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First Consultative Workshop of the Regional NEESPI Research Center for Non-boreal Southeast Europe 24 April 2009 NEESPI Regional Centre (University of West Hungary, Institute of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Sopron, Hungary) IPF/TU Wien addresses NEESPI.

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First Consultative Workshop of the Regional NEESPI Research Center for Non-boreal Southeast Europe24 April 2009NEESPI Regional Centre (University of West Hungary, Institute of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Sopron, Hungary)IPF/TU Wien addresses NEESPI

Zoltan Bartalis, Wolfgang WagnerInstitute ofPhotogrammetry and Remote Sensing (IPF)Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

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vienna university of technology tu wien
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
  • Founded in 1815 by emperor Franz II as “K. K. Polytechnisches Institut”, the first technical university in the contemporary German-speaking regions
  • 2500 staff
  • 150 full professors
  • ~17000 students

ChristianDoppler(1803–1853)physicist(Doppler effect)


Josef Strauss(1827–1870) composer

Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925) philosopher (anthropo-sophy)

Richard Zsigmondy (1865–1929) chemist, Nobel laureate

Viktor Kaplan (1876–1934) engineer (Kaplan turbine)

Milutin Milanković (1879–1958) geophysicist (Milankovich cycles)

FritzLang (1890–1976) filmmaker ("Metropolis", "M")

Franz Viehböck (1960–) astronaut

vienna university of technology tu wien1
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation
    • Geodesy and Geoinformation Group
      • Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics
      • Institute of Geoinformation and Cartography
      • Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
        • 2 professors: remote sensing and photogrammetry
        • 5 university assistants
        • 25 project scientists
        • 4 support staff
        • Students, contractors, etc.
ipf research profiles
IPF Research Profiles
  • Basic competences
    • Geometric modelling in photogrammetry and laser scanning
    • Physical modelling and remote sensing applications
  • Current research focus
    • Airborne laser scanning (digital terrain modelling; 3D city and object models; biomass and vegetation mapping)
    • Radar remote sensing (soil moisture; wetlands; freeze/thaw mapping)
  • Beyond Science
    • Foster operational services to serve the common good
      • Cooperation with industry
      • Software development and service demonstration
      • Know-how transfer
laser and radar techniques



Laser and Radar Techniques
  • Spaceborne Radar
    • Monitoring of dynamic, large-scale phenomena
    • Side-looking for image formation
  • Airborne Laser Scanning
    • Mapping of relatively static land surface objects
    • Scanning of laser pulses across the flight line
airborne laser scanning
Airborne Laser Scanning

ALS derived surface and terrain model for the Leithagebirge, eastern Austria(Cooperation with M. Doneus, Instituts für Ur- und Frühgeschichte,Universität Wien)

radar remote sensing from satellites
Radar Remote Sensing from Satellites

Mean surface soil moisture derived from ERS scatterometer data for 1991–2007

100 years isprs
100 Years ISPRS
  • ISPRS was founded on4 July 1910 byEduard Doležal (1862–1955)at the TU Wien
  • Centenary Celebration will take place on 4 July 2010at TU Wien and theVienna City Hall

isprs technical commission vii
ISPRS Technical Commission VII

“Thematic processing, modeling and analysis of RS data”

  • Physical modeling and signatures in remote sensing
  • SAR Interferometry
  • Information extraction from hyperspectral data
  • Methods for land cover classification
  • Methods for change detection and process modelling
  • Remote sensing data fusion
  • Theory and experiments in radar and lidar
  • Pattern recognition for remote sensing (ICWGIII/VII)

Wolfgang Wagner(TU Wien)

Juha Hyyppä(Finnish Geodetic Institute)

Wouter Dorigo (TU Wien)

commission vii symposium
Commission VII Symposium
  • 5–7 July 2010 at TU Wien
  • Highlighting past achievements and identifying challenges for the future
  • Paper Submission Deadlines
    • 28 November 2009: Full-paper review
    • 28 February 2010: Abstract-only review
    • 20 May 2010: Final Papers
  • Special Issue in Remote Sensing