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Katharina Anders

Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
Room 105
69120 Heidelberg
katharina.anders@uni-heidelberg.de
Phone: +49 6221 54-5525


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Dr. Katharina Anders

Dr. Katharina Anders is PostDoc and research associate in the 3DGeo Research Group. Her research interests are method development for 3D/4D change analysis and geographic analysis of mutlitemporal 3D point clouds and LiDAR time series for understanding the spatial and temporal dimensions of landscape dynamics (press release)

Projects

4D Objects-By-Change  –  Change Analysis of Natural Surfaces using 3D Time Series
Auto3Dscapes  –  Autonomous 3D Earth Observation of Dynamic Landscapes
E-TRAINEE  –  E-learning course on Time Series Analysis in Remote Sensing
HELIOS++  –  Heidelberg LiDAR Operations Simulator
3D Micro-Mapping  –  Crowdsourcing to Support 3D Point Cloud Analysis

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Höfle, B. (2022): Improving change analysis from near-continuous 3D time series by considering full temporal information. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 19. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2022.3148920.
  • Vos, S., Anders, K., Kuschnerus, M., Lindenbergh, R., Höfle, B., Aarninkhof, S., de Vries, S. (2022): A high-resolution 4D terrestrial laser scan dataset of the Kijkduin beach-dune system, The Netherlands. Scientific Data, 9 (191). DOI: 10.1038/s41597-022-01291-9.
  • Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Schröder, D., Höfle, B. (2022): Full 4D Change Analysis of Topographic Point Cloud Time Series using Kalman Filtering. Earth Surface Dynamics Discussions, under review. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-2021-103.
  • Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Schröder, D., & Höfle, B. (2022): Virtual Laser Scanning of Dynamic Scenes Created From Real 4D Topographic Point Cloud Data. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. Vol. V-2-2022, pp. 79-86. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-V-2-2022-79-2022.
  • Winiwarter, L., Esmorís Pena, A., Weiser, H., Anders, K., Martínez Sanchez, J., Searle, M., Höfle, B. (2022): Virtual laser scanning with HELIOS++: A novel take on ray tracing-based simulation of topographic full-waveform 3D laser scanning. Remote Sensing of Environment, 269. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2021.112772.
  • Zahs, V., Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Williams, J.G., Rutzinger, M., Höfle, B. (2022): Correspondence-driven plane-based M3C2 for lower uncertainty in 3D topographic change quantification. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 183, pp. 541-559. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2021.11.018.
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Mara, H., Lindenbergh, R., Vos, S. E., Höfle B. (2021). Fully automatic spatiotemporal segmentation of 3D LiDAR time series for the extraction of natural surface changes. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 173, pp. 297-308. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2021.01.015.
  • Ulrich, V., Williams, J.G., Zahs, V., Anders, K., Hecht, S., Höfle, B. (2021): Measurement of rock glacier surface change over different timescales using terrestrial laser scanning point clouds. Earth Surface Dynamics, 9, pp. 19-28. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-9-19-2021.
  • Weiser, H., Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Fassnacht, F.E., Höfle, B. (2021): Opaque voxel-based tree models for virtual laser scanning in forestry applications. Remote Sensing of Environment, 265, pp. 95-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2021.112641.
  • Williams, J.G., Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Zahs, V., Höfle, B. (2021): Multi-directional change detection between point clouds. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 172, pp. 95-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2020.12.002.
  • Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Höfle, B. (2021): M3C2-EP: Pushing the limits of 3D topographic point cloud change detection by error propagation. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 178, pp. 240–258. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2021.06.011
  • Anders, K., Marx, S., Boike, J., Herfort, B., Wilcox, E.J., Langer, M., Marsh, P., & Höfle, B. (2020): Multitemporal Terrestrial Laser Scanning Point Clouds for Thaw Subsidence Observation at Arctic Permafrost Monitoring Sites. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 45(7), pp. 1589-1600. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4833
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Lindenbergh, R., Williams, J.G., Vos, S.E., & Höfle, B. (2020): 4D objects-by-change: Spatiotemporal segmentation of geomorphic surface change from LiDAR time series. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 159, pp. 352-363. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2019.11.025
  • Antonova, S., Thiel, C., Höfle, B., Anders, K., Helm, V., Zwieback, S., Marx, S., & Boike, J. (2019): Estimating tree height from TanDEM-X data at the northwestern Canadian treeline. Remote Sensing of Environment, 231, DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111251
  • Boike, J., Nitzbon, J., Anders, K., Grigoriev, M., Bolshiyanov, D., Langer, M., Lange, S., Bornemann, N., Morgenstern, A., Schreiber, P., Wille, C., Chadburn, S., Gouttevin, I., Burke, E., & Kutzbach, L. (2019): A 16-year record (2002–2017) of permafrost, active-layer, and meteorological conditions at the Samoylov Island Arctic permafrost research site, Lena River delta, northern Siberia: an opportunity to validate remote-sensing data and land surface, snow, and permafrost models. Earth System Science Data, 11(1), pp. 261-299. DOI: 10.5194/essd-11-261-2019.
  • Ghamisi, P., Rasti, B., Yokoya, N., Wang, Q., Höfle, B., Bruzzone, L., Bovolo, F., Chi, M., Anders, K., Gloaguen, R., Atkinson, P.M., & Benediktsson, J.A. (2019): Multisource and Multitemporal Data Fusion in Remote Sensing: A Comprehensive Review of the State of the Art. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, 7(1), pp. 6-39. DOI: 10.1109/MGRS.2018.2890023.
  • Zahs, V., Hämmerle, M., Anders, K., Hecht, S., Sailer, R., Rutzinger, M., Williams, J.G., & Höfle, B. (2019): Multi‐temporal 3D point cloud‐based quantification and analysis of geomorphological activity at an alpine rock glacier using airborne and terrestrial LiDAR. Permafrost and Periglacial Process, 2019, pp. 1– 17. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.2004
  • Drews, T., Miernik, G., Anders, K., Höfle, B., Profe, J., Emmerich, A., & Bechstädt, T. (2018): Validation of fracture data recognition in rock masses by automated plane detection in 3D point clouds. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 109, pp. 19-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.06.023.
  • Marx, S., Anders, K., Antonova, S., Beck, I., Boike, J., Marsh, P., Langer, M., & Höfle, B. (2017): Terrestrial laser scanning for quantifying small-scale vertical movements of the ground surface in Arctic permafrost regions. Earth Surface Dynamics Discussions, 2017, pp. 31. DOI: 10.5194/esurf-2017-49.

Conference Papers

  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L. & Höfle, B. (2022): Automatic Extraction and Characterization of Natural Surface Changes from Near-Continuous 3D Time Series using 4D Objects-By-Change and Kalman Filtering, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, EGU22-4225, 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-4225.
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Schröder, D. & Höfle, B. (2022): Integration of Kalman Filtering of Near-Continuous Surface Change Time Series into the Extraction of 4D Objects-By-Change. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLIII-B2-2022, 973--980, 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B2-2022-973-2022.
  • Winiwarter, L., Esmorís Pena, A. M., Zahs, V., Weiser, H., Searle, M., Anders, K. & Höfle, B. (2022): Virtual Laser Scanning using HELIOS++ - Applications in Machine Learning and Forestry. EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, EGU22-8671, 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-8671.
  • Zahs, V., Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Bremer, M. Rutzinger, M. Potůčková, M. & Höfle, B. (2022): Evaluation of UAV-borne photogrammetry and UAV-borne laser scanning for 3D topographic change analysis of an active rock glacier. EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, EGU22-2513, 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-2513.
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Mara, H., Lindenbergh, R. C., Vos, S. E. & Höfle, B. (2021): Influence of Spatial and Temporal Resolution on Time Series-Based Coastal Surface Change Analysis using Hourly Terrestrial Laser Scans, ISPRS Annals of Photogrammy, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, V-2-2021, 137–144, 10.5194/isprs-annals-V-2-2021-137-2021.
  • Weiser, H., Winiwarter, L., Schäfer, J., Fassnacht, F.E., Anders, K., Esmoris Pena, A.M. & Höfle, B. (2021): Virtual laser scanning (VLS) in forestry – Investigating appropriate 3D forest representations for LiDAR simulations with HELIOS++. In: EGU General Assembly 2021. Vol. EGU21 (EGU21-9178), pp. 1-2.
  • Zahs, V., Herfort, B., Kohns, J., Ullah, T., Anders, K., Stempniewski, L., Zipf, A. & Höfle, B. (2021): 3D point cloud-based assessment of detailed building damage through a combination of machine learning, crowdsourcing and earthquake engineering. In: EGU General Assembly 2021. Vol. EGU21 (EGU21-1304), pp. 1-2.
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Mara, H., Lindenbergh, R.C., Vos, S., & Höfle, B. (2020): Einfluss der zeitlichen Auflösung auf die raumzeitliche Segmentierung geomorphologischer Änderungsprozesse in 3D-Punktwolken. Tagungsband der 40. Wissenschaftlich-Technischen Jahrestagung der DGPF, 29, 312-316.
  • Rutzinger, M., Anders, K., Bremer, M., Höfle, B., Lindenbergh, R., Oude Elberink, S., Pirotti, F., Scaioni, M., & Zieher, T. (2020): Training in Innovative Technologies for Close-Range Sensing in Alpine Terrain – 3Rrd Edition. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLIII-B5-2020, 243–250, 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B5-2020-243-2020.
  • Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., & Höfle, B. (2020): Herausforderungen in der Fehlerfortpflanzung von Laserscandaten für multitemporale Analysen zur verbesserten Quantifizierung des Level of Detection. Tagungsband der 40. Wissenschaftlich-Technischen Jahrestagung der DGPF, 29, 373-380.
  • Winiwarter, L., Anders, K., Wujanz, D., & Höfle, B. (2020): Influence of Ranging Uncertainty of Terrestrial Laser Scanning on Change Detection in Topographic 3D Point Clouds. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, V-2-2020, 789–796, DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-V-2-2020-789-2020.
  • Anders, K., Lindenbergh, R.C., Vos, S., Mara, H., de Vries, S., & Höfle, B. (2019): High-Frequency 3D Geomorphic Observation Using Hourly Terrestrial Laser Scanning Data Of A Sandy Beach, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, IV-2/W5, 317-324, DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-2-W5-317-2019.
  • Herzog, M., Anders, K., Höfle, B., Bubenzer, O. (2019): Multi-method investigation of star dunes in Morocoo (Erg Chebbi): topography, stratigraphy and implications for OSL-sampling. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 21(EGU2019-6950), pp. 1-1.
  • Höfle, B., Anders, K., & Winiwarter, L. (2019): 3D Micro-Mapping: Crowdsourcing to Support Image and 3D Point Cloud Analysis. Proceedings of the 57th Photogrammetric Week, 09-13 Sept 2019, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Kumar, A., Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., & Höfle, B. (2019): Feature Relevance Analysis For 3D Point Cloud Classification Using Deep Learning, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, IV-2/W5, 373-380, DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-2-W5-373-2019.
  • Pattee, A., Volkmann, A., Anders, K., & Mara, H. (2018). Analysing the Medieval Landscape of the German Palatinate. GI_Forum 2018, 6, pp. 39-49. DOI: 10.1553/giscience2018_02_s39.
  • Antonova, S., Anders, K., Helm, V., Höfle, B., Marx, S., & Boike, J. (2017). Bistatic coherence from CoSSC TanDEM-X data for tree height estimation in the Canadian Subarctic, 5th HGF Alliance “Remote Sensing and Earth System Dynamics” Week, 26-30 June 2017. HDL: 10013/epic.51387.
  • Hämmerle, M., Lukac, N., Chen, K.-C., Koma, Z., Wang, C.-K., Anders, K., & Höfle, B. (2017). Simulating Various Terrestrial and UAV LiDAR Scanning Configurations for Understory Forest Structure Modelling. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, IV-2/W4, pp. 59-65. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-2-W4-59-2017
  • Marx, S., Anders, K., Antonova, S., Beck, I., Boike, J., Marsh, P., Langer, M., & Höfle, B. (2017). Terrestrial laser scanning for quantifying small-scale vertical movements of the ground surface in Arctic permafrost regions, ARCTIC CHANGE 2017 Conference, 12-15 December 2017. HDL: 10013/epic.373c192f-1178-4410-9825-0ebdb3753d6f.
  • Anders, K., Assmann, A., & Fritsch, K. (2016). Prospects and requirements for an operational modelling unit in flood crisis situations. FLOODrisk 2016. E3S Web of Conferences 7, 19002. pp. 7.
  • Anders, K., Hämmerle, M., Miernik, G., Drews, T., Escalona, A., Townsend, C., & Höfle, B. (2016). 3D Geological Outcrop Characterization: Automatic Detection of 3D Planes (Azimuth and Dip) Using LiDAR Point Clouds. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, III-5, pp. 105-112. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-III-5-105-2016.
  • Anders, K., Assmann, A., & Fritsch, K. (2014). Operationelle Überflutungssimulation für Deichbrüche. AGIT - Journal für Angewandte Geoinformatik, 1, pp. 228-233. DOI: 10.14627/537557032.

Further Contributions

  • Anders, K., Eberlein, S., Höfle, B. (2022): Hourly Terrestrial Laser Scanning Point Clouds of Snow Cover in the Area of the Schneeferner, Zugspitze, Germany. PANGAEA. DOI: 10.1594/PANGAEA.941550.
  • Anders, K. & Höfle, B. (2022): ER3DS - Emissionsreduktion in Smart Cities mit räumlicher 3D-Erfassung und Analyse. Final Project Report, No. FKZ 01DO19001, Heidelberg University, pp. 1-18. DOI: 10.11588/heidok.00031672.
  • Anders, K., Weise, T., Aeschbach, N. & Höfle, B. (2022): Strategies of Managing Urban Tree Vegetation: A Study of Cities in Taiwan. Technical Report, Heidelberg University, pp. 1-30. DOI: 10.11588/heidok.00031780.
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Höfle, B. (2021): Improving change analysis from near-continuous 3D time series by considering full temporal information [Data and Source Code]. heiDATA, V1. 10.11588/data/1L11SQ.
  • Anders, K., Winiwarter, L., Mara, H., Lindenbergh, R., Vos, S. E., Höfle, B. (2021). Fully Automatic Spatiotemporal Segmentation of 3D LiDAR Time Series for the Extraction of Natural Surface Changes [Source Code, Validation Material and Validation Results]. heiDATA, V1. DOI: 10.11588/data/4HJHAA.
  • Vos, S., Anders, K., Kuschnerus, M., Lindenbergh, R., Höfle, B., Aarninkhof, S., de Vries, S. (2021): A six month high resolution 4D geospatial stationiary laser scan dataset of the Kijkduin beach dune system, The Netherlands. PANGAEA, DOI: 10.1594/PANGAEA.934058.
  • Weiser, H., Schäfer, J., Winiwarter, L., Krašovec, N., Seitz, C., Schimka, M., Anders, K., Baete, D., Braz, A.S., Brand, J., Debroize, D., Kuss, P., Martin, L.L., Mayer, A., Schrempp, T., Schwarz, L.-M., Ulrich, V., Fassnacht, F.E., Höfle, B. (2021): Terrestrial, UAV-borne, and airborne laser scanning point clouds of central European forest plots, Germany, with extracted individual trees and manual forest inventory measurements. PANGAEA, DOI: 10.1594/PANGAEA.933426.
  • Herfort, B., Anders, K., Marx, S., Eberlein, S., Höfle, B. (2020): 3D Micro-Mapping of Subsidence Stations [Source Code and Data]. heiDATA. DOI: 10.11588/data/OU8YA1
  • Antonova, S., Anders, K., Beck, I., Boike, J., Höfle, B., Marx, S. (2019): Digital Elevation Model from raw CoSSC TanDEM-X data (2015) in the area of Trail Valley Creek, Northwest Territories, Canada. PANGAEA, DOI: 10.1594/PANGAEA.902503.
  • Antonova, S., Beck, I., Marx, S., Anders, K., Boike, J., Höfle, B. (2019): PermaSAR : Entwicklung einer Methode zur Detektion von Subsidenz in Permafrostgebieten mit D-InSAR: Schlussbericht. Report FKZ50EE1418, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, pp. 1-77.
  • Eberlein, S., Anders, K., Höfle, B. (2019): Kontinuierliches Schneedecken-Monitoring mittels Zeitserien von 3D-Punktwolken aus automatischem terrestrischem Laserscanning. Umweltforschungsstation Schneefernerhaus GmbH: UFS Wissenschaftliche Resultate 2017/2018, pp. 66-69.
  • Höfle, B., Anders, K. (2019): Auto3Dscapes - Autonomous 3D Earth Observation of Dynamic Landscapes. In: Zipf, A., Growe, A., Schmidt, S., Klonner, C.: Heidelberger Geographische Gesellschaft (HGG) Journal, 33, pp. 54-56.
  • Höfle, B., Anders, K., Antonova, S., Boike, J., Marx, S. (2019): PermaSAR - Entwicklung einer Methode zur Detektion von Subsidence in Permafrostgebieten mit D-InSAR. In: Zipf, A., Growe, A., Schmidt, S., Klonner, C.: Heidelberger Geographische Gesellschaft (HGG) Journal, 33, pp. 57-60.
  • Anders, K., Antonova, S., Boike, J., Gehrmann, M., Hartmann, J., Helm, V., Höfle, B., Marsh, P., Marx, S., & Sachs, T. (2018): Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS) Point Clouds of Trail Valley Creek, NWT, Canada (2016). Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, DOI: 10.1594/PANGAEA.894884.
  • Anders, K., Antonova, S., Beck, I., Boike, J., Höfle, B., Langer, M., Marsh, P., & Marx, S. (2018): Multisensor ground-based measurements of the permafrost thaw subsidence in the Trail Valley Creek, NWT, Canada, 2015-2016. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, DOI: 10.1594/PANGAEA.888566.
Curriculum Vitae
  • since 10/2021: Fellow of the first class of Young Marsilius Fellowships at Marsilius Kolleg, Heidelberg University, Germany (press release)
  • 11/2020: Awardee of the Prize for Digital Teaching by Heidelberg University, Germany, for the course "Geoscripting with Python – Automation of Geographic Analyses" (press release)
  • 04/2019: Organization of Workshop "Spatial and Temporal Analyses of Geographic Phenomena" (STAP19), 01-04 April 2019, at the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 11/2018–01/2019: Visiting Scholar in the Geoscience & Remote Sensing Department at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • 04/2018–02/2019: Fellow of the HCE-Zukunftskolleg, Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE), Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 01/2018–02/2019: Speaker of the HGS MathComp Doctoral Fellows, Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 11/2017–11/2021: PhD Student in the 3DGeo Research Group and the FCGL within HGS MathComp at the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 10/2017: Master of Science in Geography (Major in Geoinformatics), Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 08/2017–10/2017: Student Assistant in the Periglacial Research Department at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Potsdam, Germany
  • 03/2016–06/2016: Intern in the Geo-Intelligence division at Airbus Defence & Space Geo, Potsdam, Germany
  • 10/2015–11/2017: Student Assistant in the 3DGeo Research Group, GIScience, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 10/2014: Bachelor of Science in Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 05/2014–06/2017: Student Assistant at geomer GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
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