Publications

Publications


2021


Aduvukha, G.R., Abdel-Rahman E.M., Sichangi, A.W., Makokha, G.O., Landmann, T., Mudereri, B.T., Tonnang, H.E.Z., Dubois, T. (2021):
Cropping Pattern Mapping in an Agro-Natural Heterogeneous Landscape Using Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-1 Satellite Datasets. J. Agriculture 11(6), 530, https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11060530

S. Steibl, J. Franke, C. Laforsch: Tourism and urban development as drivers for invertebrate diversity loss on tropical islands. Royal Society Open Science (2021), https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsos.210411

Steinbach, S., Cornish, N., Franke, J. et al. A New Conceptual Framework for Integrating Earth Observation in Large-scale Wetland Management in East Africa. Wetlands 41, 93 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-021-01468-9

Ochungo, P.; Veldtman, R.; Kinyanjui, R.; Abdel-Rahman, E.M.; Muli, E.; Muturi, M.N.K.; Lattorff, H.M.G.; & Landmann, T. (2021) Pollen diversity and protein content in differentially degraded semi-arid landscapes in Kenya, Journal of Apicultural Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/00218839.2021.1899656

2020

Berninger, A.; Siegert, F. The Potential of ICESat-2 to Identify Carbon-Rich Peatlands in Indonesia. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 4175 https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12244175


Weise K., Höfer R., Franke J., Guelmami A., Simonson W., Muro J, O’Connor B. et al. (2020): Wetland extent tools for SDG 6.6.1 reporting from the Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS). Remote Sensing of Environment, 247 (111892), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.111892


Piehl S., Atwood E.C., Bochow M., Imhof H.K., Franke J., Siegert F., Laforsch C. (2020): Can Water Constituents Be Used as Proxy to Map Microplastic Dispersal Within Transitional and Coastal Waters? Frontiers in Environmental Science, Vol. 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2020.00092


Karst, I.G.; Mank, I.; Traoré, I.; Sorgho, R.; Stückemann, K.-J.; Simboro, S.; Sié, A.; Franke, J.; Sauerborn, R. Estimating Yields of Household Fields in Rural Subsistence Farming Systems to Study Food Security in Burkina Faso. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 1717, doi: 10.3390/rs12111717


Mihai A. Tanase, Miguel A. Belenguer-Plomer, Ekhi Roteta, Aitor Bastarrika, James Wheeler, Ángel Fernández-Carrillo, Kevin Tansey, Werner Wiedemann, Peter Navratil, Sandra Lohberger, Florian Siegert, Emilio Chuvieco (2020): Burned Area Detection and Mapping: Intercomparison of Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Based Algorithms over Tropical Africa, Remote Sens. 2020, 12(2), 334; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12020334


Hossein Jafari Jozani, Michael Thiel, Elfatih Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, Kyalo Richard, Tobias Landmann, Sevgan Subramanian & Michael Hahn (2020) Investigation of Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) severity and cropping systems mapping in agro-ecological maize systems in Bomet, Kenya utilizing RapidEye and Landsat-8 Imagery, Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes,  doi:10.1080/24749508.2020.1761195


2019

Maximilian Schwarz, Tobias Landmann, Natalie Cornish, Karl-Friedrich Wetzel, Stefan Siebert, Jonas Franke (2020) A Spatially Transferable Drought Hazard and Drought Risk modeling Approach Based on Remote Sensing Data. Remote Sensing 12:237, doi:10.3390/rs12020237

Anna Berninger, Sandra Lohberger, Devin Zhang and Florian Siegert (2019) Canopy Height and Above-Ground Biomass Retrieval in Tropical Forests Using Multi-Pass X- and C-Band Pol-InSAR Data, Remote Sensing 11(18):2105, doi:10.3390/rs11182105

Tobias Landmann, David Eidmann, Natalie Cornish, Jonas Franke & Stefan Siebert (2019) Optimizing harmonics from Landsat time series data: the case of mapping rainfed and irrigated agriculture in Zimbabwe, Remote Sensing Letters, 10:11, 1038-1046, doi:10.1080/2150704X.2019.1648901


Pamela Ochungo, Ruan Veldtman, Elfatih M. Abdel-Rahman, Suresh Raina, Eliud Muli & Tobias Landmann (2019): Multi-sensor mapping of honey bee habitats and fragmentation in agro-ecological landscapes in Eastern Kenya, Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2019.1629645


Pedro Rodríguez-Veiga; Shaun Quegan; Joao Carreiras; Henrik J. Persson; Johan E.S. 5 Fransson; Agata Hoscilo; Dariusz Ziółkowski; Krzysztof Stereńczak; Sandra Lohberger; Matthias Stängel; Anna Berninger; Florian Siegert; Valerio Avitabile; Martin Herold; Stéphane Mermoz; Alexandre Bouvet; Thuy Le Toan; Nuno Carvalhais; Maurizio Santoro; Oliver Cartus; Yrjö Rauste; Renaud Mathieu; Gregory P. Asner; Christian Thiel; Carsten Pathe; Chris Schmullius; Frank Martin Seifert; Kevin Tansey; Heiko Balzter (2019): Forest biomass retrieval approaches from earth observation in different biomes. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 77:53-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2018.12.008


Atwood, Elizabeth & M. Falcieri, Francesco & Piehl, Sarah & Bochow, Mathias & Matthies, Michael & Franke, Jonas & Carniel, Sandro & Sclavo, Mauro & Laforsch, Christian & Siegert, Florian. (2019). Coastal accumulation of microplastic particles emitted from the Po River, Northern Italy: Comparing remote sensing and hydrodynamic modelling with in situ sample collections. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138. 561-574. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.11.045.


2018

Anna Berninger, Sandra Lohberger, Matthias Stängel and Florian Siegert (2018): SAR-Based Estimation of Above-Ground Biomass and Its Changes in Tropical Forests of Kalimantan Using L- and C-Band. Remote Sensing 2018, 10, 831. doi:10.3390/rs10060831


Kyalo, R., Abdel-Rahman, E. M., Mohamed, S. A., Ekesi, S., Borgemeister, C., Landmann, T. (2018) Importance of Remotely-Sensed Vegetation Variables for Predicting the Spatial Distribution of African Citrus Triozid (Trioza erytreae) in Kenya. International Journal of Geo-Information, 7, 429. doi:10.3390/ijgi7110429


Franke, J., Barradas, A. C. S., Borges, M. A., Menezes Costa, M., Dias, P. A., Hoffmann, A. A., Orozco Filho, J. C., Melchiori, A. E., Siegert, F. (2018) Fuel load mapping in the Brazilian Cerrado in support of integrated fire management. Remote Sensing of Environment, 217, 221-232. doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.08.018


Palomo, I., Willemen, L., Drakou, E., Burkhard, B., Crossman, N., Bellamy, C., Burkhard, K., Campagne, C., Dangol, A., Franke, J., Kulczyk, S., Le Clec’h, S., Abdul Malak, D., Muñoz, L., Narusevicius, V., Ottoy, S., Roelens, J., Sing, L., Thomas, A., Van Meerbeek, K., Verweij, P. (2018) Practical solutions for bottlenecks in ecosystem services mapping. One Ecosystem 3: e20713doi.org/10.3897/oneeco.3.e20713


Sorgho, R., Franke, J., Simboro, S., Barteit, S., Sauerborn, R. (2018): Utilizing Remote Sensing at a Subsistence Farming Level to Explore Child Undernutrition in the Context of Climate Change. In: Kallel A., Ksibi M., Ben Dhia H., Khélifi N. (eds) Recent Advances in Environmental Science from the Euro-Mediterranean and Surrounding Regions. EMCEI 2017. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-70548-4_502


2017

Lohberger, S., Stängel, M., Atwood, E.C. & Siegert, F. (2017). Spatial evaluation of Indonesia’s 2015 fire affected area and estimated carbon emissions using Sentinel-1. Global Change Biology, 24(2). doi: 10.1111/gcb.13841


Wijedasa, L. S., Jauhiainen, J., Könönen, M., Lampela, M., Vasander, H., LeBlanc, M.-C.,…Andersen, R. (2017). Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences. Global Change Biology, 23(3), pp.977-982. doi:10.1111/gcb.13516


2016

Atwood, E. C., Englhart, S., Lorenz, E., Halle, W., Wiedemann, W., & Siegert, F. (2016). Detection and Characterization of Low Temperature Peat Fires during the 2015 Fire Catastrophe in Indonesia Using a New High-Sensitivity Fire Monitoring Satellite Sensor (FireBird). PLoS ONE, 11(8). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159410

2015

Franke, J., Gebreslasie, M., Bauwens, I., Deleu, J. & Siegert, F. (2015): Earth observation in support of malaria control and epidemiology: MALAREO monitoring approaches. Geospatial Health, Vol.10 (1), 117-131. doi: dx.doi.org/10.4081/gh.2015.335


Dlamini, S.N., Franke, J. & Vounatsou, P. (2015): Assessing the relationship between environmental factors and malaria vector breeding sites in Swaziland using multi-scale remotely sensed data. Geospatial Health, Vol.10 (1), 88-98. doi:10.4081/gh.2015.302


Spessa, A.C., Field, R.D., Pappenberger, F., Langner, A., Englhart, S., Weber, U., Stockdale, T., Siegert, F., Kaiser, J., Moore, J. (2015) Seasonal forecasting of fire over Kalimantan, Indonesia. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 15, 429–442.


K. Konecny, U. Ballhorn, P. Navratil, J. Jubanski, S.E. Page, K. Tansey, A. Hooijer, R. Vernimmen, F. Siegert (2015). Variable carbon losses from recurrent fires in drained tropical peatlands. Global Change Biology 2015, 10.1111/gcb.13186


2014

T.T. van Leeuwen, G.R. van der Werf, A.A. Hoffmann, R.G. Detmers, G. Rücker, S. Archibald, J.A. Carvalho Jr., G.D. Cook, W.J. de Groot, N.H.F. French, C. Hély, E.S. Kasischke, S. Kloster, J. L. McCarty, M.L. Pettinari, P. Savadogo, E.C. Alvarado, L. Boschetti, C.P. Meyer, F. Siegert, S. Solichin, L.A. Trollope, W.S.W. Trollope (2014). Biomass burning fuel consumption rates: A field measurement database. Biogeosciences Discussions 01/2014; 11:1–66.


Englhart S., Franke J., Keuck V., Siegert F., (2014). Carbon Stock Estimation of Tropical Forests on Borneo, Indonesia, for REDD+. In: Manakos, I., Braun, M. (Eds.), Land Use and Land Cover Mapping in Europe. Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht, pp. 411–427.


2013

Englhart S., J. Jubanski & F. Siegert (2013). Quantifying dynamics in tropical peat swamp forest biomass with multi-temporal LiDAR datasets. Remote Sensing, Vol. 5, 2368-2388; doi:10.3390/rs5052368


Jubanski, J., Ballhorn, U., Kronseder, K., Franke, J., Siegert, F. (2013). Detection of large above-ground biomass variability in lowland forest ecosystems by airborne LiDAR. Biogeosciences, 10, 3917-3930.


Wang X., F. Siegert, J. Franke, Z. Ai-Guo, C. Kun-lun (2013). The alpine ecosystem response to climate change in the western Nyainqentanglha Range, central Tibetan Plateau 1972-2010. Global and Planetary Change, Volume 111, December 2013, Pages 246–257


2012

Englhart S, Keuck V, Siegert.F (2012). CORRESPONDENCE: Radar backscatter and forest biomass. Nature Climate Change, 2, 826-826


Ballhorn U., Jubanski J, K. Kronseder, & F. Siegert (2012) Airborne lidar measurements to estimate Tropical peat swamp forest Above Ground Biomass. IGARSS; IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 22-27 July 2012, Munich


Franke J., Navratil P., Keuck V., Peterson K. & Siegert F. (2012). Monitoring Fire and Selective Logging Activities in Tropical Peat Swamp Forests. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, early access article, Vol. PP, no.99, pp.1-10, 10.1109/JSTARS.2012.2202638
Englhart S., Keuck V., & Siegert F. (2012). Modeling Aboveground Biomass in tropical forests using multi-frequency SAR data – a comparison of methods. IEEE Journal of selected Topics in applied earth observation and remote sensing, 5, 1, 298-306, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2011.2176720


Taubenböck H., N. Goseberg, G. Lämmel, N. Setiadi, T. Schlurmann, K. Nagel, F. Siegert, J. Birkmann, K.-P. Traub, S. Dech, V. Keuck, F. Lehmann, G. Strunz & H. Klüpfel (2012). Risk reduction at the ‘‘Last-Mile’’: an attempt to turn science into action by the example of Padang, Indonesia. Nat Hazards. doi: 10.1007/s11069-012-0377-0


Franke J., V. Keuck, F.Siegert (2012). Assessment of grassland use intensity by remote sensing to support conservation schemes. Journal for Nature Conservation, Vol. 20(3), 125-134, doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2012.02.001


Kronseder K., U. Ballhorn, V. Böhm, F. Siegert (2012). Above ground biomass estimation across forest types at different degradation
levels in Central Kalimantan using LiDAR data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 18, 37-48, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2012.01.010


2011

Ballhorn U., J. Jubanski, F. Siegert (2011). ICESat/GLAS Data as a Measurement Tool for Peatland Topography and Peat Swamp Forest Biomass in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Remote Sensing, 3(9), 1957-1982, doi: 10.3390/rs3091957


Englhart S., V. Keuck, F. Siegert (2011). Aboveground biomass retrieval in tropical forests – The potential of combined X- and L-band SAR data use. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 1260-1271


Jaenicke J., S. Englhart, F. Siegert (2011). Monitoring the effect of restoration measures in Indonesian peatlands by radar satellite imagery. Journal of Environmental Management, 92, 630-638


2010

Wösten H., J. Jaenicke, A. Budiman, F. Siegert (2010). Hydrological restoration of Indonesian peatlands to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. Peatlands International, 1/2010


Ballhorn U., Siegert F., Mason M. & S. Limin (2009). Derivation of burn scar depths and estimation of carbon emissions with LIDAR in Indonesian peatlands. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Vol. 106 no. 50, 21213-21218


Langner A. & F. Siegert (2009). Spatiotemporal fire occurrence in Borneo over a period of 10 years. Global Change Biology 15, 48-62


Huang, S., Siegert, F., Goldammer, J. G. and Sukhinin, A. I.(2009). Satellite-derived 2003 wildfires in southern Siberia and their potential influence on carbon sequestration. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30:6, 1479-1492


Page, S., Hoscilo, A., Langner, A., Tansey, K, Siegert, F. Limin, S. and Rieley, J. (2009) Chapter 9: Tropical peatland fires in Southeast Asia. In: Cochrane, M. A. (ed) Tropical Fire Ecology: Climate Change, Land Use, and Ecosystem Dynamics. Springer-Praxis, Berlin. pp. 263-287.

Jaenicke J., J. Rieley, C. Mott, P. Kimman & F. Siegert (2008). Determination of the amount of carbon stored in Indonesian peatlands. Geoderma, 147, 151-158


Langner A., J. Miettinen & F. Siegert (2007). Land cover change 2002-2005 in Borneo and the role of fire derived from MODIS imagery. 13, Global Change Biology 13, 2329–2340


Miettinen J., A. Langner & F. Siegert (2007). Burnt area estimation for the year 2005 in Borneo using multi-resolution satellite imagery. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 2007, 16, 45-53


Huang S. & F. Siegert (2006). Land cover classification of arid areas in North China based on time series SPOT VEGETATION imagery. Journal of Arid Environment, 67, 308-327


Huang S., F. Siegert (2006). Backscatter change on fire scars in Siberian boreal forest in ENVISAT ASAR wide swath images. IEEE Geoscience and remote sensing letters Vol 3, No 2, 2006


Böhm H-D.V. & F. Siegert (2004). The impact of logging on land use change in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Peatlands International, 12, 3-10.


Huang S., F. Siegert (2004). ENVISAT multisensor data for fire monitoring and impact assessment. International Journal of Remote Sensing, VOL. 25, NO. 20, 4411–4416


Siegert, F. (2004). Brennende Regenwälder. Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Februar 2004


Siegert, F., Zhukov, B., Oertel, D., Limin, S., Page, S.E. and Rieley, J.O.(2004). Peat fires Detected by the Bird Satellite. International Journal of Remote Sensing VOL. 25, NO. 16, 3221–3230


Page S. E., Siegert F., Rieley J. O., Boehm H-D.V.and A. Jaya (2002). Carbon released during peatland fires in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia in 1997. Nature, 420, 61-65


Siegert, F., G. Rücker, A. Hinrichs & A. Hoffmann (2001). Increased fire impacts in logged over forests during El Niño driven fires. Nature, 414, 437-440


Siegert, F. , Böhm, H.-D.V. (2001). Land use change and (il)-legal logging in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. International Peat Journal, 11, 51-57


Couturier, S. Taylor, D. Siegert, F. Hoffmann, A. & Bao, M.Q. (2001). ERS SAR backscatter: a potential real-time indicator of the proneness of modified rainforests. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 76, 410-417


Siegert, F. & M. Nakayama (2000). Comparison of ERS-2 and JERS for Fire Impact Assessment in Tropical Rain Forests. ), 24/07 – 28/07/2000, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, Spring, TX 77379 USA,


Siegert F. & Rücker G. (2000). Use of Multitemporal ERS-2 SAR Images for Identification of Burned Scars in South-East Asian Tropical Rainforest. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol 21, No.4, 831-837


Siegert F. & Hoffmann A. (2000). The 1998 Forest Fires in East-Kalimantan (Indonesia): A quantitative evaluation using high resolution, multitemporal ERS-2 SAR Images and NOAA-AVHRR hotspot data. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol., 72, 64-77


Siegert F. & Kuntz S. (1999). Monitoring deforestation and land use in Indonesia with multitemporal ERS- Data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 20, No.14, 2835-2853