Research interests and activities:

  • Using remote sensing and field data for mapping and modelling of natural and agroecosystems
  • Geodata processing and management for modelling of agricultural systems
  • Vegetation and vegetation dynamics of the North German Plain

Teaching and academic activities:

  • Crop Modelling for Risk Management
  • Acker- und Pflanzenbauliche Übungen

Projects on Github:



Koch, M., Schröder, B., Günther, A., Albrecht, K., Pivarci, R., Jurasinki, G. Taxonomic and functional vegetation changes after shifting management from traditional herding to fenced grazing in temperate grassland communities. Applied Vegetation Science 20, 259-270.
DOI: 10.1111/avsc.12287

Koch, M., Koebsch, F., Hahn, J., Jurasinki, G.,. From meadow to shallow lake: Monitoring secondary succession in a coastal fen after rewetting by flooding based on aerial imagery and plot data. Mires & Peat 19(11), 1-17.
DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2015.OMB.188


Koch M., Jurasinski G: Four decades of vegetation development in a percolation mire complex following intensive drainage and abandonment. Plant Ecology and Diversity 8(1):49-60.
DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2013.862752


Bauwe, A., Koch, M., Kallweit, R., Konopatzky, A., Strohbach, B., Lennartz, B., Tree-ring growth response of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) to climate and soil water availability in the lowlands of North-Eastern Germany. Baltic Forestry 19, 212-225.
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