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Dr. Dirk Hoffmeister

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Dr. Dirk Hoffmeister

Südbau, Raum 1.13

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
Südbau, Raum 1.13
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-221-470-1951
E-Mail dirk.hoffmeister(at)uni-koeln.de


Office hours 

Only by arrangement

Research Interests

  • Coastal changes
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Geomorphometry
  • Plant height estimation and distribution
  • WebGIS

Projects

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Since October 2016: PostDoc at Institute of Geography, University of Cologne (working group Prof. Dr. G. Bareth, GIS & Remote Sensing) (Project: CRC 1211)
  • October 2015 – September 2016 : PostDoc at Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg (Project: 4DEMON)
  • January 2014 – September 2015: PostDoc at Institute of Geography, University of Cologne (working group Prof. Dr. G. Bareth, GIS & Remote Sensing)
  • 2009-2014: PhD student at Institute of Geography, University of Cologne (working group Prof. Dr. G. Bareth, GIS & Remote Sensing)
  • 2002-2008: Study of Geography at Institute of Geography, University of Cologne; minor subjects: social history and cultural anthropology

Journal Papers

  • Binnie, S., Nishiizumi, K., Welten, K., Caffee, M., Hoffmeister, D. (accepted): Lunar surface processes inferred from cosmogenic radionuclides in Apollo 16 double drive core 68002/68001. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
  • Westerholt, R., Resch, B., Mocnik, F.-B., and Hoffmeister, D. (2018): A statistical test on the local effects of spatially structured variance. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 32(3), 571-600. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2017.1402914 
  • Hoffmeister, D., 2017: Simulation of tallow lamp light within the 3D model of the Ardales Cave, Spain. Quaternary International 430A, 22-29. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.05.010
  • Kramm, T., Hoffmeister, D., Curdt, C., Maleki, S., Khormali, F., Kehl, M. (2017): Accuracy assessment of landform classification approaches on different spatial scales for the Iranian Loess Plateau. International Journal of Geoinformation, 6 (11), 366. doi: 10.3390/ijgi6110366
  • Bareth, G., Bendig, J., Tilly, N., Hoffmeister, D., Aasen, H., and Bolten, A., 2016: Comparison of UAV- and TLS-derived Plant Height for Crop Monitoring: Using Polygon Grids for the Analysis of Crop Surface Models (CSMs). Photogrammetrie Fernerkundung Geoinformation 2016/2, 85-94. doi: 10.1127/pfg/2016/0289
  • Hoffmeister, D., Waldhoff, G., Korres, W., Curdt, C., Bareth, G., 2016. Crop height variability detection in a single field by multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning. Precision Agriculture 17(3), 296-312. doi: 10.1007/s11119-015-9420-y
  • Hoffmeister, D., Zellmann, S., Pastoors, A., Kehl, M., Cantalejo, P., Ramos, J., Weniger, G.-C., Bareth, G., 2016. The investigation of the Ardales Cave, Spain – 3D documentation, topographic analyses, and lighting simulations based on terrestrial laser scanning. Archaeological Prospection 23 (2), 75-86. doi: 10.1002/arp.1519
  • Curdt, C. and Hoffmeister, D., 2015: Research data management services for a multidisciplinary, collaborative research project: design and implementation of the TR32DB project database. Program 49(4), 494 - 512. doi: 10.1108/PROG-02-2015-0016
  • Tilly, N., Hoffmeister, D., Cao, Q., Lenz-Wiedemann, V., Miao, Y. and Bareth, G., 2015: Transferability of Models for Estimating Paddy Rice Biomass from Spatial Plant Height Data. Agriculture 5(3), 538-560. doi: 10.3390/agriculture5030538
  • Hoffmeister, D., Ntageretzis, K., Aasen, H., Curdt, C., Hadler, H., Willershäuser, T., Bareth, G., Brückner, H., Vött, A., 2014. 3 D model-based estimations of volume and mass of high-energy dislocated boulders in coastal areas of Greece by terrestrial laser scanning. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementary Issues 58 (3), 115-135. doi: 10.1127/0372-8854/2013/s-00126
  • Tilly, N., Hoffmeister, D., Cao, Q., Huang, S.Y., Lenz-Wiedemann, V., Miao, Y.X., Bareth, G., 2014. Multitemporal crop surface models: accurate plant height measurement and biomass estimation with terrestrial laser scanning in paddy rice. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 8 (1), 083671-083671. doi: 10.1117/1.Jrs.8.083671
  • Hoffmeister, D., Tilly, N., Curdt, C., Ntageretzis, K., Bareth, G., Vött, A., 2013. Monitoring annual changes of the coastal sedimentary budget in western Greece by terrestrial laser scanning. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementary Issues 57 (4), 47-67. doi: 10.1127/0372-8854/2013/S-00139
  • Zielhofer, C., Clare, L., Rollefson, G., Wächter, S., Hoffmeister, D., Bareth, G., Roettig, C., Bullmann, H., Schneider, B., Berke, H., Weninger, B., 2012. The decline of the early Neolithic population center of 'Ain Ghazal and corresponding earth-surface processes, Jordan Rift Valley. Quaternary Research 78 (3), 427-441. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2012.08.006
  • Vött, A., Bareth, G., Brückner, H., Curdt, C., Fountoulis, I., Grapmayer, R., Hadler, H., Hoffmeister, D., Klasen, N., Lang, F., Masberg, P., May, S.M., Ntageretzis, K., Sakellariou, D., Willershäuser, T., 2010. Beachrock-type calcarenitic tsunamites along the shores of the eastern Ionian Sea (western Greece) – case studies from Akarnania, the Ionian Islands and the western Peloponnese. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementary Issues 54, 1-50. doi: 10.1127/0372-8854/2010/0054S3-0018

Books and Book Chapters

  • Hoffmeister, D., 2018: 3D laser scanning for geoarchaelogical documentation and analysis. In: Bubenzer, O., Siart, C., Forbriger, M. (eds.): Digital Geoarchaeology. New techniques for interdisciplinary Human-Environmental Research, 183-201. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg.

  • Hoffmeister, D., 2016: Laser scanning approaches for crop monitoring. In: Scognamiglio, V. (ed.), Biosensors for Sustainable Food: New Opportunities and Technical Challenges. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry 74, 343-361. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg. doi: 10.1016/bs.coac.2016.02.018

Dissertation

  • Hoffmeister, D., 2014. Feasibility studies of terrestrial laser scanning in Coastal Geomorphology, Agronomy, and Geoarchaeology. Dissertation, Universität zu Köln. http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/5497/ (magna cum laude)

Talks

  • Invited talk: Low-cost structure-from-motion approaches for documentation and monitoring of dislocated boulders in western Greece. – WG Dr. Alessio Rovere, Junior group leader ‘Sea Level and Coastal Changes’, 15.6.2015, MARUM, Bremen, Germany.
  • Poster: Hoffmeister, D.; Curdt, C.; Röbke, B.; Vött, A.; Bareth, G.: Documentation of dislocated boulders and monitoring of coastal sites in western Greece by terrestrial laser scanning and dense image matching – EGU General Assembly 2015, 12.-17.4.2015, Vienna, Austria.
  • Poster: Hoffmeister, D.; Curdt, C.; Röbke, B.; Vött, A.; Bareth, G.: Dense imaging and terrestrial laser scanning for the investigation of dislocated coastal boulders in western Greece. – Workshop on Laser Scanning Applications 2015, 16.3.2015, Cologne, Germany.
  • Poster: Hoffmeister, D.; Zellmann, S.; Kindermann, K.; Pastoors, A.; Lang, U.; Bubenzer, O.; Weniger, G.-C.; Bareth, G.: Geoarchaeological site documentation and analysis of 3D data derived by terrestrial laser scanning. – ISPRS Technical Commission V Symposium 2015, 23.-25.06.2014, Riva del Garda, Italy.
  • Invited presentation: Laser Scanning for crop monitoring. – Faro User Meeting 2014, 03-04.04.14, Andechs Monastery, Lake Ammersee, Germany.
  • Presentation: Terrestrial laser scanning surveys supporting geoarchaeologic research of the CRC806: Our way to Europe. – Digital Geoachaeology 2013, 07.-09.11.13, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Presentation: Spatial variability detection of crop height in a single field by terrestrial laser scanning. – 9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, 07.-11.07.13, Lleida, Spain.
  • Presentation: Geomorphometric surveys of coastal sites in Greece by terrestrial laser scanning. – 31st Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Geographie der Meere und Küsten (AMK), 18.-20.04.13, Köln, Germany.
  • Presentation: Application of terrestrial laser scanning for coastal geomorphologic research questions in western Greece. – EGU General Assembly 2013, 07-12.04.2013, Vienna, Austria.
  • Presentation: Terrestrial laser scanning for coastal geomorphologic research in western Greece. – XXII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remotes Sensing, 25.8.-1.9.2012, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Presentation: 3D change detection of different sugar-beet types by multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning. – Proc. Int. Symposium on remote sensing and GIS methods for change detection and spatio-temporal modelling (CDSM), 15.-16.12.2011, Hong Kong, China.
  • Poster: Multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning used for monitoring coastal changes on the Ionian Islands (NW Greece). – Proc. Jahrestagung des AK Geomorphologie, 28.09.-01.10.2011, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Presentation: Monitoring coastal changes on the Ionian Islands (NW-Greece) by multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning. – Proc. 2nd INQUA-IGCP 567, International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, 19.-24.09.2011, Corinth, Greece.
  • Presentation: European Mining Database-NRW: ein ESRI/bing-mashup zur Dokumentation des Steinkohlebergbaus. – 31st ESRI NRW User Meeting, 05.03.2010, Holzwickede, Germany.
  • Presentation: European Mining Database – NRW (EMD-NRW): a mashup for intuitive usage of archive data. – 3rd ISDE Digital Earth Summit, 24.06.2010, Nessebar, Bulgaria. Digital Earth Summit, Nessebar, Bulgaria, June 12-14, 2010.
  • Presentation: Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Crop Canopy Analyses – 1st ICASD Workshop, Beijing, China, September 15-23, 2010.

Selected Conference Contributions

  • Hoffmeister, D., Curdt, C., Bareth, G. (2018): Monitoring the sedimentary budget and dislocated boulders in western Greece –results since 2008. 2018 Fall Meeting, AGU, Washington, D.C.
  • May, M., Hoffmeister, D., Wolf, D., Groebner, M., Steininger, F., Meine, L., Bubenzer, O. (2018): New Insights into the Variability and Origin of Zebra (Stone) Stripes in the Atacama Desert – Reconsidering Geomorphic Processes and (Palaeo-) Activity. 2018 Fall Meeting, AGU, Washington, D.C.
  • Curdt, D., Hoffmeister, D., Kramm, T., Lang, U., Bareth, G. (2018):  Research data management services for Collaborative Research Centers: Experiences from three long-term, interdisciplinary, geoscientific research projects. 2018 Fall Meeting, AGU, Washington, D.C.
  • Hoffmeister, D. and Curdt, C. (2018): Research data management infrastructure and services for long-term, interdisciplinary collaborative research centers with a focus on environmental sciences. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-14379-1, 2018 EGU General Assembly 2018.
  • Hoffmeister, D. and Kramm, T. (2018): Suitability of different digital elevation models for landform classification methods and further geomorphometric analysis in the Atacama desert. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-13326-1, 2018 EGU General Assembly 2018
  • May, S.M., Hoffmeister, D., Meine, L., Bubenzer, O. (2018): Investigating hillslope processes in the hyper-arid zone of the Atacama Desert – different forms, preliminary results, and future perspectives. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-19270, 2018 EGU General Assembly 2018
  • Grote, K., Pastoors, A., Binnie, S.A., Blumenröther, J., Hallmann, C., Hoffmeister, D., Hoppert, M., Lehmann, J., Lenssen-Erz, T., Maier, A., Siegesmund, S., Terberger T. & Uthmeier, T. (2018): Engravings in the upper rock shelter of Abri Allerberg (Lower Saxony) - Evaluation authenticity of possible Late Glacial or Early Holocene rock art in northern Germany. In: Floss, H. and Pastoors, A. (eds.): Palaeolithic rock and cave art in Central Europe ?: Session 31 of the XIX International Rock Art Conference IFRAO 2015 „Symbols in the landscape. Rock art and its context", Caceres, September 2015, VML Vlg Marie Leidorf, 189 pp.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Curdt, C., Bareth, G., 2017: Annual low-cost monitoring of dislocated boulders in Greece. 9th International Tsunami Syposium, 3.-7.9.2017, Lisbon, Portugal. 
  • Hoffmeister, D., Kramm, T., Curdt, C., Maleki, S., Khormali, F., Kehl, M., 2017: A comparison of different landform classifications for the Iranian Loess Plateau. LoessFest 2017, 8.-12.10.2017, Gorgan, Iran.
  • Yazici, Ö., Hoffmeister, D., Krömker, S., 2017: Akkurate Lichtsimulation in 3D Modellen von Höhlen. 8. CAA-Workshop, 10.-11.02.2017, Heidelberg
  • Engel, M., May, S.M., Brill, D., Cuadra, C., Mahar, F., Lagmay, J.S., Suarez, J.K., Hoffmeister, D., Brückner, H., 2016: Boulders shifted during Supertyphoon Haiyan (7–9 Nov 2013) – Observations from Eastern Samar (Philippines). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-15390-1, EGU General Assembly 2016.
  • Höfle, B., Canli, E., Schmitz, E., Crommelinck, S., Hoffmeister, D., Glade, T., 2016: 4D Near Real-Time Environmental Monitoring Using Highly Temporal LiDAR. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-11295-1, EGU General Assembly 2016.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Bareth, G., 2016: Annual low-cost monitoring of a coastal site in Greece by an unmanned aerial vehicle. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-12152-1, EGU General Assembly 2016.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Kramm, T., Curdt, C., Maleki, S., Khormali, F., Kehl, M., 2016c: Comparison of different landform classification methods for digital landform and soil mapping of the Iranian loess plateau. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-12248 -1, EGU General Assembly 2016.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Orrin, J., Richter, J., 2016d: A low-cost approach for the documentation and monitoring of an archaeological excavation site. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-12091-1, EGU General Assembly 2016.
  • Possoch, M., Bieker, S., Hoffmeister, D., Bolten, A., Schellberg, J., Bareth, G., 2016: Multi-temporal crop surface models combined with the RGB vegetation index from UAV-based images for forage monitoring in grassland. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Zellmann, S., Kindermann, K., Pastoors, A., Lang, U., Bubenzer, O., Weniger, G.C., Bareth, G., 2014. Geoarchaeological site documentation and analysis of 3D data derived by terrestrial laser scanning. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. II-5, 173-179. doi: 10.5194/isprsannals-II-5-173-2014
  • Hoffmeister, D., Waldhoff, G., Curdt, C., Tilly, N., Bendig, J., Bareth, G., 2013. Spatial variability detection of crop height in a single field by terrestrial laser scanning, in: Stafford, J.V. (Ed.), Precision agriculture '13, 9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (JUL 07-11, 2013), Lleida, Spain. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 267-274.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Tilly, N., Curdt, C., Aasen, H., Ntageretzis, K., Hadler, H., Willershäuser, T., Vött, A., Bareth, G., 2012. Terrestrial laser scanning for coastal geomorphologic research in western Greece. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. XXXIX-B5, 511-516. doi: 10.5194/isprsarchives-XXXIX-B5-511-2012
  • Hoffmeister, D., Tilly, N., Bendig, J., Curdt, C., Bareth, G., 2012. Detektion von Wachstumsvariabilität in vier Zuckerrübensorten durch multi-temporales terrestrisches Laserscanning, in: Clasen, M., Fröhlich, G., Bernhardt, H., Hildebrand, K., Theuvsen, B. (Eds.), Informationstechnologie für eine nachhaltige Landbewirtschaftung, 32. GIL Jahrestagung (FEB-MAR 29-1, 2012), Freising, Germany. Köllen Verlag, Bonn, Germany, pp. 135-138.
  • Hoffmeister, D., Bolten, A., Curdt, C., Waldhoff, G., Bareth, G., 2010. High resolution Crop Surface Models (CSM) and Crop Volume Models (CVM) on field level by terrestrial laser scanning, in: Guo, H., Wang, C. (Eds.), Proceedings of SPIE-7840, 6th International Symposium on Digital Earth: Models, Algorithms, and Virtual Reality (SEP 09-12, 2009), Beijing, China, p. 78400E.

Education Experience

  • Lektüreseminar Physische Geographie der Trockengebiete mit Fokus auf die Atacama Wüste (with Dr. M. May, SS 18)
  • Seminar Relief und Boden (SS 18)
  • Kleine Forschergruppe Geoinformatik: 4D data analysis of the landslide in Gresten, Austria (University of Heidelberg, WS16/17) 
  • Praktikum: Geomorphologische Untersuchung der Sterndünen im Erg Chebbi, Südmarokko (with Prof. Dr. O. Bubenzer and M. Forbriger, WS15/16)
  • MS Fernerkundung in der Geomorphologie und Geoarchäologie (SS15)
  • Exkursion Andalusia, Spain (WS14/15)
  • FM 3D-Geländeerfassung und Auswertung in der Physischen Geographie (SS14, WS14/15)
  • Laser scanning for geography (1 week, University of Heidelberg)

Fieldwork

  • Chile
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Greece
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Marokko
  • Spain

Memberships

  • ISPRS Commission V, WG 5
  • European Geosciences Union
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Geoinformation e.V.

Reviews

  • Catena
  • Computers and Eletronics in Agriculture
  • International Journal of Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing
  • Sensors
  • Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie
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