Doris Klein

phenology, agriculture & water remote sensing


Dr. Doris Klein is scientific advisor at the German Remote Sensing Data Centre (DFD) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) since 2011. She received her PhD at Bonn University in 2008 and worked as PostDoc at the University of Würzburg, leading the team ‘Land surface parameters’ at the Department of Remote Sensing of the Institute for Geology and Geography. She is specialized in remote sensing with a focus on vegetation parameters, vegetation dynamics and land degradation in the context of global change and climatic change. Geographically her focus is on Eastern and Southern Africa as well as central Asia and Germany. Additionally Doris is working as scientific coordinator of the FireBIRD Mission and has a special interest in the new scientific opportunities which open up due to the multitude of Copernicus Sentinel data.



  • excursion to the DLR-DFD
  • supervision of internships and MSc thesis



Recent News

EAGLE welcome 2018

Our new EAGLEs arrived! We welcomed our new international EAGLE students from the US, Ecuador, Bangladesh, Ruanda or Germany for the upcoming winter term and introduced the lectures as well as the courses. In the evening we had a joint dinner to get to...

EAGLE M.Sc. idea presentations

On Monday, 24th of September from 1:30 onwards the following EAGLE students will present their M.Sc. idea. Everybody is welcome to join their presentations and to provide feedback: Julia: "Time-Series Analysis of Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2...

EAGLE summer dialogue 2018

Our 2018 EAGLE summer dialogue took place last Friday, 22nd of June and was a great place to meet all students, lectures, staff of the department and quite some external guests from all around Europe.

new lecturer: Dr. Christian Huettich

 Dr. Christian Hüttich started working in October as lecturer at the Department of Remote Sensing at the University of Würzburg. Christian is teaching applied Earth observation and digital image analyses & GIS in the EAGLE graduate program. Christian is further...

Winter term 2017 is about to start

While the "old" EAGLEs are spending their 3rd term doing internships or innovation laboratories in Italy, Portugal, Poland or Burkina Faso at various research organizations or companies, the new EAGLEs for the winter term 2017/2018 will be welcomed next week. The...

final course presentations

Our EAGLE students had to present their work as posters, reports or oral presentations at the end of the summer term and could show impressive achievements and results of small research projects.Some impressions of their oral and poster presentations can...

First EAGLE Midsummer Dialogue

Beside participants from the University of Wuerzburg and the DLR, also many colleagues from companies and a variety of national and international research institutions joined this event. The midsummer dialogue was organized by the EAGLE students. The students were...

application deadline in 7 days

The application deadline for the upcoming winter term is approaching. Apply within the next 7 days here: - application deadline is May 15th, further details about needed documents are listed on the application page. Learn within EAGLE...

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