Dr. rer. nat. Christian Thau (né​ Berger)

Associated Researcher
  • Curriculum vitae

    Since 10/2020
    Team Geoinformation
    Dezernat für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt
    Stadtverwaltung Jena

    04/2009 - 10/2020
    Research associate at Department for Earth Observation, FSU Jena

    PhD (Remote Sensing) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

    Master of Science (Geoinformatics) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

    Bachelor of Science (Geography) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

  • Research Interests
    • Fusion of multi-sensor (optical, SAR, LiDAR) remote sensing data
    • Object-based image analysis & machine learning algorithms
    • Urban areas, forests and savanna ecosystems
  • Projects
    • Current Projects

    EMSAfricaExternal link (2018-2021)
    Ecological Management Support for Climate Change in Southern Africa

    • Concluded Projects

    COKAPExternal link (2018)
    Verwendung von Copernicus- und weiteren Satellitendaten für Klimabewertungen in Regional- und Stadtplanungen Thüringens

    ARS AfricaEExternal link (2014-2018)
    Adaptive Resilience of Southern African Ecosystems

    ForestBiomassExternal link (2013-2016)
    Synergistic usage of SAR & optical satellite data for the retrieval of aboveground forest biomass

    Enviland-2External link (2008-2012)
    SAR & optical satellite data for ENVIronment and LAND use applications

    Vanuatu Carbon Credits ProjectExternal link (2008)
    Vanuatu Forests: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation

  • Contact Information

    Email: christian.thau@uni-jena.de