Dr. Daniel Spengler

Group Leader
Dr. Daniel Spengler
Building A 17, Room 20.23
Telegrafenberg
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Leader of the working group "Technology transfer for remote sensing"

Management of the GFZ Helmholtz Innovation Lab - FERN.Lab
Coordination of the JECAM test site TERENO/DEMMIN

Research Interests:

  • Hyperspectral data analysis
  • Spectroscopy
  • Vegetation analysis, phenology studies
  • Applied remote sensing vegetation and soil
  • Synergetic analysis of optical, thermal and microwave data

Career:

I studied geography at the Martin-Luther University Halle Wittenberg and received my doctorate at the Technical University Berlin in 2013. Since 2007 I have been working as a scientist at the GFZ in the section Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics. My research interests focus on VIS/NIR/SWIR/TIR and SAR data analysis for agriculture as well as spatial and spectral modelling of reflection signals.

Furthermore, I coordinate overall and subprojects of various national and international research projects. Since 2016 I am also GFZ coordinator of the JECAM test area DEMMIN and thus co-responsible for the strategic development of the site.

Since January 2020 I am head of the GFZ Helmholtz Innovation Lab - FERN.Lab, which is a technology and transfer platform for innovative methods developed at Department 1.


Education:

10/2006 Diploma Degree of Geography at Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
12/2013 Ph.D. Degree of Geography at Technical University Berlin

Projects:

current projects

former projects

  • GLAM.DE
  • GTS2
  • AgriFusion

Research Boards and Committees:

JECAM

Competence Network for Digitisation in Agriculture

Awards:

2016 - Winner of the competition "Germany, Land of Ideas" for the project CFTspace

publications are currently loading
back to top of main content