M. Sc. Kathrin Ward

Kathrin Ward
M. Sc. Kathrin Ward
PhD Student
Building A 17, Room 01.08
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1187

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Member of the EnMAP Core Science Team
  • Estimation of soil properties using hyperspectral remote sensing data and multivariate statistics
  • Evaluation of the potential of large scale soil spectral libraries to calibrate regional scale soil models
  • Soil mapping based on regional models and hyperspectral image data

Research Interests:

  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  • Soil Spectroscopy


since 2016
PhD student at remote sensing section 1.4 at GFZ Potsdam

Master in Physical Geography at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Master thesis: "How do urban structures influence the urban heat island effect? - A review of European cities."

Bachelor in Geography at the Philipps-Universität Marburg 
Minor subjects: Meteorology and Geology


EnMAP - German Spaceborne Imaging Spectrometer Mission

Link to EnMAP website