Martyna Stelmaszczuk-Górska

wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Martyna Stelmaszczuk-Górska, Dr
Martyna  Stelmaszczuk-Górska
JenTower, Room Süd, 26. Etage
Leutragraben 1
07743 Jena

Currently I am working in projects related to the education sector in the field of Earth Observation. Together with international partners, we are looking for innovative ways to improve the user uptake of space data through new education and training actions.

Curriculum vitae Expand entry
  • Since 03/2018
    Research Assistant at the Department for Earth Observation at the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

  • 09/2015 - 02/2018
    Researcher in the project "Sentinels for Thuringian Information Systems" at the Thuringian Forest (ThüringenForst), Forest Research and Competence Centre, Department for Digital Forest Information Systems, Gotha, Germany and Earth Observation Services GmbH

  • 10/2011 - 10/2014
    Marie Curie Fellow at the Department for Earth Observation at the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

  • 2011 - 2012
    Post-graduate studies - Innovation Manager, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

  • 05/2007 - 10/2011
    Research Assistant and Project Coordinator at the Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2009 - 2010
    Post-graduate studies - Applied Social Psychology, University of Social Science and Humanities Warsaw, Poland
  • 06/2009
    Certificate of PRINCE2® - PRojects IN Controlled Environments (00133182-01-F6AF)

    Student Internships

  • 10/2006 - 04/2007
    GIS Analyst at Neokart GIS Ltd., Warsaw, Poland

  • 03/2005 - 09/2005
    Geologist at SEGI-AT Ltd., Warsaw, Poland

  • 01/2008
    Magister (equivalent of M.Sc.) in Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, Warsaw University, Poland

  • 09/2005
    Magister with honours (equivalent of M.Sc.) in Engineering Geology, Warsaw University, Poland
Research Interests Expand entry
  • Environmental monitoring using satellite remote sensing data
  • Radar remote sensing for forest monitoring
  • Modelling of forest parameters
  • Innovative solutions for education and training
Projects Expand entry

Current Projects

  • EO College (since 2020/01)
  • EO4GEO de
    Towards and innovative strategy for skills development and capacity building in the space geo-information sector supporting Copernicus user uptake

Completed Projects

  • BioFor de (until 2020/06/30)
    Biomasse-Forschungsstruktur (Biomass Estimation Knowledge Structure)
  • SenThIS
    Sentinels für Thüringer Informationssysteme
  • SOAR2 Project
    RADARSAT-2 data to demonstrate the benefit of SAR for aboveground biomass mapping
  • GIONET Project
Publications Expand entry
  • Publications


Hofer, B., Casteleyn, S., Missoni-Steinbacher, E.M., Aguilar-Moreno, E., Albrecht, F., Lemmens, R., Lang, S., Albrecht, J., Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., Vancauwenberghe A.& A. Monfort-Muriach (2020): "From Tasks to Concepts and Skills - Complementing the Body of Knowledge with a Business-oriented Perspective", Transactions in GIS, 24 (3), 587-601, doi: 10.1111/tgis.12628. View

Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., A., Aguilar-Moreno, E., Casteleyn, S., Vandenbroucke, D., M. Miguel-Lago, Dubois, D., Lemmens, R., Vancauwenberghe, G., Olijslagers, M., Lang, S., Albrecht, F., Belgiu, M., Krieger, V., Jagdhuber, T., Fluhrer, A., Soja, M. J., Mouratidis, A., Persson, H. J., Colombo, R. & G. Masiello (2020): "Body of Knowledge for the Earth Observation and Geoinformation sector – A Basis for Innovative Skills Development", ISPRS Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. View


Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M. A., Urbazaev, M., Schmullius, C., & C. Thiel (2018): "Estimation of Above-Ground Biomass over Boreal Forests in Siberia using updated in situ, ALOS-2 PALSAR-2, and RADARSAT-2 Data", Remote Sensing, 10, doi:10.3390/rs10101550, 1550. View

Sagischewski, H. & M. Stelmaszczuk-Górska (2018): "Operational afforestation monitoring, In the ever growing use of Copernicus across Europe’s regions", publication of the European Commission, the European Space Agency and the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies, 96-97. View

Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., A., Sagischewski, H. & S. Chmara (2018): "Toward an Operational Forest Monitoring Using Copernicus Data: A Case Study in Central Germany", In Proceedings of the IGARSS 2018 Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,  doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8518465, 5394-5397. View


Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., A., Sagischewski, H., and Chmara, S. (2017): "New opportunities for forest management using Copernicus data Sentinels for Thuringian Information Systems", From Science to Society: The Bridge provided by Environmental Informatics Adjunct Proceedings of the 31st EnviroInfo conference (V.W. Benoît Otjacques, Patrik Hitzelberger, Stefan Naumann, ed.), Shaker Verlag, 333-340. View

Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., Thiel, C. & Schmullius, C. (2017): "Radar remote sensing for aboveground biomass estimation in boreal forests", H. Balzter (Ed.), Earth Observation for Land and Emergency Monitoring. Innovative concepts for environmental monitoring from space, Wiley, doi: 10.1002/9781118793787.ch3, 33-55. View


Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., Thiel, C. & Schmullius, C. (2016): "Retrieval of Aboveground Biomass using Multi-frequency SAR", Proceedings ESA Living planet Symposium, 9-13 May, Prague, Czech Republic. View

Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., Rodriguez-Veiga, P., Ackermann, N., Thiel, C., Balzter, H. & C. Schmullius (2016): "Non-parametric retrieval of aboveground biomass in Siberian forests with ALOS PALSAR interferometric coherence and backscatter intensity", Journal of Imaging, 2(1), doi: 10.3390/jimaging2010001, 24. View


Hüttich, C., Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., Eberle, J., Kotzerke, P. & C. Schmullius (2014): "Operational forest monitoring in Siberia using multi-source Earth Observation data", Siberian Journal of Forest Science, 5, 38-52. View


Stelmaszczuk-Górska, M., Thiel, C. & C. Schmullius (2013): "Optimization of the coherence estimation window size aiming at growing stock volume retrieval in Siberian forest", In Proc. of ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013, 9-13 September, Edinburgh, Scotland. View

Chowdhury T.A., Thiel, C., Schmullius, C. & M. Stelmaszczuk-Górska (2013): "Polarimetric parameters for growing stock volume estimation using ALOS PALSAR L-band data over Siberian forests", Remote Sensing, 5, 5725-5756, doi:10.3390/rs5115725. View