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Peer reviewed:

  • Löw, F., Prishchepov, A., Waldner, F., Dubovyk, O., Akramkhanov, A., Biradar, C. & Lamers, J. (2018): Mapping Cropland Abandonment in the Aral Sea Basin with MODIS Time Series. Remote Sensing, 10, 159.
  • Rienow A., Thonfeld F. & A. Valentin (2018): Landschaftsverbrauch und Klimaanpassung: der Blick über die Metropolregion hinaus. In: Flächenverbrauch in der Metropolregion Rheinland 1975–2030. essentials. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden
  • Daniel, S.; Gabiri, G.; Kirimi, F.; Glasner, B.; Näschen, K.; Leemhuis, C.; Steinbach, S. & K. Mtei (2017): Spatial Distribution of Soil Hydrological Properties in the Kilombero Floodplain, Tanzania. Hydrology 2017, 4, 57.
  • Löw, F., Biradar, C., Dubovyk, O., Fliemann, E., Akramkhanov, A., Narvaez Vallejo, A. & Waldner, F. (2017): Regional-scale monitoring of cropland intensity and productivity with multi-source satellite image time series. GIScience & Remote Sensing, null-null.
  • Guuroh, R. T., Ruppert, J. C., Ferner, J., Čanak, K., Schmidtlein, S. & A. Linstädter (2017): Drivers of forage provision and erosion control in West African savannas − a macroecological perspective Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 251:257-267 Januar 2018 DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.09.017
  • Graw, V.; Ghazaryan, G.; Dall, K.; Delgado Gómez, A.; Abdel-Hamid, A.; Jordaan, A.; Piroska, R.; Post, J.; Szarzynski, J.; Walz, Y. & O. Dubovyk (2017): Drought Dynamics and Vegetation Productivity in Different Land Management Systems of Eastern Cape, South Africa—A Remote Sensing Perspective. Sustainability 2017, 9, 1728.
  • Dubovyk, O. (2017): The role of Remote Sensing in land degradation assessments: opportunities and challenges. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 50, 601-613.
  • Leemhuis, C., Thonfeld, F., Näschen, K., Steinbach, S., Muro, J., Strauch, A., López, A., Daconto, G., Games, I. & B. Diekkrüger (2017): Sustainability in the Food-Water-Ecosystem Nexus: The Role of Land Use and Land Cover Change for Water Resources and Ecosystems in the Kilombero Wetland, Tanzania. Sustainability 9, 1513. doi:10.3390/su9091513.
  • Hentze, K., Thonfeld, F. & G. Menz (2017): Beyond trend analysis: How a modified breakpoint analysis enhances knowledge of agricultural production after Zimbabwe's fast track land reform, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 62, October 2017, Pages 78-87, ISSN 0303-2434,
  • Basukala, A. K., Oldenburg, C., Schellberg, J., Sultanov, M. & O. Dubovyk (2017): Towards improved land use mapping of irrigated croplands: performance assessment of different image classification algorithms and approaches. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 50(1), 187-201. doi: 10.1080/22797254.2017.1308235
  • Thonfeld, F., Rienow, A., Dubovyk, O., Abdel-Hamid, A., Akpeokhai, A., Amler, E., Bareth, G., Basukala, A. K., Canty, M., Denich, M., Dobrzeniecki, T., Ferner, J., Flügel, H., Ghazaryan, G., Götz, E., Graw, V., Greve, K., Guuroh, R., Heinemann, S., Henning, T., Hentze, K., Hollberg, J. L., Kirimi, F., Kocherscheidt, S., Konermann-Krüger, B., Liu, D., Muro, J., Oldenburg, C., Ortwein, A., Piroska, R., Santos, F., Schellberg, J., Schultz, J., Schurr, U., Selg, F., Staar, K., Steinbach, S., Strauch, A., Szarzynski, J., Tewes, A., Thiong’o, K. B., Vetter, A., Wirkus, L. & U. Rascher (2017): In Memoriam: Gunter Menz. Remote Sensing; 9(3):274.
  • Hollberg, J. & J. Schellberg, (2017): Distinguishing Intensity Levels of Grassland Fertilization Using Vegetation Indices. Remote Sensing 9, 81.
  • Santos, F., Dubovyk, O. & G. Menz (2017): Monitoring Forest Dynamics in the Andean Amazon: The Applicability of Breakpoint Detection Methods Using Landsat Time-Series and Genetic Algorithms, Remote Sensing, 2017, 9, 1. doi:10.3390/rs9010068
  • Locher-Krause, K. E., Volk, M., Waske, B., Thonfeld, F. & S. Lautenbach (2017): Expanding temporal resolution in landscape transformations: Insights from a landsat-based case study in Southern Chile, Ecological Indicators, Volume 75, April 2017, Pages 132-144, ISSN 1470-160X,

Books and Book Chapter:



  • Tewes, A. & J. Schellberg (2017): Remote green LAI estimation in maize using UAV-based low-cost camera imagery. In: Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften Band 29. 208-209.
  • Zimmermann, S.; Oldenburg, C.; Pape, R.; Dubovyk, O. & J. Löffler (2017): Lichen cover mapping in southern Norway - a multi-scale analysis with remote sensing and GIS. In: Environmental Informatics. EnviroInfo 2017. Neimenster     Abbey, Luxemburg.
  • Muro, J.; Heinmann, S.; Strauch A.; Menz, G.; Land Surface Temperature retrieval in wetlands using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index-emissivity estimation and ASTER emissivity product. ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016.
  • Strauch, A.; Flink, S.; Fujimoto, N.; Geller, G.; Grobicki, A.; Hilarides, L.; Muro, J.; Paganini, M.; Rosenqvist, A.; Weise, K.; Towards a Global Wetland Observation System. ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016.
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