Geoinformation in Environmental Planning

M.Sc. Stenka Vulova

Research Assistant

Employment and academic vita

since 2018Doctoral student at the DFG Research Training Group 'Urban Water Interfaces' (UWI)
2017 - 2018Student Research Assistant for the German Research Foundation (DFG)-funded “Food Deserts” project and for the Earth Observation and Modelling (EOM) Laboratory, University of Kiel (Germany)
2015 - 2017International Master in Applied Ecology (IMAE) Erasmus Mundus Master Course at the University of Poitiers (France) and University of Kiel (Germany); courses in Ecuador, Poland, Finland, and India
2015Information Management Technician at the Sustainable Human Ecosystems Laboratory (SHEL), University of Georgia (U.S.)
2014 - 2015Environmental Analyst at Adrian Collaborative, LLC (professional planning firm) in Duluth, Georgia (U.S.)
2013 - 2014Deputy Assistant Information Manager at the Sustainable Human Ecosystems Laboratory (SHEL), University of Georgia (U.S.)
2012Environmental Intern at the Georgia Department of Defense (DOD), Marietta, Georgia (U.S.)
2009Research Assistant at the Sustainable Human Ecosystems Laboratory (SHEL), University of Georgia (U.S.)
2008 - 2012Bachelor of Science Degree in Ecology and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology at the University of Georgia (U.S.), Summa Cum Laude, Highest Honors

Research Topics

Machine learning and deep learning
Remote sensing for climatological/ hydrological applications (satellite/ UAV)
Remote sensing of vegetation
Urban remote sensing
Heat and vapor fluxes (air temperature, evapotranspiration) from remote sensing data
Crowdsourcing/ volunteered geographic information

Contact Information

Phone+49 30 314-24953
RoomEB 234

Publication List


Schulz, Christian; Förster, Michael; Vulova, Stenka; Gränzig, Tobias; Kleinschmit, Birgit
Exploring the Temporal Fingerprints of Mid-European Forest Types from Sentinel-1 RVI and Sentinel-2 NDVI Time Series
IGARSS 2022 - 2022 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Page 5563-5566
Rocha, Alby Duarte; Vulova, Stenka; Meier, Fred; Förster, Michael; Kleinschmit, Birgit
Mapping evapotranspirative and radiative cooling services in an urban environment
Sustainable Cities and Society, 85 :104051
ISSN: 2210-6707
Rocha, Alby Duarte; Vulova, Stenka; Tol, Christiaan van der; Förster, Michael; Kleinschmit, Birgit
Modelling hourly evapotranspiration in urban environments with SCOPE using open remote sensing and meteorological data
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 26 (4) :1111-1129
ISSN: 1027-5606


Vulova, Stenka; Meier, Fred; Rocha, Alby Duarte; Quanz, Justus; Nouri, Hamideh; Kleinschmit, Birgit
Modeling urban evapotranspiration using remote sensing, flux footprints, and artificial intelligence
Science Of The Total Environment, 786 :1-13
ISSN: 0048-9697


Vulova, Stenka; Meier, Fred; Fenner, Daniel; Nouri, Hamideh; Kleinschmit, Birgit
Summer Nights in Berlin, Germany: Modeling Air Temperature Spatially With Remote Sensing, Crowdsourced Weather Data, and Machine Learning
IEEE Journal Of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observations And Remote Sensing, 13 :5074-5087
ISSN: 1939-1404