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Dr. Hooman Latifi


Head of section "Applied environmental modelling and forest inventory"

E-Mail: hooman.latifi@uni-wuerzburg.de
Telephone: +49 (0) 931 31-89638
Telefax: +49 (0)931 31-87358

Department for Geography and Geology
Campus Hubland Nord -86-
97074 Wuerzburg

Room 2.005


upon request

  • forest/landuse classification
  • LiDAR
  • forest inventory
  • spatial statistics

since 06/2012
Scientist at the Dept. of Remote Sensing, Julius- Maximilians- University of Wuerzburg.

since 02/2012
Scientist within the project: Remote Sensing of Natural Hazards and Disasters in a Climate Changing World (IKYDA). Research focus: Use of remote sensing for natural hazard monitoring.

Scientist within the project: developing a GIS-infrastructure for deriving liming areas for forest research institute of Baden Württemberg

10/2008 - 11/2011
Doctoral dissertation in der Dept. of remote sensing and landscape information systems of the University of Freiburg (Title: The use of nonparametric methods for small-scale forest inventory by means of multiple remote sensing data sources )

11/2007 - 06/2008
Consultant of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) (Project: Trends in forest ownership, forest resources tenure and institutional arrangements in Central Asia)

since 06/2012
Research associate in the Dept. of Remote Sensing, University of Wuerzburg

10/2011 – 11/2011
Research stay at Forest measurements and modeling laboratory, Dept. of Forestry, Michigan State University, USA.

10/2008 – 11/2011
Doctoral studies (Dr. rer. nat) at der Albert-Ludwigs- Universität Freiburg, funded by scholarship from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) (first supervisor: Prof. Dr. Barbara Koch)

10/2003 – 06/2005
M.Sc studies at the Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Mazandaran (Iran) (Title of M.Sc thesis: Evaluating Landsat ETM+ data for forest-ecotone-rangeland mapping in the timberline of northern forests of Iran )

10/1999 – 06/2003
B.Sc studies at the Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Guilan (Iran)