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

Associated Researcher
Curriculum vitae Show content

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

06/2017
PhD (Remote Sensing) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

06/2010
Master of Science (Geoinformatics) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

09/2007
Bachelor of Science (Geography) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

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

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

  • Concluded Projects

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Information Show content

Email: christian.thau@uni-jena.de

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