Open Positions


We are always open for suggestions regarding externally funded activities. Please contact Jan Cermak.


Topics for Master Theses

Some of these topics can be ‘scaled’ as Bachelor theses. Please inquire if interested.

  • Analysis of aerosol and fog trends and underlying mechanisms in the Indo-Gangetic Plain. Hendrik Andersen.
  • Understanding fog in the Namib desert. Hendrik Andersen, Eva Pauli - NaFoLiCA2 project.
  • Modelling cloud systems with machine learning. Hendrik Andersen - CALISMA project.
  • A satellite-based fog type classification using cloud motion vectors. Eva Pauli
  • Fog - land cover interactions at selected European sites. Eva Pauli, Jan Cermak.
  • Analysis of urban effects on cloud properties in Europe. Julia Fuchs - URCLOCK project.
  • Factors influencing the validation of satellite land surface temperature (LST) data against lake surface water temperature (LSWT) data. Frank Göttsche - Lake Constance project.


Recently completed

  • "Nebelauflösung in der Po-Ebene: Klimatologische Muster und Einflussfaktoren“, BSc Geoökologie, 10/2021.
  • "A machine learning approach to predict air quality from traffic and weather data“, MSc Mobilität und Infrastruktur, 12/2020.
  • "Detection of geothermal anomalies with Annual Cycle Parameters (ACP) retrieved from Sentinel 3 land surface temperature (LST) data“, MSc Geoökologie, 3/2020.
  • "Satellite-based remote sensing of fog and low clouds in the Atacama“, BSc Meteorologie, 1/2020.
  • "Development and application of an inversion method for water vapour tomography with a novel infrared measuring device", MSc Geodäsie und Geoinformatik und MSc Geophysik, 5/2019.
  • "Untersuchung der Untergrenzenhöhe niedriger Wolken in der Namib mit Satellitendaten und maschinellem Lernen", MSc Meteorologie, 5/2019.
  • "Fog and low stratus distribution relative to land cover in Europe", MSc Geoökologie, 1/2019.
  • "Untersuchung von Faktoren und Ausprägungen städtischer Wärmeinseln anhand von Fernerkundungsprodukten", MSc Geodäsie und Geoinformatik, 8/2018.
  • "Fallstudien zur Nebelbildung in der Namib-Region auf der Basis von Satellitenbildern", BSc Meteorologie, 3/2018.