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Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Korres

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Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Korres

Rundbau, Raum 0.03

Zülpicher Straße 45
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-(0)221-470-7802
Fax +49-(0)221-470-5124
E-Mail wolfgang.korres(at)uni-koeln.de


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Current position

Research associate

 

Research interests

  • (Radar) remote sensing
  • Soil moisture
  • Ecohydrological modelling
  • Plant-water interactions in agricultural systems
  • Spatio-temporal pattern analysis

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wolfgang_Korres

 

Teaching

Publications

Papers and book chapters

Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2018: GIS for Hydrology. In: Huang, B. (Ed.), Comprehensive Geographic Information Systems. Vol. 2, pp. 51–80. Oxford: Elsevier.

Esch, S., Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Schneider, K., 2018: Soil moisture index from ERS-SAR and its application to the analysis of spatial patterns in agricultural areas. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 12 (2): 1-23.

Reichenau, T.G., Korres, W., Montzka, C., Fiener, P., Wilken, F., Stadler, A., Waldhoff, G., Schneider, K., 2016: Spatial Heterogeneity of Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Its Temporal Course on Arable Land: Combining Field Measurements, Remote Sensing and Simulation in a Comprehensive Data Analysis Approach (CDAA). PLoS one 11(7)

Sakai, T., Iizumi, T., Okada, M., Nishimori, M., Grünwald, T., Prueger, J., Cescatti, A., KORRES, W., Schmidt, M., Carrara, A., Loubet, B., Ceschia, E., 2016: Varying applicability of four different satellite-derived soil moisture products to global gridded crop model evaluation, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 48: 51-60.

Vereecken, H., Pachepsky , Y. A., Simmer, C., Rihani, J., Kunoth, A., Korres, W., Graf, A., Hendricks-Franssen, H., Thiele-Eich, I., Shao, Y., 2016: On the role of patterns in understanding the functioning of soil-vegetation-atmosphere systems. Journal of Hydrology 542: 63-86.

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Fiener, P., Koyama, C.N., Bogena, H.R., Cornelissen T., Baatz, R., Herbst, M., Diekkrüger, B., Vereecken, H., and Schneider, K., 2015: Spatio-temporal soil moisture patterns - a meta-analysis using plot to catchment scale data. Journal of Hydrology 520: 326-341.

Hoffmeister, D., Waldhoff, G., Korres, W., Curdt, C., Bareth, G., 2015: Crop height variability detection in a single field by multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning. Precision Agriculture 17 (3): 296-312.

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Schneider, K., 2013: Patterns and Scaling Properties of Surface Soil Moisture in an Agricultural Landscape: An Ecohydrological Modeling Study. Journal of Hydrology 498: 89-102.

Fiener, P., Dlugoß, V., Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2011: Spatial variability of soil respiration in a small agricultural watershed - are patterns of soil redistribution important? Catena (01647).

Korres, W., Koyama, C.N., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2010: Analysis of surface soil moisture patterns in agricultural landscapes using Empirical Orthogonal Functions. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14: 751-764.

Koyama, C.N., Korres, W., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2010: Variability of Surface Soil Moisture Observed from Multi-temporal C-band SAR and Field Data. Vadose Zone Journal 9: 1014-1024.

 

PhD-Thesis

Korres W., 2013: Analysis of surface soil moisture patterns in an agricultural landscape utilizing measurements and ecohydrological modelling. Dissertation, Universität zu Köln, http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/5065/1/W._Korres_Dissertation_2013.pdf  

 

Talks and Poster presentations

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Esch, S., Schneider, K., 2018: Analysis of Soil Moisture Patterns in a Mesoscale Catchment Using Plot to Catchment Scale Datasets. Terrestrial Systems Research: Monitoring, Prediction and High Performance Computing, Bonn, Germany.

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Fiener, P., Koyama, C.N., Bogena, H.R., Cornelissen, T., Baatz, R., Herbst, M., Diekkrüger, B., Vereecken, H., Schneider, K., 2016: Geostatistical and Fractal Characteristics of Soil Moisture Patterns from Plot to Catchment Scale Datasets. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Reichenau, T.G., Korres, W., Montzka, C., Schneider, K., 2015: Scaling properties of leaf area index spatial heterogeneity from remote sensing and simulation on arable land. American Geosciences Union General Assembly Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA. 

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Fiener, P., Koyama, C.N., Bogena, H.R., Cornelissen, T., Baatz, R., Herbst, M., Diekkrüger, B., Vereecken, H., Schneider, K., 2015: Geostatistical and Fractal Analysis of Soil Moisture Patterns in a Mesoscale Catchment Using Plot to Catchment Scale Datasets. American Geosciences Union General Assembly Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA. 

Schneider, K., Esch, S., Reichenau, T.G., Korres, W., 2015: Derivation of Soil Moisture Patterns from a simple Soil Moisture Index. American Geosciences Union General Assembly Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA.

Bothe, T., Reichenau, T.G., Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2015: Spatial Variability of Soil Properties and its Impact on Simulated Surface Soil Moisture Patterns. American Geosciences Union General Assembly Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA.

Baatz, R., Bogena, H., Hendriks-Franssen, H.-J., Huisman, J.A., Qu, W., Montzka, C., Korres W., Vereecken, H., 2014: Quantification of seasonal biomass effects on cosmic-ray soil water content determination. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria.

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Schneider, K., 2013: Multiskalige Analyse von oberflächennahen Bodenfeuchtemustern in einem landwirtschaftlich genutzten Einzugsgebiet unter Verwendung eines ökohydrologischen Modells. Tag der Hydrologie 2013, Bern, Schweiz.

Korres, W., Fiener, P., Reichenau, T.G., Schneider, K., 2013: Model-based analysis of scaling properties of surface soil moisture in an agricultural landscape. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria.

Schneider, K., Korres, W., Koyama, C.N., Reichenau, T.G., Fiener, P., 2012: Monitoring and modeling spatial patterns and temporal dynamics of surface soil moisture. HOBE-TR32 Workshop 2012, Sønderborg, Denmark.

Korres, W., Reichenau, T.G., Schneider, K., 2012: Multiscale analysis of surface soil moisture dynamics in a mesoscale catchment utilizing an integrated ecohydrological model. AGU Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, USA.

Korres, W., Klar, C., Reichenau, T.G., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2010: Integrated validation of modeled plant growth, nitrogen- and water-fluxes in the agriculturally used Rur catchment in Western Germany. HyMeDas Spring School: Merging data with models, advanced methods in hydrology and meteorology, Bad Schandau, Germany

Korres, W., Koyama, C.N., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2009: Analysis of soil moisture patterns in arable land and grassland using Empirical Orthogonal Functions. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Korres, W., Koyama, C.N., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2009: Analysis of soil moisture patterns in arable land and grassland using Empirical Orthogonal Functions. In Proceedings of Transregional Collaborative Research Center 32 International Workshop, hosted by RWTH, Aachen, Germany.

Koyama, C.N., Korres, W., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2009: Near-surface soil moisture estimates from ALOS PALSAR Fine Mode (Dual Polarization) data in agricultural areas. In Proceedings of Transregional Collaborative Research Center 32 International Workshop, hosted by RWTH, Aachen, Germany.

Koyama, C.N., Korres, W., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2009: High-resolution soil moisture estimation from ALOS PALSAR Fine Mode (Dual Polarization) data in agricultural areas European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Korres, W., Koyama, C.N., Fiener, P., Schneider, K., 2008: Spatial and temporal patterns of soil moisture agricultural landscapes. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2008, Vienna, Austria.

 

Datasets

Reichenau, T.G., Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2013: Modelled LAI of Maize, Sugar Beet, Winter Wheat and Winter Barley for the northern part of the Rur catchment (2009). CRC/TR32 Database (TR32DB). DOI: 10.5880/TR32DB.5

Reichenau, T. G., Montzka, C., Waldhoff, G., Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2016: Remote sensing green LAI of arable land in the Rur catchment (Germany) on 5 m spatial resolution for seven dates in 2011. CRC/TR32 Database (TR32DB). DOI: 10.5880/TR32DB.21

Reichenau, T. G., Montzka, C., Wilken, F., Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2016: Mean values and standard deviations of green LAI of agricultural fields in the Rur catchment (Germany) from remote sensing for seven dates in 2011. CRC/TR32 Database (TR32DB). DOI: 10.5880/TR32DB.22

Reichenau, T. G., Korres, W., Schneider, K., 2016: Green LAI of arable land in the Rur catchment (Germany) from simulation on 150 m spatial resolution for the year 2011. CRC/TR32 Database (TR32DB). DOI: 10.5880/TR32DB.23

Reichenau, T. G., Stadler, A., Korres, W., Langensiepen, M., Ewert, F., Schneider, K., 2016: Field observations of green LAI in the Rur catchment (Germany) for winter wheat, sugar beet, and maize, 2008 - 2012. CRC/TR32 Database (TR32DB). DOI: 10.5880/TR32DB.20

 

Reviewer for

  • DFG (German Research Foundation)
  • Remote Sensing
  • Journal of Hydrology
  • Soil
  • Vadose Zone Journal
  • Geoderma
  • Advances in Water Resource
  • Field Crops Research
  • Pedosphere
  • Hydrological Earth System Science 
  • Elsevier books

 

Projects

Principle Investigator: SFB/TR32 Phase 3 (DFG), Subproject C3 „Analysing the temporal and spatial dynamics of surface soil moisture using SAR data and process based modelling“ (2014 – 2018)

Principle Investigator: ESA SOAR-EU2 for Radarsat-2 „Analyzing the effect of vegetation dynamics upon the temporal and spatial patterns of surface soil moisture“ (2014 – 2016)

Principle Investigator: JAXA 6th Research Announcement for the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2) „Retrieval and analysis of surface soil moisture patterns, biomass and soil surface roughness information in agricultural landscapes using polarimetric radar“ (2016 – 2019)

Co- Investigator: Rheinenergie „Umweltmonitoring mit Smartphones“ (2016 – 2019)

Cooperation: NASA/JPL Carbon Cycle And Ecosystems Division, within the GLOBE outreach program, student internship and Bachelor project (2017)

 

CV

Guest-Lecturer at the Bharati Institute for Environment Education and Research (BVIEER) in Pune (India) organizing the Summer School "Monitoring and Modeling of Water Fluxes and Resources in India" (August, September 2019), funded by DAAD (A New Passage to India – Deutsch-Indische Hochschulkooperationen 2019-2023)

Research Associate at the Institute of Geography, Universität zu Köln (since 2014) at the Climatology and Hydrogeography  Research Group 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Geography, Universität zu Köln (since 2013) within the DFG funded SFB/TR32 “Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems - Monitoring, Modelling and Data Assimilation”. 

 Research assistant and PhD-student at the Institute of Geography, Universität zu Köln (since 2007) within the DFG funded SFB/TR32 “Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems - Monitoring, Modelling and Data Assimilation”. 

Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.), Institute of Geography, Universität zu Köln (January 2013). 

Studies of Geography, Geology, Soil Science, Universität zu Köln, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. 

Graduation as Diplom-Geograph, Diploma thesis: “Untersuchungen zur zeitlichen und räumlichen Variabilität der Bodenatmung unter zwei verschiedenen landwirtschaftlichen Kulturen“.