Dr. Ursula Gessner


Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) – Deutsches Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum (DFD)


  • Senior Researcher


Core Research Programme

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 1.3 Land Surface & Regional Climate


Multi-sensor mapping of West African land cover using MODIS, ASAR and TanDEM-X/TerraSAR-X data

Gessner, Ursula | Miriam Machwitz, Thomas Esch, Adina Tillacka, Vahid Naeimid, Claudia Kuenzer, and Stefan Dech

Land surface dynamics and environmental challenges of the Niger Delta, Africa

Remote sensing-based analyses spanning three decades (1986–2013)

Kuenzer, Claudia | Sybrand van Beijma, Ursula Gessner, Stefan Dech

Land surface phenology in a West African savannah: impact of land use, land cover and fire

Gessner, Ursula | Kim Knauer, Claudia Künzer, and Stefan Dech

Land Cover Maps for Regional Climate Modelling in West Africa

A comparison of Datasets

Gessner, Ursula | Jan Bliefernicht, Maren Rahmann, and Stefan Dech