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Rasmus Fensholt


Assistant Professor


University of Copenhagen, Department of Geography


ุster Voldgade 10


0045 3532 2526



Research interests:

Assessment of Primary Production and agro-hydrological variables in Africa using Remote Sensing

Involvement in research projects:

KISS: Kenyan Integrated Satellite Survey

Improved Estimation of tropical Terrestrial Carbon using satellite earth observation data

EOVS: Earth Observation of Vegetation Status in West Africa

Advisor for PhD students:

Key publications:

Fensholt, R., Sandholt., Stisen, S. and Tucker, C. (2006). Vegetation monitoring with the geostationary Meteosat Second Generation SEVIRI sensor. Remote Sensing of Environment, 101, 212-229.

Fensholt, R. and Sandholt, I. (2006). Evaluating MODIS, SPOT Vegetation and MERIS vegetation indices using in situ measurements in a semi-arid environment. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, In press.

Fensholt, R., Sandholt, I., Rasmussen, M. S., Stisen, S. and Diouf, A. (2006). Improved Primary Production modelling in the semi-arid Sahel using MODIS vegetation and stress indices and Meteosat PAR data. Remote Sensing of Environment, In review.

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