Max Planck Gesellschaft
Johannes Gensheimer

PhD student with the
Global Diagnostic Modelling group

room: C2.004 (tower)
phone: +49 3641 57 6239
email: jgens(at)

Research interests | Current Research | Past Research | Publications

Research Interest:

  • Machine Learning and Data Science
  • Remote Sensing
  • Land-atmosphere interaction
  • Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence

Past Research:

Environmental Sensing and Modeling, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany (2020-2021)



Zhao, X., Chen, J., Marschall, J., Gałkowski, M., Hachinger, S., Dietrich, F., Shekhar, A., Gensheimer, J., Wenzel, A., and Gerbig, D.: Understanding greenhouse gas (GHG) column concentrations in Munich using WRF. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP). (in review)

Gensheimer, J., Turner, A. J., Köhler, P., Frankenberg, C., & Chen, J: A Convolutional Neural Network for Spatial Downscaling of Satellite-Based Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence (SIFnet). Biogeosciences 19, no. 6 (2022): 1777-1793.

Gensheimer, J., Turner, A. J., Shekhar, A., Wenzel, A., Keutsch, F. N., & Chen, J. (2021). What are the different measures of mobility telling us about surface transportation CO2 emissions during the COVID‐19 pandemic?. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, e2021JD034664. DOI:

Balamurugan, V., Chen, J., Qu, Z., Bi, X., Gensheimer, J., Shekhar, A., Bhattacharjee, S. & Keutsch, F. N. (2021). Tropospheric NO2 and O3 response to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions at the national and urban scales in Germany. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126(19), e2021JD035440. DOI:

Conference Contribution

Gensheimer, J., Reichstein, M., Guanter, L., Hamdi, Z., and Duveiller, G.: Synergistic use of Sentinels 2, 3 and 5P for SIF based estimates of Gross Primary Productivity at 1 km. Living Planet Symposium 2022. 23.05.2022 - 27.05.2022 in Bonn, Germany. (oral presentation)

Chen, J., Dietrich, F., Wenzel, A., Aginer, P., Zhao, X., Klappenbach, F., Gensheimer, J., Makowski, M., and Luther, A.: Integrated Measurements for Greenhouse Gas Emission Monitoring. 5th ICOS Science Conference (2022). 13.09.2022 - 15.09.2022 online.

Oda, T., Gensheimer, J., Haga, C., Hosomi, K., Matsui, T., Bun, R., Turner, A. J., Shekhar, A., Wenzel, A., Keutsch, F. N., and Chen, J.. Errors and uncertainties associated with mobility and traffic activity data for estimating fossil fuel CO2 emissions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 16th IGAC Science Conferences

Gensheimer, J., Turner, A. J., Shekhar, A., Wenzel, A., Keutsch, F. N., & Chen, J. (2021, April). Error assessment of traffic emission estimates using novel mobility datasets. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (pp. EGU21-5419).

Balamurugan, V., Bi, X., Gensheimer, J., Chen, J., Keutsch, F., Bhattacharjee, S., & Shekhar, A. (2021, April). Impacts of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on urban NO2 and O3 level in Germany with consideration of meteorological impacts and seasonal variation. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (pp. EGU21-12035).

Zhao, X., Chen, J., Marshall, J., Galkowski, M., Gerbig, C., Hachinger, S., Gensheimer, J., Guo, X., Dietrich, F., Wenzel, A., and Klappenbach, F. (2021, April). Quantifying the impact of urban greenhouse gas emissions for Munich during the COVID-19 pandemic using WRF V3. 9.1. 1. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (pp. EGU21-13431).

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