Christopher Hutengs

Christopher Hutengs

Research Fellow

Geographie mit den Schwerpunkten Geoinformatik und Fernerkundung
Johannisallee 19a, Room 0.13
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-32785
Fax: +49 341 97-32799

Professional career

  • 04/2016 - 12/2016
    Research Assistant (Geoinformatics & Remote Sensing, Leipzig University)
  • 04/2017 - 04/2020
    Research Assistant (Geoinformatics & Remote Sensing, Leipzig University)Project: Soil microbial community assessment with portable mid-infrared and visible to near-infrared spectroscopy.
  • since 04/2020
    Research Assistant (Geoinformatics & Remote Sensing, Leipzig University)Project: Improving the spatio-temporal accuracy of mesoscale hydrological modelling through multi-sensor remote sensing data fusion and assimilation.


  • 10/2009 - 10/2012
    B.Sc. Geography (Leipzig University)
  • 10/2012 - 03/2016
    M.Sc. Geosciences (Leipzig University)

Current research interests:

  • Proximal sensing with VNIR and MIR soil spectroscopy for quanitative analysis of physicochemical and biological soil properties

  • Modelling of land surface energy balance and estimation of spatially-distributed actual evapotranspiration with multispectral remote sensing

  • Machine learning and data fusion algorithms for remote sensing image sharpening/super-resolution mapping and downscaling of bio-physical Earth observation parameters

Teaching assistant experience:

  • Introduction to remote sensing and digital image processing

  • Statistical methods for geographers

  • Proximal soil sensing with visible-to-near-infrared (VNIR) and mid-infrared (MIR)reflectance spectroscopy

  • Multivariate analysis and calibration (chemometrics) of VNIR and MIR data for quantitative soil analysis