Thomas Esch
Thomas Esch
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Head of Team "Smart Cities and Spatial Development"
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Deep learning earth observation classification using ImageNet pretrained networks
D Marmanis, M Datcu, T Esch, U Stilla
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 13 (1), 105-109, 2015
Monitoring urbanization in mega cities from space
H Taubenböck, T Esch, A Felbier, M Wiesner, A Roth, S Dech
Remote sensing of Environment 117, 162-176, 2012
Urban footprint processor—Fully automated processing chain generating settlement masks from global data of the TanDEM-X mission
T Esch, M Marconcini, A Felbier, A Roth, W Heldens, M Huber, ...
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 10 (6), 1617-1621, 2013
Breaking new ground in mapping human settlements from space–The Global Urban Footprint
T Esch, W Heldens, A Hirner, M Keil, M Marconcini, A Roth, J Zeidler, ...
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 134, 30-42, 2017
Delineation of urban footprints from TerraSAR-X data by analyzing speckle characteristics and intensity information
T Esch, M Thiel, A Schenk, A Roth, A Muller, S Dech
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 48 (2), 905-916, 2009
Urban structure type characterization using hyperspectral remote sensing and height information
U Heiden, W Heldens, S Roessner, K Segl, T Esch, A Mueller
Landscape and urban Planning 105 (4), 361-375, 2012
NASA's Black Marble nighttime lights product suite
MO Román, Z Wang, Q Sun, V Kalb, SD Miller, A Molthan, L Schultz, ...
Remote Sensing of Environment 210, 113-143, 2018
New dimensions of urban landscapes: The spatio-temporal evolution from a polynuclei area to a mega-region based on remote sensing data
H Taubenböck, M Wiesner, A Felbier, M Marconcini, T Esch, S Dech
Applied Geography 47, 137-153, 2014
TanDEM-X mission-new perspectives for the inventory and monitoring of global settlement patterns
T Esch, H Taubenböck, A Roth, W Heldens, A Felbier, M Schmidt, ...
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6 (1), 061702, 2012
Large-area assessment of impervious surface based on integrated analysis of single-date Landsat-7 images and geospatial vector data
T Esch, V Himmler, G Schorcht, M Thiel, T Wehrmann, F Bachofer, ...
Remote Sensing of Environment 113 (8), 1678-1690, 2009
Improvement of image segmentation accuracy based on multiscale optimization procedure
T Esch, M Thiel, M Bock, A Roth, S Dech
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 5 (3), 463-467, 2008
Machine learning comparison between WorldView-2 and QuickBird-2-simulated imagery regarding object-based urban land cover classification
T Novack, T Esch, H Kux, U Stilla
remote sensing 3 (10), 2263-2282, 2011
Characterization of land cover types in TerraSAR-X images by combined analysis of speckle statistics and intensity information
T Esch, A Schenk, T Ullmann, M Thiel, A Roth, S Dech
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 49 (6), 1911-1925, 2011
Object-based feature extraction using high spatial resolution satellite data of urban areas
H Taubenböck, T Esch, M Wurm, A Roth, S Dech
Journal of Spatial Science 55 (1), 117-132, 2010
How good is the map? A multi-scale cross-comparison framework for global settlement layers: Evidence from Central Europe
M Klotz, T Kemper, C Geiß, T Esch, H Taubenböck
Remote Sensing of Environment 178, 191-212, 2016
Settlement detection and impervious surface estimation in the Mekong Delta using optical and SAR remote sensing data
P Leinenkugel, T Esch, C Kuenzer
Remote sensing of environment 115 (12), 3007-3019, 2011
Delineation of central business districts in mega city regions using remotely sensed data
H Taubenböck, M Klotz, M Wurm, J Schmieder, B Wagner, M Wooster, ...
Remote sensing of Environment 136, 386-401, 2013
Object-based image information fusion using multisensor earth observation data over urban areas
M Wurm, H Taubenböck, M Schardt, T Esch, S Dech
International Journal of Image and Data Fusion 2 (2), 121-147, 2011
Combined use of multi-seasonal high and medium resolution satellite imagery for parcel-related mapping of cropland and grassland
T Esch, A Metz, M Marconcini, M Keil
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 28 …, 2014
Multi-sensor mapping of West African land cover using MODIS, ASAR and TanDEM-X/TerraSAR-X data
U Gessner, M Machwitz, T Esch, A Tillack, V Naeimi, C Kuenzer, S Dech
Remote Sensing of Environment 164, 282-297, 2015
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