Remote Sensing Research Group

Head of Research Group:

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Prof. Dr. Zbynek Malenovsky

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+49 228 73-9700

Prof. Dr. Zbyněk Malenovský

Optical remote sensing and plant eco-physiology scientist experienced in quantitative space-borne and airborne/drone imaging spectroscopy of vegetation (particularly: stress detection, chlorophyll fluorescence sensing, 3D radiative transfer modelling), and non-invasive research techniques for monitoring terrestrial natural and man-managed ecosystems under climate change.

General Contact:

For enquiries regarding courses, thesis or other educational matters, please contact:

For enquiries regarding research or projects, please contact:


technical administration:

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Vanessa Spitzer

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+49 228 73 -9701(GIUB) / -4978(ZFL)

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Adas Niwagaba


+29 228 73-9703

Scientific staff:

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Omar Regaigeg


+49 228 73-9705

Dr. Omar Regaigeg

A post-doctoral researcher at RSRG working in the field of radiative transfer modelling. Prior to his position at RSRG he did his Ph.D. at CESBIO, Toulouse III University, developing new functionalities for the DART 3D radiative transfer model.

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Dr. Javier Muro

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+49 228 73-9705

Dr. Javier Muro


Research Associate focusing on fusion of optical and radar remote sensing approaches for vegetation biodiversity assessment, especially in terrestrial grass ecosystems.

Ph.D. Students

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Thang Quang Nguyen


+49 228 73-9705

Thang Quang Nguyen

Ph.D. student at RSRG conducting research on photosynthesis and canopy radiative transfer modeling. His work entails the development of a comprehensive energy balance model with program in python to integrate with the DART radiative transfer model, providing valuable support for remote sensing applications.

Further Information

Research assistants:

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Julian Bott

-49 228 73-9703

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Benedikt Hoodt

0228 73 4970

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Spencer Zienke

+49 20228 2073-4970

Find out more about current projects and research at RSRG

Find out more about courses on remote sensing

ZFL: Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

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