Dr. Michael Thiel


+49 931 3184690


Department of Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg


  • Senior Researcher


Core Research Programme

Research interests:

Urban Remote Sensing; Remote Sensing of Agricultural areas; Cities

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.1 Land Cover & Land Use Change
  • Doctoral Programme Climate Change and Human Habitat
  • Cluster 2: Landscape Dynamics
  • Doctoral Programme Climate Change and Adapted Land Use


Land Use/Cover Response to Rainfall Variability: A Comparing Analysis between NDVI and EVI in the Southwest of Burkina Faso

Zoungrana, Benewinde J.-B. | Conrad, Christopher, Amekudzi, Leonard K., Thiel, Michael, and Evariste D. Da.

Threat of agricultural production on woody plant diversity in Tankwidi riparian buffer in the Sudanian Savanna of Ghana

Boakye, Emmanuel Amoah | Dibi N'da Hyppolite, Victor Rex Barnes, Stefan Porembski, Michael Thiel, Francois N. Kouame, and Daouda Kone

Multi-Temporal Landsat Images and Ancillary Data for Land Use/Cover Change (LULCC) Detection in the Southwest of Burkina Faso, West Africa

Zoungrana, Benewinde J-B. | Christopher Conrad, Leonard K. Amekudzi, Michael Thiel, Evariste Dapola Da, Gerald Forkuor, and Fabian Löw

Evaluating the sequential masking classification approach for improving crop discrimination in the Sudanian Savanna of West Africa

Forkuor, Gerald | Christopher Conrad, Michael Thiel, Tobias Landmann, Boubacar Barry

GIS-Based Mapping of Flood Vulnerability and Risk in the Bénin Niger River Valley

Idelbert D. Behanzin | Michael Thiel, Jörg Szarzynski, and Michel Boko