Publikationen mit Begutachtung


Schlund, M.; Magdon, P.; Eaton, B.; Aumann, C.; Erasmi, S. (2019): Canopy height estimation with TanDEM-X in temperate and boreal forests. In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATION AND GEOINFORMATION 82, S. 101904. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2019.101904.

Cunha, J.; Nóbrega, R. L.B.; Rufino, I.; Erasmi, S.; Galvão, C.; Valente, F. (2019): Surface albedo as a proxy for land-cover clearing in seasonally dry forests: Evidence from the Brazilian Caatinga. In: REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, S. 111250. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111250.

Schlund, M.; Erasmi, S.; Scipal, K. (2019): Comparison of Aboveground Biomass Estimation From InSAR and LiDAR Canopy Height Models in Tropical Forests. In: IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett., S. 1–5. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2019.2925901.

Souza Mendes, Flávia de; Baron, Daniel; Gerold, Gerhard; Liesenberg, Veraldo; Erasmi, Stefan (2019): Optical and SAR Remote Sensing Synergism for Mapping Vegetation Types in the Endangered Cerrado/Amazon Ecotone of Nova Mutum—Mato Grosso. In: REMOTE SENSING 11 (10), S. 1161. DOI: 10.3390/rs11101161.

Nketia, Kwabena Abrefa; Asabere, Stephen Boahen; Erasmi, Stefan; Sauer, Daniela (2019): A new method for selecting sites for soil sampling, coupling global weighted principal component analysis and a cost-constrained conditioned Latin hypercube algorithm. In: MethodsX. DOI: 10.1016/j.mex.2019.02.005.

Schlund, M., D. Baron, P. Magdon & S. Erasmi (2019). Canopy penetration depth estimation with TanDEM-X and its compensation in temperate forests. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 147, 232-241.


Klinge, M., Dulamsuren, C., Erasmi, S., Karger, D.N. & Hauck, M. (2018): Climate effects on vegetation vitality at the treeline of boreal forests of Mongolia. - Biogeosciences, 15, 1319-133, DOI:

Baron, D. & S. Erasmi (2018): High Resolution Forest Maps from Interferometric TanDEM-X and Multitemporal Sentinel-1 SAR Data. PFG – Journal of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science, 2018, 1,


Rutishauser, S.; Erasmi, S.; Rosenbauer, R.; Buchbach, R. SARchaeology—Detecting Palaeochannels Based on High Resolution Radar Data and Their Impact of Changes in the Settlement Pattern in Cilicia (Turkey). Geosciences 2017, 7, 109. Online-Ressource

Frans, Veronica F.; Augé, Amélie A.; Edelhoff, Hendrik; Erasmi, Stefan; Balkenhol, Niko; Engler, Jan O. (2017): Quantifying apart what belongs together. A multi-state species distribution modeling framework for species using distinct habitats. In: Methods Ecol Evol. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12847.

Lausch, A.; Erasmi, S.; King, D.J.; Magdon, P.; Heurich, M. (2017): Understanding Forest Health with Remote Sensing-Part II?A Review of Approaches and Data Models. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 129. Online-Ressource


Augustin, J.; Austermann, J.; Erasmi, S. (2016): Netzwerkanalysen in der regionalen Versorgungsforschung: Das Beispiel der dermatologischen Versorgung in der Metropolregion Hamburg. Gesundheitswesen 2016, DOI:

Lausch, A.; Erasmi, S.; King, D.J.; Magdon, P.; Heurich, M. (2016): Understanding Forest Health with Remote Sensing -Part I?A Review of Spectral Traits, Processes and Remote-Sensing Characteristics. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 1029. Online-Ressource

Oertel, C; Matschullat, J; Zurba, K; Zimmermann, F; Erasmi, S (2016): Greenhouse gas emissions from soils?A review. In: Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemer.2016.04.002.

Schneider, J, Jungkunst, HF, Wolf, U, Schreiber, P, Gazovic, M, Miglovets, M, Mikhaylov, O, Grunwald, D, Erasmi, S, Wilmking, M and L Kutzbach (2016): Russian boreal peatlands dominate the natural European methane budget. Environmental Research Letters, Volume 11, Number 1, 014004


Augustin, J.; Erasmi, S.; Reusch, M.; Augustin, M.: Methods of analyzing regional dermatological care as exemplified by the city of Hamburg. JDDG: Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft, 2015, 13(7), 661-671. Online-Ressource

Klinge, M., Böhner, J. & Erasmi, S. (2015): Modelling forest lines and forest distribution patterns with remote sensing data in a mountainous region of semi-arid Central Asia. - Biogeosciences 12, 2893-2905. Online-Ressource

Perovic, D.; Gámez-Virués, S.; Börschig, C.; Klein, A.-M.; Krauss, J.; Steckel, J.; Rothenwöhrer, C.; Erasmi, S.; Tscharntke, T.; Westphal, C.; et al. Configurational landscape heterogeneity shapes functional community composition of grassland butterflies. Journal of Applied Ecology 2015, 52, 505-513.


Erasmi, S.; Rosenbauer, R.; Buchbach, R.; Busche, T.; Rutishauser, S. Evaluating the Quality and Accuracy of TanDEM-X Digital Elevation Models at Archaeological Sites in the Cilician Plain, Turkey. Remote Sensing 2014, 6(10), 9475-9493.

Erasmi, S.; Schucknecht, A.; Barbosa, M.P.; Matschullat, J. Vegetation Greenness in Northeastern Brazil and Its Relation to ENSO Warm Events. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 3041-3058. doi:10.3390/rs6043041
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Steckel, J.; Westphal, C.; Peters, M.K.; Bellach, M.; Rothenwoehrer, C.; Erasmi, S.; Scherber, C.; Tscharntke, T.; Steffan-Dewenter, I. Landscape composition and configuration differently affect trap-nesting bees, wasps and their antagonists. Biological Conservation 2014, 172, 56-64.

Liu, Y.; Rothenwöhrer, C.; Scherber, C.; Batáry, P.; Elek, Z.; Steckel, J.; Erasmi, S.; Tscharntke, T.; Westphal, C. Functional beetle diversity in managed grasslands: effects of region, landscape context and land use intensity. Landscape Ecology 2014, 1-12. doi:10.3390/rs6043041


Erasmi, S (2013): Habitat Mapping from Optical and SAR Satellite Data: Implications of Synergy and Uncertainty for Landscape Analysis. In: PFG Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, Geoinformation 2013, 139–148.

Brandmeier, M.; Erasmi, S.; Hansen, C.; Hoeweling, A.; Nitzsche, K.; Ohlendorf, T.; Mamani, M.; Woerner, G. Mapping patterns of mineral alteration in volcanic terrains using ASTER data and field spectrometry in Southern Peru. JOURNAL OF SOUTH AMERICAN EARTH SCIENCES 2013, 48, 296-314.

Köhler S; Jungkunst HF; Erasmi S; Gerold G (2013): The effects of land use change on atmospheric nutrient deposition in Central Sulawesi. ERDKUNDE, 67 (2), 109-122; DOI: 10.3112/erdkunde.2013.02.01

Leuschner C; Moser G; Hertel D; Erasmi S; Leitner D; Culmsee H; Schuldt B; Schwendenmann L (2013): Conversion of tropical moist forest into cacao agroforest: consequences for carbon pools and annual C sequestration. Agroforestry Systems, DOI 10.1007/s10457-013-9628-7

Hosseini, SZ; Kappas M; Zare Chahouki MA; Gerold G; Erasmi S; Rafiei Emam A. (2013): Modelling potential habitats for Artemisia sieberi and Artemisia aucheri in Poshtkouh area, central Iran using the maximum entropy model and geostatistics. Ecological Informatics, 18 (0), 6168; DOI 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.05.002.

Schucknecht A, Erasmi S, Niemeyer I and Matschullat J (2013): Assessing vegetation variability and trends in north-eastern Brazil using AVHRR and MODIS NDVI time series. European Journal of Remote Sensing - 2013, 46: 40-59, doi: 10.5721/EuJRS20134603 available online

Fritz S; See L; van der Velde M; Nalepa RA; Perger C; Schill C; McCallum I; Schepaschenko D; Kraxner F; Cai X; Zhang X; Ortner S; Hazarika R; Cipriani A; Di Bella C; Rabia AH; Garcia A; Vakolyuk M; Singha K; Beget ME; Erasmi S; Albrecht F; Shaw B; Obersteiner M (2013): Downgrading Recent Estimates of Land Available for Biofuel Production. Environmental Science & Technology 2013; DOI 10.1021/es303141h
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Grunwald D, Fender A-C, Erasmi S, Jungkunst HF (2012): Towards improved bottom-up inventories of methane from the European land surface. Atmospheric Environment 51 (2012): 203-211
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Jungkunst HF, Krüger J-P, Heitkamp F, Erasmi S, Glatzel S, Fiedler S (2012): Accounting more precisely for peat and other soil carbon resources. In: Lal R, Lorenz K, Hüttl R F, Schneider B U, von Braun J (eds): Recarbonization of the biosphere . Springer, Amsterdam. (127 - 157)

Propastin P, Ibrom A, Knohl A, Erasmi S (2012): Effects of canopy photosynthesis saturation on the estimation of gross primary productivity from MODIS data in a tropical forest. Remote Sensing of Environment 121: 252-260
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Clough Y, Barkmann J, Juhrbandt J, Kessler M, Wanger TC, Anshary A, Buchori D, Cicuzza D, Darras K, Dwi Putra D, Erasmi S, Pitopang R, Schmidt C, Schulze CH, Seidel D, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stenchly K, Vidal S, Weist M, Wielgoss AC and Tscharntke T (2011): Combining high biodiversity with high yields in tropical agroforests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 108 (20): 8311-8316.
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Erasmi, S., Ardiansyah, M., Propastin, P. and Huete, A. (2010): Spatiotemporal trends of forest cover change in Southeast Asia. In: Tscharntke, T., et al. (eds.) (2010): Tropical Rainforests and Agroforests under Global Change.Springer. Berlin, pp. 269-292.

Propastin, P. and Erasmi, S. (2010): A physically based approach to model LAI from MODIS 250 m data in a tropical region. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 12 (1): 47-59
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Erasmi, S., Maurer, F., Petta, R.A., Gerold, G. and Barbosa, M.P. (2009): Inter-annual variability of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index over Northeast Brazil and its relation to rainfall and El Nino Southern Oscillation. Geo-Öko 30 (3,4): 185-206.

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, 22 (24): 6612-6623

Erasmi, S. and Twele, A. (2009): Regional land cover mapping in the humid tropics using combined optical and SAR satellite data - a case study from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30 (10): 2465-2478. doi:10.1080/01431160802552728

Hertel, D., Moser, G., Culmsee, H., Erasmi, S., Horna, V., Schuldt, B. and Ch. Leuschner (2009): Below- and above-ground biomass and net primary production in a paleotropical natural forest (Sulawesi, Indonesia) as compared to neotropical forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 258 (2009): 1904–1912

Schwendenmann, L., Veldkamp, E., Moser, G., Hölscher, D., Anas, I., Djajakirana, G., Erasmi, S., Hendrayanto, Hertel, D., Köhler, M., Leitner, D., Leuschner, Ch., Michalzik, B., Propastin, P., Tjoa, A., Tscharntke, T., van Straaten, O. (2009): Effects of an experimental drought on the functioning of a cacao agroforestry system, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Global Change Biology (early view, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02034.x) .
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Nieschulze, J., Erasmi, S., Dietz, J., Hölscher, D. (2009): The use of satellite images for the prediction of rainfall interception from differently managed forest stands in Central Sulawesi (Indonesia). Journal of Hydrology, 364 (2009), pp. 227-235.

Biewer, S., Erasmi, S., Fricke, T, Wachendorf, M. (2009): Prediction of yield and the contribution of legumes in legume-grass mixtures using field spectrometry. Precision Agriculture, 2009 (10): 128-144. DOI: 10.1007/s11119-008-9078-9 .

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Krummel, T., Hohnwald, S., Erasmi, S., Gerold, G. (2008): Satellite based quantification of tree-dominated pasture degradation stages in north-eastern Pará, Brazil. Geo-Öko 29 (3,4): 217-242.

Mewes, T., Erasmi, S., Kappas, M., Biewer, S., Fricke, T., Wachendorf, M. (2008): Spektrale Entmischung von Reflexionssignaturen zur Ermittlung von Leguminosenanteilen in Futterbaubeständen. Photogrammetrie Fernerkundung Geoinformation (PFG) 2008 (4): 265-275.

Twele, A., Erasmi, S., Kappas, M. (2008): Spatially Explicit Estimation of Leaf Area Index Using EO-1 Hyperion and Landsat ETM+ Data: Implications of Spectral Bandwidth and Shortwave Infrared Data on Prediction Accuracy in a Tropical Montane Environment. GIScience & Remote Sensing 45, No. 2, p. 1–20.

Darvishi Boloorani, A., Erasmi, S., Kappas, M. (2008): Multi-Source Remotely Sensed Data Combination: A Projection Transformation Gap-Fill Procedure. Sensors 2008 (8): 4429-4440. DOI: 10.3390/s8074429

Propastin, P., Kappas, M. and Erasmi, S. (2008): Application of Geographically Weighted Regression to Investigate the Impact of Scale on Prediction Uncertainty by Modelling Relationship between Vegetation and Climate. International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research 3: 73-94.

A. Olchev, A. Ibrom, J. Priess, S. Erasmi, C. Leemhuis, A. Twele, K. Radler, H. Kreilein, O. Panferov and G. Gravenhorst (2008): Effects of land-use changes on evapotranspiration of tropical rain forest margin area in Central Sulawesi (Indonesia): Modelling study with a regional SVAT model. Ecological Modelling 212 (1-2): 131-137.

Propastin, P., Kappas, M., Erasmi, S., and Muratova, N. R. (2007): Remote sensing based study on intra-annual dynamics of vegetation and climate in drylands of Kazakhstan. Basic and Applied Dryland Research 2: 138-154.

Erasmi, S. & Priess, J. (2007): Satellite and survey data: a multiple source approach to study regional land cover / land use change in Indonesia. In: Dickmann, F. (Ed.): Geovisualisierung in der Humangeographie. Kartographische Schriften13: 101-114, Kirschbaum Verlag, Bonn.

Constanze Leemhuis, Stefan Erasmi, Andre Twele, Heiner Kreilein, Sascha Oltchev and Gerhard Gerold (2007): Rainforest conversion in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia: recent development and consequences for river discharge and water resources. ERDKUNDE 61 (3): 284-293.

Erasmi, S., Kappas, M., Twele, A. and Ardiansyah, M. (2007): From global to regional scale: Remote Sensing based concepts and methods for mapping land-cover and land-cover change in tropical regions. In: Stability of tropical rainforest margins: Linking ecological, economic and social constraints (Tscharntke, T. et al., eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 437-462

Steffan-Dewenter, I., Kessler, M., Barkmann, J., Bos, M.M., Buchori, D., Erasmi, S., Faust, H., Gerold, G., Glenk, K., Gradstein, S.R., Guhardja, E., Harteveld, M., Hertel, D., Hohn, P., Kappas, M., Kohler, S., Leuschner, C., Maertens, M., Marggraf, R., Migge-Kleian, S., Mogea, J., Pitopang, R., Schaefer, M., Schwarze, S., Sporn, S.G., Steingrebe, A., Tjitrosoedirdjo, S.S., Tjitrosoemito, S., Twele, A., Weber, R., Woltmann, L., Zeller, M., Tscharntke, T. (2007): Tradeoffs between income, biodiversity, and ecosystem functioning during tropical rainforest conversion and agroforestry intensification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 104 (12): 4973-4978.

Twele, A., Erasmi, S.(2005): Optimierung der topographischen Normalisierung optischer Satellitendaten durch Einbeziehung von Kohärenzinformation. Photogrammetrie Fernerkundung Geoinformation (PFG), 2005 (3): 227-234. (ausgezeichnet mit dem Hansa Luftbildpreis 2006)

Erasmi, S., Walter, K. (2004): Standardisierung von Bild- und Metaformaten in der Satelliten-Fernerkundung. Zeitschrift für Agrarinformatik, 4/04, pp. 82-88

Erasmi, S., Twele, A., Ardiansyah, M., Malik, A., Kappas, M. (2004): Mapping deforestation and land cover conversion at the rainforest margin in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. EARSeL eProceedings, 3(3), 388-397

Erasmi, S., Feiden, K. & M. Kappas (2004): Wild- und Kulturpflanzen als Indikatoren für das Regionalklima. In: IFL, Kappas, M., Menz, G., Richter, M. & U. Treter (2004) [Hrsg.]: Nationalatlas Band 3 - Klima, Pflanzen- und Tierwelt. S. 64-65

Erasmi, S.& E. S. Dobers (2004): Potential and limitations of spectral reflectance measurements for the estimation of the site specific variability in crops. In: Owe, M. & G. D'Urso [Eds.]: Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology V (Proc. of SPIE, Vol 5232)

Waltert, M., Langkau, M., Maertens, M., Härtel, M., Erasmi, S., Mühlenberg, M. (2003): Predicting losses of bird species from deforestation in Central Sulawesi. In: Land use, nature conservation and the stability of rainforest margins in Southeast Asia, Pp. 307-329 (Gerold, G., Guhardja, E., Fremerey, M. eds.). Springer, Heidelberg.