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Dr. Nussbaum, Sven

ZFL coordinator, GIUB

Research interests:
  • Object based image analysis
  • GIS & Spatial Analysis
  • Visualization (3D)
  • Change detection
  • Treaty verification
  • Safeguards
Background:
  • Since 2011 Scientific Coordinator, Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces (ZFL), Bonn, Germany
  • 2009 – 2011 GIS Team Lead, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria
  • 2007 – 2009 Junior Professional Officer, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
  • 2004 – 2007 Research Associate, Research Center Jülich FZJ, Jülich, Germany
  • 2004 – 2006 PhD Object-Based Image Analysis and Treaty Verification: New Approaches in Remote Sensing - Applied to Nuclear Facilities in Iran
  • 1999 – 2003 Student/Research Associate, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  • 1996 – 2003 Diplom Geography, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Current projects:
Recent publications:

Peer-reviewed

  • Gondhalekar D., Nussbaum S., Akhtar A., Kebschull J., Keilmann P., Dawa S., Namgyal P., Tsultim L., Phuntsog T., Dorje S., Namgail P. & T. Mutup (2013):  Water-related health risks in rapidly developing towns: the potential of integrated GIS-based urban planning, Water International, Vol. 38, No. 7, p: 902-920, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2013.855447.
  • Nussbaum S., Tueshaus J. & I. Niemeyer (2013): Images Objects vs. Pixels: A comparison of new methods from both domains, ESARDA Bulletin 49. p.66-75.
  • Gondhalekar, D., S. Nussbaum, A. Akhtar and J. Kebschull (forthcoming). Down the drain or back to the roots? A political ecology of water management under climate change in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. Projections, MIT Journal of Urban Planning Research, submitted.
  • Niemeyer, I., C. Listner & S. Nussbaum (2012): Object-based Image Analysis Using Very High-resolution Satellite Data. In: Journal of Nuclear Management (JNMM), Vol. XXXX, No. 4, 2012, Special Issue: Science for Verification.
  • Nussbaum, S. & I. Niemeyer (2007): Automated extraction of change information from multispectral satellite imagery. ESARDA Bulletin 36.

 

Books & Book chapters

  • Gondhalekar, D., A. Akhtar, P. Keilmann, J. Kebschull, S. Nussbaum, S. Dawa, P. Namgyal, L. Tsultim, T. Phuntsog, S. Dorje and T. Mutup (2013). Drops and hot stones in the desert: towards integrated urban design in terms of water scarcity and health issues in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. In M. Gislason (ed.). Ecological Health, Vol. 15 of the Advances in Medical Sociology Series, 173 - 193, ISBN: 978-1-78190-323-0.
  • Jasani, B., Niemeyer, I., Nussbaum, S. & B. Richter (2009): International Safeguards and Satellite Imagery: Key Features of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Computer-Based Analysis. Springer, Berlin.
  • Canty, M., Jasani, B., Lingenfelder, I., Nielsen, A.A., Niemeyer, I.,  Nussbaum, S.,Schlittenhardt, J., Shamoni, M. & H. Skriver (2009): Treaty Monitoring. In: Jasani, B.,Pesaresi, M., Schneiderbauer, S. & G. Zeug (Eds.) (2009): Remote Sensing from Space.Supporting International Peace and Security. Springer, Berlin.
  • Dekker, R.J., Kuenzer, C., Lacroix, V., Lehner, M., Niemeyer, I., Nussbaum, S., Schoepfer,E., Sequeira, V. & E. Stringa (2009): Change Detection Tools. In: Jasani, B., Pesaresi, M.,Schneiderbauer, S. & G. Zeug (Eds.) (2009): Remote Sensing from Space. Supporting International Peace and Security. Springer, Berlin.
  • Nussbaum, S. & G. Menz (2008): Object-Based Image Analysis and Treaty Verification: New Approaches in Remote Sensing - Applied to Nuclear Facilities in Iran. Springer - Verlag, Berlin.
  • Marpu, P.R., Nussbaum S., Niemeyer I. & R. Gloaguen (2008): A Procedure for Automatic Object-based Classification. In: Blaschke, T., Lang, S. & G. Hay (Eds.) (2008): Object-Based Image Analysis Spatial Concepts for Knowledge-Driven Remote Sensing Applications. Series: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Springer, Berlin, 169-184.
  • Niemeyer, I., Marpu, P.R. & S. Nussbaum (2008): Change detection using object features. In: Blaschke, T., Lang, S. & G. Hay (Eds.) (2008): Object-Based Image Analysis Spatial Concepts for Knowledge-Driven Remote Sensing Applications. Series: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Springer, Berlin, 185-201.
  • Niemeyer, I. & S. Nussbaum (2006): Change detection - the Potential for Nuclear Safeguards. In: Avenhaus, R., Kyriakopoulos, N., Richard, M. & G. Stein (ed.) (2006): Verifying Treaty Compliance. Limiting Weapons of Mass Destruction and Monitoring Kyoto Protocol Provisions. Springer, Berlin.

 

Proceedings

  • Niemeyer, I. Nussbaum S., Tueshaus, J. & C.Listner (2013): Advances in Detecting Changes at Nuclear Facilities Using Very High-resolution Optical Satellite Imagery. in: Proc. INMM 54th Annual Meeting, Palm Dessert, 14-18 July 2013.
  • Nussbaum S., Tueshaus J. & I. Niemeyer (2013): Images Objects vs. Pixels: A comparison of new methods from both domains, Proceedings 35rd ESARDA Annual Meeting, Bruges, Belgium.
  • Nussbaum, S. & I. Niemeyer (2012): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – from Visualization to Analysis. In: Proceedings 53rd Annual Meeting INMM 2012, Orlando Florida, USA.
  • Niemeyer, I., C. Listner  & S. Nussbaum (2012): Object-based Image Analysis Using Very High-resolution Satellite Data. In: Proceedings 53rd Annual Meeting INMM 2012, Orlando Florida, USA.
  • Niemeyer, I., Marpu, P.R. & S. Nussbaum (2007): Change Detection Using the Object Features. In: Proc. of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS'07, Barcelona, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Niemeyer, I., Marpu, P.R. & S. Nussbaum (2007): From Landsat-1 to Google Earth and beyond: Perspectives of satellite imagery analysis for Treaty verification. In: Proc. of the 48th INMM Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, 8-12 July 2007.
  • Nussbaum, S., Canty M.J. & P.R. Marpu: Image Analysis based on object features and invariant moments explified for nuclear verification. In: Proc. 29th Symposium on Safeguards and Nuclear Material Management, Aix-en-Provence, 22–24 May 2007.
  • Marpu, P.R., Nussbaum, S. & I. Niemeyer (2006): Towards Automation in Object-Based Image Analysis. In Proc. of ESA-EUSC 2006: Image Information Mining for Security and Intelligence, 27-28 November 2006, EUSC, Torrejon air base - Madrid (Spain).
  • Nussbaum, S., Niemeyer, I. & M.J. Canty (2006):Targeted Information Collection for Nuclear Verification: A Combination of Object-Oriented Images Analysis and Pixel-Based Change Detection with Very High Resolution Satellite Data exemplified for Iranian NuclearSites. In Proc. of the SPIE Europe Remote Sensing 2006, 11. -14. September, Stockholm, SPIE Vol. 6365-13 SPIE Digital Library.
  • Nussbaum, S., Niemeyer, I. & M.J. Canty (2006): Automated Object-oriented Analysis of High Resolution Remote Sensing Data in the Context of NPT Verification Exemplified for Iranian Nuclear Sites. In Proc. of the 47th INMM Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, 16- 20 July 2006.
  • Nussbaum, S., Niemeyer, I. & M.J. Canty (2006): SEaTH - A new tool for automated feature extraction in the context of object-oriented image analysis. Proc. AGIT - Obia, Salzburg, 4-5 July 2006, ISPRS; Volume No. XXXVI – 4/C42; ISSN 1682-1777.
  • Niemeyer, I. & S. Nussbaum (2006): Automatisierte Detektion, Klassifizierung und Visualisierung von Veränderungen auf der Grundlage von Fernerkundungsdaten. In: Niemeyer, I., Sroka, A. und R. Wittenburg (Hrsg.) (2006): 7. Geokinematischer Tag. Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Markscheidewesen und Geodäsie der TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Heft 2006-1, S. 248-257.
  • Niemeyer, I. & S. Nussbaum (2005): Satellite Imagery Analysis for Safeguards and Non-Proliferation. Automation and Transferability of Image Analysis Procedures for Nuclear Safeguards-Related Monitoring Purposes. In: Proc. INMM/ESARDA Workshop "Changing the Safeguards Culture: Broader Perspectives and Challenges", 30.10.-02.11.2005, Santa Fe,New Mexico (Invited paper).
  • Nussbaum S., I. Niemeyer and M.J. Canty (2005): Feature recognition in the context of automated object-oriented analysis of remote sensing data monitoring the Iranian nuclear sites , Proc. SPIE’s Europe Symposium Optics and Photonics for Defense and Security 2005, Bruges, SPIE Vol. 5988-6 SPIE Digital Library.
  • Nussbaum, S., Niemeyer, I. & M.J. Canty (2005): Automation of Change Detection Procedures for Nuclear Safeguards-Related Monitoring Purposes. In: Proc. of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS'05, Seoul, 25-29 July 2005.
  • Niemeyer, I., Nussbaum, S. & I. Lingenfelder (2005): Automated Analysis of Remote Sensing Data for Extensive Monitoring Tasks in the Context of Nuclear Safeguards. In: Proc. of the IEEE International Geo-science and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS'05, Seoul, 25-29 July 2005.
  • Niemeyer, I. & S. Nussbaum (2005): Automation of change detection procedures for nuclear safeguards-related monitoring purposes. In: Proc. 31st International Symposium of Remote Sensing of Environment, Global Monitoring for Sustainability and Security, Saint Petersburg, 20-24 June.
 

 

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