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Sascha Heinemann

Heinemann2_k_rund.pngPhD Student

Room 230a
Meckenheimer Allee 166
53115 Bonn

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Phone: (+49)228/73-4863

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing (Landsat, MSG, Sentinel-3)
  • Thermography and thermal infrared imaging of land surfaces (airborne, drones)
  • Land surface temperature and emissivity
  • Climate change
  • Plant species
  • Volcanic ash and fire detection

Study areas

  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Africa


Education and Qualification

  • current status: PhD candidate (postgraduate scholarship), Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbG and University of Bonn, Germany
  • 10/2006-09/2013: Geography (diploma/master) at the University of Bonn, Germany
  • 09/2010-06/2011: Social Geography and Future Planet Studies (ERASMUS scholarship), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 10/2005-09/2006: Meteorology and Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany

Professional Experience

  • Since 12/2013: Research Associate in the Project "Columbus Eye" of the German Center for Aerospace e.V. (DLR), involved in the Remote Sensing Research Group, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 09/2011-11/2013: Student assistant, Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces (ZFL) and Remote Sensing Research Group, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 05/2011-08/2011: Student assistant, Support and Information Desk, University Computer Center (HRZ) of Bonn, Germany
  • 04/2010-07/2010: Freelancer/Internship, Department of the German Emergency Preparedness Information System (deNIS), Section of Crisis Management, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK), Bonn, Germany

Current Projects

Columbus Eye

Other activities

  • "Algorithms to retrieve Land Surface Temperature in Areas of High Dynamic Emissivity using Thermal Infrared Data" (current PhD thesis)
  • "Detection of spatiotemporal propagation patterns of volcanic ash clouds from Meteosat (SEVIRI) satellite time series - Case studies from Iceland and Eritrea (diploma/master thesis)
  • Supervision ot the EUMETCast recieving station at the center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

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