Landdegradation

Herzlich Willkommen

auf der Homepage des Verbundprojekts SPACES2 'Südafrika Landdegradationsmonitor (SALDi)'. Das Projekt entwickelt neue Ansätze zur räumlich expliziten Erkennung von Landdegradation in Südafrika. Das Vorhaben wird vom BMBF gefördert.
Landdegradation
Foto: J. Baade/FSU 2010

SALDi: Aktivitäten

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Folgen Sie uns auf dem SALDi Field Work Blog
SPACES II Project Synthesis Meeting Gruppenbild
Vom 14. bis 16.6.2022 fand auf dem Future Africa Campus der University of Pretoria, Südafrika, das SPACES II Abschlusstreffen statt.
Tiefenlinienerosion im Eastern Cape, Südafrika
SALDi Team Mitglieder haben erfolgreich eine Sitzung zu Landdegradation bei der vEGU 2021 durchgeführt

SALDi: Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und Meldungen

Tiefenlinienerosion in der Karoo, Südafrika, und Zerschneidung der landwirtschaftlichen Nutzfläche
Mittwoch, 13.07.2022, IGG, HS 234, 16:15 Uhr - 17:45 Uhr
Vorlesung im Rahmen des SALDi / EMS Africa Fernerkundungskurses
Die SPACES-Projekte SALDi und EMS Africa führten vom 04. – 08. Juli 2022 eine Schulung zur Erdbeobachtung an der WITS Rural Facility in Acornhoek, Südafrika durch.
Harald Kunstmann
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Der Link führt zur Tagungsseite @ Thünen Institut
Beregnung Vienis
Die 3. SALDi Geländekampagne findet von März bis Mitte April 2020 statt und umfasst ausgewählte Untersuchungsgebiete. Der Fokus der Arbeiten liegt auf der Kontrolle der Bodenfeuchtenetzwerke, sowie ergänzende Beregnungsexperimente und ergänzende Vermessungen von Stauseen. Das Bild zeigt eine Beregnung in der Nähe von Ladybrand, Free State im Oktober 2019.
Testlauf Beregnung Dornburg
Die 2. SALDi Geländekampagne findet vom September bis Mitte Oktober 2019 statt und umfaßt alle sechs Untersuchungsgebiete. Der Fokus der Arbeiten liegt auf der Kontrolle der Bodenfeuchtenetzwerke, die im März erfolgreich installiert wurden. Zudem werden Vermessungen mit dem Terrestrischen Laserscanner und Beregnungsexperimente durchgeführt.Das Bild zeigt den Testlauf auf den Versuchsflächen des TLLLR in Dornburg am 17.7.2019.
TLS-Vermessung von Tiefenlinienerosion
Die 1. SALDi Geländekampagne findet vom 14.3. bis 6.4.2019 statt und umfaßt alle sechs Untersuchungsgebiete. Der Fokus der Arbeiten liegt auf der Installation von Geräten und initialen Geländevermessungen.
SALDi Kick-off Meeting Group 20190311
Das SALDi Kick-off findet vom 11. bis 13.3.2019 in Pretoria am Agricultural Research Council (ARC), Institute for Soil, Climate and Water (ISCW) statt.
Massive Zerschneidung landwirtschaftlicher Flächen durch Tiefenlinienerosion
Pressemitteilung der FSU Jena zum Projektstart

SALDi Publikationen und Konferenzbeiträge

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2023 (in print)

  • Baade, J., I. Aucamp, A. Collett, F. Eckardt, R. Funk, C. Glotzbach, J. von Holdt, F. Kestel, J. Knot, A. Lombard, T. Morgenthal, A. Msipa & J. J. Le Roux (subm.): Soil erosion, research and soil conservation policy in South Africa. Subm. to: G. von Maltitz, G. Midgley, J. Veitch, C. Brümmer, R. Rötter, F. Viehberg & M. Veste (Eds.), Sustainability of southern African ecosystems under global change: Science for management and policy interventions. Cham: Springer.
  • Baade, J., U. Gessner, E. Hahndiek, C. Harmse, S. Hill, A. Hirner, N. Maruping-Mzileni, I. Otte, C. Pathe, P. Renner, K. Schellenberg, S. Selvaraj, M. Urban, Z. Zhang & C. Schmullius (subm.): Observational support for regional policy implementation – land surface change under anthropogenic and climate pressure in SALDi study sites. Subm. to: G. von Maltitz, G. Midgley, J. Veitch, C. Brümmer, R. Rötter, F. Viehberg & M. Veste (Eds.), Sustainability of southern African ecosystems under global change: Science for management and policy interventions. Ecological Studies. Cham: Springer. 
  • Schmullius, C., U. Gessner, I. Otte, M. Urban, G. Chirima, M. A. Cho, K. Heckel, S. Hill, A. Hirner, P. Kluter, N. Mashiyi, O. Mutanga, A. Ramoelo, A. Skowno, J. Slingsby & J. Baade (subm.): A new era of Earth observation for the environment – Spatio-temporal monitoring capabilities for land degradation. Subm. to: G. von Maltitz, G. Midgley, J. Veitch, C. Brümmer, R. Rötter, F. Viehberg & M. Veste (Eds.), Sustainability of southern African ecosystems under global change: Science for management and policy interventions. Cham: Springer.
  • Zhang, Z., P. Laux, J. Baade, A. Rebelo, H. Moutahir & H. Kunstmann (subm.): Regional land-atmosphere interactions in southern Africa: potential impact and sensitivity of forest and plantations modification. Subm. to: G. von Maltitz, G. Midgley, J. Veitch, C. Brümmer, R. Rötter, F. Viehberg & M. Veste (Eds.), Sustainability of southern African ecosystems under global change: Science for management and policy interventions. Cham: Springer.

2022

  • keine Publikationen

2021

  • Heckel, K., M. Urban, J.-S. Bouffard, J. Baade, P. Boucher, A. Davies, E. G. Hockridge, W. Lück, J. Ziemer, I. Smit, B. Jacobs, M. Norris-Rogers & C. Schmullius (2021): The first sub-meter resolution digital elevation model of the Kruger National Park, South Africa. - Koedoe; Vol 63, No 1 (2021). https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v63i1.1679 (Open-Access)
  • Muumbe, T. P., J. Baade, J. Singh, C. Schmullius & C. Thau (2021): Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Vegetation Analyses with a Special Focus on Savannas. - Remote Sensing, 13(3). https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13030507 (Open-Access)
  • Nghiyalwa, H. S., M. Urban, J. Baade, I. P. J. Smit, A. Ramoelo, B. Mogonong & C. Schmullius (2021): Spatio-Temporal Mixed Pixel Analysis of Savanna Ecosysrems: A Rview. - Remote Sensing, 13(19). https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13193870 (Open-Access) 
  • Urban, M., K. Schellenberg, T. Morgenthal, C. Dubois, A. Hirner, U. Gessner, B. Mogonong, Z. Zhang, J. Baade, A. Collett & C. Schmullius (2021): Using Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Time Series for Slangbos Mapping in the Free State Province, South Africa. - Remote Sensing, 13(17), 3342. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13173342 (Open Access)

2020

  • Baade, J. & C. Schmullius (2020): Local Validation and Comparison of Global Digital Elevation Models using a Large Assembly of GNSS Ground Measurements. - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Proceedings, IGARSS 2020, Proceedings, 5222-5225. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS39084.2020.9324695   
  • Berger, C., H. Lux, M. Urban, C. Schmullius, J. Baade, C. Thiel, C. Wigley-Coetsee & I. Smit (2020): Annual Grass Biomass Mapping with Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 Data over Kruger National Park. - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2020, Proceedings, 4323-4326. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS39084.2020.9324413
  • Ndyamboti, K., J. du Toit, J. Baade, A. Kaiser, M. Urban, C. Schmullius, C. Thiel & C. Berger (2020): A multi-scale remote sensing approach to understanding vegetation dynamics in the Nama Karoo-Grassland ecotone of South Africa. - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2020, Proceedings, 4501-4504. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS39084.2020.9323460
  • Schmullius, C., M. Urban, A. Hirner, C. Berger, K. Schellenberg, A. Ramoelo, I. Smit, T. Strydom, G. Chirima, T. Morgenthal, B. Melly, U. Gessner & J. Baade (2020): Earth Observation Strategies for Degradation Monitoring in South Africa with the Sentinels - Results from the SPACES II SALDi-Project. - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2020, Proceedings, 4783-4786. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS39084.2020.932361
  • Urban, M., K. Heckel, C. Berger, P. Schratz, I. P. J. Smit, T. Strydom, J. Baade & C. Schmullius (2020a): Woody Cover Mapping in the Savanna Ecosystem of the Kruger National Park Using Sentinel-1 Time Series and LiDAR Data. [datasets and workflows] - Zenodo. [doi:10.5281/zenodo.3728185 / available online: 2020-03-26, Open Access, Link to data repository]
  • Urban, M., K. Heckel, C. Berger, P. Schratz, I. P. J. Smit, T. Strydom, J. Baade & C. Schmullius (2020b): Woody Cover Mapping in the Savanna Ecosystem of the Kruger National Park Using Sentinel-1 Time Series Data. - Koedoe, 62(1), a1621.
    https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v62i1.1621 (Open Access)

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SALDi Konferenzbeiträge Eintrag erweitern
SPACES EMSAfrica & SALDi contributors @ SSNM 2019 in Skukuza, KNP, South Africa SPACES EMSAfrica & SALDi contributors @ SSNM 2019 in Skukuza, KNP, South Africa Foto: SALDi 2020

2023 (submitted) 

2023 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, July 16 - 21 2023, Pasadena, USA

  • Baade, J., K. Zoller & J. Le Roux (2023): Using Open Access Space-borne Digital Elevation Models - Implications for Uncertainties in Soil Erosion by Water Assessments, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2023. Pasadena, California, USA.

EGU General Assembly 2023. Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2023

  • Baade, J., K. Zoller & J. Le Roux (2023): Soil loss by water erosion assessment uncertainties – experiences from South Africa, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2023. Vienna, Austria. 

Savanna Science Network Meeting 2023. Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa

  • Baade, J., C. Schmullius, K. Heckel, H. S. Nghiyalwa, T. P. Muumbe, C. Pathe, M. Wolsza, K. Zoller, U. Gessner, A. Hirner, S. Hill, I. Otte, H. Kunstmann, P. Laux, Z. Zhang, C. Glotzbach, I. P. J. Smit & T. Strydom (2023): Summarizing CO-LD-EMS Results on Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments, Savanna Science Network Meeting 2023. Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 
  • Baade, J., K. Zoller, T. Strydom & N. Maruping-Mzileni (2023): Revisiting gully stabilization measures in Mokala National Park using UAV surveys, Savanna Science Network Meeting 2023. Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 
  • Muumbe, T. P., J. Singh, C. Thau, J. Baade, P. Raumonen, T. Strydom & C. Schmullius (2023): Individual tree-scale aboveground biomass estimation of woody vegetation in a semi-arid savanna using 3D data Savanna Science Network Meeting 2023. Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 
  • Ndyamboti, K. S., J. du Toit, K. Heckel, J. Baade, C. Schmullius & C. Thau (2023): The influence of vegetation phenology on the accuracy of digital terrain models derived from photogrammetric point cloud data: An analysis of UAV time-series data, Savanna Science Network Meeting 2023. Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 
  • Schmullius, C., U. Gessner, T. P. Muumbe, H. S. Nghiyalwa, K. Heckel, I. Otte, S. Hill, A. Hirner, C. Pathe, T. Strydom, N. Maruping-Mzileni & J. Baade (2023): Spatio-temporal monitoring capabilities for land degradation within the SANParks Project CO-LD-EMS: Activities and Findings from Sentinel-1 and -2 Time-Series since 2015 Savanna Science Network Meeting 2023. Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 

2022

ESA Living Planet Symposium, Bonn, Germany, 23–27 May 2022.

  • Otte, I., S. Hill, A. Hirner, M. Urban, M. Kganyago, N. Mashiyi, A. Mlisa, M. Schwinger, M. Thiel, U. Gessner, C. Schmullius & J. Baade (2022): Development of earth observation data cubes for monitoring land degradation processes in South Africa. ESA Living Planet Symposium 2022. Bonn: ESA.

EGU General Assembly 2022. Vienna, Austria 23–27 May 2022.

  • Baade, J., K. Zoller, W. van Zyl & H. Cawthra (2022): Reservoir siltation mapping uncertainties - experiences from South Africa. EGU General Assembly 2022. Vienna. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-9930
  • Zhang, Z., P. Laux, J. Arnault, J. Baade, M. Urban, C. Schmullius & H. Kunstmann (2022): Presentation of a high-resolution present-day joint atmosphere-land surface-hydrology simulation dataset for South Africa. EGU General Assembly 2022. Vienna. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-10349

Savanna Science Network Meeting, Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa, 6 - 10 March 2022

  • Baade, J. (2022): Monitoring Gully Erosion in Kruger National Park using TLS - The fourth assessment.  
  • Baade, J., C. Schmullius, K. Heckel, H. S. Nghiyalwa, T. P. Muumbe, C. Thau, M. Urban, U. Gessner, A. Hirner, S. Hill, I. Otte, H. Kunstmann, P. Laux, Z. Zhang, C. Glotzbach, I. P. J. Smit & T. Strydom (2022): Recent CO-LD-EMS Activities - Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments. 
  • Hirner, A., M. Urban, F. Thonfeld, C. Schmullius, J. Baade, I. P. J. Smit, T. Strydom & U. Gessner (2022): Assessment of Vegetation Cover with Earth Observation Data in Savannas of Southern Africa – first results for the Southern Kruger National Park. 
  • Muumbe, T. P., J. Singh, C. Thau, J. Baade, T. Strydom & C. Schmullius (2022): Above Ground Biomass Estimation of Savanna trees and shrubs through 3D reconstructions. 
  • Ndyamboti, K. S., J. du Toit, K. Heckel, J. Baade, C. Schmullius & C. Thau (2022): Assessing UAV photogrammetric point cloud data for DTM generation in the Eastern-Upper Karoo, South Africa. 
  • Nghiyalwa, H. S., M. Urban, J. Baade, A. Ramoelo, I. P. J. Smit, B. Mogonong & C. Schmullius (2022): Highlights from a Review on Spatio-Temporal Mixed Pixel Analysis of Savanna Ecosystems. 
  • Schmullius, C., M. Urban, K. Heckel, T. P. Muumbe, H. S. Nghiyalwa, A. Hirner, U. Gessner, J. Baade, I. Otte, S. Hill, A. Ramoelo, I. P. J. Smit & T. Strydom (2022): Earth Observation Strategies for Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments - CO-LD-EMS Activities and Findings from Sentinel-1 and -2 Time-Series since 2015.

2021

2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, July 11 - 16 2021, Brussels, Belgium

  • Urban, M. A. Hirner, J. Ziemer, M. M. Mueller, U. Gessner, J. Baade, B. Mogonong, T. Morgenthal, G. Feig, A. Ramoelo, K. Heckel, H. S. Nghiyalwa & C. Schmullius (2021): entinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Time Series Breakpoint Detection as Part of the South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDi), 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, pp. 1997-2000. 10.1109/IGARSS47720.2021.9553331

European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly 2021, 25 - 30 April, 2021, Vienna, Austria.

  • Session ITS2.9/SSS3: Land degradation in savanna environments - assessments, dynamics and implications
    | Virtual PICOConvener: Jussi Baade, Co-conveners: Jay J. Le Roux, Theunis Morgenthal, Hilma Nangula Nghiyalwa

  • Baade, J., Le Roux, J. J., Morgenthal, T., and Nghiyalwa, H. S. (2021): Land degradation in savanna environments - assessments, dynamics and implications, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-15264, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-15264
  • Baade, J., Schmullius, C., Urban, M., Kunstmann, H., Laux, P., Zhang, Z., Glotzbach, C., Gessner, U., Hirner, A., Kluter, P., Otte, I., Aucamp, I., Chirima, G., Abd Elbasit, M., Morgenthal, T., Smit, I., Strydom, T., Le Roux, J. J., von Maltitz, G., and Msibe, T. (2021): South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDI) – An overview of recent advancements, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-12808. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-12808
  • Otte, I., Mashiyi, N., Kluter, P., Hill, S., Hirner, A., Eberle, J., Urban, M., Mlisa, A., Kganyago, M., Schwinger, M., Gessner, U., Schmullius, C., and Baade, J. (2021): Development of earth observation data cubes for monitoring land degradation processes in South Africa, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-14349. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-14349
  • Schmullius, C., Urban, M., Heckel, K., Nghiyalwa, H. S., Hirner, A., Gessner, U., Ramoelo, A., Smit, I., Strydom, T., Chirima, G., Morgenthal, T., Feig, G., Mashiyi, N., Mlisa, A., and Baade, J. (2021): Earth Observation Strategies for degradation monitoring in South Africa with Sentinels – Results from the SPACES 2 SALDi-project , EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-15198. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-15198
  • Urban, M., Schellenberg, K., Morgenthal, T., Dubois, C., Hirner, A., Gessner, U., Zhang, Z., Mogonong, B., Baade, J., and Schmullius, C. (2021): Using Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Time Series for Slangbos Encroachment Mapping in the Free State Province, South Africa, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-3004, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-3004
  • Zhang, Z., Laux, P., Arnault, J., Wei, J., Baade, J., Urban, M., and Kunstmann, H. (2021): Evaluating the role of soil physical properties on simulated land-atmosphere interactions over South Africa using coupled atmosphere-hydrological modeling, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-9418. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-9418

Savanna Science Network Meeting 2021, 7 - 11 March 2021, Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa (canceled on 2021-02-03)

  • Baade, J, A Kaiser, C Schmullius, C Thau, M Urban, TP Muumbe, HN Nghiyalwa, K Ndyamboti, U Gessner, A Hirner, IPJ Smit & T Strydom, T. (sub.): In situ Measurements on Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments – CO-LD-EMS Second Years Activities.
  • Muumbe, TP, C Thau, M Urban, J Baade, T Strydom & C Schmullius, C (sub): Comparison of Tree Volume Reconstruction Algorithms to estimate Above Ground Biomass of Savanna Vegetation from TLS Point Clouds. (in cooperation with EMSAfrica)
  • Nghiyalwa HS,  M Urban , J Henschel, H van der Merwe, G Feig,  J Baade & C Schmullius (sub.): Multi-temporal metrics from Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 to analyse mixed pixel in a savanna biome.
  • Ndyamboti, KS, J du Toit, A Kaiser, C Thau, M Urban, J Baade & C Schmullius (sub): Ultra-high spatial resolution UAV data as an alternative to field-data collection for upscaling savanna woody fractional vegetation cover in the Bushbuckridge area using Sentinel 1/2 data. (in cooperation with EMSAfrica).
  • Urban, M, K Heckel, J Baade, T Strydom, A Hirner, I P J Smit, U Gessner & C Schmullius (sub.): Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Surface Moisture and Vegetation Dynamics using Sentinel-1 & Sentinel-2 time series for the southern Kruger National Park and surrounding areas.

2020

SPACES II Virtual Midterm Meeting, 21 Oct. 2020

  • Baade, J on behalf of SALDi Consortium (2020): SALDi – South African Land Degradation Monitor Joint Project Status Report 2018-2020. (Oral presentation).
  • Baade, J, A Kaiser, M Geissler, C Schmullius, M Urban, H Kunstmann, P Laux, Z Zhang, C Glotzbach, U Gessner, A Hirner, H Asamer, I Aucamp, G Chirima, M Abd Elbasit, I Smit, T Strydom, A van Niekerk, J le Roux, M Cho, G von Maltitz, T Msibe, E Hahndiek, B Melly, T Morgenthal (2020): South African Land Degradation Monitor — A project overview. (Download Poster) [pdf, 3 mb] en 
  • The SALDi Consortium Team Members (2020): SALDi – South African Land Degradation Monitor Project Status Report 2018-2020. Additional material. (Download pdf-document, 9 MB) [pdf, 9 mb]

2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 26 Sep. - 2 Oct. 2020, Virtual Symposium
           (for extended abstracts see our publication list above)

  • Baade, J & C Schmullius (2020): Local Validation and Comparison of Global Digital Elevation Models using a Large Assembly of GNSS Ground Measurements.
  • Berger, C, H Lux, M Urban, C Schmullius, J Baade, C Thiel, C Wigley-Coetsee & I Smit (2020): Annual Grass Biomass Mapping with Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 Data over Kruger National Park.
  • Ndyamboti, K, J du Toit, J Baade, A Kaiser, M Urban, C Schmullius, C Thiel, C Berger (2020): A multi-scale remote sensing approach to understanding vegetation dynamics in the Nama Karoo-Grassland ecotone of South Africa.
  • Schmullius, C, M Urban, A Hirner, C Berger, K Schellenberg, A Ramoelo, I Smit, T Strydom, G Chirima, T Morgenthal, B Melly, U Gessner & J Baade (2020): Earth Observation Strategies for Degradation Monitoring in South Africa with the Sentinels - Results from the SPACES II SALDi-Project.

European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020. EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online at a glance, 4 - 8 May 2020, Virtual Symposium

  • Baade, J, A Kaiser, M Geissler, C Schmullius, M Urban, H Kunstmann, P Laux, Z Zhang, C Glotzbach, U Gessner, A Hirner, H Asamer, I Aucamp, G Chirima, M Elbasit, I Smit, T Strydom, A van Niekerk, J le Roux, M A Cho, G von Maltitz & T Msibe (2020): South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDI) – A German - South African SPACES collaboration to advance land degradation assessments. link to EGU2020-21870_presentation.pdf
  • Kaiser, A, M Geissler, J le Roux, M Stander, G van Zijl & J Baade (2020): Simulating heavy rainfall events for parameterizing a first application of the physically based soil erosion model EROSION3D in South Africa. link to EGU2020-18155_presentation.pdf
  • Zhang, Z, J Arnault, P Laux, J Baade & H Kunstmann (2020): Assessing the interactions of atmosphere and land surface over South Africa with convective-permitting coupled atmospheric-hydrological modeling. link to EGU2020-17772_presentation.pdf

Savanna Science Network Meeting 2020, 2 - 6 March 2020, Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa

  • Baade, J, A Kaiser, M Geißler, C Schmullius, C Berger, M Urban, U Gessner, A Hirner, H Asamer, C Glotzbach, I P J Smit & T Strydom (2020): In situ Measurements on Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments – CO-LD-EMS First Years Activities.
  • Geißler, M, H Cawthra, A Kaiser, G Daut & J Baade (2020): The connection between land use change and catchment scale soil erosion derived from reservoir siltation data across South Africa.
  • Kaiser, A, M Geißler, T Strydom & J Baade (2020): Rainfall and runoff experiments to learn about the erodibility of soils within the southern part of Kruger National Park, South Africa.
  • Schmullius, C, C Berger, M Urban, A Hirner, H Asamer, U Gessner, J Baade, A Kaiser, A Ramoelo, I P J Smit & T Strydom (2020): Earth Observation Strategies for Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments - CO-LD-EMS 1st-Year Activities and Findings from Sentinel-1 and -2 Time-Series since 2015.
  • Urban, M, C Berger, K Heckel, J Baade, T Strydom, I P J Smit & C Schmullius (2020): Surface Moisture Monitoring using Sentinel-1 time series information and in situ data as part of the South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDi).

2019

Future Perspectives of Earth Observation, 2nd Symposium on applied Earth Observation Methods, 12 - 13 Nov. 2019, Cologne, Deutschland

  • Baade, J, A Kaiser, M Geißler, C Schmullius, M Urban, H Kunstmann, P Laux, Z Zhang, C Glotzbach, U Gessner, A Hirner, H Asamer, I Aucamp, G Chirima, MAM Abd Elbasit, I Smit, T Strydom, A van Niekerk, J Le Roux, MA Cho, G von Maltitz, T Msibe, E Hahndiek & B Melly (2019): South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDI) – A new German - South African SPACES collaboration to advance land degradation assessments.
  • Urban, M, C Schmullius, K Heckel, C Berger, F Cremer, W Lück, T Strydom, IPJ Smit, B Melly & J Baade (2019): Monitoring Surface Moisture Dynamics as Part of a South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDi), Future Perspectives of Earth Observation,

2019 Biennial Conference of the Southern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG), 16 - 17 Sep. 2019, Chintsa, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  • Baade, J, A Kaiser, M Geißler, C Schmullius, M Urban, H Kunstmann, P Laux, C Glotzbach, U Gessner, A Hirner, H Asamer, I Aucamp, G Chirima, M A M Abd Elbasit, I Smit, T Strydom, A van Niekerk, J Le Roux, M A Cho, G von Maltitz, T Msibe & E Hahndiek (2019): South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDI) – A new German - South African SPACES collaboration to advance land degradation assessments. 
  • Geißler, M, G Daut, H Cawthra, A Kaiser & J Baade (2019): Reservoir siltation surveys as proxy for catchment scale soil erosion estimations.
  • Reinwarth, B., E S Ridell, R Petersen, C. Glotzbach, J le Roux & J Baade (2019): Reservoir siltation, contemporary erosion and longer term denudation in Kruger National Park – Final results. 
  • Kaiser, A, M Geißler, M Stander, J le Roux, G van Zijl & J Baade (2019): First experiences with a physically-based erosion modelling approach in South African catchments using EROSION 3D.

ESA Living Planet Symposium, 13 - 17 May 2019, Milano, Italy

  • Heckel, K, M Urban, J S Bouffard, W Lück, M Norris-Rogers, C Berger & C Schmullius (2019): Creation of a very high-resolution Digital Surface Model of the Kruger National Park from CDNGI aerial imagery using PCI GXL.  
  • Schmullius, C, U Gessner, J Baade, C Berger, M Urban, G Chirima & I P J Smit (2019): SALDI-EMSAfrica-COLDEMS: A Cooperative Remote Sensing Project between German and South African Partners. 
  • Urban, M, C Berger, K Heckel, P Schratz & C Schmullius (2019): Woody Cover Classification in the Savanna Ecosystem of the Kruger National Park Using Sentinel-1 Time Series.
  • Urban, M, C Berger, T E Mudau, K Heckel, T Strydom, I P J Smit, J Baade & C Schmullius (2019): Surface Moisture Monitoring as part of a South African Degradation Monitor (SALDi) – early results.

Savanna Science Network Meeting 2019, 3 - 7 Mar. 2019, Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa

  • Baade, J, C Schmullius, C Berger, U Gessner, C Glotzbach & T Strydom (2019): CO-LD-EMS – Remote sensing and Ground Truthing of Land Surface Dynamics in Pristine Environments – An Introduction.  
  • Baade, J, C Schmullius, H Kunstmann, P Laux, C Glotzbach, U Gessner, I Aucamp, G Chirima, M Elbasit, I Smit, T Strydom, A van Niekerk, J Kemp, J Le Roux, R Mathieu & T Msibe (2019): South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDI) – A new SPACES collaboration to advance land degradation assessments.

2018

4th National Conference on Global Change, 3 - 6 Dec. 2018, Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa

  • Baade, J, C Schmullius, H Kunstmann, P Laux, C Glotzbach, U Gessner, I Aucamp, G Chirima, M Elbasit, I Smit, T Strydom, A van Niekerk, J Kemp, J le Roux, R Mathieu & T Msibe (2018): South African Land Degradation Monitor (SALDI) – A new German – South African SPACES collaboration to advance land degradation assessments.
Bericht über SALDi im Magazin Quest (2019) Eintrag erweitern

Das südafrikanische Wissenschaftsmagazin Quest, herausgegeben von der Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF), berichtet in einem Feature über das SALDi Projekt in seiner Ausgabe 2019 (15/2) ab Seite 20. Da der Link zur Zeitschrift (s.u.) nur auf einen Download verweist, stellen wir hier direkt den Beitrag [pdf, 525 kb] zur Verfügung. 

Baade et al. (2019) Kurzfassung (extended abstract) Eintrag erweitern

Dieser Link erlaubt den Zugriff auf die ausführliche Kurzfassung (extended abstract) [pdf, 227 kb] en, die zu den Proceedings der 4. Nationalen Global Change Konferenz in Polokwane, Südafrika, im Dezember 2019 eingereicht wurde.

SPACES II Newsletter @ Thünen Institute Eintrag erweitern
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Hinweis (Nov. 2022): Der SPACES II Newsletter wurde inzwischen eingestellt, das Archiv ist auch nicht mehr erreichbar.

SPACES II Brochure (Mar. 2022) Eintrag erweitern

Die im Dezember 2021 fertig gestellt SPACES II Broschüre steht auf der SPACESII-Seite des FONA-Programms des BMBF zum Download zur Verfügung (s. Mehr erfahren).

SALDi gehört zu den im Rahmen der BMBF-Strategie "Forschung für Nachhaltigkeit" (FONA) über den DLR Projektträger (DLR-PT) geförderten terrestrischen SPACES (Forschungspartnerschaften zur Anpassung komplexer Prozesse im System Erde in der Region Südliches Afrika) Verbundprojekten. Unsere terrestrischen Partnerprojekte sind:

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@ Uni Freiburg
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@ Thünen Institut
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@ Uni Potsdam
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@ Uni Jena
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@ Uni Göttingen

Kontakt zum SALDi Koordinator

Jussi Baade, PD Dr.
SALDi Koordinator
Portrait Dr. J. Baade
Raum 206
Löbdergraben 32
07743 Jena
Sprechzeiten:
Mittwoch 11.00 - 12.00 Uhr