The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is a full-curriculum university with 18 faculties in five schools and has about 32,000 students and over 8,200 employees. TUD is one of the eleven ‘Universities of Excellence’ in Germany and the only one in eastern Germany.

At TUD, the Junior Professorship in Environmental Remote Sensing (JProf. Matthias Forkel, was established in September 2019 at the Institute for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Department for Geosciences, Faculty for Environmental Sciences.

The group is involved in fire related research projects.

Team TU Dresden

  • Matthias Forkel

    Matthias Forkel is a junior professor for Environmental Remote Sensing at TU Dresden, Germany (since 09/2019). His research focus on the development and application of Earth observation products to monitor and model environmental processes (fire, vegetation dynamics, vegetation moisture, phenology, photosynthesis, biomass) and to assess climate impacts on vegetation, fires, and the global carbon cycle.

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  • Christopher Marrs

    Christopher Marrs is a researcher and project manager at the TU Dresden, Germany. Chris is responsible for managing projects and developing project and research ideas at the Institute for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

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  • Christine Wessollek

    Christine Wessollek is a senior scientist at the TU Dresden, Germany. She received her PhD in Remote Sensing at the Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at the TU Dresden in 2013 (funded by a Scholarship Program for the Promotion of Early-Career Female Scientists at TU Dresden).

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