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Esther Amler

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Room 331
Meckenheimer Allee 166
53115 Bonn

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Phone: (+49)228/73-4862

Research Interests

  • Land-Use and Land Cover Change
  • Wetlands
  • Food Security
  • East Africa
  • Time Series data analysis

Study areas

  • East Africa



  • since 2013: PhD Candidate, Remote Sensing Research Group, University of Bonn
  • 2008-2013: Diploma Student, University of Bonn
  • 2006-2008: Diploma Stundent, Univesity of Tübingen
  • 2005: Abitur, Gymnasium Bad Aibling

Professional Experience

  • 2010 and 2012/13: Internship at UN World Food Programme (WFP), Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Unit, GIS and Remote Sensing Team, Rome (Italy)
  • 2009-2012: Student Assistant, Remote Sensing Research Group, University of Bonn
  • 2011: ASA-funded project work "Evaluation of the usefullness of compost latrines in the Volta Delta, Big Ada", Big Ada (Ghana)
  • 2011: Internship, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Prien (Germany)
  • 2005: Internship, Bavarian Institute of Agriculture, Freising (Germany)

Current Projects

GlobE - Wetlands in East Africa

PhD Project

"Creating an inventory of East African wetlands by usage of multitemporal, multisensor satellite data" in the context of the BMBF-funded project GlobE - Wetlands in East Africa

Diploma thesis

"Remote Sensing for Food Security: Implications from a phenological analysis for the East African Region" (supervised by Prof. Menz, written in collaboration with UN World Food Programme, VAM GIS team)


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