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Articles 2018

Hailu BT, Fekadu M, Nauss T (2018)
Availability of Global and National Scale Land Cover Products and Their Accuracy in Mountainous Areas of Ethiopia: A Review. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 12/4.
https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.12.041502

Melis M, Dessì F, Loddo P, La Mantia C, Da Pelo S, Deflorio A, Ghiglieri G, Hailu B, Kalegele K, Mwasi B (2018)
Improving land cover mapping: A mobile application based on esa sentinel 2 imagery.
International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives 42/3, 1263-1266. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-3-1263-2018

Reber D, Fekadu M, Detsch F, Vogelsang R, Bekele T, Nauss T, Miehe G (2018)
High-Altitude Rock Shelters and Settlements in an African Alpine Ecosystem: The Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Human Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-018-9999-5

Wang Y, Lehnert LW, Holzapfel M, Schultz R, Heberling G, Görzen E, Meyer H, Seeber E, Pinkert S, Ritz M, Fu Y, Ansorge H, Bendix J, Seifert B, Miehe G, Long RJ, Yang YP, Wesche, K (2018)
Multiple indicators yield diverging results on grazing degradation and climate controls across Tibetan pastures.
Ecological Indicators 93: 1199–1208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.06.021

Leimer S, Bischoff S, Boch S, Busch V, Escher P, Fischer M, Hänsel F, Hölzel N, Kerber K, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Michalzik B, Nauss T, Schäfer D, Schöning I, Schwarz MT, Siemens J, Thieme L, Wöllauer F, Wilcke W (2018)
Does plant diversity affect the water balance of established grassland systems?
Ecohydrology 11. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.1945

Lehnert LW, Meyer H, Obermeier WA, Silva B, Regeling B, Thies B, Bendix J (accepted)
Hyperspectral Data Analysis in R: the hsdar-Package.
Journal of Statistical Software https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.05090

Higginbottom T, Symeonakis E, Meyer H, van der Linden S (2018) 
Mapping fractional woody cover in semi-arid savannahs using multi-seasonal composites from Landsat data.
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 139: 88–102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2018.02.010

Meyer N, Meyer H, Welp G, Amelung W (2018) 
Soil respiration and its temperature sensitivity (Q10): rapid acquisition using mid-infrared spectroscopy.
Geoderma 323: 31-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.02.031

Meyer H, Reudenbach C, Hengl T, Katurji M, Nauß T (2018)
Improving performance of spatio-temporal machine learning models using forward feature selection and target-oriented validation.Environmental Modelling & Software 101: 1-9.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.12.001

Articles 2017

Melis M, Dessì F, Loddo P, La Mantia C, Da Pelo S, Deflorio A, Ghiglieri G, Hailu B, Kalegele K, Mwasi B (2017)
Flowered-geodbapp: An application based on crowd-generating data using Sentinel2 imagery.
International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives 42(4W2) 121-127. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-4-W2-121-2017

Hailu B, Siljander M, Maeda E, Pellikka P (2017)
Assessing spatial distribution of Coffea arabica L. in Ethiopia's highlands using species distribution models and geospatial analysis methods. Ecological Informatics 42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2017.10.001

Gottwald J, Appelhans T, Adorf F, Hillen J, Nauss T (2017)
High-Resolution MaxEnt Modelling of Habitat Suitability for Maternity Colonies of the Barbastelle Bat Barbastella barbastellus (Schreber, 1774) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Acta Chiropterologica 19(2): 389-398. https://doi.org/10.3161/15081109ACC2017.19.2.015

Gütlein A, Zistl-Schlingmann M, Becker J, Sierra Cornejo N, Detsch F, Dannemann M, Appelhans T, Hertel D, Kuzyakov Y, Kiese R (2017)
Nitrogen turnover and greenhouse gas emissions in a tropical alpine ecosystem, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Plant and Soil 411: 243-259. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-016-3029-4

Detsch F, Otte I, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2017)
A glimpse at short-term controls of evapotranspiration along the southern slopes of Kilimanjaro.
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 189: 465. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-017-6179-9

Otte I, Detsch F, Gütlein A, Scholl M, Kiese R, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2017)
Seasonality of stable isotope composition of atmospheric water input at the southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Hydrological Processes 31, 3932-3947. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.11311

Ferger S, Peters M, Appelhans T, Detsch F, Hemp A, Nauss T, Otte I, Böhning-Gaese K,
Schleuning M (2017)
Synergistic effects of climate and land use on avian beta diversity. Diversity and Distributions. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12615

Meyer H, Drönner J, Nauss T (2017)
Satellite-based high-resolution mapping of rainfall over southern Africa. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 10: 2009-2019. https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2009-2017

Meyer H, Kühnlein M, Reudenbach C, Nauss T (2017)
Revealing the potential of spectral and texture predictor variables in a neural network based rainfall retrieval technique. Remote Sensing Letters 8: 647-656. https://doi.org/10.1080/2150704X.2017.1312026

Otte I, Detsch F, Mwangomo E, Hemp A, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2017)
Multidecadal trends and interannual variability of rainfall as observed from five lowland stations at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Journal of Hydrometeorology 18: 349-361. https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0062.1

Meyer H, Lehnert WL, Wang Y, Reudenbach C, Nauss T, Bendix J (2017)
From local spectral measurements to maps of vegetation cover and biomass on the Qinghai-Tibet-Plateau: Do we need hyperspectral information?
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 55: 21–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2016.10.001

Articles 2016

Peters MK, Hemp A, Appelhans T, Behler C, Classen A, Detsch F, Ensslin A, Ferger SW, Frederiksen SB, Gebert F, Haas, Helbig-Bonitz M, Hemp C, Kindeketa WJ, Mwangomo E, Ngereza C, Otte I, Röder J, Rutten G, Schellenberger Costa D, Tardanico J, Zancolli G, Deckert J, Eardley CD, Peters RS, Rödel MO, Schleuning M, Ssymank A, Kakengi V, Zhang J, Böhning-Gaese K, Brandl R, Kalko EKV, Kleyer M, Nauss T, Tschapka M, Fischer M, Steffan-Dewenter I (2016)
Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxt to the multi-taxa community level.
Nature Communications 7:13736. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13736

Meyer H, Katurji M, Appelhans T, Müller M, Nauss T, Roudier P, Zawar-Reza P (2016)
Mapping daily air temperature for Antarctica based on MODIS LST.
Remote Sensing, 8, 732. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs8090732

Röder J, Detsch F, Otte I, Appelhans T, Nauss T, Brandl R (2016)
Heterogeneous patterns of abundance of epigeic arthropod lineages along a major elevation gradient.
Biotropica https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12403

Messenzehl K, Meyer H, Otto J-C, Hoffmann T, Dikau R (2016)
Regional-scale controls on the spatial activity of rockfalls (Turtmann Valley, Swiss Alps) — A multivariate modeling approach. Geomorphology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.01.008

Ludwig A, Meyer H, Nauss T (2016)
Automatic classification of Google Earth images for a larger scale monitoring of bush encroachment in South Africa. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 50:89–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2016.03.003

Meyer H, Kühnlein M, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2016)
Comparison of four machine learning algorithms for their applicability in satellite-based optical rainfall retrievals. Atmospheric Research 169, Part B:424–433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.09.021

Detsch F, Otte I, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2016)
A comparative study of cross-product NDVI dynamics in the Kilimanjaro region – a matter of sensor, degradation calibration, and significance. Remote Sensing 8:159. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs8020159

Detsch F, Otte I, Appelhans T, Hemp A, Nauss T (2016)
Seasonal and long-term vegetation dynamics from 1-km GIMMS-based NDVI time series at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Remote Sensing of Environment 178:70–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.03.007

Appelhans T, Nauss T (2016)
Spatial patterns of sea surface temperature influences on east african precipitation as revealed by empirical orthogonal teleconnections. Atmospheric Science 3. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2016.00003

Articles 2015

Lehnert LW, Meyer H, Wang Y, Miehe G, Thies B, Reudenbach C, Bendix J (2015)
Retrieval of grassland plant coverage on the Tibetan Plateau based on a multi-scale, multi-sensor and multi-method approach.
Remote Sensing of Environment 164:197–207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.04.020

Classen A, Peters MK, Kindeketa WJ, Appelhans T, Eardley C-D, Gikungu M-W, Hemp A, Nauss T, Steffan-Dewenter I (2015)
Temperature versus resource constraints: which factors determine bee diversity on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania? Global Ecology and Biogeography 24:642–652. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12286

Appelhans T, Mwangomo E, Otte I, Detsch F, Nauss T, Hemp A (2015)
Eco-meteorological characteristics of the southern slopes of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
International Journal of Climatology n/a–n/a. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.4552

Appelhans T, Mwangomo E, Hardy D-R, Hemp A, Nauss T (2015)
Evaluating machine learning approaches for the interpolation of monthly air temperature at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Spatial Statistics 14, Part A:91–113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spasta.2015.05.008

Appelhans T, Detsch F, Nauss T (2015)
remote: Empirical orthogonal teleconnections in R.
Journal of Statistical Software. https://doi.org/10.18637/jss.v065.i10

Gasch CK, Hengl T, Gräler B, Meyer H, Magney TS, Brown DJ (2015)
Spatio-temporal interpolation of soil water, temperature, and electrical conductivity in 3D + T: The Cook Agronomy Farm data set. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spasta.2015.04.001

Articles 2014

Lehnert LW, Meyer H, Meyer N, Reudenbach C, Bendix J (2014)
A hyperspectral indicator system for rangeland degradation on the Tibetan Plateau: A case study towards spaceborne monitoring.
Ecological Indicators 39:54–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.12.005

Kühnlein M, Appelhans T, Thies B, Nauss T (2014)
Improving the accuracy of rainfall rates from optical satellite sensors with machine learning – a random forests-based approach applied to MSG SEVIRI.
Remote Sensing of Environment 141:129–143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2013.10.026

Thies B, Meyer H, Nauss T, Bendix J (2014)
Projecting land-use and land-cover changes in a tropical mountain forest of Southern Ecuador.
Journal of Land Use Science 9:1–33. https://doi.org/10.1080/1747423X.2012.718378

Kühnlein M, Appelhans T, Thies B, Nauss T (2014)
Precipitation estimates from MSG SEVIRI daytime, nighttime, and twilight data with random forests.
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 53:2457–2480. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0082.1

Articles 2013

Kühnlein M, Appelhans T, Thies B, Kokhanovsky A-A, Nauss T (2013)
An evaluation of a semi-analytical cloud property retrieval using MSG SEVIRI, MODIS and CloudSat.
Atmospheric Research 122:111–135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.10.029

Articles 2012

Fries A, Rollenbeck R, Nauss T, Peters T, Bendix J (2012)
Near surface air humidity in a megadiverse Andean mountain ecosystem of southern Ecuador and its regionalization.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 152:17–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2011.08.004

Ayanu YZ, Conrad C, Nauss T,  Wegmann M, Koellner T (2012)
Quantifying and mapping ecosystem services supplies and demands: A review of remote sensing applications.
Environmental Science & Technology 46:8529–8541. https://doi.org/10.1021/es300157u

Appelhans T, Sturman A, Zawar-Reza P (2012)
Synoptic and climatological controls of particulate matter pollution in a Southern Hemisphere coastal city.
International Journal of Climatology 33:463–479. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.3439

Articles 2011

Bendix J, Trache K, Palacios E, Rollenbeck R, Göttlicher D, Nauss T, Bendix A (2011)
El Niño meets La Niña – anomalous rainfall patterns in the "traditional" El Niño region of southern Ecuador.
ERDKUNDE 65:151–167. https://doi.org/10.3112/erdkunde.2011.02.04

Göttlicher D, Albert J, Nauss T, Bendix J (2011)
Optical properties of selected plants from a tropical mountain ecosystem traits for plant functional types to parametrize a land surface model.
Ecological Modelling 222:493–502. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2010.09.021

Nauss T, Kokhanovsky AA (2011)
Retrieval of warm cloud optical properties using simple approximations.
Remote Sensing of Environment 115:1317–1325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2011.01.010

Articles 2010

Zawar-Reza P, Appelhans T, Gharaylou M, Shamsipour A (2010)
Mesoscale controls on particulate matter pollution for a mega city in a semi-arid mountainous environment: Tehran, Iran.
International Journal of Environment and Pollution 41:166–183. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJEP.2010.032252

Thies B, Turek A, Nauss T, Bendix J (2010)
Weather type dependent quality assessment of a satellite-based rainfall detection scheme for the mid-latitudes.
Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 107:81–89. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00703-010-0076-x

Kühnlein M, Thies B, Nauss T, Bendix J (2010)
Rainfall-rate assignment using MSG SEVIRI data — a promising approach to spaceborne rainfall-rate retrieval for midlatitudes.
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 49:1477–1495. https://doi.org/10.1175/2010JAMC2284.1

Appelhans T, Sturman A, Zawar-Reza P (2010)
Modelling emission trends from non-constant time series of 10 concentrations in Christchurch, New Zealand.
International Journal of Environment and Pollution 43:354–363. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJEP.2010.036932

Appelhans T, Zawar-Reza P (2010)
A modelling study of particulate matter dispersion under dominant surface wind regime modes in Christchurch, New Zealand. Air Quality and Climate Change 44:24–29. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.981

Articles 2009

Bräuning A, Volland-Voigt F, Burchardt I, Ganzhi O, Nauss T, Peters T (2009)
Climatic control of radial growth of Cedrela montana in a humid mountain rainforest in southern Ecuador.
ERDKUNDE 63:337–345. https://doi.org/10.3112/erdkunde.2009.04.04

Trachte K, Nauss T, Bendix J (2009)
The Impact of different terrain configurations on the formation and dynamics of katabatic flows: idealised case studies.
Boundary-Layer Meteorology 134:307–325. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-009-9445-8

Bendix J, Trachte K, Cermak J, Rollenbeck R, Nauss T (2009)
Formation of convective clouds at the foothills of the tropical eastern Andes (South Ecuador).
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 48:1682–1695. https:/doi.org/10.1175/2009JAMC2078.1

Fries A, Rollenbeck R, Göttlicher D, Nauss T, Homeier J, Peters T, Bendix J (2009)
Thermal structure of a megadiverse Andean mountain ecosystem in southern Ecuador and its regionalization.
ERDKUNDE 63:321–335. https://doi.org/10.3112/erdkunde.2009.04.03

Bendix J, Silva B, Roos K, Göttlicher D-O, Rollenbeck R, Nauss T, Beck E (2009)
Model parameterization to simulate and compare the PAR absorption potential of two competing plant species.
International Journal of Biometeorology 54:283–295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-009-0279-3

Göttlicher D, Obregon A, Homeier J, Rollenbeck R, Nauss T, Bendix J (2009)
Land-cover classification in the Andes of southern Ecuador using Landsat ETM+ data as a basis for SVAT modelling.
International Journal of Remote Sensing 30:1867–1886. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431160802541531

Articles 2008

Thies B, Nauss T, Bendix J (2008)
Discriminating raining from non-raining cloud areas at mid-latitudes using meteosat second generation SEVIRI night-time data.
Meteorological Applications 15:219–230. https://doi.org/10.1002/met.56

Thies B, Nauss T, Bendix J (2008)
Precipitation process and rainfall intensity differentiation using Meteosat Second Generation Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager data.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 113:D23206. https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JD010464

Thies B, Nauss T, Bendix J (2008)
Discriminating raining from non-raining clouds at mid-latitudes using meteosat second generation daytime data. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 8:2341–2349. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-8-2341-2008

Bendix J, Rollenbeck R, Göttlicher D, Nauss T, Fabian P (2008)
Seasonality and diurnal pattern of very low clouds in a deeply incised valley of the eastern tropical Andes (South Ecuador) as observed by a cost-effective WebCam system.
Meteorological Applications 15:281–291. https://doi.org/10.1002/met.72

Articles 2007

Früh B, Bendix J, Nauss T, Paulat M, Pfeiffer A, Schipper J-W, Thies B, Wernli H (2007)
Verification of precipitation from regional climate simulations and remote-sensing observations with respect to ground-based observations in the upper Danube catchment.
Meteorologische Zeitschrift 16:275–293. https://doi.org/10.1127/0941-2948/2007/0210

Kokhanovsky AA, Nauss T, Schreier M, Hoyningen-Huene Wv, Burrows J-P (2007)
The Intercomparison of cloud parameters derived using multiple satellite instruments.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 45:195–200. https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2006.885019

Articles 2006

Bendix J, Thies B, Nauss T, Cermak J (2006)
A feasibility study of daytime fog and low stratus detection with TERRA/AQUA-MODIS over land.
Meteorological Applications 13:111–125. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1350482706002180

Nauss T, Kokhanovsky AA (2006)
Discriminating raining from non-raining clouds at mid-latitudes using multispectral satellite data.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 6:5031–5036. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-6-5031-2006

Kokhanovsky AA, Nauss T (2006)
Reflection and transmission of solar light by clouds: asymptotic theory.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 6:5537–5545. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-6-5537-2006

Kokhanovsky AA, Rozanov VV, Nauss T, Reudenbach C, Daniel J-S, Miller H-L, Burrows J-P (2006)
The semianalytical cloud retrieval algorithm for SCIAMACHY I. The validation.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 6:1905–1911. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-6-1905-2006

Articles 2005

Kokhanovsky AA, Nauss T (2005)
Satellite-based retrieval of ice cloud properties using a semianalytical algorithm.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 110:D19206. https://doi.org/10.1029/2004JD005744

Nauss T, Kokhanovsky AA, Nakajima TY, Reudenbach C, Bendix J (2005)
The intercomparison of selected cloud retrieval algorithms.
Atmospheric Research 78:46–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2005.02.005

Bendix J, Thies B, Cermak J, Nauss T (2005)
Ground fog detection from space based on MODIS daytime data — a feasibility study.
Weather and Forecasting 20:989–1005. https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF886.1

Nauss T, Bendix J (2005)
An operational MODIS processing scheme for PC dedicated to direct broadcasting applications in meteorology and earth sciences.
Computers & Geosciences 31:804–808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2005.01.003

Technical reports

Wilton E, Appelhans T, Baynes M, Zawar-Reza P (2009) Assessing long-term trends in PM10 concentrations in Invercargill. Environet Limited, 11 Lachie Griffin Rise RD1; Lyttelton; Christchurch 8971

Appelhans T, Bluett J, Dey K, et al (2007) Using air quality data to track progress toward 10 standards: Case study - Christchurch 1999 - 2006. National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, 10 Kyle Street; PO Box 8602; Christchurch; New Zealand

Sturman A, Appelhans T (2006) Estimation of hourly solar radiation fom 2nd July to 18th August 2003 in the area between Rangataik and Matea townships, east of Lake Taupo in the central North Island. AgResearch, Ruakura Research Centre; Bisley Road; Private Bag 3115; Hamilton 3240; New Zealand

Book chapters

Peters T, Drobnik T, Meyer H, Rankl M, Richter M, Rollenbeck R, Thies B, Bendix J (2013) Environmental Changes Affecting the Andes of Ecuador. In: Bendix J, Beck E, Bräuning A, et al. (eds) Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity and Environmental Change in a Tropical Mountain Ecosystem of South Ecuador. Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
pp 19–29

Roos K, Bendix J, Curatola G, Gawlik J, Gerique A, Hamer U, Hildebrandt P, Knoke T, Meyer H, Pohle P, Potthast K, Thies B, Tischer A, Beck E (2013) Current provisioning services: pasture development and use, weeds (bracken) and management. In: Bendix J, Beck E, Bräuning A, et al. (eds) Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity and Environmental Change in a Tropical Mountain Ecosystem of South Ecuador. Springer, pp 205–218

Windhorst D, Silva B, Peters T, Meyer H, Thies B, Bendix J, Frede H-G, Breuer L 2013) Impacts of Local Land-Use Change on Climate and Hydrology. In: Bendix J, Beck E, Bräuning A, et al. (eds) Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity and Environmental Change in a Tropical Mountain Ecosystem of South Ecuador. Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
pp 275–286

Nauss T, Bendix J (2010) Extreme Windereignisse - Stürme, Hurricans, Tornados. In: Felgentreff C, Glade T (eds) Naturrisiken und Sozialkatastrophen. Springer, pp 181–190

Nauss T, Thies B, Turek A, Kokhanovsky AA (2008) Operational discrimination of raining from non-raining clouds in mid-latitudes using multispectral satellite data. In: Michaelides S (eds) Precipitation: Advances in Measurement, Estimation and Prediction. Springer, pp 171-194

Reudenbach C, Nauss T, Bendix J (2007) Retrieving precipitation with GOES, Meteosat, and Terra/MSG at the tropics and mid-latitudes. In: Levizzani V, Bauer P, Turk F (eds) Measuring Precipitation from Space. EURAINSAT and the Future. Springer, pp 509-519

Conference contributions (selection)

Ludwig A, Meyer H, Higginbottom T, Nauss T (2016) Classifying Google Earth images as training sites for application to a larger scale monitoring of bush encroachment in South Africa. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Meyer H, Lehnert LW, Wang Y, Reudenbach C, Nauss T, Bendix J (2016) Mapping vegetation cover and biomass on the Qinghai-Tibet-Plateau using hyperspectral measurements and multispectral satellite images. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Appelhans T, Mwangomo E, Hardy D-R, Hemp A, Nauss T (2015) Evaluating different machine learning approaches for the interpolation of ambient air temperature at Mt. Kilimajaro, Tanzania. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts. p 1280

Appelhans T, Mwangomo E, Otte I, Detsch F, Nauss T, Hemp A, Ndyamkama J (2015) Extending an operational meteorological monitoring network through machine learning and classical geo-statistical approaches. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts. pp 1279–1

Lehnert L, Meyer H, Bendix J (2015) Hyperspectral Data Analysis in R: The new hsdar-package. In: UseR! 30.06 – 03.07. 2015, Aalborg, Denmark.

Messenzehl K, Hoffmann T, Meyer H, Dikau R (2015) Regional-scale controls of periglacial rockfalls (Turtmann valley, Swiss Alps). In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Meyer H, Kühnlein M, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2015) Comparison of machine learning algorithms for their applicability in satellite-based optical rainfall retrievals. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Otte I, Detsch Florian, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2015) Quantification and analysis of deuterium and oxygen-18 isotope composition of precipitation at the southern foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro (Tanzania). In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Wöllauer, Stephan; Forteva, Spaska; Nauss, Thomas (2015) On demand processing of climate station sensor data

Otte I, Detsch Florian, Nauss T, Appelhans T (2015) Seasonal and long-term rainfall and cloud dynamics in the Mt. Kilimanjaro region as observed from local and remote sensing time series. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Wang Y, Lehnert L, Holzapfel M, Schultz R, Heberling G, Görzen E, Meyer H, Seeber E, Pinkert S, Ritz M, Ansorge H, Bendix J, Seifert B, Miehe G, Long R, Yang Y, Wesche K (2015) Testing congruence among multiple grazing indicators: a multi-site study across the Tibetan plateau. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Lehnert LW, Meyer H, Thies B, Reudenbach C, Bendix J (2014) Monitoring plant cover on the Tibetan Plateau: A multi-scale remote sensing based approach. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.

Appelhans T, Nauss T (2013) East African rainfall and vegetation dynamics in response to a changing El Nino. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts. p 12062

Lehnert LW, Meyer H, Meyer N, Reudenbach C, Bendix J (2013) Assessing pasture quality and degradation status using hyperspectral imaging: a case study from western Tibet. In: Proc. SPIE 8887, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XV, 88870I (16 October 2013).

Meyer H, Lehnert LW, Wang Y,  Reudenbach C, Bendix J (2013) Measuring pasture degradation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau using hyperspectral dissimilarities and indices. In: Proc. SPIE 8893, Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications IV, 88931F (October 24, 2013). p 88931F–88931F–13

Otte I, Appelhans T, Röder J, Nauss T, Brandl R (2013) Monitoring small-scale heterogeneity patterns in a savanna ecosystem at Mt. Kilimanjaro. In: TR32-Hobe Symposium poster presentation.

Otte I, Detsch Florian, Appelhans T, Nauss T (2013) Land-cover dynamics in the Mt. Kilimanjaro region as observed from remote sensing time series. In: AK Klima poster presentation.

Thies B, Meyer H., Bendix J (2011) Investigating and predicting land use/land cover changes in a tropical mountain forest of southern Ecuador. In: Conference of the society for tropical ecology, Frankfurt.

Curatola G, Thies B, Meyer H, Bendix J (2010) Land use change detection with multitemporal satellite data. In: Symposium of the DFG research unit 816 2010, Loja, Ecuador.

Göttlicher D, Dobbermann M, Nauss T, Bendix J (2010) Central data services in multidisciplinary environmental research projects - the data-management of the DFG Research Unit 816. In: Curdt C, Bareth G (eds) Proceedings of the Data Management Workshop, 29.-30.10.2009, Cologne. Geographisches Institut der Universität zu Köln, pp 59–64

Thies B, Meyer H, Bendix J (2010a) Investigating and predicting land use/land cover changes in a tropical mountain forest of southern Ecuador. In: Jahrestreffen des AK Klima in Würzburg.

Appelhans T (2008) East African rainfall and vegetation dynamics in response to a changing El Niño. In: 32nd International Geographical Congress. 26 - 30 August 2012, Cologne, Germany.

Appelhans T (2008) Climate dynamics of the Kilimanjaro region: A field measurement campaign to investigate climatological drivers of a tropical montane ecosystem. In: 31st International Conference on Alpine Meteorology. 23 – 27 May 2011, Aviemore, Scotland.