Martin Bachmann

hyperspectral soil remote sensing

About

Dr. Martin Bachmann is research scientist with the Applied Spectroscopy Group at the German Remote Sensing Data Center, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Wessling, Germany. He has over 10 years of experience in the fields of hyperspectral data analysis and data pre-processing. For 8 years he was in charge of the data pre-processing chain of DLR’s Optical Airborne Remote Sensing and Calibration Facility (OpAiRS). He leads the work package on “Data Quality Control’ within the EnMAP ground segment, and is involved in the FP7 EUFAR Joint Research Activity on Data Quality Control for airborne hyperspectral and LiDAR pre-processing. In addition, he is also involved in the pre-processing of NOAA AVHRR time series within DLR’s TIMELINE project, and was involved within ESA CCI “fire” within the same field of activity. His research interests also include the development and application of spectral unmixing approaches, and algorithm developments towards the derivation of soil parameters using field, laboratory and airborne spectroscopy. His teaching and training experience is focusing on field and imaging spectroscopy, and includes courses at the Universities of Wuerzburg and Jena, within FP6 Marie Curie Project “Hyper-I-Net”, for Carl-Cranz-Gesellschaftand within DLR capacity building activities.

Recent News

EAGLE student Henrik Fisser won ESA competition

EAGLE student Henrik Fisser won ESA competition

Congratulations to Henrik Fisser, whose Sentinel-2 analysis on truck detection has been awarded the first prize for the European Data Cube COVID-19 contest! He uses the reflectance patterns of long moving vehicles in Sentinel-2 images. Please see the ESA webpage for...

MSc defense by Katrin Hasenbein

MSc defense by Katrin Hasenbein

Katrin Hasenbein will defend her M.Sc. thesis on Thursday 12am on "The potential to enhance land use mapping by leveraging processing methods of time series data". from the abstract: "With the launch of the twin satellites of Sentinel-2 time series data with a high...

2020 applications

2020 applications

We received again a high number of very good applicants and are currently working through all application files. We will invite all eligible applicants in the next weeks for an interview. In total we received 137 eligible applications from the EU as well as North and...

MSc idea presentation by Aida Taghavi

MSc idea presentation by Aida Taghavi

Aida will present on Friday, May 22nd at 2:30pm her MSc idea "Potentials of Cosmic-Ray Neutron Probes for Assessing and Mapping SAR-based Soil Moisture in a Mediterranean agro-forestry ecosystem by developing an integrated ground- and space-based Modelling Framework"....

MSc defense by Sebastian Buchelt

MSc defense by Sebastian Buchelt

Sebastian Buchelt will present his M.Sc. thesis "Analysis of High-Resolution Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Snowmelt using Orthorectified Photo Cameras, Sentinel-1 Time Series and Digital Elevation Data" in a virtual course room. From the abstract: " Snow is one of the...

Covid-19 situation and EAGLE

Covid-19 situation and EAGLE

The Covid-19 situation is also challenging for the University as well as the EAGLE program. Even though we are all in the process to adapt to this new situation, the program itself is continuing as usual. All courses, exams, MSc thesis defense and so on will take...

M.Sc. defense by Benjamin Lee

M.Sc. defense by Benjamin Lee

Benjamin will defend his M.Sc. thesis " DEVELOPMENT OF A SEMI-ANALYTICAL MODEL FOR SEAGRASS MAPPING USING CLOUD-BASED COMPUTING AND OPEN SOURCED OPTICAL SATELLITE DATA" on Friday March 6th 10 am in room 1.009 OKW 86. from the abstract: "Seagrasses provide USD$2.28...

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