Johannes Senn

Dr. Johannes Senn

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Kaiserstr. 12
    76131 Karlsruhe


  • Remote sensing of vegetation
  • Vegetation structure and soil erosion interaction
  • SfM photogrammetry and camera calibration


  • Since 2022: Postdoc at KIT
  • PhD at Newcastle University: Geometric calibration to improve efficiency and accuracy of geomorphological SfM surveys
  • 2017-2018: Research assistant, KIT - IfGG
  • 2017 MSc. Geoecology, KIT - IfGG
  • 2015 BSc. Geoecology, KIT- IfGG


Senn, J. A.; Mills, J.; Walsh, C. L.; Addy, S.; Peppa, M.-V. (2022). On‐site geometric calibration of RPAS mounted sensors for SfM photogrammetric geomorphological surveys. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 47 (6), 1615–1634. doi:10.1002/esp.5338
Eichel, J.; Draebing, D.; Kattenborn, T.; Senn, J. A.; Klingbeil, L.; Wieland, M.; Heinz, E. (2020). Unmanned aerial vehicle‐based mapping of turf‐banked solifluction lobe movement and its relation to material, geomorphometric, thermal and vegetation properties. Permafrost and periglacial processes, 31 (1), 97–109. doi:10.1002/ppp.2036
Senn, J. A.; Mills, J. P.; Miller, P. E.; Walsh, C.; Addy, S.; Loerke, E.; Peppa, M. V. (2020). On-site geometric calibration of thermal and optical sensors for UAS photogrammetry. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLIII-B1-2020, 355–361. doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B1-2020-355-2020
Senn, J. A.; Fassnacht, F. E.; Eichel, J.; Seitz, S.; Schmidtlein, S. (2020). A new concept for estimating the influence of vegetation on throughfall kinetic energy using aerial laser scanning. Earth surface processes and landforms, 45 (7), 1487–1498. doi:10.1002/esp.4820