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M.Sc. Anissa Vogel


Anissa Vogel

Südbau, Raum 2.09

Otto-Fischer-Str. 4
50674 Köln

E-mail a.vogel(at)


DFG-Project: Driving factors for and societal effects of sea-level rise and delta flooding in the Ayeyarwady Delta (Myanmar) - Lessons from the past for disaster governance in the future

Research Interests:

  • Urban and Regional Transformation
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Geographic Risk Research and Disaster Governance
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
  • Global Environmental Governance
  • Environmental Remote Sensing

Regional Focus:

  • Myanmar

Academic Background:

  • Since 07/2020
    Scientific Staff (University of Cologne)

  • 10/ 2017 - 09/2020
    Master of Science (M.Sc.): Geography (Environment and Society) & Geoinformatics, University of Cologne and University of Bonn

  • Master thesis in Cooperation with Airbus Defence and Space: Effect of Precipitation on Multi-Temporal TerraSAR-X Data and Implications for Change Detection Analyses – Case Study from the Southern Upper Rhine Valley

  • 10/2013 – 10/2017
    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.): Geography & Urban Development and Law, University of Cologne and University of Bonn

Work Experience:

  • 10/2019 – 04/2020
    Thesis Student
    Airbus Defence and Space (Friedrichshafen)

  • 10/2015 – 10/2019
    Student Trainee and Project Assistant
    Jung Stadtkonzepte (Köln)

Scholarships /Awards:

  • Dr. Prill-Preis: 1st award of the Cologne Geographic Society for outstanding theses and contributions to the subject geography (Bachelor Thesis: Waldentwicklungsdynamiken in den rumänischen Karpaten – eine umweltgeographische Analyse)

Scientific Contributions

  • 07/2022: Vogel, A., 2022. Talk: Learning from past Land-Use Dynamics for Risk-Sensitive Development in the Future: A Remote Sensing based Analysis spanning the last Five Decades in the Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar. IGU Centennial Congress, July 18-22, 2022, Paris, France.
  • 06/2022: Vogel, A., 2022. Talk: Linking Land-Use Dynamics and Disaster Risk in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar: A Remote Sensing Based Analysis Spanning the Past Half-Century. Scientific Working Group on Southeast Asia and East Asia, German Geographical Society (DGfG), June 24-25, 2022, Osnabrück, Germany.
  • 10/2021: Vogel, A., Luft, S., Butsch, C., 2021. Talk: Auf dem Weg zu nachhaltigen Ernährungslandschaften? Ein systematisches Literaturreview zur europäischen Food Desert Forschung. German Congress of Geography, GeoWoche 2021, German Geographical Society (DGfG), October 2021. Digital via Zoom.
  • 06/2021: Vogel, A. & Seeger, K. (equal contribution), Brill, D., Brückner, H., Kraas, F., several Myanmar colleagues, 2021. Talk: Changing Waterscapes – Land Use Dynamics and Flood Exposure in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar. Annual Conference of the Scientific Working Group on Southeast Asia and East Asia, June 25–27, 2021, Duisburg, Germany (online).


  • Vogel, A.; Seeger, K.; Brill, D.; Brückner, H.; Soe, K.K.; Oo, N.W.; Aung, N.; Myint, Z.N.; Kraas, F. Identifying Land-Use Related Potential Disaster Risk Drivers in the Ayeyarwady Delta (Myanmar) during the Last 50 Years (1974–2021) Using a Hybrid Ensemble Learning Model. Remote Sens. 2022, 14, 3568.

  • Wagner, R., Tenberg, B., Zwilling, A., Lehnen, P., Vogel, A., 2019. Klimaschutzteilkonzept Mobilität – Stadt Frechen. Stadt Frechen.

  • Tenberg, B., Vogel, A., 2017. Strategie für klimaschonende Entscheidungen der Stadt Münster. Umweltamt Stadt Münster.


  • SS 2023
    Seminar: Klimawandel, Katastrophen und Konflikte – Urbane Resilienz im 21. Jahrhundert

  • WS 2022/23
    Seminar (Master): Urban Blue Future – Strategien und Perspektiven für eine wassersensible Stadtentwicklung im Kontext des Klimawandels

  • SS 2022
    Seminar (Master): Komplexe Mensch-Umwelt-Systeme: (Mega-)Deltas in Südostasien (with Katharina Seeger)