Open Positions


We are currently looking for

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.

  • Understanding fog in the Namib desert. Hendrik Andersen
  • Evaluation of satellite-based cloud detection in the desert. Jan Cermak
  • Modelling cloud systems with machine learning. Hendrik Andersen
  • Analysis of urban effects on cloud properties in Europe. Julia Fuchs
  • Factors influencing the validation of satellite land surface temperature (LST) data against lake surface water temperature (LSWT) data. Maria Martin
  • Detection of geothermal anomalies with Annual Cycle Parameters (ACP) retrieved from Sentinel 3 land surface temperature (LST) data. Frank Göttsche
  • Trace gases and clouds in Gobabeb (Namibia). Jan Cermak


Recently completed

  • "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