Max Planck Gesellschaft
Felix Cremer

PhD student in Remote Sensing
Model-Data Integration

room: B 3.31 (IT Paradies)
phone: +49 3641 578948
email: fcremer(at)

Research interests | Current Research | Publications

Research Interest:

  • Sentine-1 Time series
  • Frequency Analysis
  • Non-Stationary Time series
  • Datacubes for high resolution earth observation data

Current Research:

I am working on the analysis of hypertemporal Sentinel-1 time series data to better understand processes on the land surface. I am mainly using the Empirical Mode Decomposition to decompose the Sentinel-1 data into different temporal frequencies. By doing that we can separate processes with different temporal behaviours to look at them separately.




Thiel, C., Müller, M. M., Berger, C., Cremer, F., Dubois, C., Hese, S.,Baade, J., Klan, F. & Pathe, C. (2020). Monitoring Selective Logging in a Pine-Dominated Forest in Central Germany with Repeated Drone Flights Utilizing A Low Cost RTK Quadcopter. Drones, 4(2), 11. View

Cremer, F., Urbazaev, M., Cortes, J., Truckenbrodt, J., Schmullius, C. & C. Thiel (2020): Potential of Reccurrence Metrics from Sentinel-1 Time Series for Deforestation Mapping. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. View.


Cremer, F., Urbazaev, M., Berger, C., Mahecha, M., Schmullius, C. & C. Thiel (2018): An Image Transform Based on Temporal Decomposition. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, PP(99):1-5. doi:10.1109/LGRS.2018.2791658.
Urbazaev, M., Cremer, F., Migliavacca, M., Reichstein, M., Schmullius, C. & C. Thiel (2018). Potential of Multi-Temporal ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 ScanSAR Data for Vegetation Height Estimation in Tropical Forests of Mexico. Remote Sensing, 10(8), 1277. doi:10.3390/rs10081277.
Urbazaev, M., Thiel, C., Cremer, F., Dubaya, R., Migliavacca, M., Reichstein, M. & C. Schmullius (2018). Estimation of forest aboveground biomass and uncertainties by integration of field measurements, airborne LiDAR, and SAR and optical satellite data in Mexico. Carbon Balance and Management, 13(1):5. doi:10.1186/s13021-018-0093-5.

Conference Contribution

Dubois, C., Müller, M. M., Pathe, C., Jagdhuber, T., Cremer, F., Thiel, C., & Schmullius, C. (2020). Characterization of land cover seasonality in Sentinel-1 time series data. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences, 5(3). View

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