M. Sc. Niklas Bohn

Niklas Bohn
M. Sc. Niklas Bohn
PhD Student
Building A 17, Room 20.19
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28969

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Member of the EnMAP Core Science Team
  • Development of retrieval algorithms for atmospheric methane concentration as well as for the amounts of water vapor, liquid water and ice based on spaceborne imaging spectroscopy data => implementation into the EnMAP preprocessing tool
  • Maintenance of the SICOR atmospheric correction code

Research Interests:

  • Imaging spectroscopy
  • Radiative transfer
  • Remote sensing of the atmosphere
  • Software development in python


  • since 11/2019 Research affiliate at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
  • since 12/2017 PhD student at GFZ Potsdam
  • 2016 - 2017 Student research assistant at GFZ Potsdam
  • 2016 Internship at GFZ Potsdam
  • 2016 Internship at UN-SPIDER (United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response), Bonn
  • 2013 - 2016 Student research assistant at Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Earth Observation and Environmental Modeling (EOM)


  • 2014 - 2017 M.S. Environmental geography and management, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Thesis (2017): "Transferability of classification algorithms for the Sentinel-2 MSI instrument to Landsat-8 OLI and RapidEye images based on machine learning approaches"
  • 2011 - 2014 B.S. Geography, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Thesis (2014): "Application of remote sensing data to the coordination of international disaster management using the typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines as an example"


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