piwik-script

Deutsch Intern
  • Chairs and Work Groups
INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

Dr. Martin Wegmann

Assistant Professor at the Department of Remote Sensing
Head of Section "Ecosystem Functioning and Biodiversity"
EAGLE coordinator

Phone: +49 (0) 931 31-83446
Fax:      +49 (0) 931 31- 834460
E-Mail: martin.wegmann(at)uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute of Geography and Geology
Oswald-Külpe-Weg 86
97074 Würzburg

Campus Hubland Nord
Building 86
Room 01.002

Consultation time

upon request

Research

since 09/2011
Assistant Professor

since 2009
Courses within the Elite Network of Bavaria "Global Change Ecology" (www.bayceer.uni-bayreuth.de)
Link to the courses here.

since 04/2005
Scientist in the Department of Remote Sensing

Curriculum Vitae

since 2017:
Akam. Rat for lifetime

since 2016:
Courses at EAGLE

since 2013:
Courses in AniMove Summerschool (and Founder)

04/2005 - 07/2009
Dissertation within the topic of spatial patterns analysis to explain biodiversity patterns. Cooperation with partners in the BIOTA-West project (West Africa)

2000 – 2004
Diploma thesis using remote sensing based time-series data on a landscape in North-Australia to explain zoological distribution patterns.
Advanced study period in Biology, Wuerzburg, Germany.
Major subject: Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology.
Minor Subject: Behavioural Physiology, Sociobiology and Geography
Specialisation: Macroecology, Biogeography, spatial statistics/modelling, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing

1998 – 2000
Basic study period in Biology, Goettingen, Germany

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Pettorelli, N., Schulte to Buehne, H., Tulloch, A., Dubois, G., Macinnis-Ng, C., Queirós, A. M., Keith, D. A., Wegmann, M., Schrodt, F., Stellmes, M., Sonnenschein, R., Geller, G. N., Roy, S., Somers, B., Murray, N., Bland, L., Geijzendorffer, I., Kerr, J. T., Broszeit, S., Leit ao, P. J., Duncan, C., Serafy, G. E., He, K. S., Blanchard, J. L., Lucas, R., Mairota, P., Webb, T. J., and Nicholson, E. (2018) Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conversation 20184, 71-93.
     
  • Buchanan, G. M., Beresford, A. E., Hebbelwhite, M., Escobedo, F. J., DeKlerk, H. M., Donald, P. F., Escribano, P., Koh, L. P., Marínez-López, J., Pettorelli, N., Skidmore, A. K., Szantoi, Z., Tabor, K., Wegmann, M., and Wich, S. (2018) Free satellite data key to conservation, ScienceVol. 361, 139-140.
     
  • Rocchini, D., Luque, S., Pettorelli, N., Bastin, L., Doktor, D., Faedi, N., Feilhauer, H., Féret, J. -B., Foody, G. M., Gavish, Y., Godinho, S., Kunin, W. E., Lausch, A., Leitão, P. J., Marcantonio, M., Neteler, M., Ricotta, C., Schmidtlein, S., Vihervaara, P., Wegmann, M., and Nagendra, H. (2018) Measuring ß-diversity by remote sensing: A challenge for biodiversity monitoring, Methods in Ecology and Evolution9, 1787–1798.
     
  • Luque, S., Pettorelli, N., Vihervaara, P., and Wegmann, M. (2018) "Improving biodiversity monitoring using satellite remote sensing to provide solutions towards the 2020 conservation targets", Methods in Ecology and Evolution9, 1784-1786.
     
  • Lausch, A., Borg, E., Bumberger, J., Dietrich, P., Heurich, M., Huth, A., Jung, A., Klenke, R., Knapp, S., Mollenhauer, H., Paasche, H., Paulheim, H., Pause, M., Schweitzer, C., Schmulius, C., Settele, J., Skidmore, A. K., Wegmann, M., Zacharias, S., Kirsten, T., and Schaepman, M. E. (2018) Understanding Forest Health with Remote Sensing, Part III: Requirements for a Scalable Multi-Source Forest Health Monitoring Network Based on Data Science Approaches, Remote Sensing10, 1-52.
     
  • Rocchini, D., Bacaro, G., Chirici, G., Re, D. D., Feilhauer, H., Foody, G. M., Galluzzi, M., Garzon-Lopez, C. X., Gillespie, T. W., He, K. S., Lenoir, J., Marcantonio, M., Nagendra, H., Ricotta, C., Rommel, E., Schmidtlein, S., Skidmore, A. K., Kerchove, R. V. D., Wegmann, M., and Rugani, B. (2018) Remotely sensed spatial heterogeneity as an exploratory tool for taxonomic and functional diversity study, Ecological Indicators85, 983 - 990.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Leutner, B. F., Metz, M., Neteler, M., Dech, S., and Rocchini, D. (2017) r.pi: a GRASS GIS package for semi-automatic spatial pattern analysis of remotely sensed land cover data, Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
     
  • Wegmann, M. (2017) Editorial: Remote Sensing Training in Ecology and Conservation – challenges and potential, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation3, 5--6.
     
  • Calabrese, A., Calabrese, J. M., Songer, M., Wegmann, M., Hedges, S., Rose, R., and Leimgruber, P. (2017) Conservation status of Asian elephants: the influence of habitat and governance, Biodiversity and Conservation1-5.
     
  • Schulte to Bühne, H., Wegmann, M., Durant, S. M., Ransom, C., de Ornellas, P., Grange, S., Beatty, H., and Pettorelli, N. (2017) Protection status and national socio-economic context shape land conversion in and around a key transboundary protected area complex in West Africa, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.
     
  • Rocchini, D., Petras, V., Petrasova, A., Horning, N., Furtkevicova, L., Neteler, M., Leutner, B., and Wegmann, M. (2017) Open data and open source for remote sensing training in ecology, Ecological Informatics40, 57 - 61.
     
  • Pettorelli, N., Nagendra, H., Rocchini, D., Rowcliffe, M., Williams, R., Ahumada, J., De Angelo, C., Atzberger, C., Boyd, D., Buchanan, G., Chauvenet, A., Disney, M., Duncan, C., Fatoyinbo, T., Fernandez, N., Haklay, M., He, K., Horning, N., Kelly, N., de Klerk, H., Liu, X., Merchant, N., Paruelo, J., Roy, H., Roy, S., Ryan, S., Sollmann, R., Swenson, J., and Wegmann, M. (2017) Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation: three years on, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation3, 53-56.
     
  • Remelgado, R., Leutner, B., Safi, K., Sonnenschein, R., Kuebert, C., and Wegmann, M. (2017) Linking animal movement and remote sensing – mapping resource suitability from a remote sensing perspective, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.
     
  • Pettorelli, N., Schulte to Bühne, H., Tulloch, A., Dubois, G., Macinnis-Ng, C., Queirós, A. M., Keith, D. A., Wegmann, M., Schrodt, F., Stellmes, M., Sonnenschein, R., Geller, G. N., Roy, S., Somers, B., Murray, N., Bland, L., Geijzendorffer, I., Kerr, J. T., Broszeit, S., Leitão, P. J., Duncan, C., El Serafy, G., He, K. S., Blanchard, J. L., Lucas, R., Mairota, P., Webb, T. J., and Nicholson, E. (2017) Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservationn/a--n/a.
     
  • Palumbo, I., Rose, R. A., Headley, R., Nackoney, J., Vodacek, A., and Wegmann, M. (2017) Building capacity in remote sensing for conservation: present and future challenges, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation1--9.
     
  • Pettorelli, N., Nagendra, H., Rocchini, D., Rowcliffe, M., Williams, R., Ahumada, J., Angelo, C. D., Atzberger, C., Boyd, D., Buchanan, G. M., Chauvenet, A., Disney, M., Duncan, C., Fatoyinbo, T., Fernandez, N., Haklay, M., He, K., Horning, N., Kelly, N., de Klerk, H., Liu, X., Merchant, N., Paruelo, N., Roy, H., Shovonlal, R., Ryan, S., Sollmann, R., Swenson, J., and Wegmann, M. (2017) Editorial: Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation: three years on, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, Wiley3, 53--56.
     
  • Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Skidmore, A., Mücher, S., Dawson, T. P., Fernandez, M., Lucas, R., Schaepman, M. E., Wang, T., O'Connor, B., Jongman, R. H. G., Kempeneers, P., Sonnenschein, R., Leidner, A. K., Böhm, M., He, K. S., Nagendra, H., Dubois, G., Fatoyinbo, T., Hansen, M. C., Paganini, M., de Klerk, H. M., Asner, G. P., Kerr, J. T., Estes, A. B., Schmeller, D. S., Heiden, U., Rocchini, D., Pereira, H. M., Turak, E., Fernandez, N., Lausch, A., Cho, M. A., Alcaraz-Segura, D., McGeoch, M. A., Turner, W., Mueller, A., St-Louis, V., Penner, J., Vihervaara, P., Belward, A., Reyers, B., and Geller, G. N. (2016) Framing the concept of satellite remote sensing essential biodiversity variables: challenges and future directions, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.
     
  • van Toor, M. L., Newman, S. H., Takekawa, J. Y., Wegmann, M., and Safi, K. (2016) Temporal segmentation of animal trajectories informed by habitat use, Ecosphere7, 1 -16.
     
  • Palumbo, I., Rose, R. A., Headley, R. M. K., Nackoney, J., Vodacek, A., and Wegmann, M. (2016) Building capacity in remote sensing for conservation: present and future challenges, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.
     
  • Paganini, M., Leidner, A. K., Geller, G., Turner, W., and Wegmann, M. (2016) The role of space agencies in remotely sensed essential biodiversity variables, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation2, 132-140.
     
  • Ernst, R., Hölting, M., Rodney, K., Benn, V., Thomas-Caesar, R., and Wegmann, M. (2016) A frog's eye view: logging roads buffer against further diversity loss, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment14, 353-355.
     
  • Ziegler, S., Fa, J. E., Wohlfart, C., Streit, B., Jacob, S., and Wegmann, M. (2016) Mapping Bushmeat Hunting Pressure in Central Africa, Biotropica48, 405-412.
     
  • Fa, J. E., Olivero, J., Real, R., Farfan, M. A., Marquez, A. L., Vargas, J. M., Ziegler, S., Wegmann, M., Brown, D., Margetts, B., and Nasi, R. (2015) Disentangling the relative effects of bushmeat availability on human nutrition in central Africa, NATURE, Scientific Reports 5.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., Dech, S., Raso, G., and Utzinger, J. (2015) Risk profiling of schistosomiasis using remote sensing: approaches, challenges and outlook, Parasites Vectors, Springer Science & Business Media8.
     
  • Früh-Müller, A., Wegmann, M., and Koellner, T. (2015) Flood exposure and settlement expansion since pre-industrial times in 1850 until 2011 in north Bavaria, Germany, Regional Environmental Change, Springer Berlin, Heidelberg15, 183-193.
     
  • Turner, W., Rondinini, C., Pettorelli, N., Mora, B., Leidner, A. K., Szantoi, Z., Buchanan, G., Dech, S., Dwyer, J., Herold, M., Koh, L. P., Leimgruber, P., Taubenboeck, H., textbfWegmann, M., Wikelski, M., and Woodcock, C. (2015) Free and open-access satellite data are key to biodiversity conservation, Biological Conservation182, 173 - 176.
     
  • Skidmore, A. K., Pettorelli, N., Coops, N. C., Geller, G. N., Hansen, M., Lucas, R., Mücher, C. A., O'Connor, B., Paganini, M., Pereira, H. M., Schaepman, M. E., Turner, W., Wang, T., and Wegmann, M. (2015) Environmental science: Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space, NATURE523, 403.
     
  • He, K. S., Bradley, B. A., Cord, A. F., Rocchini, D., Tuanmu, M. -N., Schmidtlein, S., Turner, W., Wegmann, M., and Pettorelli, N. (2015) Will remote sensing shape the next generation of species distribution models?, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation1, 4-18.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., Leutner, B., Dech, S., Vounatsou, P., N'Goran, E., Raso, G., and Utzinger, J. (2015) Use of an ecologically relevant modelling approach to improve remote sensing-based schistosomiasis risk profiling, Geospatial Health10.
     
  • Alavipanah, S., Wegmann, M., Qureshi, S., Weng, Q., and Koellner, T. (2015) The Role of Vegetation in Mitigating Urban Land Surface Temperatures: A Case Study of Munich, Germany during the Warm Season, Sustainability7, 4689.
     
  • Buchanan, G. M., Brink, A. B., Leidner, A. K., Rose, R., and Wegmann, M. (2015) Advancing terrestrial conservation through remote sensing, Ecological Informatics30, 318-321.
     
  • Malec, S., Rogge, D., Heiden, U., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Bachmann, M., and Wegmann, M. (2015) Capability of Spaceborne Hyperspectral EnMAP Mission for Mapping Fractional Cover for Soil Erosion Modeling, Remote Sensing7, 11776.
     
  • Rocchini, D., Boyd, D. S., Féret, J. -B., Foody, G. M., He, K. S., Lausch, A., Nagendra, H., Wegmann, M., and Pettorelli, N. (2015) Satellite remote sensing to monitor species diversity: potential and pitfalls, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., Dech, S., Vounatsou, P., Poda, J. -N., N'Goran, E. K., Utzinger, J., and Raso, G. (2015) Modeling and Validation of Environmental Suitability for Schistosomiasis Transmission Using Remote Sensing, PLoS Negl Trop Dis (Remais, J. V., Ed.), Public Library of Science (PLoS)9, e0004217.
     
  • Turner, W., Rondinini, C., Pettorelli, N., Mora, B., Leidner, A. K., Szantoi, Z., Buchanan, G., Dech, S., Dwyer, J., Herold, M., Koh, L. P., Leimgruber, P., Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., Wikelski, M., and Woodcock, C. (2015) Free and open-access satellite data are key to biodiversity conservation, Biological Conservation, Elsevier182, 173--176.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Santini, L., Leutner, B., Safi, K., Rocchini, D., Bevanda, M., Latifi, H., Dech, S., and Rondinini, C. (2014) Role of African protected areas in maintaining connectivity for large mammals, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences369.
     
  • Pettorelli, N., Laurance, W. F., O'Brien, T. G., Wegmann, M., Nagendra, H., and Turner, W. (2014) Satellite remote sensing for applied ecologists: opportunities and challenges, Journal of Applied Ecology51, 839-848.
     
  • Duncan, C., Kretz, D., Wegmann, M., Rabeil, T., and Pettorelli, N. (2014) Oil in the Sahara: mapping anthropogenic threats to Saharan biodiversity from space, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences369.
     
  • Kuenzer, C., Ottinger, M., Wegmann, M., Guo, H., Wang, C., Zhang, J., Dech, S., and Wikelski, M. (2014) Earth observation satellite sensors for biodiversity monitoring: potentials and bottlenecks, International Journal of Remote Sensing35, 6599-6647.
     
  • Rose, R., Byler, D., Eastman, R., Fleishman, E., Geller, G., Goetz, S., Guild, L., Hamilton, H., Hansen, M., Headley, R., Hewson, J., Horning, N., Kaplin, A. B., Laporte, N., Leidern, A., Leimgruber, P., Morisette, J., Musinsky, H., Pintea, L., Prados, A., Radeloff, V., Rowen, M., Saatchi, S., Schill, S., Tabor, K., Tunrer, W., Vodacek, A., Vogelmann, J., Wegmann, M., Wilkie, D., and Wilson, C. (2014) Ten Ways Remote Sensing Can Contribute to Conservation, Conservation Biology.
     
  • Kachelriess, D., Wegmann, M., Gollock, M., and Pettorelli, N. (2014) The application of remote sensing for marine protected area management, Ecological Indicators36, 169 - 177.
     
  • Bevanda, M., Horning, N., Reineking, B., Heurich, M., Wegmann, M., and Mueller, J. (2014) Adding structure to land cover - using fractional cover to study animal habitat use, Movement Ecology2.
     
  • Wohlfahrt, C., Wegmann, M., and Leimgruber, P. (2014) Mapping threatened dry deciduous dipterocarp forest in South-east Asia for conservation management, Tropical Conservation Science7, 597-613.
     
  • Turner, W., Buchanan, G., Rondinini, C., Dwyer, J., Herold, M., Koh, L. P., Leidner, A., Leimgruber, P., Mora, B., Pettorelli, N., Szantoi, Z., Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., and Wikelski, M. (2013) Satellites: make data freely accessible, Nature498, 37.
     
  • Pereira, H. M., Ferrier, S., Walters, M., Geller, G. N., Jongman, R. H. G., Scholes, R. J., Bruford, M. W., Brummitt, N., Butchart, S. H. M., Cardoso, A. C., Coops, N. C., Dulloo, E., Faith, D. P., Freyhof, J., Gregory, R. D., Heip, C., Höft, R., Hurtt, G., Jetz, W., Karp, D. S., McGeoch, M. A., Obura, D., Onoda, Y., Pettorelli, N., Reyers, B., Sayre, R., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Stuart, S. N., Turak, E., Walpole, M., and Wegmann, M. (2013) Essential Biodiversity Variables, Science339, 277-278.
     
  • Naidoo, R., Du Preez, P., Stuart-Hill, G., Weaver, L. C., Jago, M., and Wegmann, M. (2012) Factors affecting intraspecific variation in home range size of a large African herbivore., Landscape Ecology27, 1523-1534.
     
  • Naidoo, R., Du Preez, P., Stuart-Hill, G., Jago, M., and Wegmann, M. (2012) Home on the range: factors explaining partial migration of African buffalo in a tropical environment., PLOS One7.
     
  • Ayanu, Y. Z., Conrad, C., Nauss, T., Wegmann, M., and Koellner, T. (2012) Quantifying and Mapping Ecosystem Services Supplies and Demands: A Review of Remote Sensing Applications, Journal of Environmental Science and Technology46, 8529-8541.
     
  • Leutner, B. F., Reineking, B., Müller, J., Bachmann, M., Beierkuhnlein, C., Dech, S., and Wegmann, M. (2012) Modelling Forest alpha-Diversity and Floristic Composition - On the Added Value of LiDAR plus Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing4, 2818-2845.
     
  • Hüttich, C., Herold, M., Wegmann, M., Cord, A., Strohbach, B., Schmullius, C., and Dech, S. (2011) Assessing effects of temporal compositing and varying observation periods for large-area land-cover mapping in semi-arid ecosystems: Implications for global monitoring, Remote Sensing of Environment115, 2445-2459.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., Roth, A., Mehl, H., and Dech, S. (2009) Urbanization in India – Spatiotemporal analysis using remote sensing data, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems33, 179 - 188.
     

Books

  • Wegmann, M., Leutner, B., and Dech, S. (2016) Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists: Using Open Source Software (Wegmann, M., Leutner, B., and Dech, S., Eds.), Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, UK.
     

Book contributions

  • Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Gurney, L., and Dubois, G. (2016) Monitoring protected areas from space. In Protected areas: are they safeguarding biodiversity? (Joppa, L., Baillie, J., and Robinson, J. G., Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell.
     
  • Oppelt, N., Scheiber, R., Gege, P., Wegmann, M., Taubenboeck, H., and Michael, B. (2015) Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing for Terrestrial Applications: Evolution, Current State of the Art, and Future Possibilities. In Remotely sensing handbook. Volume I (Thenkabail, P. S., Ed.).
     
  • Wegmann, M., Machwitz, M., Schmidt, M., and Dech, S. (2010) Fragmentation of rain forest - endangering biodiversity. In Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa, Volume II: Burkina Faso (Thiombiano, A., and Kampmann, D., Eds.), pp 86 - 91, Ouagadougou & Frankfurt/Main.
     
  • Giriraj, A., Joshi, P. K., Babar, S., Wegmann, M., Conrad, C., Sudhakar, S., and Beierkuhnlein, C. (2009) Systematic Assessment of Forest Cover Change and Forest Fragmentation in Indian Sub-Continent using Multi-Scale Satellite Remote Sensing Inputs. In Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Management (Joshi, P. K., Pani, P., Mohapartra, S. N., and Singh, T. P., Eds.), Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, New York.
     

Conference contributions

  • Leutner, B., Kölzsch, A., Wegmann, M., Safi, K., Wikelski, M., and Dech, S. (2017) Habitat use of migratory birds: movement ecology meets remote sensing, 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment.
     
  • Leutner, B., Kölzsch, A., Wegmann, M., Safi, K., Wikelski, M., and Dech, S. (2017) Habitat Use of Migratory Birds: Movement Ecology Meets Remote Sensing. In 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE,, Ed.), Tshwane, South Africa.
     
  • Remelgado, R., and Wegmann, M. (2017) Towards Behavior Dependent Species Distribution Modeling. In 37th International Symposium of Remote Sensing of Environment, p 473, Tshwane, South Africa.
     
  • Kölzsch, A., Leutner, B., Safi, K., Wegmann, M., Dech, S., and Wikelski, M. (2017) Habitat use during spring migration: Remote sensing meets movement ecology, 6th International Bio-Logging Science Symposium.
     
  • Künzer, C., Wegmann, M., and Dech, S. (2016) Langzeit-Erdbeobachtungsdaten für die Analyse globaler Veränderungen. In Leopoldina Symposium Erdbeobachtung durch Tiere – Chancen und Perspektiven, Berlin.
     
  • Heiden, U., Holzwarth, S., Pinnel, N., Reichmuth, A., Raczko, E., Heurich, M., Müller, J., Wang, Z., Skidmore, A., Ali, A., Wang, T., Darvishzadeh, R., and Wegmann, M. (2016) Laboratory for Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBV) Concepts – The “Data Pool Initiative for the Bohemian Forest Ecosystem”, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Wegmann, M. (2016) Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. In Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin.
     
  • Wegmann, M. (2016) Remote sensing in ecology and conservation. In ESA Living Planet Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Wegmann, M. (2016) Moving remote sensing towards application. In Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring, London.
     
  • Remelgado, R., Wegmann, M., and Kamran, S. (2016) Remote Sensing in Movement Ecology: Scale Dependencies of Space Use. In Living Planet Symposium - Europen Space Agency (ESA), Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Leutner, B., Wegmann, M., Müller, J., and Dech, S. (2015) Sensor requirements for biodiversity research. The role of spatial and spectral resolution in mapping habitat of zoological communities. In The 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Pettorelli, N., DiMarco, M., and Szantoi, Z. (2014) Combining land cover change and fragmentation analyses to track habitat degradation. In Symposium "Remote Sensing for Conservation".
     
  • Leutner, B. F., Wegmann, M., Müller, J., Bachmann, M., and Dech, S. (2014) Modelling forest habitat of zoological communities - Which sensors do we actually need? In 34th EARSeL Symposium European remote sensing - new opportunities for science and practice (Zagajewski, B., Sabat, A., Golenia, M., Robak, A., Kusiak, A., and Marcinkowska, A., Eds.), p 380, European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL).
     
  • Leutner, B. F., Wegmann, M., Müller, J., Bachmann, M., and Dech, S. (2014) How much is enough? Habitat mapping and the need for hyper-resolution. In 44th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland: Integrating ecological knowledge into nature conservation and ecosystem management, Hildesheim, Germany.
     
  • Esch, T., Marconcini, M., Felbier, A., Heldens, W., Roth, A., and Wegmann, M. (2014) The Global Urban Footprint - A new worldwide human settlements layer to assess anthropogenic disturbances. In ZSL Symposium on Remote Sensing for Conservation.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Pettorelli, N., Dubois, G., and Dech, S. (2013) Biodiversity activities within the Committee of Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), Committee of Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), Montreal, Canada.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Pettorelli, N., Dubois, G., and Dech, S. (2013) Unifying Conservation and Remote Sensing approaches, ICCB - International Congress for Conservation Biology, Baltimore, USA.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., and Dech, S. W. (2012) Beitrag von hochaufgelösten Rapid Eye Daten zur Räumlichen Risikoanalyse in der Gesundheitsforschung am Beispiel von Schistosomiasis. In Proceedings 4. RESA Nutzerworkshop, DLR Rapid Eye Science Archive (RESA), DLR Neustrelitz, pp. 325-332.
     
  • Sirmacek, B., Wegmann, M., Reinartz, P., and Dech, S. (2012) Automatic population counts for improved wildlife management using aerial photography. In iEMSs Proceedings 2012 (Seppelt, R., Voinov, A. A., Lange, S., and Bankamp, D., Eds.), pp 1-8.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., and Dech, S. (2012) Schistosomiasis risk assessment from space using high resolution Rapid Eye data. In IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium - Remote Sensing for a Dynamic Earth, 22-27 Jul 2012, pp 7224-7227.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., and Dech, S. (2012) Transmission of Schistosomiasis in Africa and its vulnerability to climate change, 32. Internationaler Geographischer Kongress in Köln.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Klotz, M., Felbier, A., Wegmann, M., and Ludwig, R. (2011) Spatio-temporal cross-city comparison using multisensoral remote sensing for Mexican cities. In Proceedings of JURSE2011 (Stilla, U., Gamba, P., Jürgens, C., and Maktav, D., Eds.), pp 81-84.
     
  • Machwitz, M., Wegmann, M., Conrad, C., and Dech, S. (2011) Remote Sensing based estimation of potential terrestrial carbon stocks in West Africa. In 34rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Sydney, Australia.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Oney, B., Shapiro, A., and Dech, S. (2011) Land Use Change Affects Coastal Water Quality around Borneo. In Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 10.-15. April 2011, Sydney, Australien. ISRSE 2011, 10.-15. Apr. 2011, Sydney, Australia.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Taubenboeck, H., Besser, T., Shapiro, A., Ziegler, S., Rajashekariah, K., Esch, T., and Dech, S. (2011) Sprawling Crisis? Exploring the Crossroads of Urban Growth and Natural Environments with Earth Observation. In Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 10.-15. April 2011, Sydney, Australien. ISRSE 2011, 10.-15. Apr. 2011, Sydney, Australia.
     
  • Zeidler, J., Wegmann, M., Shapiro, A., and Dech, S. (2011) Robustness and Constraints on Spatial Transferability of Fractional Cover in the Caprivi, Namibia. In Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 10.-15. April 2011, Sydney, Australien. ISRSE 2011, 10.-15. Apr. 2011, Sydney, Australia.
     
  • Kübert, C., Klein, D., Wegmann, M., Conrad, C., and Dech, S. (2011) Multi-sensor-concepts for the assessment of land surface phenology using remote sensing data., PhenoALP project final meeting, 12.-14.Oct. 2011, Torgnon, Italy.
     
  • Ziegler, S., Jacob, S., Melisch, R., and Wegmann, M. (2011) Bushmeat harvest at the nexus of socio-economics and habitat. In Status and future of tropical biodiversity - BIODIVERSITY SCIENCE & POLICY, 21.-24.02.2011, Frankfurt, Deutschland.
     
  • Walz, Y., Wegmann, M., and Dech, S. W. (2011) Disease Risk Assessment from Space: Case Study of Human Schistosomiasis. In Workshop "Biodiversität und Infektionskrankheiten" (DIVERSITAS Deutschland e.V.) vom 28.11.2011 - 29.11.2011 in Frankfurt, Poster.
     
  • Leutner, B., Müller, H., Wegmann, M., Beierkuhnlein, C., Müller, J., and Reineking, B. (2011) Modelling Biodiversity and Forest Structure Using Hyperspectral and LIDAR Remote Sensing, 41st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GFÖ), 05.09.2011 – 09.09.2011, Oldenburg, Germany.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Taubenböck, H., Besser, T., Shapiro, A. C., Ziegler, S., Rajashekariah, K., Esch, T., and Dech, S. (2011) Sprawling Crisis? Exploring the Crossroads of Urban Growth and Natural Environments with Earth Observation. In 34th International Symposium for remote Sensing of the Environment, Sydney, Australia.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., Wurm, M., Ullmann, T., and Dech, S. (2010) The global trend of urbanization - Spatiotemporal analysis of megacities using multitemporal remote sensing, landscape metrics and gradient analysis. In Proceedings of SPIE Europe Remote Sensing, pp 1-20.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Clodt, S., Wurm, M., Wegmann, M., and Jürgens, C. (2010) The capabilities of remote sensing to derive urban location factors for probability-based spatial growth analysis. In 15th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society (REAL CORP), Vienna, Austria.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Schmidt, M., and Dech, S. (2009) Analysis of Spatial Patterns – adding attributes to Forest Patches to Evaluate the Importance of Individual Fragments for Spatial Landscape Integrity. In 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Stresa, Italy.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Schmidt, M., and Dech, S. (2009) Adding spatial attributes to landcover data – an ecological perspective. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., Roth, A., Mehl, H., and Dech, S. (2009) Analysis of urban sprawl at mega city Cairo, Egypt using multisensoral remote sensing data, landscape metrics and gradient analysis. In 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Stresa, Italy.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., Roth, A., Schmidt, M., and Dech, S. (2009) Urbanization: A global change issue. In 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Stresa, Italy.
     
  • Taubenböck, H., Wegmann, M., Berger, C., Breunig, M., Roth, A., and Mehl, H. (2008) Spatiotemporal analysis of Indian megacities. In Proceedings of the International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, pp 75-82.
     
  • Yao, N. A., Schmidt, M., Landmann, T., Wegmann, M., Konaté, S., Penner, J., Rödel, M. -O., Fahr, J., and Linsenmair, K. E. (2006) Satellite derived spatial and temporal distribution of fire activity in subsahelian West Africa. In 6th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), Cairo, Egypt.
     
  • Wegmann, M., Colditz, R. R., Fahr, J., Landmann, T., Linsenmair, K. E., Penner, J., Rödel, M. -O., Schmidt, M., Sommer, H., and Dech, S. (2006) Spatio-temporal analysis of African landscapes for biodiversity research. In 6th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), Cairo, Egypt.
     
  • König, K., Runge, J., Wegmann, M., Schmidt, M., Schmidt, M., Agbani, P., Agonyissa, D., and Wiekhorst, A. (2006) Spatial modelling of changes of the distribution of tree species with Landsat satellite data in Benin. In 6th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), Cairo, Egypt.
     
  • Vogel, M., Wegmann, M., Schmidt, M., and Dech, S. (2005) Land Cover Change in Southern and Western Africa - A combined Change Detection Approach. In 2005 Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation.
     
Supervised M.SC. theses

[Translate to Englisch:] Alexandra Bell
"Application of behavioural change point analysis and species distribution models in Conservation

Andrea Früh
Historic changes in regional ecosystem service demand: The impact of settlement change on flood mitigation in the upper Main basin.

Anne Simang
Influence of habitat and governance for landscape level conservation on Asian elephants.

Benjamin Leutner
Modelling biodiversity patterns in a temperate montane forest by means of hyperspectral & LiDAR remote sensing

Carlos Dambros
Analysing forest fragmentation characteristics along continuous vegetation gradients.

Christian Wohlfahrt
Mapping tropical dry forest in South East Asia using a continuous cover approach.

Christiane Plum
Global survey of Earth Observation for Biodiversity and Conservation.

Daniel Kachelriess
Analysis of the effectivity of Marine Protected Areas – a case study using Remote Sensing for the Chargos Archipel.

Daniela Braun
Estimating the current and future human impact in Tanzania for wildlife corridor management.

Daniela Kretz
Frost in a warmer world: spatio-temporal investigation of the recovery of temperate forests after a late spring frost.

Eva Obermaier
Impact of Environmental Factors on Geographical Schistosomiasis Distribution in the Man Region of Ivory Coast.

Hannes Müller
Modeling of Forest Structure with Remote Sensing Data.

Judith Reise
Impact on model algorithm selection and remote sensing data selection on the analysis of species-habitat associations and the prediction of species distribution: A case study using camera trap data of dhole and leopard in Cambodia.

Michael Ewald
Assessing the Influence of Vegetation Structure on Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) Habitat Selection Using Airborne LiDAR

Sadra Alavi
Analysing urban spatial patterns in conjunction with urban heat patterns

Tim Besser
Sprawling crisis? Urbanization from the perspective of protected areas near Kolkata, India.

mentored Diploma theses:
Stefanie Jacob
Die Jagd im Kontext von Sozioökonomie- und Habitatveränderungen. Eine räumliche Analyse der bushmeat-Entnahme in Zentralafrika

Maximilian Reinwand
Untersuchung der Vegetationsdegradation in den Savannen des südafrikanischen Hochplateaus.

Further information

Upcoming book: Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists

find more information at:

http://remote-sensing-biodiversity.org/rsecology-book


AniMove Summer School 2013

jointly with MPI, ZSL and Smithsonian

for more information go here or here

Data privacy protection

By clicking 'OK' you are leaving the web sites of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and will be redirected to Facebook. For information on the collection and processing of data by Facebook, refer to the social network's data privacy statement.

Data privacy protection

By clicking 'OK' you are leaving the web sites of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and will be redirected to Twitter. For information on the collection and processing of data by Facebook, refer to the social network's data privacy statement.

Contact

Chair of Remote Sensing
Oswald-Külpe-Weg 86
Campus Hubland Nord
97074 Würzburg

Email

Find Contact

Hubland Süd, Geb. G1
Hubland Süd, Geb. G1
Hubland Nord, Geb. 86
Hubland Nord, Geb. 86