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5th Joint Workshop
“Urban Remote Sensing – Challenges & Solutions”
September 24-26, 2018 in Bochum, Germany Department of Geography Ruhr-University of Bochum

Programme

Monday 24 Sept 2018
8:00am

4:00pm
Registration & WS Office

Location: Foyer
Chair: Heide Bierbrauer

9:00am

10:00am
Opening Session & Welcome Address

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Carsten Juergens
Chair: Mattia Crespi
Chair: Rudi Goossens
Chair: Andrea Nascetti

10:00am

10:30am
Coffee/ Tea Break
Location: Foyer
10:30am

12:00pm
S-01: 2D/3D Feature Extraction Strategies

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Karsten Jacobsen

Cross Track Satellite Stereo For 3D Modelling of Urban Areas
Thomas Krauss, Lorenz Wendt

Is sub-pixel automatic orthorectification of VHR satellite data of urban areas feasible?
Ales Marsetic, Peter Pehani

A Meta Analysis of Machine Learning Based Classification Techniques for 3D Point Cloud Data
Rabia Munsaf Khan

Boosted Machine Learning Ensemble Regression With Decision Fusion Strategy For Mapping Built-up Height And Built-up Density With Openstreetmap Data And Sentinel-2 Imagery
Christian Geiß, Henrik Schrade, Hannes Taubenböck

S-02: Best Student Paper Award (1)

Location: Saal 1
Chair: Andreas Rienow

Relationship between Remotely Sensed Distribution Patterns of Urban Green Spaces (UGS) and Neighbourhood Socio-Economic Status (SES) in Mumbai, India
Vasu Sathya Kumar, Raaj Ramsankaran, Ronita Bardhan

The Continuous Built Up Area Extracted From ISS Night-Time Lights To Compare The Amount of Urban Green Areas Across European Cities
Marzena Wicht, Monika Kuffer

Compositions Of Urban Surface Materials And Their Use For Deriving Urban Structure Types In 30 m Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data
Marianne Jilge, Hannes Feilhauer, Uta Heiden, Carsten Neumann, Carsten Jürgens

Urbanization, Vegetation and Temperature: Trade-offs in a Medium Size Chilean City
Richard Lemoine-Rodríguez, Luis Inostroza

Mapping Urban Health: Linking Urban Salutogenesis with Remote Sensing Methods – A Systematic Review
Anna-Maria Bolte

12:00pm

1:00pm
Lunch Break

Location: Mensa (Level 02) (Venue)

1:00pm

2:15pm
S-03: 3D-Applications & Urban Social Science Applications

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Mattia Crespi

Estimating Urban Population Patterns From Stereo Satellite Imagery
Andrea De Bono, Bruno Chatenoux, Lorenz Wendt

Morphologic and Geometric Comparison of Height Models
Karsten Jacobsen

Building Roof Classification and Local Shape Estimation for Point Cloud Data using Convolutional Neural Networks
Valentina Schmidt, Amgad Agoub, Andreas Wichmann, Martin Kada

Space for Cities: Satellite applications improving quality of life in urban areas
Grazia Maria Fiore

S-04: Developing Countries and Informal Settlements

Location: Saal 1
Chair: Rudi Goossens

The Role of Generic Slum Ontology for Developing a Global Slum Repository
Divyani Kohli, Monika Kuffer

Identifying the Deprivation Level of Slums Using VHR Imagery: A Deep Learning Approach
Alireza Ajami, Monika Kuffer, Claudio Persello, Karin Pfeffer

Textural Segmentation of Remotely Sensed Images using Multiresolution Analysis for Slum Area Identification
Rizwan Ahmed Ansari, Krishna Mohan Buddhiraju

2:15pm

2:40pm
Coffee/ Tea Break
Location: Foyer
2:40pm

4:10pm
S-05: Big Data for 4D Global Urban Mapping and Applications

Location: Saal 2A
Chairs: Xiaoxiang Zhu & Hannes Taubenböck

Towards High-Resolution Global Urban 3D Model from TanDEM-X Data
Yilei Shi, Yuanyuan Wang, Richard Bamler, Xiao Xiang Zhu

Towards Urban Settlement Type Mapping With Geotagged Tweets
Rong Huang, Hannes Taubenböck, Xiaoxiang Zhu

Towards Global Local Climate Zone Mapping with Multi-temporal Sentinel-2 Images
Chunping Qiu, Michael Schmitt, Xiaoxiang Zhu

Big Earth Data for Large Scale Mapping of Health Relevant Environmental Factors in Germany
Matthias Weigand, Jeroen Staab, Michael Wurm, Stefan Dech, Hannes Taubenböck

Perception of the city – The spatial urban structure and its interrelation with the subjective perception of citizens
Michael Wurm, Matthias Weigand, Jan Goebel, Gert G. Wagner, Hannes Taubenböck

S-06: Best Student Paper Award (2)

Location: Saal 1
Chair: Derya Maktav

Urban Development in West-African Metropolis – Monitoring and Intensity Analysis of Slum Growth in Lagos: Linking Pattern and Process
Olabisi Sakirat Badmos, Andreas Rienow, Daniel Callo-Concha, Carsten Jurgens, Klaus Greve

On the Capability of Optical Remote Sensing Imagery with Various Spatial Resolutions on Impervious Surface Estimation
Tobias Leichtle, Klaus Martin, Hannes Taubenböck

Size distributions of slums across the globe using different data and classification methods
John Friesen, Hannes Taubenböck, Michael Wurm, Peter Pelz

Detection of Illegal Constructions in Urban Cities: Comparing Lidar and Stereo Satellite Data with Development Plans
Beril Varol, Elif Özlem Yılmaz, Derya Maktav, Serdar Bayburt, Sedanur Gürdal

DSM-based identification of changes for urban planning in highly dynamic urban agglomerations
Andreas Braun, Gebhard Warth, Felix Bachofer

4:30pm

7:00pm
Ice Breaker

Location: Q-West (Venue)

 

 

Tuesday 25/Sep 2018
8:00am

4:00pm
Registration & WS Office

Location: Foyer
Chair: Heide Bierbrauer

9:00am

10:00am
Keynote Session

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Carsten Juergens

Urban Ecosystem Analysis supported by Remote Sensing
Ben Somers

10:00am

10:30am
Coffee/ Tea Break
Location: Foyer
10:30am

12:00pm
S-07: Recent Urban Studies in Belgium´s STEREO Programme

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Jean-Christophe Schyns

Supervised Classification Methods for Mapping Land Cover and Land Use in Wallonia, Belgium
Benjamin Beaumont, Tais Grippa, Moritz Lennert, Eléonore Wolff

An evaluation of urban area mapping with Sentinel-2 data and machine learning-based regression at different spatial resolutions
Sebastian van der Linden, Akpona Okujeni, Franz Schug, David Frantz, Patrick Hostert

Structural and physiological changes in London plane trees (Platanus x. acerifolia) induced by traffic related air pollution
Dimitri Dauwe, Jolien Verhelst, Jochem Verrelst, Luis Alonso, José Moreno, Shari Van Wittenberghe, Roeland Samson, Roland Valcke

Dorsiventral Asymmetry Indices Based On Hyperspectral Reflectance And Transmittance As Indicators For Urban Air Quality
Jolien Verhelst, Dimitri Dauwe, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst, Shari Van Wittenberghe, Roland Valcke, Roeland Samson

Integrating LiDAR-based height information and spectral band selection in Multiple Endmember Spectral Mixture Analysis (MESMA) for improved mapping of functional urban green types
Jeroen Degerickx, Martin Hermy, Ben Somers

S-08: RADAR Applications

Location: Saal 1
Chair: Andrea Nascetti

Online Random Forests for Urban Area Classification from Polarimetric SAR Images
Ronny Hänsch, Olaf Hellwich

Range measurements for fast displacements monitoring: application with COSMO-Skymed imagery
Francesca Fratarcangeli, Roberta Ravanelli, Valeria Belloni, Marco Di Tullio, Mattia Crespi, Andrea Nascetti

The sustainability study of the recent construction projects in Istanbul through Sentinel-1 Persistent Scatter Interferometry
Kerem Halicioglu, Esra Erten, Cristian Rossi

Operational use of radar Information to support urban areas
Irmi Runkel

Is Rize (Turkey) really at risk of collapse?
Esra Erten, Cristian Rossi, Terri Freemantlei

12:00pm

1:00pm
Lunch Break

Location: Mensa (Level 02) (Venue)

1:00pm

2:15pm
S-09: African Cities from a Belgian STEREO Perspective

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Ben Somers

Spatially Varying Unsupervised Segmentation Parameter Optimization for Heterogeneous Urban Areas
Stefanos Georganos, Tais Grippa, Moritz Lennert, Sabine Vanhuysse, Eléonore Wolff

Multitemporal Urban Expansions For African Cities Using SAR Data
Michal Shimoni, Paolo Gamba, Yann Forget, Catherine Linard, Christiaan Perneel

Mapping Built-up and Population Densities in African Cities: A Comparison of Two Spatial Scales
Catherine Linard, Taïs Grippa, Yann Forget, Jessica E. Steele, Eléonore Wolff, Assane Gadiaga, Michal Shimoni

Multi-temporal Analysis of Urbanization Dynamics in Sub-Saharan African Cities
Yann Forget, Catherine Linard, Shimoni Michal, Lopez Juanfran, Gilbert Marius

S-10: Local Urban Climate and Environmental Modelling

Location: Saal 1
Chair: Benjamin Bechtel

Urban Traffic Density Estimation for Air Pollution Modelling using Deep Neural Networks
Jarle Hamar Reksten, Arnt-Børre Salberg

Integration of High-resolution urban LULC and Land Surface Parameters in WRF-Urban for improved Urban Weather simulation
Payel Ghosh Dastidar, Kshama Gupta, Praveen Thakur, Pramod Kumar

Heterogeneous Urban Thermal Data Visualization
Tomas Pour, Alena Vondraková, Vit Vozenilek, Stanislav Popleka

Can Urban Heat Islands be Detected by Thermal Infrared Satellite Data?
Eberhard Parlow, Andreas Wicki

2:15pm

2:40pm
Coffee/ Tea Break
Location: Foyer
2:40pm

4:10pm
S-11: Interactive Poster Session

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Eberhard Parlow

3-D Remote Sensing of Urban Environment Modelling: A Geospatial Study of Aravalli Hills – Delhi Ridge
Madan Mohan

Assesment of Surface Temperature and City Structure based on Airborne Data
Jan Novotny

Assessing the ability to describe intra-urban variations of settlement structure based on the experimental GUF-Density
Hannes Taubenböck, Thomas Esch, Mattia Marconcini, Soner Üreyen, Matthias Weigand, Stefan Dech

Biomonitoring Of Urban Air Quality Using Leaf Reflectance And Transmittance Based Indicators
Jolien Verhelst, Dimitri Dauwe, Luis Alonso, Jochem Verrelst, Shari Van Wittenberghe, Roland Valcke, Roeland Samson

Evaluation of the urban landscape structures and dynamics of Hawassa City, using satellite images and spatial metrics approaches, Ethiopia
Berhanu Keno Tefa

Evolution of the urban heat island phenomenon. Case study: Bucharest, Romania
Ana-Maria Popa, Ioan Cristian Iojă, Diana Andreea Onose, Mihai Răzvan Niță, Ionuț Cosmin Șandric, Sorin Cheval

Fossil Fuel Carbon Dioxide Emissions Trends In Global Cities
Muhammad Luqman, Peter Julian Rayner

Hot versus cool: comparison of the daytime Urban Heat Islands of Guayaquil, Ecuador, and Zaragoza, Spain
Lidia Vlassova, Liliana Masapanta-Sanchez, Olga Rosero-Vlasova

Integrating Building Information modeling and Geographic Information Systems for Real Estate Valuation System – Hedonic Price method
Siham EL Yamani, Mohamed Ettarid, Rafika Hajji

Mapping human settlements of China over past four decades using long-term Landsat time series
Wei Zhang

Mapping Patterns Of Urban Development Using Support Vector Regression With Synthetically Mixed Training Spectra And Bi-seasonal Landsat Time Series
Franz Schug, Akpona Okujeni, Janine Hauer, Patrick Hostert, Jonas Ø. Nielsen, Sebastian van der Linden

Mapping the Rural-Urban Transition Zone: Peri-urban Development in Accra, Ghana
Lasse Møller-Jensen

The impact of air traffic pollution on London plane trees (Platanus x. acerifolia) at leaf and tree level: a case study in Valencia, Spain
Dimitri Dauwe, Jolien Verhelst, Jochem Verrelst, Luis Alonso, José Moreno, Shari Van Wittenberghe, Roeland Samson, Roland Valcke

Urban Mapping for Clean Energy Provision in the Ecuadorian Amazon
Javier Muro, Gohar Gharazy, Richard Resl, Jose Jara, Valerie Graw

Using multicriteria analysis in order to Evaluate urban planning in the region of Meknes, Morocco
Soufyane Nasri, Mustapha Hakdaoui

Extracting land use/land cover in urban area by intergrating multitemporal Sentinel 1A and Landsat 8OLI/TIRS data: A case study in Hanoi, Vietnam
Hang Le Minh, Truong Vu Van, Tuan Tran Anh

7:00pm

10:30pm
Workshop Dinner

Location: Mensa-Bistro (Level 01) (Venue)

 

 

Wednesday, 27 Sep 2018
8:00am

3:00pm
Registration & WS Office

Location: Foyer
Chair: Heide Bierbrauer

9:00am

10:00am
Keynote Session

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Derya Maktav

The Future will be Urban – A Responsibility for Urban Remote Sensing
Hannes Taubenböck

10:00am

10:30am
Coffee/ Tea Break
Location: Foyer
10:30am

12:00pm
S-12: Multitemporal Analysis & Feature Extraction for Urban Areas

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Monika Kuffer

Analysing spatial conflicts between urban expansion and agricultural land use using modern remote sensing classification – An analysis of post-socialist urban development of the megacity Hanoi, Vietnam
Andreas Christian Braun

SUSM: A Scenario based urban growth simulation model based on remote sensing data
Lakshmi Kantakumar Neelamsetti, Shamita Kumar, Karl Schneider

Geo-Spatial Text-Mining From Twitter – A Feature Space Analysis With A View Towards Spatial Sentiment In Urban Regions
Matthias Häberle, Martin Werner, Xiao Xiang Zhu

Wavelet Based Feature Extraction and Classification using Graphical Processing Units
Winnie Thomas, Rizwan Ahmed Ansari, Krishna Mohan Buddhiraju

Forest Managment and Sustainable Urban Development: A Case Study of the Curonian Spit, Lithuania
Jelena Galiniene, Inga Dailidiene

12:00pm

1:00pm
Lunch Break

Location: Mensa (Level 02) (Venue)

1:00pm

2:30pm
S-13: Urban Heat Island Studies

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Eberhard Parlow

Local Climate Zones For Large Scale Mapping Of Urban Areas At Neighbourhood Scale
Benjamin Bechtel, Matthias Demuzere, Gerald Mills

Determine Storage Heat Fluxes For Two Different Urban Pavement Types Using Remote Sensing
Kyle Daniel Pipkins, Michael Förster, Birgit Kleinschmit

Urban Heat Island Analysis Of Tangier City, Morocco Using Landast Data (1987-2018)
Boutaina Sebbah, Miriam Wahbi, Mustapha Maâtouk

Google Earth Engine Potentialities For Monitoring The Urban Heat Island At Large-Scale
Roberta Ravanelli, Andrea Nascetti, Raffaella Valeria Cirigliano, Clarissa Di Rico, Paolo Monti, Mattia Crespi

Multisensoral land use monitoring – half a century of urban sprawl in North Rhine-Westphalia and climate adaptation
Nora Jennifer Schneevoigt, Carsten Oldenburg, Frank Thonfeld, Anke Valentin, Carsten Jürgens, Andreas Rienow

2:30pm

3:00pm
Closing Ceremony

Location: Saal 2A
Chair: Carsten Juergens