Jessica Ferner




Department of Geography, University of Bonn

Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces (ZFL)
Walter-Flex Str. 3
Room 3.006
53113 Bonn


Core Research Programme

Research interests:

Application of advanced (hyperspectral) remote sensing techniques to analyse the ecosystem service of forage provision in savanna landscapes facing climate change

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.2 Grazing Land Management

Professional experience:

Landscape Ecology, (Hyperspectral) Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System, Forage Provision, Spatial Analysis, Land Cover/Land Use (LULC) Change, Restoration Ecology

Education & Training:

Since 2012: PhD Candidate at the Geographical Institute (University of Bonn)

2011: Diploma Thesis "Land Use Change in Goa: Investigation of the Development of Settlement in Tiswadi based
on Satellite Images." (Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster)

2005-2011: Study of Landscape Ecology (University of Münster)


Spectral indicators of forage quality in West Africa's tropical savannas

Ferner, Jessica | Anja Linstädter, Karl-Heinz Südekum, and Sebastian Schmidtlein