Prof. Dr. Christopher Conrad

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Prof. Dr. Christopher Conrad
Room H4 1.24
Von-Seckendorff-Platz 4
06120 Halle (Saale)

Tel: 0345/55-26064
Fax: 0345/55-27175
christopher.conrad@geo.uni-halle.de

Postanschrift:
Prof. Dr. Christopher Conrad
06099 Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institute für Geowissenschaften und Geographie

Sprechstunde

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Schwerpunkte

  • Geoökologie
  • Landnutzungsysteme
  • Fernerkundung
  • Zentralasien

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • seit 05/2019
    Professur für Geoökologie, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
  • 10/2017 – 04/2019
    Vertretungsprofessur Geoökologie, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
  • 08/2017 – 09/2017
    Akademischer Oberrat auf Zeit, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • 07/2017
    Habiliatation zum ThemaRemote sensing and geoanalysis to Support sustainable land and water use in the Aral Sea Basin“
  • 08/2011 – 08/2017
    Juniorprofessur für Geographische Fernerkundung, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • 01/2007 – 07/2011
    Akademischer Oberrat auf Zeit im Elitenetzwerk Bayern, Masterstudiengang „Global Change Ecology“, Universität Bayreuth, angestellt am Lehrstuhl für Fernerkundung des Geographischen Instituts der Universität Würzburg
  • 06 / 2002-12 / 2006
    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des Deutschen Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum (DFD) des DLR in Oberpfaffenhofen, Arbeitsgruppe Fernerkundung am Geographischen Institut der Universität Würzburg
  • 12/2006
    Promotion (Dr. rer. nat) im Rahmen des Projektes „Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land and Water Use in the Khorezm Region (Uzbekistan): A Pilot Project in Development Research“
  • 04/1995 – 02/2002
    Studiengang Geographie an der Universität Mainz, Ausrichtung: Geoökologie
  • 04/1995 – 06/1997
    Studiengang Mathematik, nach Abschluss des Vordiploms beendet

Projekte

Bearbeiter: Christopher Conrad Muhammad Usman Laufzeit: 2017-2020 Die globalen Wasserressourcen ...
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Bearbeiter: Christopher Conrad Nima Ahmadian Laufzeit: 2015-2018 Landwirtschaftliches Monitoring ist ...
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Bearbeiter: Gerd Schmidt Peter Liebelt Dorothee Kley Manfred Frühauf Laufzeit: ...
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Publikationen

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Usman, M., Qamar, M.U., Becker, R., Zaman, M., Conrad, C. and Salim, S. (2020) Numerical Modelling and Remote Sensing Based Approaches for Investigating Groundwater Dynamics under Changing Land-Use and Climate in the Agricultural Region of Pakistan. Journal of Hydrology, 581, 124408. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124408.
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Usman, M., Liedl, R., Arshad, M. and Conrad, C. (2018) 3-D Numerical Modelling of Groundwater Flow for Scenario-Based Analysis and Management. Water SA, 44, 01–09. https://doi.org/10.4314/wsa.v44i2.01.
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Koza, M., Prays, A., Bondarovich, A., Akshalov, K., Conrad, C. and Schmidt, G. (2020, March 23) How Does Pretreatment of Dry Steppe Soils Affect Particle Size Analysis by Laser Diffraction? other. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-9415.
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Remelgado, R., Zaitov, S., Kenjabaev, S., Stulina, G., Sultanov, M., Ibrakhimov, M., Akhmedov, M., Dukhovny, V. and Conrad, C. (2020) A Crop Type Dataset for Consistent Land Cover Classification in Central Asia. Scientific Data, 7, 250. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-00591-2.
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Schönbrodt-Stitt, S., Conrad, C., Dimov, D., Ergashev, I., Löw, F., Morper-Busch, L., Muminov, S., Ruziev, I., Schorcht, G., Solodky, G., Sorokin, A., Sorokin, D., Stulina, G., Toshpulatov, R., Zaitov, S., Kitapbayev, A. and Unger-Shayesteh, K. (2018) The WUEMoCA Tool for Monitoring Irrigated Cropland Use and Water Use Efficiency at the Landscape Level of the Aral Sea Basin. In: FSBSI “Pryanishnikov Institute of Agrochemistry,” Ed., Novel Methods and Results of Landscape Research in Europe, Central Asia and Siberia, Vol. 4 Optimising Agricultural Landscapes, Moscow, 351–356.
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Ludwig, M., Ludwig, H., Conrad, C., Dahms, T. and Meyhöfer, R. (2019) Cabbage Whiteflies Colonise Brassica Vegetables Primarily from Distant, Upwind Source Habitats. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 34, 29. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12827.
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Orynbaikyzy, A., Gessner, U. and Conrad, C. (2019) Crop Type Classification Using a Combination of Optical and Radar Remote Sensing Data: A Review. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 40, 6553–6595. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2019.1569791.
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Kumar, N., Khamzina, A., Tischbein, B., Knöfel, P., Conrad, C. and Lamers, J.P.A. (2019) Spatio-Temporal Supply–Demand of Surface Water for Agroforestry Planning in Saline Landscape of the Lower Amudarya Basin. Journal of Arid Environments, 162, 53–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.007.
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Ahmadian, N., Ullmann, T., Verrelst, J., Borg, E., Zölitz, R. and Conrad, C. (2019) Biomass Assessment of Agricultural Crops Using Multi-Temporal Dual-Polarimetric TerraSAR-X Data: A Case Study on Northeast Germany. PFG – Journal of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41064-019-00076-x.
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Zoungrana, B.J.-B., Conrad, C., Thiel, M., Amekudzi, L.K. and Da, E.D. (2018) MODIS NDVI Trends and Fractional Land Cover Change for Improved Assessments of Vegetation Degradation in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Journal of Arid Environments, 153, 66–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.01.005.
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Usman, M., Reimann, T., Liedl, R., Abbas, A., Conrad, C. and Saleem, S. (2018) Inverse Parametrization of a Regional Groundwater Flow Model with the Aid of Modelling and GIS: Test and Application of Different Approaches. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7, 22. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi7010022.
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Sultanov, M., Ibrakhimov, M., Akramkhanov, A., Bauer, C. and Conrad, C. (2018) Modelling End-of-Season Soil Salinity in Irrigated Agriculture Through Multi-Temporal Optical Remote Sensing, Environmental Parameters, and In Situ Information. PFG – Journal of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science, 86, 221–233. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41064-019-00062-3.
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Heinrich, I., Balanzategui, D., Bens, O., Blasch, G., Blume, T., Böttcher, F., Borg, E., Brademann, B., Brauer, A., Conrad, C., Dietze, E., Dräger, N., Fiener, P., Gerke, H.H., Güntner, A., Heine, I., Helle, G., Herbrich, M., Harfenmeister, K., Heußner, K.-U., Hohmann, C., Itzerott, S., Jurasinski, G., Kaiser, K., Kappler, C., Koebsch, F., Liebner, S., Lischeid, G., Merz, B., Missling, K.D., Morgner, M., Pinkerneil, S., Plessen, B., Raab, T., Ruhtz, T., Sachs, T., Sommer, M., Spengler, D., Stender, V., Stüve, P. and Wilken, F. (2018) Interdisciplinary Geo-Ecological Research across Time Scales in the Northeast German Lowland Observatory (TERENO-NE). Vadose Zone Journal, 17, 0. https://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2018.06.0116.
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Xu, X., Conrad, C. and Doktor, D. (2017) Optimising Phenological Metrics Extraction for Different Crop Types in Germany Using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS). Remote Sensing, 9, 254. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs9030254.
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Löw, F., Biradar, C., Fliemann, E., Lamers, J.P.A. and Conrad, C. (2017) Assessing Gaps in Irrigated Agricultural Productivity through Satellite Earth Observations—A Case Study of the Fergana Valley, Central Asia. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 59, 118–134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2017.02.014.
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Forkuor, G., Conrad, C., Thiel, M., Zoungrana, B.J.-B. and Tondoh, J. (2017) Multiscale Remote Sensing to Map the Spatial Distribution and Extent of Cropland in the Sudanian Savanna of West Africa. Remote Sensing, 9, 839. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs9080839.
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Conrad, C., Löw, F. and Lamers, J.P.A. (2017) Mapping and Assessing Crop Diversity in the Irrigated Fergana Valley, Uzbekistan. Applied Geography, 86, 102–117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2017.06.016.
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Batsaikhan, A., Asam, S., Klein, D. and Conrad, C. (2017) Analysis of Grassland Phenology at Different Site Conditions Using Webcams-A Case Study in the European Alps-. Journal of the Japan society of photogrammetry and remote sensing, 56, 137–142. https://doi.org/10.4287/jsprs.56.137.
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Ibrahim Mahmoud, M., Duker, A., Conrad, C., Thiel, M. and Shaba Ahmad, H. (2016) Analysis of Settlement Expansion and Urban Growth Modelling Using Geoinformation for Assessing Potential Impacts of Urbanization on Climate in Abuja City, Nigeria. Remote Sensing, 8, 220. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs8030220.
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Dahms, T., Seissiger, S., Borg, E., Vajen, H., Fichtelmann, B. and Conrad, C. (2016) Important Variables of a RapidEye Time Series for Modelling Biophysical Parameters of Winter Wheat. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2016, 285–299. https://doi.org/10.1127/pfg/2016/0303.
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Conrad, C., Lamers, J.P.A., Ibragimov, N., Löw, F. and Martius, C. (2016) Analysing Irrigated Crop Rotation Patterns in Arid Uzbekistan by the Means of Remote Sensing: A Case Study on Post-Soviet Agricultural Land Use. Journal of Arid Environments, 124, 150–159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.08.008.
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Conrad, C., Schönbrodt-Stitt, S., Löw, F., Sorokin, D. and Paeth, H. (2016) Cropping Intensity in the Aral Sea Basin and Its Dependency from the Runoff Formation 2000–2012. Remote Sensing, 8, 630. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs8080630.
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Conrad, C., Kaiser, B.O. and Lamers, J.P.A. (2016) Quantifying Water Volumes of Small Lakes in the Inner Aral Sea Basin, Central Asia, and Their Potential for Reaching Water and Food Security. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75, 2467. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-016-5753-8.
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Zoungrana, B.J.-B., Conrad, C., Amekudzi, L.K., Thiel, M., Da, E.D., Forkuor, G. and Löw, F. (2015) Multi-Temporal Landsat Images and Ancillary Data for Land Use/Cover Change (LULCC) Detection in the Southwest of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Remote Sensing, 7, 12076–12102. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs70912076.
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Zoungrana, B.J.-B., Conrad, C., Amekudzi, L.K., Thiel, M. and Da, E.D. (2015) Land Use/Cover Response to Rainfall Variability: A Comparing Analysis between NDVI and EVI in the Southwest of Burkina Faso. Climate, 3, 63–77. https://doi.org/10.3390/cli3010063.
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Schuster, C., Schmidt, T., Conrad, C., Kleinschmit, B. and Förster, M. (2015) Grassland Habitat Mapping by Intra-Annual Time Series Analysis – Comparison of RapidEye and TerraSAR-X Satellite Data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 34, 25–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2014.06.004.
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Machwitz, M., Gessner, U., Conrad, C., Falk, U., Richters, J. and Dech, S.W. (2015) Modelling the Gross Primary Productivity of West Africa with the Regional Biomass Model RBM+, Using Optimized 250m MODIS FPAR and Fractional Vegetation Cover Information. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 43, 177–194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2015.04.007.
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Löw, F., Knöfel, P. and Conrad, C. (2015) Analysis of Uncertainty in Multi-Temporal Object-Based Classification. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 105, 91–106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2015.03.004.
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Löw, F., Fliemann, E., Abdullaev, I., Conrad, C. and Lamers, J.P.A. (2015) Mapping Abandoned Agricultural Land in Kyzyl-Orda, Kazakhstan Using Satellite Remote Sensing. Applied Geography, 62, 377–390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.05.009.
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Löw, F., Duveiller, G., Conrad, C. and Michel, U. (2015) Impact of Categorical and Spatial Scale on Supervised Crop Classification Using Remote Sensing. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2015, 7–20. https://doi.org/10.1127/pfg/2015/0252.
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Löw, F., Conrad, C. and Michel, U. (2015) Decision Fusion and Non-Parametric Classifiers for Land Use Mapping Using Multi-Temporal RapidEye Data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 108, 191–204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2015.07.001.
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Lex, S., Asam, S., Löw, F. and Conrad, C. (2015) Comparison of Two Statistical Methods for the Derivation of the Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetic Active Radiation for Cotton. Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation, 2015, 55–67. https://doi.org/10.1127/pfg/2015/0250.
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Forkuor, G., Conrad, C., Thiel, M., Landmann, T. and Barry, B. (2015) Evaluating the Sequential Masking Classification Approach for Improving Crop Discrimination in the Sudanian Savanna of West Africa. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 118, 380–389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2015.09.020.
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Conrad, C., Rudloff, M., Abdullaev, I., Thiel, M., Löw, F. and Lamers, J.P.A. (2015) Measuring Rural Settlement Expansion in Uzbekistan Using Remote Sensing to Support Spatial Planning. Applied Geography, 62, 29–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.03.017.
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Ayanu, Y.Z., Conrad, C., Jentsch, A. and Koellner, T. (2015) Unveiling Undercover Cropland Inside Forests Using Landscape Variables: A Supplement to Remote Sensing Image Classification. PLOS ONE, 10, e0130079. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0130079.
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Shahabfar, A., Ghulam, A. and Conrad, C. (2014) Understanding Hydrological Repartitioning and Shifts in Drought Regimes in Central and South-West Asia Using MODIS Derived Perpendicular Drought Index and TRMM Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7, 983–993. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2284006.
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Schmidt, M., Klein, D., Conrad, C., Dech, S.W. and Paeth, H. (2014) On the Relationship between Vegetation and Climate in Tropical and Northern Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 115, 341–353. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-013-0900-6.
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Naghavi, H., Fallah, A., Shataee, S., Latifi, H., Soosani, J., Ramezani, H. and Conrad, C. (2014) Canopy Cover Estimation across Semi-Mediterranean Woodlands: Application of High-Resolution Earth Observation Data. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8, 083524. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.8.083524.
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Conrad, C. (2013) Was Ist Eigentlich Geographische Fernerkundung? Forschung & Lehre, 20, 836–837. ISSN 0945-5604.
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Fritsch, S., Conrad, C., Dürbeck, T. and Schorcht, G. (2014) 3.6 Mapping Marginal Land in Khorezm Using GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques. In: Lamers, J.P., Khamzina, A., Rudenko, I. and Vlek, P.L.G., Eds., Restructuring Land Allocation, Water Use and Agricultural Value Chains: Technologies, Policies and Practices for the Lower Amudarya Region, 1. Auflage., V & R Unipress Bonn University Press, Göttingen, 167–178. https://doi.org/10.14220/9783737002974.167.
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Forkuor, G., Conrad, C., Thiel, M., Ullmann, T. and Zoungrana, E. (2014) Integration of Optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery for Improving Crop Mapping in Northwestern Benin, West Africa. Remote Sensing, 6, 6472–6499. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs6076472.
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Dietz, A.J., Conrad, C., Künzer, C., Gesell, G. and Dech, S.W. (2014) Identifying Changing Snow Cover Characteristics in Central Asia between 1986 and 2014 from Remote Sensing Data. Remote Sensing, 6, 12752–12775. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs61212752.
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Conrad, C., Dech, S.W., Dubovyk, O., Fritsch, S., Klein, D., Löw, F., Schorcht, G. and Zeidler, J. (2014) Derivation of Temporal Windows for Accurate Crop Discrimination in Heterogeneous Croplands of Uzbekistan Using Multitemporal RapidEye Images. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 103, 63–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2014.02.003.
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Tischbein, B., Manschadi, A.M., Conrad, C., Hornidge, A.-K., Bhaduri, A., Ul Hassan, M.M., Lamers, J.P.A., Awan, U.K. and Vlek, P.L.G. (2013) Adapting to Water Scarcity: Constraints and Opportunities for Improving Irrigation Management in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 13, 337–348. https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2013.028.
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Löw, F., Michel, U., Dech, S.W. and Conrad, C. (2013) Impact of Feature Selection on the Accuracy and Spatial Uncertainty of Per-Field Crop Classification Using Support Vector Machines. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 85, 102–119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2013.08.007.
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Lex, S., Conrad, C. and Schorcht, G. (2013) Analyzing the Seasonal Relations between In-Situ FPAR/LAI of Cotton and Spectral Information of RapidEye. In: Borg, E. and Daedolow, H., Eds., From the Basics to the Service: Proceedings of the 5th RESA Workshop ; Neustrelitz, 20. - 21. March 2013, DLR, GITO-Verl., Berlin.
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Gessner, U., Machwitz, M., Conrad, C. and Dech, S.W. (2013) Estimating the Fractional Cover of Growth Forms and Bare Surface in Savannas. A Multi-Resolution Approach Based on Regression Tree Ensembles. Remote Sensing of Environment, 129, 90–102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2012.10.026.
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Forkuor, G., Conrad, C., Landmann, T., Thiel, M. and Zoungrana, E. (2013) Improving Agricultural Land Use Mapping in West Africa Using Multi-Temporal Landsat and RapidEye Data. In: Borg, E. and Daedolow, H., Eds., From the Basics to the Service: Proceedings of the 5th RESA Workshop ; Neustrelitz, 20. - 21. March 2013, DLR, GITO-Verl., Berlin.
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Dubovyk, O., Menz, G., Conrad, C., Kan, E., Machwitz, M. and Khamzina, A. (2013) Spatio-Temporal Analyses of Cropland Degradation in the Irrigated Lowlands of Uzbekistan Using Remote-Sensing and Logistic Regression Modeling. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185, 4775–4790. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-012-2904-6.
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Dubovyk, O., Menz, G., Conrad, C., Lamers, J.P.A., Lee, A. and Khamzina, A. (2013) Spatial Targeting of Land Rehabilitation: A Relational Analysis of Cropland Productivity Decline in Arid Uzbekistan. Erdkunde, 67, 167–181. https://doi.org/10.3112/erdkunde.2013.02.05.