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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester

Telefon:+49 511 762 3588
Fax:+49 511 762 2780
Anschrift:Appelstraße 9A, 30167 Hannover
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  • Fakultät für Bauingenieurwesen und Geodäsie


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Begutachtete Zeitschriftenartikel und Buchkapitel

C. Onyancha, S. Dalyot, D. Siriba and M. Sester (2012): Communicating Information for Development: A Cartographic Approach, Nile Water Science and Engineering Journal, vol. 5 (1)

D. N. Siriba, S. Dalyot and M. Sester (2012): Geometric quality enhancement of legacy graphical cadastral datasets through thin plate splines transformation, Survey Review, vol. 44 (325), pp. 91-101
DOI: doi:10.1179/1752270611Y.0000000011

F. O. Akinyemi, M. Sester and O. Y. Balogun (2012): Communicating Information for Development: A Cartographic Approach>, The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, vol. 53 (6)

M. J. Schulze, C. Brenner, and M. Sester (2012): Cooperative information augmentation in a geosensor network, 'Advances in Geo-Spatial Information Science'

M. Sester, U. Feuerhake, C. Kuntzsch and L. Zhang (2012): Revealing Underlying Structure and Behaviour from Movement Data, KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, pp. 1-9

S. Winter, M. Sester, O. Wolfson and G. Geers (2012): Towards a computational transportation science, Journal of Spatial Information Science, vol. 2, pp. 119-126

Begutachtete Konferenzbeiträge

A. Basiri, A. Winstanly, P. Amirian, M. Sester, and C. Kuntzsch (2012): Uncertainty Handling in Navigation Services using Rough and Fuzzy Set Theory, ACM SIGSPATIAL QUeST’12  | file |

B. Bucher, G. Falquet, E. Clementini and M. Sester (2012): Towards a typology of spatial relations and properties for urban applications, Usage, Usability, and Utility of 3D City Models, T. Leduc, G. Moreau and R. Billen (Eds.)

J.-A. Paffenholz, C. Brenner and M. Sester (2012): Collaborative positioning using landmark maps, Proceedings of the 5th ACM SIGSPATIAL IWCTS'12  | file |

S. Dalyot, T. Dahinden, M. J. Schulze, J. Boljen and M. Sester (2012): Geometrical Adjustment Towards the Alignment of Vector Databases, ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. I-4, pp. 13-18
DOI: 10.5194/isprsannals-I-4-13-2012

S. Hofmann, C. Kuntzsch, M. J. Schulze, D. Eggert and M. Sester (2012): Accuracy Analysis of a Low-Cost Platform for Positioning and Navigation>, ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. I-2, pp. 1-6
DOI: 10.5194/isprsannals-I-2-1-2012

S. Hofmann, D. Eggert, C. Kuntzsch and M. Sester (2012): Low-Cost Platform for Landmark-Based Positioning and Navigation, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Machine Control & Guidance, pp. 259-268  | file |

T. Dahinden and M. Sester (2012): Estimation of the Off-Terrain from Airborne Laser Scanning Data using Multiple Polynomials, SDH Spatial Data Handling 2012  | file |

U. Jaenen, U. Feuerhake, T. Klinger, D. Muhle, J. Haehner, M. Sester and C. Heipke (2012): QTrajectories: Improving the Quality of Object Tracking using Self-Organizing Camera Networks, ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. I-4, pp. 269-274  | file |
DOI: 10.5194/isprsannals-I-4-269-2012


D. Fitzner, M. Sester, U. Haberlandt and E. Rabiei (2012): Online Calibration of Measurement Devices in Geosensor Networks - An Example Application, GIScience 2012

E. Rabiei, U. Haberlandt, M. Sester and D. Fitzner (2012): Areal rainfall estimation using moving cars as rain gauges-modeling study and laboratory experiment, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, vol. 14, pp. 5652

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 September 1961born in Gengenbach, Black Forest
1981 - 1987: Study of Surveying at Universität Karlsruhe
Degree: Diplom-Vermessungsingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.)
1987 - 1988: Research Assistant at Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at Universität Karlsruhe
1988 - 1994: 

Research Assistant at Institute of Photogrammetry at Universität Stuttgart in Collaborative Research Center Sonderforschungsbereich 228 'Hochgenaue Navigtion'/ High precision navigation, with Prof. Dr.-Ing. F.Ackermann and Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Fritsch

1994 - 2000: Head of research group 'Geo-Informationssystems' at Institute of Photogrammetry Stuttgart
24.02.1995Promotion: Dr.-Ing. at faculty of civil engineering and surveying of Universität Stuttgart; Topic: Lernen Struktureller Modelle für die Bildanalyse / learning structural models for image analysis; supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Fritsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Förstner
28.07.2000Habilitation: 'Maßstabsabhängige Darstellungen in digitalen räumlichen Datenbeständen'/multiscale representations in digital spatial data sets. Supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Fritsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Möhlenbrink, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lorenz Hurni. October 2000; Venia Legendi for subject 'Geo-Informationssystems'
since November 2000Professor and head of Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics of Leibniz Universität Hannover

Leading positions in national and international organizations

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since July 2001Head of GIS-Center (Zentrum für Geo-Informationssysteme für räumliche Entscheidungsprozesse des Küstenzonenmanagements (GIS-Zentrum)) of  Universität Hannover
seit Januar 2002Head of chapter Hannover of Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kartographie (DGfK)
seit 2002Chair of annual AgA-meetings (automation in Cartography)
2002-2009Head of Section Geo-Informationssystems of German Geodetic Commission (DGK)
2004-2008Chair of Working Group II/3 of ISPRS 'Data Generalization and Data Mining'
2008-2012Chair of Working Group II/2 of ISPRS Multiscale Representation of Spatial Data
2012-2016Chair of  Working Group II/8 Mobility: Tracking, Analysis and Communication

since 2016


since 2018

Co-Chair (with Prof. Francois Holtz) of Research Center FZ:Geo

Head of DFG senate commission on earth system research

Membership in scientific organizations

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seit 2002Member of Deutsche Geodätischen Kommission (DGK) (German Geodetic Commission)
2003 - 2007Member of scientific advisory board of  GeoForschungszentrums Potsdam
2004-2011Member of Review Board of DFG for research area 315: Geophysik und Geodäsie
since 2004Member of Board of German Society of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS (deutsche Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung - DGPF)
since 2006Member of Braunschweigischen Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft
since 2008Member of DFG-Senatskommission "Geokommission"
since 2008Member of coordination board for BMBF Geotechnologien program

since 2009

since 2017

Member Acatech

Member of Helmholtz Senate Commission for "Earth and Environment"