Dipl.-Geogr. Christian Willmes
Post address
Geographisches Institut der Universität zu Köln
50923 Köln
Visiting address
Geographisches Institut, Südbau
Otto-Fischer-Str. 4
50674 Köln
RoomRoom 0.11

Current Position:
Research Assistant at the GIS & RS Group and member of the IRTG of the CRC 806 as a PhD candidate.

Research interests:
My main research interests are in the folowing topics:

  • Internet based geoinformation systems (WebGIS)
  • Spatio-Temporal data modeling
  • Semantic data interoperability
  • Spatial data infrastructures (SDI)
  • Research Data Management

I work on this topics with an focus on paleoenvironmental and archaeological questions.


  • WS 11/12: Anwendung mathematischer Verfahren
  • SS 11:       Einführung in GIS
  • WS 10/11: Servicelearning: Openstreetmap für Köln-Kalk



Willmes, C., Becker, D., Brocks, S., Hütt, C. and Bareth, G. (2016), High Resolution Köppen-Geiger Classifications of Paleoclimate Simulations. Trans. in GIS. doi:10.1111/tgis.12187 [Link] [CRC806-Databse]

Willmes, C., Kürner, D. and Bareth, G. (2014): Building Research Data Management Infrastructure using Open Source Software. Transactions in GIS. doi: 10.1111/tgis.12060 [Link]

Willmes, C., Brocks, S., Hoffmeister, D., Hütt, C., Kürner, D., Volland, K., Bareth, G. (2012): Facilitating integrated spatio-temporal visualization and analysis of heterogeneous archaelogical and palaeonvironmental research data. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. I-2, 223-228. DOI: 10.5194/isprsannals-I-2-223-2012. [ISPRS] [PDF]

Willmes, C. and Bareth, G. (2012): A data integration concept for an interdisciplinary research database. In: Proceedings of the Young Researchers forum on Geographic Information Science - GI Zeitgeist, ifgiPrints 44, Münster, Germany, March 2012, ISBN: 978-3-89838-663-0, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft AKA, Heidelberg, pp. 67 - 72. [PDF]

Willmes, C., Brocks, S., Hütt, C., Kürner, D., Volland, K. und Bareth, G. (2012): Forschungsdatenmanagement mit Open-Source-Software. In: Tagungsband FOSSGIS 2012, Dessau 20.-22.3., FOSSGIS e.V., pp. 24 - 28.

Willmes, C., Baaser, U., Volland, K. and G. Bareth (2010): Internet based distribution and visualization of a 3D model of the University of Cologne Campus. In: Bandrova, T. and Konecny, M. (eds.): Proceedings of the DIGITAL EARTH SUMMIT, Nessebar, Bulgaria, June, 12-14 2010. [PDF]

Willmes, C., Weskamm, J., Baaser, U., Hinzen, K.-G., Bareth, G. (2008): SeismoGIS: A tool for the visualization of earthquake data. - Proc. XXI ISPRS Congress, 3-11 July 2008, Beijing, China.

Willmes, C. und Weskamm, J. (2007): SeismoGIS - Ein GISTool zur Analyse von Erdbebendaten für die Erdbebenstation der Universität zu Köln.In: Strobl, J., Blaschke, T., Griesebner, G. (eds): Angewandte Geoinformatik 2007, Wichman Verlag, Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-87907-451-8, pp. 858 - 866.

Prof. Dr. Georg Bareth
tel +49-(0)221-470-6552
fax +49-(0)221-470-1638
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