Best Paper Award 2017 for Forkel, Vreugdenhil and Wieser

We are happy to inform about the winners of the Best Paper Award of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation for 2017:

Matthias Forkel et al., A data-driven approach to identify controls on global fire activity from satellite and climate observations (SOFIA V1), Geosci. Model Dev., 10 (2017), 4443–4476

Mariette Vreugdenhil et al., Assessing Vegetation Dynamics Over Mainland Australia With Metop ASCAT; IEEE Journal Of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observations And Remote Sensing, 10 (2017), 5, 2240–2248

Martin Wieser et al., A Case Study of UAS Borne Laser Scanning for Measurement of Tree Stem Diameter; Remote Sensing, 9 (2017)

The prize is awarded every year for the best papers of the faculty (at least one for Mathematics and one for Geoinformation), based on an external and internal review of the papers.

Category: Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Women4Geo

Prizes were handed over by the Dean of the faculty on 24 October 2018: Laudator Norbert Pfeifer, Martin Wieser, Sebastian Hahn (for Mariette Vreugdenhil), Dean Michael Drmota, Matthias Forkel, Laudator Wouter Dorigo