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Publications & Theses

A. Publications in Scientific Journals

  • Zieher, T., Markart, G., Ottowitz, D., Römer, A., Rutzinger, M., Meißl, G., & Geitner, C. (2017). Water content dynamics at plot scale–comparison of time-lapse electrical resistivity tomography monitoring and pore pressure modelling. Journal of Hydrology, 544, 195-209.
  • Bremer, M., Mayr, A., Wichmann, V., Rutzinger, M. & Schmidtner, K. (2016): A new multi scale 3D-GIS-approach for the assessment and dissemination of solar income of digital city models. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. Vol. 57, pp. 144-154.
  • Fey, C., & Wichmann, V. (2016). Long‐range terrestrial laser scanning for geomorphological change detection in alpine terrain–handling uncertainties. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.4022
  • See, L., Mooney, P., Foody, G., Bastin, L., Comber, A., Estima, J., Fritz, S., Kerle, N., Jiang, B., Laakso, M., Liu, H.-Y., Milčinski, G., Nikšič, M., Painho, M., Pődör, A., Olteanu-Raimond, A.-M. & Rutzinger, M. (2016): Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science or Volunteered Geographic Information? The Current State of Crowdsourced Geographic Information. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. Vol. 5(5), pp. 1-23.
  • Zieher, T., Perzl, F., Rössel, M., Rutzinger, M., Meißl, G., Markart, G. & Geitner, C. (2016): A multi-annual landslide inventory for the assessment of shallow landslide susceptibility – Two test cases in Vorarlberg, Austria. Geomorphology. Vol. 259, pp. 40-54.
  • Fey, C., Rutzinger, M., Wichmann, V., Prager, C., Bremer, M. & Zangerl, C. (2015): Deriving 3D displacement vectors from multi-temporal airborne laser scanning data for landslide activity analysis. GIScience & Remote Sensing. , 52(5): 437-461. doi: 10.1080/15481603.2015.1045278
  • Lyon, S., W., Nathanson, M., Lam, N., Dahlke, H., E., Rutzinger, M., Kean, W., J. & Laudon, H. (2015): Can low-resolution airborne laser scanning data be used to model stream rating curves?. Water. (7), pp. 1324-1339. doi: 10.3390/w7041324
  • Dorn, H., Vetter, M., Höfle, B. (2014): GIS-based roughness derivation for flood simulations: a comparision of orthophotos, LiDAR and crowdsourced geodata. Remote Sensing. 6(2): 1739-1759. doi: 10.3390/rs6021739
  • Pfurtscheller, C., Vetter, M. (2014): Assessing entrepreneurial and regional-economic flood impacts on a globalized production facility. Journal of Flood Risk Management. digital media. doi: 10.1111/jfr3.12102.
  • Rieg, L., Wichmann, V., Rutzinger, M., Sailer, R., Stötter, J. & Geist, T. (2013): Data infrastructure for multitemporal airborne LiDAR point cloud analysis - examples from physical geography in high mountain environments. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 45: 137-146. doi: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2013.11.004
  • Vetter, M., Mandlburger, G. (2014): Modification of high resolution airborne laser scanning DTMs for drainage network delineation. PFG Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, Geoinformation. 2014(1): 43-56. doi: 10.1127/1432-8364/2014/0208.
  • Bemer, M., Rutzinger, M. & Wichmann, V. (2013): Derivation of tree skeletons and error assessment using LiDAR point cloud data of varying quality. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Vol. 80, pp. 39-50.
  • Sailer, R., Rutzinger, M., Rieg, L. & Wichmann, V. (2013): Digital elevation models derived from airborne laser scanning point clouds: Appropriate resolutions for multi-temporal characterisation and quantifcation of geomorphologic processes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. , pp. accepted.
  • Wiegand, C., Kringer, K., Geitner, C. & Rutzinger, M. (2013): Regolith structure analysis - a contribution for understanding the local occurrence of shallow landslides. Geomorphology. Vol. 183, pp. 5-13.
  • Wiegand, C., Rutzinger, M., Heinrich, K. & Geitner, C. (2013): Automated extraction of shallow erosion areas based on multi-temporal ortho imagery. Remote Sensing. Vol. 5(5), pp. 2292-2307.
  • Bremer, M. & Sass, O. (2012), "Combining airborne and terrestrial laser scanning for quantifying erosion and deposition by a debris flow event", Geomorphology. Vol. 138, pp. 49-60.
  • Jochem, A., Höfle, B., Wichmann, V., Rutzinger, M. & Zipf, A. (2012): Area-wide roof plane segmentation in airborne LiDAR point clouds. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. Vol. 36(1), pp. 54-64.
  • Rutzinger, M., Höfle, B. & Kringer, K. (2012): Accuracy of automatically extracted geomorphological breaklines from airborne LiDAR curvature images. Geographiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography. Vol. 94, pp. 33-42.
  • Sailer, R., Bollmann, E., Hoinkes, S., Rieg, L., Stötter, J. & Sproß, M. (2012), "Quantification of geomorphodynamic processes in glaciated and recently deglaciated terrain based on airborne laser scanning data", Geografiska Annaler, Series A - Physical Geography. Vol. 94, pp. 17-32.
  • Zieher, T., Formanek, T., Bremer, M., Meißl, G. & Rutzinger, M. (2012): Digital terrain model resolution and its influence on estimating the extent of rockfall areas. Transactions in GIS. Vol. 16(5), pp. 691-699.
  • Bollmann, E., Sailer, R., Briese, C., Stötter, J. & Fritzmann, P. (2011), "Potential of airborne laser scanning for geomorphologic feature and process detection and quantifications in high alpine mountains", Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Vol. 55(Suppl. 2), pp. 83-104.
  • Fritzmann, P., Höfle, B., Vetter, M., Sailer, R., Stötter, J. & Bollmann, E. (2011), "Surface classification based on multi-temporal airborne LiDAR intensity data in high mountain environments. A case study from Hintereisferner, Austria", Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Vol. 55(2), pp. 105-126.
  • Höfle, B. & Rutzinger, M. (2011): Topographic airborne LiDAR in geomorphology: A technological perspective. Annals of Geomorphology. Vol. 55(2), pp. 1-29.
  • Jochem, A., Höfle, B. & Rutzinger, M. (2011): Extraction of vertical walls from mobile laser scanning data for solar potential assessment. Remote Sensing. Vol. 3, pp. 650-667.
  • Jochem, A., Hollaus, M., Rutzinger, M. & Höfle, B. (2011): Estimation of aboveground biomass in alpine forests: a semi-empirical approach considering canopy transparency derived from airborne LiDAR data. Sensors. Vol. 11(1), pp. 278-295.
  • Pu, S., Rutzinger, M., Oude Elberink, S. & Vosselman, G. (2011): Recognizing structures from mobile laser scanning data for road inventory studies. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Vol. 66(6), pp. S28-S39.
  • Rutzinger, M., Höfle, B., Oude Elberink, S. & Vosselman, G. (2011): Feasibility of facade footprint extraction from mobile laser scanning data. Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, Geoinformation. Vol. 3(3), pp. 97-107.
  • Rutzinger, M., Pratihast, A., K., Oude Elberink, S. & Vosselman, G. (2011): Tree modelling from mobile laser scanning datasets. The Photogrammetric Record. Vol. 26(134), pp. 1-12.
  • Vetter, M., Höfle, B., Mandelburger, G. & Rutzinger, M. (2011): Estimating changes of riverine landscapes and riverbeds by using airborne LiDAR data and river cross-sections. Annals of Geomorphology. Vol. 55(2), pp. 51-65.
  • Jochem, A., Höfle, B., Rutzinger, M. & Pfeifer, N. (2009): Automatic roof plane detection and analysis in airborne LIDAR point clouds for solar potential assessment. Sensors. Vol. 9(7), pp. 5241-5262.
  • Rutzinger, M. (2009): Topographic laser ranging and scanning : principles and processing / J. Shan and C.K. Toth, London : Taylor and Francis, 2008. ISBN 978-1-4200-5142-1 : book review. International journal of applied earth observation and geoinformation. Vol. 11(5), pp. 368-369.
  • Rutzinger, M., Rottensteiner, F. & Pfeifer, N. (2009): A comparison of evaluation techniques for building extraction from airborne laser scanning. IEEE journal of selected topics in applied earth observation and remote sensing. Vol. 2(1), pp. 11-20.
  • Vetter, M., Höfle, B. & Rutzinger, M. (2009): Water classification using 3D airborne laser scanning point clouds. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Vermessung und Geoinformation (VGI). Vol. 2, pp. 227-238.
  • Rutzinger, M., Höfle, B., Hollaus, M. & Pfeifer, N. (2008): Object-Based Point Cloud Analysis of Full-Waveform Airborne Laser Scanning Data for Urban Vegetation Classification. Sensors. Vol. 8(8), pp. 4505-4528.
  • Sailer, R., Fellin, W., Fromm, R., Jörg, P., Rammer, L., Sampl, P. & Schaffhauser, A. (2008), "Snow avalanche mass-balance calculation and simulation-model verification", Annals of Glaciology., June, 2008. Vol. 48, pp. 183-192.
  • Schaffhauser, A., Adams, M., Fromm, R., Jörg, P., Luzi, G., Noferini, L. & Sailer, R. (2008), "Remote sensing based retrieval of snow cover properties", Cold Regions Science and Technology. Vol. 54(3), pp. 164-175.
  • Luzi, G., Pieraccini, M., Noferini, L., Mecatti, D., Macaluso, G., Atzeni, C., Jörg, P. & Sailer, R. (2007), "Microwave Interferometric Measurements Over a Snow Covered Slope: An Experimental data Collection in Tyrol (Austria)", Proceedings of IGARSS 2007 Barcelona, Spain. , pp. 1452-1455.
  • Geist, T., Höfle, B., Rutzinger, M. & Stötter, J. (2005): Der Einsatz von flugzeuggestützten Laserscanner Daten für geowissenschaftliche Untersuchungen in Gebirgsräumen. Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung, Geoinformation. Vol. 3, pp. 183-190.

B. Theses

PhD Theses

  • Bremer, M. (ongoing), “Working Title: Automated Object Modeling from Topographic LiDAR Point Clouds”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Fey, C. (ongoing), “Working Title: High resolution monitoring of alpine mass movements”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Niederheiser, R. (ongoing), “Working Title: Automated mapping of alpine vegetation refugial areas”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Mayr, A. (ongiong), “Working Title: Monitoring of shallow erosion dynamics in the Alps with remote sensing methods”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Schmidtner, K. (ongoing), “Working Title: Phenological mapping from optical satellite imagery time series”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Zieher, T. (ongoing), “Working Title: Shallow Landslide Modelling”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Jochem, A. (2011), “3D laser scanning and open source GIS for solar potential assessment”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.

MSc Theses

  • den Outer, J. (2016), “Analyse von Vegetationsstandorten im Hochgebirge mithilfe des Verfahrens des dense matchings von terrestrischen Schrägbildaufnahmen”, MSc Thesis. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Houbé, N. (2015), “Automatisierte Extraktion, Aufbereitung und statistische Analyse von Website-Zugriffsinformationen aus Google Analytics sowie Online-Buchungsdaten und deren kartographische Darstellung”, MSc Thesis. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Eder, V. (2014), “Unbemannte Flugsysteme als Unterstützung von Monitoringmaßnahmen für flachgründige Abträge in Hochlagen”, MSc Thesis. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Niederheiser, R. (2014), “Ableitung von Korngrößenverteilungen mittels Methoden der statistischen Bildverarbeitung”, MSc Thesis. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Constantinescu, R. (2013), “Ableitung von Forstparametern aus flugzeuggestützten Laserscanningdaten im Vergleich zur Geländeaufnahme zur Steinschlagmodellierung”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Fella, G. (2013), “Methodentest zur Bestimmung von Rauigkeiten mittels flugzeuggestützter und terrestrischer Laserdaten sowie Daten eines unbemannten Luftfahrzeugs”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Höflinger, B. (2013), “Detektion von alpinem Permafrost: Ein neues Anwendungsgebiet für den Einsatz eines thermalen Infrarotsystems”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Mayr, A. (2013), “Analysis of the Relation between Unconsolidated Sediment Depth and Surface Morphometry on an Alpine Slope”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Zieher, T. (2013), “Rezente Dynamik der Baum- und Waldgrenze im Lafatschertal (Kawendelgebirge), Tirol, Österreich”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Leistner, I. (2011), “Bodenabtragsdynamik auf der Issanger-Brandfläche (Halltal/Karwendel) mittels TLS und konventionellen Methoden”. Institut of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Rett, H. (2011), “Laserscandaten als Grundlage zur Identifizierung morphologischer Detailstrukturen alpiner Hänge”. UNIGIS, University of Salzburg.
  • Sproß, J.M. (2011), “Die Kryosphäre Tirols im Wandel – Geostatistische Analysen zur Quantifizierung klimabedingter Veränderungen auf der Basis multitemporaler ALS-Daten”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Bollmann, E. (2010), “Airborne Laser Scanning Glacier Mass Balance”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Fey, C. (2010), “Modellierung von Steinschlag, Blockschlag und Felsstürzen auf alpinen Bergwegen”. Institute of Geography, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg.
  • Fritzmann, P. (2010), “Surface classification of high mountain environments”. Institut of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Klug, C. (2011), “Blockgletscherbewegungen in den Stubaier (Reichenkar) und Ötztaler (äußeren Hochebenkar) Alpen – Methodenkombination aus digitaler Photogrammetrie und Airborne Laserscanning”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Kringer, K.S. (2010), “Geomorphometric Analysis of Airborne Laserscanning data for Soil Mapping in an Alpine Valley Bottom”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Rüf, B. (2010), “Gebäudeveränderungen aus multitemporalen Laserscannerdaten”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Vetter, M. (2009), “Punktwolkenbasierte Ableitung von Wasseroberflaechen aus Airborne Laser Scanning Daten”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Adams, M. (2008): “Critical evaluation of terrestrial laser scanning in a snow-covered alpine environment.” Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Kindl, F. (2007), “Derivation of drainage networks from high-resolution airborne laser scanning terrain models using Horton’s ratios and fractal dimension : devising a GIS batch process using open source software”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Edelmair, F. (2006), “Konzepte zur 3D Visualisierung von Laserscanner : Daten mit Python und VTK”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Kodde, M. (2006), “Glacier surface analysis – Airborne Laser Scanning for monitoring glaciers and crevasses”. Department of Earth Observation and Space Systems, Delft University of Technology.
  • Bucher, K. (2005), “Ableitung der horizontalen Gletscherbewegung aus multitemporalen Laserscandaten : Fallbeispiel ; Hinteres Rofental / Ötztal”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.

BSc Thesis

  • Braun, T. (2016), “Flachgründige Abträge und deren Monitoring zur Flächenbestimmung im Schmirntal”, BSc Thesis. School: Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck. Innsbruck, Austria
  • Förster, K. (2016), “Konzeption und Implementierung eines Open Source Workflows zur Verwaltung und Verteilung von LiDAR-Daten”, BSc Thesis. School: Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck. Innsbruck, Austria
  • Hiebl, B. (2016), “Analyse von Bodenfeuchte an natürlichen Oberflächen mit Infrarot-Thermographie”, BSc Thesis. School: Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck. Innsbruck, Austria
  • Walter, J. (2015), “Dispositionsmodellierung von flachgründigen Rutschungen im Laternsertal (Vorarlberg)”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Glatz, I. (2014), “Working Title: Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Monitoring the Evolution of Earthpyramids”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Wührer, J. (2014), “Working Title: Analysis of multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning measurements for shallow landslide monitoring”. Institut of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • den Outer, J. (2013), “Thermische Eigenschafen von natürlichen Oberflächen”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Hausberger, M. (2013), “Untersuchung zur Eignung von Thermochron iButtons als Referenztemperaturmessgerät für eine thermale Infrarotkamera”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Satori, M. (2013), “Thermische Eigenschaften von Landbedeckungsklassen”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Stolz, M. (2013), “Abschätzung von Bevölkerungszahlen aus abgeleiteten Geodaten”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.
  • Pichler, M. (2012), “Analysis of Agent-based Tourism Demand Modeling”. Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck.