Kartographie, GIS und Fernerkundung

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2018

Fassnacht, S.R., K.S. Brown, E.J. Blumberg, J.I. López Moreno, T.P. Covino, M. Kappas, Y. Huang, V. Leone, and A.H. Kashipazha, in press. Distribution of Snow Depths Variability. Frontiers of Earth Science (accepted May 2018).

Tung Gia Pham, Jan Degener, Martin Kappas (2018). Integrated universal soil loss equation (USLE) and Geographical Information System (GIS) for soil erosion estimation in A Sap basin: Central Vietnam. International Soil and Water Conservation Research. Elsevier.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iswcr.2018.01.001

Thanh Noi Phan, Martin Kappas, Trong Phuong Tran. (2018). Land Surface Temperature Variation Due to Changes in Elevation in Northwest Vietnam. Climate 2018, 6(2), 28; doi:10.3390/cli6020028

Alexander Holstein, Martin Kappas, Pavel Propastin, Tsolmon Renchin (2018). Oil spill detection in the Kazakhstan sector of the Caspian Sea with the help of ENVISAT ASAR data. Environmental Earth Sciences (2018) 77:198. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-018-7347-0

Yi Li, Yangfan Li, Martin Kappas, Mitchell Pavao-Zuckerman. (2018). Identifying the key catastrophic variables of urban social-environmental resilience and early warning signal. Environment International, Volume 113, p.184-190, ELSEVIER. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.02.006

Rafiei Emam, A., Kappas, M., Fassnacht, S. et al. Front. Earth Sci. (2018). Uncertainty analysis of hydrological modeling in a tropical area using different algorithms. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11707-018-0695-y

Thanh Noi, P., Kappas, M.. 2018. Comparison of Random Forest, k-Nearest Neighbor, and Support Vector Machine Classifiers for Land Cover Classification Using Sentinel-2 Imagery. Sensors 2018 (1), 18, 18; doi:10.3390/s18010018

2017

Li, Y., Kappas, M., Li, Y.F., 2017. Exploring the coastal urban resilience and transformation of coupled human-environment systems. J. Clean. Production. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.227.

Roland Bauböck, Martin Kappas. 2017. Biomassenpotenzialbestimmung mit BioSTAR. In: Ruppert, H. und Ibendorf, J. (Hrsg.). Bioenergie im Spannungsfeld. Wege zu einer nachhaltigen Bioenergieversorgung. S. 197-218. Universitätsverlag Göttingen.

Yi Li, Martin Kappas, Yangfan Li. 2017. Exploring the coastal urban resilience and transformation of coupled human-environment systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.227

Gunsmaa Batbayar, Martin Pfeiffer, Wolf von Tümpling, Martin Kappas, Daniel Karthe 2017. Chemical water quality gradients in the Mongolian sub-catchments of the Selenga River basin. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 189: 420. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-017-6123-z. Springer International Publishing, Print ISSN 0167-6369, Online ISSN 1573-2959.

Monier, Erwan; Kicklighter, David; Sokolov, Andrei; Zhuang, Qianlai; Sokolik, Irina; Lawford, Richard; Kappas, Martin; Paltsev, Sergey; Groisman, Pavel.2017. A Review of and Perspectives on Global Change Modeling for Northern Eurasia. Environmental Research Letters, ERL-103535.R1.

Noi, P.T.; Degener, J.; Kappas, M. Comparison of Multiple Linear Regression, Cubist Regression, and Random Forest Algorithms to Estimate Daily Air Surface Temperature from Dynamic Combinations of MODIS LST Data. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 398.

Enkhjargal Natsagdorj, Tsolmon Renchin, Martin Kappas, Batchuluun Tseveen, Chimgee Dari, Oyunbileg Tsend, and Ulam-Orgikh Duger 2017. An integrated methodology for soil moisture analysis using multispectral data in Mongolia. Geospatial Information Science Vol. 20 , Issue 1, 2017. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10095020.2017.1307666

S. R. Fassnacht ,J. I. López-Moreno, C. Ma, A. N. Weber, A. K. D. Pfohl, S. K. Kampf, M. Kappas 2017. Spatio-temporal snowmelt variability across the headwaters of the Southern Rocky Mountains. Frontiers of Earth Science; 1-10; DOI 10.1007/s11707-017-0641-4
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11707-017-0641-4

Ammar Rafiei Emam, Martin Kappas, Nguyen Hoang Khanh Linh, Tsolmon Renchin 2017. Hydrological Modeling and Runoff Mitigation in an Ungauged Basin of Central Vietnam Using SWAT Model. Hydrology 2017, 4, 16; doi:10.3390/hydrology4010016.

2016

Martin Kappas; Khabibjon H. Kushiev; Aziz Kenjaev; Sherzod Uzaydullaev; Hayot Ibrakhimov; Tsolmon Renchin 2016. Strategy to Restore Abandoned Irrigated Land Using Glycyrrhiza Glabra: Case study from Central Asia. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, Volume 5, Issue 3, p. 310-323, ISSN 2319-1473, http://www.ijair.org/index.php/issues?view=publication&task=show&id=825

Pham Gia Tung, Tram Thi Minh Chau, Jan Degener, Martin Kappas. 2016. The soil erosion and nutrient losses in Hilly Area in Central Vietnam. Proceedings of International Conference on Geoinformatics for Spatial-Infrastructure Development in Earth and Allied Sciences. ISBN:978-604-76-1171-3

Phan Thanh Noi, Martin Kappas, Jan Degener 2016. Estimating Daily Maximum and Minimum Land Air Surface Temperature Using MODIS Land Surface Temperature Data and Ground Truth Data in Northern Vietnam. Remote Sensing. 2016, 8(12), 1002; doi: 10.3390/rs8121002

Nguyen H.Q., Hang L., Anh N.D., Kappas M. 2016. Modelling Surface Runoff and Soil Erosion for Yen Bai Province, Vietnam using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Journal of Vietnamese Environment, Vol 8 (1):71-79

Kappas, M., Bachmann, Y. 2016. Biodiversitäts-Hotspots in der Karibik. Artenreichtum und Endemismus der Gehölze im Nationalpark Armando Bemudez/Dominikanische Republik. Geographische Rundschau, Heft 10, 2016.

Mondal, M.S., Sharma, Nayan, Kappas, Martin, Garg, P. K. 2016. Statistical independence test and validation of CA Markov land use/land cover (LULC) prediction results, Egypt. J. Remote Sensing Space Science.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrs.2016.08.001

Yi Li, Jan Degener, Matthew Gaudreau, Yangfan Li, Martin Kappas 2016. Adaptive capacity based water quality resilience transformation and policy implications in rapidly urbanizing landscapes. Science of the Total Environment. Volumes 569-570, p. 168-178. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.110

Kappas, M. 2016. Klimawandel und Gesundheit. In: Tamcke, M. (Hrsg.) Armut und Gesundheit. Göttingen International Health Network. Universitätsverlag Göttingen, S. 95 - 119. ISBN 978-3-86395-257-0

Erdanaev, E., Kappas, M., Pulatov, A., Klinge, M. 2016. Short Review of Climate and Land Use Change Impact on Land Degradation in Tashkent Province. International Journal of Geoinformatics, p. 39-48.

Traoré, Issouf, Sié, Ali, Karthe, Daniel, Kappas, Martin, Coulibaly, Victor. 2016. Influence of air temperature on children water contacts with respect to schistosomiasis transmission risk in the Sourou Valley, Burkina Faso. Journal Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. p. 1-11, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-016-1214-x.

Nguyen Hong Quang, Le Thi Thu Hang, Pham Thi Thanh Nga, Martin Kappas (2016). Modelling Surface Runoff and Soil Erosion for Yen Bai Province, Vietnam using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT). Journal of Vietnamese Environment. http://www.openaccess.tu-dresden.de/ojs/index.php/jve/ISSN: 2193-6471

2015

Ngyen, Hong Quang, Kappas, Martin 2015.Flash flooding prediction in regions of northern Vietnam using KINEROS2 model. Hydrology Research, IWA Publishing; doi:10.2166/nh.2015.125.

Traore, Issouf; Sie, Ali; Quedraogo, Francois de Charles; Kappas, Martin, 2015. Impact de logique paysanne de l'espace assainissement sur la demande de latrines familiales dans la vallée du Sourou, Nord-Ouest du Burkina Faso. Revue de Géographie de l'Université de Ouagadougou, Numéro 04, Vol. 1, pp. 75-97.

Hong Quang Nguyen, Martin Kappas 2015. Modeling Surface Runoff and Evapotranspiration using SWAT and Beach for a Tropical watershed in North Vietnam, Compared to MODIS products. International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS, Volume 4, Issue 1, Article ID: , ISSN 2320-0243

Yi Li, Yangfan Li, Salman Qureshic, Martin Kappas, Klaus Hubaceke 2015. On the relationship between landscape ecological patterns and water quality across gradient zones of rapid urbanization in coastal China. Ecological Modelling 318, 100-108, Elsevier Publishing

Hong Quang Nguyen, Jan Degener, Martin Kappas (2015). Flash Flood Prediction by Coupling KINEROS2 and HEC-RAS Models for Tropical regiona in Northern Vietnam.. Hydrology 2015, 2(4), 242-265; doi:10.3390/hydrology2040242

Rafiei Emam, A., Kappas, M., Akhavan, S., Hosseini, S.Z., Abbaspour, K.C. 2015. Estimation of groundwater recharge and its relation to land degradation: case study of a semi-arid river basin in Iran
Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s12665-015-4674-2; Print ISSN1866-6280; Online ISSN1866-6299; Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Kappas, M., Renchin, T., Munkhbayar, S., Vova, O., Degener, J. 2015. Review of Long-term Satellite Data Series on Mongolia for the Study of Land Cover and Land Use. In: Karthe, D., Chalov, S., Kasimov, N., Kappas, M. (eds.) 2015. Water and Environment in the Selenga-Baikal Basin. Int. Research Cooperation for an Ecoregion of Global Relevance. ibidem-Stuttgart, ISBN-13:978-3-8382-0853-4, p.27-35.

Renchin, T., Kappas, M., Munkhbayar, S., Vova, O., Degener, J. 2015. Drivers of Land degradation in Umnugobi Province. In: Karthe, D., Chalov, S., Kasimov, N., Kappas, M. (eds.) 2015. Water and Environment in the Selenga-Baikal Basin. Int. Research Cooperation for an Ecoregion of Global Relevance. ibidem-Stuttgart, ISBN-13:978-3-8382-0853-4, p.37-53

Batbayar, G., Karthe, D., Pfeiffer, M., von Tümpling, W., Kappas, M: 2015. Influence of urban settlement and mining activities on surface water quality in northern Mongolia. In: Karthe, D., Chalov, S., Kasimov, N., Kappas, M. (eds.) 2015. Water and Environment in the Selenga-Baikal Basin. Int. Research Cooperation for an Ecoregion of Global Relevance. ibidem-Stuttgart, ISBN-13:978-3-8382-0853-4, p.73-86

Kappas, M., Propastin, P., Degener, J., Renchin, T. 2015. Inter-comparison and evaluation of the global LAI product (LAI3g) and the regional LAI product (GGRS-LAI) over the area of Kazakhstan. Remote Sensing. 6, doi: 10.3390/Rs4010220

Rafiei Emam A., Kappas M., Erasmi S., Akhavan S. 2015. Estimating actual evapotranspiration from MODIS time series compared to a hydrological model in a semi-arid catchment in Iran. Journal of spatial sciences.

Rafiei Emam A., Kappas M., Hosseini SZ. 2015. Assessing impact of climate change on water resources, crop productions and land degradation in a semi-arid river basin. Hydrology research journal. doi: 10.2166/nh. 2015.143

Rafiei Emam A., Kappas M., Akhavan S., Hosseini SZ., Abbaspour KC., 2015. Estimation of groundwater recharge and its relation with land degradation: Case study of a semi-arid river basin in Iran. Environmental Earth Sciences journal.

Degener F. Jan, Kappas Martin 2015. Differences in biomass yield development of early, medium, and late maize varieties during the 21st century in Northern Germany. Environmental Sciences Europe, MS: 1025998990152145

Md. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, Martin Kappas, P. K. Garg, 2015. Critical Assessment of Land Use Land Cover Dynamics Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Images.
Journal of Geoinformatics & Geostatistics: An Overview (GIGS), 61-90. doi:0.3390/environments2010061

Rafiei Emam, A., Kappas, M., Abbaspour, K.C. 2015. Simulation of water balance components in a watershed located in central drainage basin of Iran. In: Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle, Geophysical Monograph 206 (V. Lakshmi, ed.). American Geophysical Union. Wiley & Sons press. ISBN: 9781118872031.USA 2014 / Germany 2015

2014

Rafiei Emam, A., Kappas, M, Abbaspour, K.C.,Hosseini, S.Z. .2014, Assessing impact of climate change on water resources, crop productions and land degradation in a semi-arid river basin in. Journal of Hydrology Research.

Rafiei Emam, A., M.Kappas, S.Akhavan, S.Z.Hosseini, K.C.Abbaspour. 2014, Estimation of groundwater recharge and its relation with land degradation: Case study of a semi-arid river basin in Iran, Environmental Earth Sciences journal.

Degener, J, Kappas, M. 2014. Biomass yield development of early, medium and late Maize varieties under a future climate in Lower Saxony, Germany. Biogeosciences Discuss., 11, 9103-9134, 2014. doi:10.5194/bgd-11-9103-2014

Roland Bauböck, Marianne Karpenstein-Machan, Martin Kappas 2014. Computing the biomass potentials for maize and two alternative energy crops, triticale and cup plant
Journal: Environmental Sciences Europe, MS: 1416419433120704. http://www.enveurope.com/content/26/1/19

Seyed Zeynalabedin Hosseini, Martin Kappas, Mohsen Bagheri Bodaghabadi, Mohammad Ali Zare Chahouki, Enayatollah Ranjineh Khojasteh 2014. Comparison of Different Geostatistical Methods for Soil Mapping Using Remote Sensing and Environmental Variables in Poshtkough Rangelands, Iran. Pol. J. Environ. Stud., Vol 23, No.3 2014, 737-751

M. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, P.K. Garg, Martin Kappas, 2014. Statistical independence test validation of land use cover prediction results when using CA Markov LUCC model. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2014, 3, doi:10.3390/ijgi30x000x

2013

M. Surabuddin Mondal, Nayan Sharma, Martin Kappas, P K Garg, 2013. Modeling of spatio-temporal dynamics of land use and land cover in a part of Brahmaputra River basin using Geoinformatic techniques, Geocarto International, DOI:10.1080/10106049.2013.776641

Kappas, M., Propastin, P., 2013. Monitoring and Assessment of Dryland Ecosystems with Remote Sensing. In: Chen, Jiquan, Wan, Shiqiang, Henebry, Geoffrey, Qi, Jiaguo, Gutman, Garik, Sun, Ge, Kappas, Martin. (eds.). Dryland East Asia. Land Dynamics Amid Social and Climate Change. De Gruyter/Higher Education Press, pp. 309-349

Kappas, M., 2013. Estimation of Global Bioenergy Potentials and Their Contribution to the World’s Future Energy Demand – A Short Review. In: Ruppert, H., Kappas, M., Ibendorf, J. (eds., 2013). Sustainable Bioenergy Production – An Integrated Approach. Springer. p. 75-97, ISBN 978-94-007-6641-9

Hosseini, S., M. Kappas, M. Zare Chahouki, G. Gerold, S. Erasmi, A. Rafiei Emam, 2013. Modelling potential habitats for Artemisia sieberi and Artemisia aucheri in Poshtkouh area, central Iran using the maximum entropy model and geostatistics. Journal of Ecological Informatics, 18, p. 61–68, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.05.002

Ruppert, H., Kappas, M. Ibendorf, J. (2013). Sustainable Bioenergy Production: An Integrated Perspective. In: Ruppert, H., Kappas, M., Ibendorf, J. (eds., 2013). Sustainable Bioenergy Production – An Integrated Approach. Springer. p. 1-3, ISBN 978-94-007-6641-9

Tum, M., Günther, K.P., Kappas, M., 2013. A Process-Based Vegetation Model for Estimating Agricultural Bioenergy Potentials. In: Ruppert, H., Kappas, M., Ibendorf, J. (eds., 2013). Sustainable Bioenergy Production – An Integrated Approach. Springer. p. 97-111, ISBN 978-94-007-6641-9

2012

Hosseini, S.Z., Kappas, M., Bachmann, Y., Zare, M.A., Erasmi, S. (2012). Predicting suitable habitat for two plant species in an arid land ecosystem us-ing maximum entropy model. In: Seppelt, R., Voinov, A.A., Lange, S., Bankamp, D: (Eds.). International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2012 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Soft-ware Managing Resources of a Limited Planet, Sixth Biennial Meeting, Leipzig, Germany. http://www.iemss.org/society/index.php/iemss-2012-proceedings

Hosseini, S.Z., Gholami, M., Kappas, M., Zare Chahouki, A., Boloorani, D. (2012). Best Annual Time Intervals of satellite images to create vegetation cover percentage map in arid rangelands of Poshtkouh area. Canadian Journal on Computing in Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Kappas, M., Propastin, P. (2012). Review of Available Products of Leaf Area Index and Their Suitability over the Formerly Soviet Central Asia. Journal of Sensors, Volume 2012. Article ID 582159, doi:10.1155/2012/582159

Karthe, D., Traoré, I., Sié, A., Kappas, M. (2012). Malaria in Kossi Province, Burkina Faso: An inverstigation of spatio-temporal incidence pattern. In: Kappas, M., Gross, U., Kelleher, D. (eds.): Global Health. A Challenge for Inter-disciplinary Research. Universitätsverlag Göttingen. p. 305-320. 2012

Marzigo, H.D., Kappas, M. (2012). Schistosomiasis around the Lake Victoria, Northwest Tanzania. In: Kappas, M., Gross, U., Kelleher, D. (eds.): Global Health. A Challenge for Interdisciplinary Research. Universitätsverlag Göttingen. P. 283-303, 2012

Mondal, S.M., Sharma, N., Kappas, M., Garg, P.K. (2012) Modeling of spatio-temporal dynamics of land use land cover – a review and assessment. Journal of Geomatics, Vol. 6 No. 2, p. 29-39

Propastin, P., Kappas, M. (2012). Assessing Satellite-Observed Nighttime Lights for Monitoring Socioeconomic Parameters in the Republic of Kazakh-stan. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 49, No 4, p. 538-557. http://dx.doi.org/10.2747/1548-16.03.49.4.538. Bellwether Publishing.

Propastin, P., Kappas, M., Herrmann, S. & C. Tucker. (2012). Modified light use efficiency model for assessment of carbon sequestration in grasslands of Kazakhstan: combining ground biomass data and remote sensing. Interna-tional Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(5): 1465-1487.

Propastin, P.A., Kappas, M.W. (2012). Retrieval of Coarse-Resolution Leaf Area Index over The Republic Of Kazakhstan Using NOAA AVHRR Satellite Data And Ground Measurements. Remote Sens. 2012, 4(1), 220-246; Doi:10.3390/Rs4010220

Traoré I., Sié A., Coulibaly B., Yé M., Karthe D. & Kappas M. (2012). Rapid Screening And Mapping Of Urinary Schistosomiasis Prevalence At The Vil-lage Scale In The Sourou Valley, Burkina Faso: Adapting The School-Base Questionnaire Method. In: Kappas, M., Gross, U., Kelleher, D. (eds.): Global Health. A Challenge for Interdisciplinary Research. Universitätsverlag Göttingen. p. 255-281, 2012

2011

Kappas, M.(2011). Aerial Photogrammetry for Glacial Monitoring. In: Singh, V.P., Singh, P., Haritashya, U.K. (eds.): Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaci-ers, Springer Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series

Kubanek, J., Nolte, E.-M., Taubenböck, H., Wentzel, F., Kappas, M. (2011). Capacities of Remote Sensing for population estimation in urban areas. In: "Earthquake Hazard Impact and Urban Planning", Eds.: I. Amas, A. Goretti, M. Bostenaru. Series "Environmental Hazards" Edt.: T. Birkland (Springer)

2010

Andrade Onelia, Briceño Josué, Erasmi Stefan, Kappas Martin, Unda Jorge, (2010). Generación Y Mapeo De Parámetros Ambientales Con Fines De Eval-uación De Tierras En El Municipio Torres, Estado Lara, Venezuela. Bioagro 22(2): 115-126.

Propastin, P. & Kappas, M. (2010). Modelling carbon sequestration in dry-lands of Kazakhstan using remote sensing data and field measurements. In: Zdruli, P., Pagliai, M. & Kapur, S. (Eds.). Land Degradation and Desertifica-tion: Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 297-306.

Karthe, D., Kappas, M. (2010). Malariaübertragung in Westafrika: Die Rolle natürlicher und anthropogener Determinanten. In: Glaser, R., Kremb, K., Dre-scher, A. (Hrsg.). Afrika. Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. Darmstadt

Kubanek, J., Kappas, M., Nolte, E-M., Wenzel, F., Taubenböck, H. (2010). Modelling of Population Dynamics: GIS versus Remote Sensing – A case study for Istanbul. The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) 17th Annual Conference Proceedings. June 8th-11th. 2010. Beijing. China

Propastin, P., Fotso, L. & Kappas, M. (2010). Assessment of vegetation vul-nerability to ENSO warm events over Africa. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 12 (S): 83-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2009.10.007

Propastin, P., Kappas, M. (2010) Modelling carbon sequestration in drylands of Kazakhstan using remote sensing data and field measurements,In: Land degradation and desertification: Assessment, mitigation and remendiation, Zdruli, P., Pagliai, M., Kapur, S. & Faz Cano, A. (Ed.), pp. 297-306, (London-NewYork: Springer-Verlag).

Kubanek, J., Kappas, M. Nolte, E. Wenzel, F., Taubenböck, H. (2010): Modelling of population dynamics: GIS versus remote sensing - a case study for Istanbul. The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) 17th Annual Conference Proceedings. June 8th-11th. 2010. Beijing. China

Andrade, O., Kappas, M., Erasni, S. 2010. Assessment of erosion hazards in Torres Municipality of Lara Sate (Venezuela) based on GIS. Asociacón Intercienciea Venezuela , Intercieciea, Vol. 35, Núm. 5, pp. 348-356.

2009

Propastin, P.A., Kappas, M.W. (2009). Monitoring grassland carbon sequestration in central Kazakhstan with remote sensing and carbon
cycle modelling. Earth and Environmental Science 6 (2009) 242022, doi:10.1088/1755-1307/6/4/242022

Erasmi, S., Propastin, P., Kappas, M., Panferov, O. (2009): Spatial patterns of NDVI Variation over Indonesia and Their Relationship to ENSO Warm Events during the Period 1982-2006. Journal of Climate Change. Vol.
22, No. 24, p. 6612-6623

Propastin, P. & Kappas, M. (2009): Mapping Leaf Area Index over semi-desert and steppe biomes in Kazakhstan using satellite imagery and ground measurements. EARSEL eProceedings, Vol. 8 (1): 75-92.

Propastin, P. & Kappas, M. (2009): Mapping Leaf Area Index in a semi-arid environment of Kazakshtan using fine-resolution satellite data and in situ measurements. GIScience & Remote Sensing, Vol. 46, Issue 2: 212-231.

Propastin, P. & Kappas, M. (2009): Modelling net ecosystem exchange for grassland in Central Kazakhstan by combining remote sensing and field data. Remote Sensing, 1(3): 159-183.

2008

M Ali Darvishi Boloorani , Stefan Erasmi and Martin Kappas 2008. Multi-Source Remotely Sensed Data Combination: Projection Transformation Gap-Fill Procedure.
Sensors 2008, 8, 4429-4440; DOI: 10.3390/s8074429

Propastin P. A. & Kappas, M. (2008): Photosynthetic trends in steppe of Kazakhstan and their climatic correlates from 1982 to 2003. Climate 2008: The world’s CO2-friendly Scientific Climate Conference. 3-7 November, 2008. Hamburg, Germany.

Propastin, P. & Kappas, M. (2008): Modelling carbon sequestration in drylands of Kazakhstan using remote sensing data and field measurements. In: Zdruli, P. & Costantini, E. (Eds.): Moving ahead from assessments to actions: Could we win the struggle with land degradation? Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Land Degradation, Valenzano, Bari, Italy, 18-22 September 2008. Volume II, pp. 469-474.

Propastin, P. A. & Kappas, M. (2008): Linkages between the current climate change, the political change in Kazakhstan and trends in the photosynthetic activity of vegetation. In: Ehlers, M., Behnke, K., Gerstengarbe, F. W., Hillen, F., Koppers, L., Stroink, L., Wächter, J. (Eds.). Digital Earth Summit on Geoinformatics: Tools for Global Change Research. Wichman Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 14-19.

Propastin, P. A., Kappas, M. and Muratova, N. R. (2008): Estimation of carbon balance in drylands of Kazakhstan by integrating remote sensing and field data with an ecosystem model. In: Laverov, N. P., Lupyan, E. A. & Lavrova, O. Yu. (Eds.). Advances in Remote Sensing: physical basics, methods and technologies of environmental monitoring. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium, Moscow, Russia, 14-17 November, 2007. Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 339-346. Moscow, Azbuka-2000.

Propastin, P. A. & Kappas, M. (2008): Spatial response of vegetation to precipitation in drylands of Kazakshtan: combination of remote sensing data with climate records. International Journal of Natural and Engineering Sciences, 2 (3): 143-149.

Propastin, P. A. & Kappas, M. (2008): Inter-annual changes in vegetation activities and their relationship to temperature and precipitation in Central Asia from 1982 to 2003. Journal of Environmental Informatics. Vol. 12, Issue 2: 75-87.

Propastin, P. & Kappas, M. (2008): Spatiotemporal drifts in AVHRR/NDVI-precipitation relationship and their linkage to Land Use Change in Central Kazakhstan. EARSEL eProceedings, Vol. 7, Issue 1: 30-45.

Propastin, P., Kappas, M. & Muratova, N. (2008): A remote sensing based discrimination between climate/human-induced vegetation changes in Central Asia. Management of Environmental Quality: an International Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 5: 579-596.

Propastin, P. A. & M. Kappas. (2008): Reducing uncertainty in modelling NDVI-precipitation relationship: a comparative study using global and local regression techniques. GIScience & Remote Sensing, Vol. 45, Issue 1: 47-67.

Propastin, P. (2008): Simple model for monitoring the water level in Balkhash Lake and discharge of the Ili River: application of remote sensing. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management, Vol. 13, Issue 1: 77-81.

Twele, A., Erasmi, S., Kappas, M. (2008): Spatially Explicit Estimation of Leaf Area Index Using EO-1 Hyperion and Landsat ETM+ Data: Implications of Spec-tral Bandwidth and Shortwave Infrared Data on Prediction Accuracy in a Tropical Montane Environment. GIScience & Remote Sensing, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 229-248

Augustin, J, Franzke, N., Augustin, M., Kappas, M. (2008): Beeinflusst der Klima-wandel das Auftreten von haut- und Allergiekrankheiten in Deutschland? In. Jour-nal Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft, JDDG; 2008, 6:1-8; englisch online version at www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ddg

Kappas, M., Augustin, J.: (2008): Klimawandel und Hautkrebs – Klimafolgenforschung im 21. Jahrhundert. In: Kappas, M. (Hrsg.): Klimawandel und Hautkrebs. ibidem-Verlag Stuttgart, S.1-12

2007

Karthe, D., Kappas, M.: Modelling Malaria Transmision in a rural Region in West Africa: A case study of Nouna District, Burkina Faso. In: Kappas, M., Kleinn, C., Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Göttingen GIS and Remote Sensing Day’s (GGRS 2006): Global Change Issues in developing and emerging countries. S. 11-16, 2007

Twele, A., Kappas, M., Lauer, J. and Erasmi, S. (2006): The effect of stratified topographic correction on land cover classification in tropical mountainous re-gions. In: Kerle, N. & Skidmore, A. (Eds.): Remote Sensing: From Pixels to Proc-esses. Proceedings of the ISPRS/ITC-Midterm Symposium, Enschede, the Neth-erlands, 8-11 May 2006

Darvishi Boloorani, A., Erasmi, S., Kappas, M.: Ricefield discrimination and classi-fication with multi-temporal SAR imagery. In: Kappas, M., Kleinn, C., Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Göttingen GIS and Remote Sensing Day’s (GGRS 2006): Global Change Issues in developing and emerging countries. S. 35-42, 2007

Loi, Van N., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S.: GIS-based assessment of land potential for forestry use in Thua Thien Hue Province, Central Vietnam. In: Kappas, M., Kleinn, C., Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Göttingen GIS and Remote Sensing Day’s (GGRS 2006): Global Change Issues in developing and emerging countries. S. 88-94, 2007

Propastin, P.A., Kappas, M., Muratova, N.R.: Change detection of the Ili delta in the seven-streamland using multi-temporal remote sensing data. In: Kappas, M., Kleinn, C., Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Göttingen GIS and Remote Sensing Day’s (GGRS 2006): Global Change Issues in developing and emerging countries. S. 174-182, 2007

Propastin, P.A., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S., Muratova, N.R.: Assessment of vegetati-ton response to intra-annual patterns of climate parameters in central Kazakhstan. In: Kappas, M., Kleinn, C., Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Göttingen GIS and Remote Sens-ing Day’s (GGRS 2006): Global Change Issues in developing and emerging coun-tries. S. 361-370, 2007

Propastin, P.A., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S., Muratova, N.R.: Evaluation of land deg-radation in Kazakhstan and middles Asia using multi-temporal NDVI and Rainfall time-series. In: Kappas, M., Kleinn, C., Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Göttingen GIS and Remote Sensing Day’s (GGRS 2006): Global Change Issues in developing and emerging countries. S. 371-381, 2007

Erasmi, S., Twele, A., Ardianssyah, M., Kappas, M.: From global to regional scale: Remote sensing-based concepts and methods for mapping land-cover and land-cover change in tropical regions. In: Tscharntke, T., Leuschner, C., Zeller, M. Gu-hardja, E., Bidin, A.: The stability of tropical rainforest margins, linking ecologi-cal.and social constraints of land use and conservation. Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg, S. 437-468, 2007

Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter, Michael Kessler, Jan Barkmann, Merijn M. Bos, Dama-yanti Buchori, Stefan Erasmi, Heiko Faust, Gerhard Gerold, Klaus Glenk, S. Rob-bert Gradstein, Edi Guhardja, Marieke Harteveld, Dietrich Hertel, Patrick Höhn, Martin Kappas, Stefan Köhler, Christoph Leuschner, Miet Maertens, Rainer Marggraf, Sonja Migge-Kleian, Johanis Mogea, Ramadhaniel Pitopang, Matthias Schaefer, Stefan Schwarze, Simone G. Sporn, Andrea Steingrebe, Sri S. Tjitro-soedirdjo, Soekisman Tjitrosoemito, André Twele, Robert Weber, Lars Woltmann, Manfred Zeller, and Teja Tscharntke (2007): Tradeoffs between income, biodiver-sity, and ecosystem functioning during tropical rainforest conversion and agrofor-estry intensification. PNAS, Vol. 104, no. 12, pp. 4973-4978

Propastin, P. A. and Kappas, M.: Discrimination between climate and human-induced vegetation change in Central Asia. CIG/ISPRS Conference on Geomatics for Disaster and Risk Management. 23-25 May, Toronto, Canada, 2007, (ac-cepted, in print),

Propastin, P. A. and Kappas, M.: Increasing accuracy in analysis NDVI-precipitation relationship through scaling down from regional to local model. 5th In-ternational Symposium on Spatial Data Quality. 13-15 June, Enschede, the Neth-erlands. (accepted, in print), 2007

Propastin, P.A., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S., Muratova, N.R.: Remote Sensing based study on intra-annual dynamics of vegetation and climate in drylands of Kazakh-stan. Basic and Applied Dryland Research 1,2, 2007, 138-154, ISSN 1864-3191

2006

Erasmi, S., Knieper, C., Twele, A., Kappas, M.: Monitoring inter-annual land cover dynamics at the rainforest margin in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, ISPRS midterm conference, ITC, Enschede, 2006

Kappas, M.: Remote sensing based Environmental Information Gathering & GIS Management for World Heritage Sites. In: Job, H. Und Li, J. (Hrsg.): Natural Heri-tage, Ecotourism and Sustainable Development – Potentials and Pittfalls for China, Müncher Studien zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeographie, Band 45, S. 243-251, 2006

Kappas, M.: Zur Stellung der Kartographie in den Geowissenschaften. In: Karto-graphische Nachrichten, Heft 5, S. 235-238, 2006

Propastin, P., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S., Muratova, N.: Remote Sensing based As-sessment of vegetation cover and land degradation in an arid region of Kazakh-stan. In: RSPSoc Annual Conference Proceedings “Understanding a Changing World”, University of Cambridge, 2006

Propastin, P. A., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S. and N. R. Muratova. Assessment of de-sertification risk in Central Asia and Kazakhstan using NOAA AVHRR NDVI and precipitation data. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium “Advances in Remote Sensing: methods and technologies of environmental monitoring”, Mos-cow, Russia, 14-17 November 2006, (in print).

Propastin, P. A., Kappas, M., Muratova, N. R. 2006. Assessment of vegetation response to intra-annual patterns of climatic parameters in the Central Kazakh-stan. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference “Goettingen GIS & Remote Sensing Days”. 3-5 October, Goettingen, Germany.

Propastin, P. A., Kappas, M., Muratova, N. R. 2006. Evaluation of land degrada-tion in Kazakhstan and Middle Asia using multi-temporal NDVI and rainfall data. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference “Goettingen GIS & Remote Sens-ing Days”. 3-5 October, Goettingen, Germany.

Propastin, P. A., Kappas, M., Muratova, N. R. 2006: Temporal responses of vege-tation to climatic factors in Kazakhstan and Middle Asia. Proceedings of the XXIII International FIG Congress. 8-13 October, Munich, Germany.

Propastin, P. A., Muratova, N. R., Kappas, M. 2006: Reducing uncertainty in analysis of relationship between vegetation patterns and precipitation. Caetano, M & Painho, M. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Science. 3-6 July, Lisboa. p. 459-468.

Propastin, P. A., Kappas, M., Muratova, N. R. 2006: Evaluating trends in spatial relationship between NOAA/AVHRR NDVI and rainfall as computer by geographi-cally weighted regression: a case study from a dry region in the Middle Kazakh-stan. Kerle, N & Skidmore, A. (Eds.): “From Pixels to Processes”. Proceedings of the ISPRS Symposium. 8-11 May, Enshede, the Netherlands. pp. 38- 44.

2005

Gleitsmann, L., Kappas, M.: Glacier monitopring survey flights below clouds in Alaska – oblique aerial photography utilising digital multiple-image photogram-metry methods to cope with adverse weather. In: EARSEL e-proceedings LIS-SIG )land ice and snow), Bern, Switzerland, 2005

Gleitsmann, A., Kappas, M.: Use of high spatial resolution satellite data in tropical forest mapping. In: Kleinn, C., Nieschulze, J. Sloboda, B. (Hrsg.): Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Studies -Applications in Forestry, p.167-175, 2005

Kappas, M. zus. mit May, T.: Das Öko-Tourismusprojekt „Ebano Verde“. Konzep-tion eines Schutzgebietes. Lehrpfadbeschreibung im Auftrag der TUI.

Kappas, M.: Fernerkundung der Erde – Neue Sensoren und neue Techniken. In: Reitner, J., Weber, K., Karg, U. (Hrsg.): Das System Erde – was bewegt die Welt ? Lebensraum und Zukunftsperspektiven. Akademie der Wiss. zu Göttingen. Akademie.Reihe, Wallstein-Verlag, S. 89-106, 2005.

M. Wachendorf, Biewer,S., Brunn, A., Himstedt, M., Erasmi, S., Fischer, C., Fricke, T., Kappas, M.: Erfassung struktureller und funktioneller Eigenschaften gemischter Futterbau-Bestände mittels der Feldspektrometrie. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften, Bd. 17, S. 275-276, 2005

Biewer,S., Erasmi,S., Fricke, T., Kappas, M., Wachendorf, M.: Schätzung des Ertrags und der Bestandeszusammensetzung von Leguminosen/Gras-Gemengen mittels der Feldspektroskopie - Erste Ergebnisse eines Gefäßversuches. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau , Bd. 7, S. 57-60, 2005

Darvishi, A.B., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S.: Hyper-Spectral/High-Resolution Data Fu-sion: Assessing the Quality of EO1-Hyperion/Spot-Pan & Quickbird-MS Fusion in Spectral Domain Models. Accepted and In print (ISPRS Hannover 2005)

Kappas, M. & Propastin, P., Erasmi, S. 2005. Indicating desertification in the Sa-hel of Burkina Faso based on Remote Sensing derived vegetation and soil indi-ces. Röder, A. & Hill, J. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing in the Assessment and Monitor-ing of Land Degradation and Desertification. Trier, Germany, 7-9 September, 2005. pp. 175-182.

Kappas, M., Muratova, N. R., Propastin, P. 2005. Application of NOAA NDVI data to assess vegetation distribution depending on climatic variables and anthropo-genic impact: a case study in an arid region of Kazakhstan. Röder, A. & Hill, J. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing in the Assessment and Monitoring of Land Degrada-tion and Desertification. Trier, Germany, 7-9 September, 2005. pp. 293-300.

2004

Kappas, M.: Fernerkundung und GIS – aktuelle Trends in der Verarbeitung von Fernerkundungs- und Geodaten. In: Schäfer, D. (Hrsg.): Geoinformation und Geo-technologien – Anwendungsbeispiele aus der modernen Informations- und Kom-munikationsgesellschaft. Mainzer Geographische Studien, Heft 52, S. 21-35, 2004

Erasmi, S. Twele, A., Ardiansyah, M., Malik, A., Kappas, M.: Mapping deforestati-on and land-cover conversation at the rainforest margin in Central Sulawesi, Indo-nesia. EARSel eProceedings, 3(3) p. 388-397, 2004

Gleitsmann, L., Kappas, M.: Digital multi-image photogrammetry combined with oblique aerial photography enables glacier monitoring survey flights below clouds in Alaska. In: Proc. IGARSS 2004, Anchorage, USA

2003

Gleitsmann, L., Kappas, M.: DGM-Erstellung und Reliefanalyse aus Schrägluftbil-dern in Alaska als Grundlage angewandter Klimaforschung. In: Seyfert, E. [Hrsg]: Auf dem Weg zu operationellen Prozessketten in Photogrammetrie, Fernerkun-dung und Geoinformation (DGPF), Band 12, S. 329-338, 2003

Erasmi, S., Seidlich, A., Kappas, M.: METEOSAT – das Wetter Europas im Über-blick . In: Kappas, M., Menz, G., Richter, M., Treter, U., Institut für Länderkunde (Hrsg.): Klima, Pflanzen und Tierwelt. Nationalatlas der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Spektrum Verlag Heidelberg, S. 18-19, 2003

Erasmi, S., Feiden, K., Kappas, M.: Wild- und Kulturpflanzen als Indikatoren für das Regionalklima. In: Kappas, M., Menz, G., Richter, M., Treter, U., Institut für Länderkunde (Hrsg.): Klima, Pflanzen und Tierwelt. Nationalatlas der Bundesre-publik Deutschland, Spektrum Verlag Heidelberg, S. 64-65, 2003

Seidlich, A., Siegmund, A., Kappas, M.: Dicke Luft über Deutschland – Ozonbe-lastung und Smoggefahr. In: Kappas, M., Menz, G., Richter, M., Treter, U., Institut für Länderkunde (Hrsg.): Klima, Pflanzen und Tierwelt. Nationalatlas der Bundes-republik Deutschland, Spektrum Verlag Heidelberg, S. 80-81, 2003

Erasmi, S., Kappas, M.: Determination of crop stress using spectral transforma-tions of hyperspectral data. In: Habermeyer, M., Müller, A. & S. Holzwarth (eds.): 3rd EARSeL WOrkshop on Imaging Spectroscopy. 13-16 May 2003, Herrsching, Germany, S. 496-503 (ISBN 2-908885-26-3), 2003

2002 und früher

Kappas, M.: Klima im Spannungsfeld natürlicher und anthropogener Einflüsse. In: Natur zwischen Wandel und Veränderung (Hrsg.) Erdmann, K.-H. & Schell, C., Springer Verlag, S. 21-38, 2002

Kappas, M.: Evaluation of Potential Land Use Sites in Dry Areas of Burkina Faso with the Help of Remote Sensing. In: Sustainable Land Use in Deserts (Eds.): Breckle, S.-W., Veste, M. Wucherer, W., S. 255 – 265, Springer Verlag, 2001

Brötje, A., Erasmi, S., Spehs, P., Kappas, M.: Site-specific evaluation of protected and non-protected forest stands in the Dominican Republic using GIS and Remote Senisng, In: Deutscher Tropentag , 2001

Kappas, M. zus. mit Schygulla, E.: Digital Data Inventory for Natural Resource Management of Burkina Faso, In: Deutscher Tropentag, 2001

Erasmi, S., Kappas, M.: GIS & Remote Sensing methods for sustainable applica-tions in precision farming. In: Proceedings 21st Earsel Symposium, Paris, 2001

Erasmi, S., Kappas, M.: Spectral signatures of cultivated crops for GIS-supported applications in precision farming. In: Observing our environment from space – New solutions for a new millenium (Hrsg.): Begni, G., Balkema Verlag, S. 209-214, 2001

Kappas, M.: Klima und Wetter im Internet. In: Praxis Geographie, Heft 1642, S. 20-23, 5/2000

Kappas, M.: Klimaökologische Aspekte eines Bergwaldgebiets in der Dominikani-schen Republik. In: Geographische Rundschau, S. 462-468, 9/1999

Kappas, M. zus. mit Dahmen, F.W. und Dahmen, G.: ESVeg (Ecological System of Vegetation), A Geobotanical Concept Used to Develop an Ecological System of Habitats of Quasi-Natural Vegetation in Central Europe and its Significance for Planing and Realization of Sustainable Landuse. In: EcoSys – Beiträge zur Öko-systemforschung, Suppl. Bd. 28, S. 129-138, Kiel, 1999

Kappas, M. (1999): From Global to Regional Scale: The Use of Regional Case Studies to Improve Global Forecast Methods for Drought Management in the Sahel of Burk-ina Faso. In: Proceedings of the International Conference On Integrated Drought Management - Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa. Pretoria, South Africa, CD-ROM of UNESCO International Hydrological Programme, September 1999

Grunert, J. und Kappas, M. (1999): Desertifikation im Sahel Westafrikas - Neuere Forschungsergebnisse aus dem Oudalan im Norden von Burkina Faso. In: Meyer, G. und Thimm. A. (Hrsg.): Naturräume in der Dritten Welt. Ausbeutung, nachhalti-ge Entwicklung oder Schutz. Interdisziplinärer Arbeitskreis Dritte Welt, Band 13, S. 65-90, 1999

Kappas, M.: Analyse von Schwermetallen in wässriger Phase. In: Mannheimer Geographische Arbeiten, Band 46, S. 209 - 223, 1998

Kappas, M.: Detection of Potential Sites for Pearl Millet Growth in the Sahel of Burkina Faso with the Help of Remote Sensing and Soil Condition Data. In: Pro-ceedings of the First International Conference Geospatial Information in Agricul-ture and Forestry. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan - ERIM, Ann Ar-bor, USA, Volume II, S. 477-484, 1998

Kappas, M.: Detection of Soil and Vegetation Pattern in a Sahelian Landscape of Burkina Faso with the help of Remote Sensing. In: Geowissenschaftliche Untersu-chungen in Afrika III, S. 1-26, Würzburger Geographische Arbeiten, 1997

Kappas, M. zus. Schweter, M.: Untersuchung und Bewertung des Erosionsrisikos für traditionelle und moderne Bewirtschaftungssysteme in der Region Castilla-La Mancha. In: Erdkunde, Band 51, S. 191-208, 1997

Kappas, M.: Klimaveränderungen und deren Einfluß auf Vegetation und Boden-wasserhaushalt im Sahel Burkina Fasos. In: Annalen der Meteorologie Nr. 34, S. 74-81, Deutscher Wetterdienst, 1997

Klaus, D., Canty, M.J.; Kappas, M.; Poth, A.; Voß, M.: Satellite Image Land Use Classification in the South of France with the Aid of Neural Network. In: Guyot, G. u. Phulpin, T. (Hrsg.): Physical Measurements and Signatures in Re-mote Sensing, Bd. 2, S. 691-696, Balkema, Rotterdam,

Kappas, M. zus. mit Lo, M.: Exploitation de l’ analyse digitale de photos aériennes au profit des pays en voie de développement. In: Mannheimer Geographische Ar-beiten, Band 42, S. 119-131, 1996

Kappas, M. zus. mit Schweter, M.: Untersuchung der Erosionsgefährdung in Ag-rarlandschaften mit dem Geographischen Informationssystem IDRISI. In: Lorup, E.J. und Strobel, J. (Hrsg.): Salzburger Geographische Materialien, Heft 25, IDRI-SI GIS ‘96, ausgewählte Projekte auf CD-ROM, 1996

Kappas, M. zus. mit Wandelt, B.: Vegetations- und bodenkundliche Arbeiten im Sahel von Burkina Faso. In: Arbeitsberichte der Universität Mannheim, Nr. 15, 165 S., 1996

Kappas, M. zus. mit Frankenberg, P.: Zu Klima und Lufthygiene im Raum Mann-heim-Ludwigshafen. In: Umwelt und Wirtschaft - zur Situation des Rhein-Neckar-Dreiecks unter ökologischen, wirtschaftlichen und rechtlichen Gesichtspunkten. Sammelband Umwelt- und Technikrecht Band 29, S. 145-152, 1995

Kappas, M. zus. mit Frankenberg, P.: Der Naturraum um Deidesheim. In: Ander-mann, K. u. Schnabel, B. (Hrsg.): Deidesheim, Beiträge zu Geschichte und Kultur einer Stadt im Weinland, S. 11-49, Jan Thorbecke Verlag, Deidesheim, 1995

Kappas, M.: Bodenkunde. In: Grau, J. u. Reichholf, J.H. u. Frankenberg, P. (Hrsg.): Planet Erde, Große Bertelsmann Lexikothek, Naturenzyklopädie der Welt, Band 18, S. 142-161, Mosaik Verlag, 1995

Kappas, M.: Argusaugen am Satellitenhimmel - Überwachung der Erde aus dem Weltall. In: Grau, J. u. Reichholf, J.H. u. Frankenberg, P. (Hrsg.): Planet Erde, Große Bertelsmann Lexikothek, Naturenzyklopädie der Welt, Band 18, S. 348-349, Mosaik Verlag, 1995

Kappas, M. zus. mit Anhuf, D, Jentsch, C. u. Woerner, C.: Der Planet und seine Zukunft. In: Grau, J. u. Reichholf, J.H. u. Frankenberg, P. (Hrsg.): Planet Erde, Große Bertelsmann Lexikothek, Naturenzyklopädie der Welt, Band 18, S. 326-347, Mosaik Verlag, 1995

Kappas, M.: Freiburg im Breisgau. In: Winter, R. und Beckel, L. (Hrsg.): Satelliten-bild Atlas Baden-Württemberg. RV Verlag, S. 72-73, 1995

Kappas, M. zus. mit Anhuf, D., Frankenberg, P., Proswitz, P., Siegmund, A. : Nachhaltige Nutzung von Ökosystemen in verschiedenen Klimazonen. In: Eich-horn, P. (Hrsg.): Ökologie und Marktwirtschaft, S. 12-34, Gabler Verlag, Wiesba-den, 1995

Kappas, M.: Collaboration of airborne and satellite remote sensing with GIS for environmental and forest management. In: 7th Annual Symposium on Geographic Information Systems in Forestry, Environment and Natural Resources Manage-ment, S. 960-968, Vancouver, Canada, 1993

Kappas, M.: Reliefanalyse unter Zuhilfenahme digitaler Luftbildanalyse am Ste-reocord G3 (Zeiss) und dem GIS-System SPANS. In: Dollinger, F. u. Strobel, J. (Hrsg.): Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung V, Salzburger Geographische Materialien, Heft 20, S. 217-222, 1993

Kappas, M.: Integration von GIS-Unterricht und angewandten Forschungsprojek-ten innerhalb der Physischen Geographie in die universitäre Ausbildung - Die Durchführung von GIS-Anwendungskursen an einem CIP-Pool. In: Vorträge zum Workshop „Geoinformationssysteme in der Ausbildung“, Schriftenreihe Institut für Photogrammetrie der Universität Stuttgart, Heft 16, S. 81-90, 1992

Kappas, M.: Statistical analysis of daily rainfall during dry years and ITCZ-Migration over West Africa. In: XVI General Assembly of European Geophysical Society, Annales Geophysicae, S. 123-141, 1991

Kappas, M.: Time series analysis of daily rainfall over West Africa. In: Seventh European Colloquium of Theoretical and Quantitative Geography, S. 213-231, Stockholm, 1991

Kappas, M.: Integrated Landscape Analysis using Digital Aerial Photo Analysis and a Grid-based Geographical Information System. In: Hälker,M. Jaeschke, A. (Hrsg.): Informatik Fachbereichte Nr. 296, 6. Symposium Informatik für den Um-weltschutz, Springer Verlag, S. 526-536, München, 1991