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Dr Annett Bartsch
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich


Annett Bartsch graduated from Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany with a Diploma in Geography in 2000. She obtained her doctorate from the University of Reading, UK in 2004 for her studies on periglacial geomorphology and remote sensing. She then joined the Microwave Remote Sensing Research group at Vienna University of Technology, Austria. She has been awarded two research fellowships by the Austrian Science Fund and has been visiting professor at University of Salzburg. She is currently professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Her research interests include remote sensing of land surface hydrology with focus on active microwave remote sensing applications in terrestrial polar environments. She has been involved in several ESA projects. She has been coordinating the DUE Permafrost project and has contributed to the STSE ALANIS Methane and Tiger Innovator SHARE projects. Annett advises the WMO Polar Space Task Group as expert for permafrost related remote sensing applications. She is board member of the Austrian Polar Research Institute and leads the land surface remote sensing working group.