

A. Röder, T. Udelhoven, G. del Barrio & G.M. Tsiourlis (2008): Trend analysis of Landsat-TM and -ETM+ imagery to monitor grazing impact in a rangeland ecosystem in Northern Greece. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 2863-2875. DOI

M. Vohland (2008): Using imaging and non-imaging spectroradiometer data for the remote detection of vegetation water content. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS), 2, 023520 (13 pp.). DOI

M. Vohland & T. Jarmer (2008): Estimating structural and biochemical parameters for grassland from spectroradiometer data by radiative transfer modelling (PROSPECT + SAIL). International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29 (1): 191-209. DOI

B. Weber, C. Olehowski, T. Knerr, J. Hill, K. Deutschewitz, D.C.J. Wessels, B. Eitel & B. Büdel (2008): A new approach for mapping of Biological Soil Crusts in semidesert areas with hyperspectral imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112 (5): 2187-2201. DOI


B. Duguy, J.A. Alloza, A. Röder, R. Vallejo & F. Pastor (2007): Modeling the effects of landscape fuel treatments on fire growth and behaviour in a Mediterranean landscape (eastern Spain). International Journal of Wildland Fire 16: 619-632. DOI

A. Röder, T. Kuemmerle, J. Hill, V.P. Papanastasis & G.M. Tsiourlis (2007): Adaptation of a grazing gradient concept to heterogeneous Mediterranean rangelands using cost surface modelling. Ecological Modelling 204: 387-398. DOI

M. Vohland, J. Stoffels, C. Hau & G. Schüler (2007): Remote Sensing Tools for Forest Parameter Assessment: Multispectral Classification and Linear Spectral Mixture Analysis. Silva Fennica, 41 (3): 441-456. Link


J. Hill & A. Röder (2006): Remote Sensing of Mediterranean Land Degradation. Geographische Rundschau International Edition, 2 (3): 51-57.

T. Kümmerle, A. Röder & J.Hill (2006): Separating grassland and shrub vegetation by multi-date pixel-adaptive spectral mixture analysis. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27 (15): 3251-3271. DOI

P. C. Pinet, H. Kaufmann & J. Hill (2006): Imaging spectroscopy of changing Earth's surface: a major step toward the quantitative monitoring of land degradation and desertification. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 338 (14-15): 1041-1048. DOI

M. Schlerf & C. Atzberger (2006): Inversion of a forest reflectance model to estimate structural vegetation attributes using hyperspectral remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 100: 281-294. DOI


H. Buddenbaum, M. Schlerf & J. Hill (2005): Classification of coniferous tree species and age classes using hyperspectral data and geostatistical methods. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26: 5453-5465. DOI

B. Koetz, F. Baret, H. Poilvé & J. Hill (2005): Use of coupled canopy structure dynamic and radiative transfer models to estimate biophysical canopy characteristics. Remote Sensing of Environment, 95: 115-124. DOI

A. Röder, T. Kuemmerle, & J. Hill (2005): Extension of retrospective datasets using multiple sensors. An approach to radiometric intercalibration of Landsat TM and MSS data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 95: 195-210. DOI

M. Schlerf, C. Atzberger & J. Hill (2005): Remote sensing of forest biophysical variables using HyMap imaging spectrometer data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 95: 177-194. DOI

S. Schobel, B. Heyen, M. Vohland & D. Schröder (2005): Hochwassergefährdung durch extensive Grünlandnutzung?. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft (DBG), 107 (2), 587-588


S. Seeling & H. Ahrends (2004): Perspektiven der Verwendung multispektraler Fernerkundungsdaten im Rahmen flächen-distributiver Berechnungen der Grundwasserneubildungsrate im Mittelgebirgsraum. Jber. Mitt. Oberrhein. Geol. Ver., Bd. 86, S. 385-403, Stuttgart. Link

M. Schlerf, C. Atzberger, M. Vohland, H. Buddenbaum, S. Seeling & J. Hill (2004): Derivation of forest leaf area index from multi- and hyperspectral remote sensing data. EARSeL eProceedings, 3 (3): 405-413. Link


J. Hill & W. Mehl (2003): Geo- und radiometrische Aufbereitung multi- und hyperspektraler Daten zur Erzeugung langjähriger kalibrierter Zeitreihen. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2003, 7-14.

J. Hill, C. Diemer & Th. Udelhoven (2003): A local correlation approach for the fusion of image bands with different spatial resolutions. Bulletin SFPT, 169: 26-34.

J. Hill, P. Hostert & A. Röder (2003): Observation and long-term monitoring of Mediterranean ecosystems with satellite remote sensing and GIS. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal (MEQ), 14 (1), 51-68.

P. Hostert, A. Röder & J. Hill (2003): Coupling spectral unmixing and trend analysis for monitoring of long-term vegetation dynamics in Mediterranean rangelands. Remote Sensing of Environment, 87, 183-197.

P. Hostert, A. Röder, J. Hill, T. Udelhoven & G. Tsiourlis (2003): Retrospective studies of grazing-induced land degradation: a case study in central Crete, Greece. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 24 (20), 4019-4034.

T. Jarmer, B. Kötz & C. Atzberger (2003): Spektroradiometrische Ableitung biophysikalischer Vegetationsparameter von Weizenbeständen: Vergleichende Untersuchung verschiedener empirisch-statistischer Verfahren. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2003, 43-50.

T. Jarmer, T. Udelhoven & J. Hill (2003): Möglichkeiten zur Ableitung bodenbezogener Größen aus multi- und hyperspektralen Fernerkundungsdaten. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2003, 115-128.

A. Röder, J. Hill & P. Hostert (2003): Fernerkundung und Geodatenverarbeitung zum Monitoring von Desertifikation und Degradation im Mediterranen Raum. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2003, 15-25.

M. Schlerf, J. Hill, S. Bärisch & C. Atzberger (2003): Einfluss der spektralen und räumlichen Auflösung von Fernerkundungsdaten bei der Nadelwaldklassifikation. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2003, 25-34.

T. Udelhoven, P. Hostert, Th. Jarmer & J. Hill (2003): Klassifikation von Getreideflächen mit hyperspektralen Bilddaten des HyMap-Sensors. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2003, 35-42.


C. Atzberger & M. Schlerf (2002): Automatisierte Bestimmung der Bestockungsdichte in Nadelwäldern aus räumlich hochauflösenden Ortholuftbildern. Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, Geoinformation, 2002(3): 171-180.

T. Udelhoven, C. Emmerling & T. Jarmer (2002): Quantitative analysis of soil chemical properties with diffuse reflectance spectrometry and partial-least-square regression: A feasibility study. Plant and Soil, 251(2), 319-329.


P. Hostert, A. Röder, T. Jarmer, T. Udelhoven & J. Hill (2001): The Potential of Remote Sensing and GIS for Desertification Monitoring. State of the Art and Future Research. Annals of Arid Zone, 40 (2), 103-140.


J. Hill & B. Schütt (2000): Mapping complex patterns of erosion and stability in dry Mediterranean ecosystems. Remote Sens. Environ., 74, 557-569.

T. Udelhoven & B. Schütt (2000): Capability of feed-forward neural networks for a chemical evaluation of sediments with diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 51, 9-22.

T. Udelhoven, D. Naumann & J. Schmitt (2000): Development of a hierarchical classification system applied to FT-IR spectra for the identification of bacteria. Applied Spectroscopy, 54 (10), 1471-1479.

M. Vohland, A. Treis, A. Krein, T. Udelhoven & J. Hill (2000): Landnutzungsbezogene Modellierung hochwassergenetisch relevanter Abflusskomponenten im Ruwer-Einzugsgebiet. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 44 (4), 190-200.


T. Jarmer & B. Schütt (1999): Die Analyse von Eisen in Böden auf carbonatischen Ausgangsgesteinen mediterraner Trockengebiete auf der Grundlage von Reflexionsspektren. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 91/I, 191-194.

C. Ricotta & R. Retzlaff (1999): Self-similar spatial clustering of wildland fires: The example of a large wildfire in Spain. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21 (10), 2113-2118.


J. Hill (1998): Neue Wege zur geowissenschaftlichen Interpretation multispektraler Fernerkundungsdaten. Geogr. Rundschau, 50, 113-119.

J. Hill, P. Hostert, G. Tsiourlis, P. Kasapidis & Th. Udelhoven (1998): Monitoring 20 years of intense grazing impact on the Greek island of Crete with earth observation satellites. Journal of Arid Environments, 39, 165-178.

S. Sommer, J. Hill & J. Mégier (1998): The potential of remote sensing for monitoring rural land use changes and their effects on soil conditions. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 67, 197-209.


J. Hill & B. Schütt (1997): Die Verwendung von Fernerkundungsdaten zur Erfassung komplexer Gefüge von Erosions- und Stabilitätsbereichen in mediterranen Trockengebieten. Trierer Geogr. Studien, 16, 185-201.


J. Hill, J. Mégier & W. Mehl (1995): Land degradation, soil erosion and desertification monitoring in Mediterranean ecosystems. Remote Sensing Reviews, 12, 107-130.

P. Frankenberg, B. Geier, E. Proswitz, J. Schütz & S. Seeling (1995): Untersuchungen zu Bodenerosion und Massenbewegung im Gunzesrieder Tal/Oberallgäu. Forstwirtschaftliches Centralblatt, 114, 214-231.


J. Hill (1993): Monitoring land degradation and soil erosion in Mediterranean environments. ITC Journal 1993-4, 323-331.


J. Hill (1991): Analysis of GER imaging spectrometer data acquired during the European Imaging Spectrometry Aircraft Campaign (EISAC). 89. Quality assessments and first results, EARSeL Advances in Remote Sensing, 1 (1), 64-77.

J. Hill & B. Sturm (1991): Radiometric correction of multi-temporal Thematic Mapper data for use in agricultural land-cover classification and vegetation monitoring. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 12 (7), 1471-1491.

J. Mégier, J. Hill & H. Kohl (1991): Land use inventory and mapping in a mountainous area: the Ardèche experiment. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 12 (3), 445-462.


J. Hill & D. Aifadopoulou (1990): Comparative analysis of Landsat-5 TM and SPOT HRV-1 data for use in multiple sensor approaches. Remote Sensing of Environment, 34, 55-70.


J. Hill & J. Mégier (1988): Regional land cover and agricultural area statistics and mapping in the Département de l'Ardèche, France, by use of Thematic Mapper data. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 9 (9/10), 1573-1595.