Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Applied Geoinformation Science


Journal articles by members of the geoinformation science lab.

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Obaitor, O. S., Stellmes, M., & Lakes, T. (2024). Exploring Spatio-Temporal Pattern of Gentrification Processes in Intracity Slums in the Lagos Megacity. Geographies4(2), 231-252. https://doi.org/10.3390/geographies4020015

Zhuang, S., Wolf, K., Schmitz, T., Roth, A., Sun, Y., Savaskan, N., & Lakes, T. (2024). Neighborhood-Level Inequalities and Influencing Factors of COVID-19 Incidence in Berlin Based on Bayesian Spatial Modelling. Sustainable Cities and Society, 104, 105301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2024.105301



Abolhasani, S., Taleai, M., & Lakes, T. (2023). Developing a game-theoretic interactive decision-making framework for urban land-use planning. Habitat International141, 102930. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2023.102930

Alexiou, S., Efthimiou, N., Karamesouti, M., Papanikolaou, I., Psomiadis, E., & Charizopoulos, N. (2023). Measuring Annual Sedimentation through High Accuracy UAV-Photogrammetry Data and Comparison with RUSLE and PESERA Erosion Models. Remote Sensing 15, 5, 1339. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs15051339

Feizizadeh, B., Lakes, T., Omrazadeh, D., Pourmoradian, S. (2023). Health effects of shrinking hyper-saline lakes: spatiotemporal modeling of the Lake Urmia drought on the local population, case study of the Shabestar County. Scientific Reports 13, 1622. doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28332-6

Feizizadeh, B., Omarzadeh, D., Garajeh, M. K., Lakes, T., Blaschke, T. (2023). Machine learning data-driven approaches for land use/cover mapping and trend analysis using Google Earth Engine. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 66, 3, 665-697. doi:10.1080/09640568.2021.2001317

Feizizadeh, B., Omrazadeh, D., Ghasemi, M., Bageri, S., Lakes, T., Kitzmann, R., Ghanbari, A. & Blaschke, T. (2023). Urban restaurants and online food delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic: a spatial and socio-demographic analysis. International Journal of Digital Earth 16, 1, 1725-1751. doi:10.1080/17538947.2023.2210313

Isenhardt, L., Seifert, S., Wolff, S., Lakes, T., Werwatz, A., Graubner, M., Hüttel, S. (2023). Renewable Energy Policy Effects and Farmland Markets – The German Perspective. Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V. (GEWISOLA), 58, 479-481.

Karamesouti, M., Kairis, O., Gasparatos, D., & Lakes, T. (2023). Map-based soil crusting susceptibility assessment using pedotransfer Rules, CORINE and NDVI: A preliminary study in Greece. Ecological Indicators 154, 110668. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2023.110668

Lambio, C., Schmitz, T., Elson, R., Butler, J., Roth, A., Feller, S., et al. (2023) Exploring the Spatial Relative Risk of COVID-19 in Berlin-Neukölln. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20105830

Leonhardt, H., Hüttel, S., Lakes, T., Wesemeyer, M., & Wolff, S. (2023). Use Cases of the Integrated Administration and Control System’s Plot-Level Data: Protocol and Pilot Analysis for a Systematic Mapping Review. German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 72(Number 3/4), 168–184. https://doi.org/10.30430/GJAE.2023.0385 

Peters, A., Herr, C., Bolte, G., Heutelbeck, A., Hornberg, C., Kraus, T., et al. (2023). Health protection and climate change require ambitious limit values for air pollutants in Europe: Opinion on the revision of the Directive on Air Quality and Clean Air for Europe of the Environmental Public Health commission of the Robert Koch Institute and the Federal Environment Agency. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz66, 9, 1030-1034. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00103-023-03755-8

Schicketanz, J., Kabisch, S., Bagoly-Simó, P., Lakes T. (2023). Factors that are perceived as supporting or hindering active school travel (AST): goalong interviews with primary school children and their parents. Children's Geographies. doi:10.1080/14733285.2023.2269104

Schmitz, T., Lakes, T., Manafa, G., Lambio, C., Butler, J., Roth, A., Savaskan, N. (2023). Exploration of the COVID-19 pandemic at the neighbourhood level in an intra-urban setting. Frontiers in Public Health 11, 1128452. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2023.1128452

Staab, J., Stark, T., Wurm, M., Wolf, K., Dallavalle, M., et al. (2023). Using CNNs on Sentinel-2 data for road traffic noise modelling. Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), 17 - 19 May, Heraklion, Greece, 1-4. doi: 10.1109/JURSE57346.2023.10144160

Unger, M., Lakes, T. (2023). Land Use Conflicts and Synergies on Agricultural Land in Brandenburg, Germany. Sustainability 15, 5. doi:10.3390/su15054546

Wesemeyer, M., Kamp, J., Schmitz, T., Müller, D., Lakes, T. (2023). Multi-objective spatial optimization to balance trade-offs between farmland bird diversity and potential agricultural net returns. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 345, 108316. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2022.108316

Wolf, K., Schikowski, T., Dallavalle, M., Niedermayer, F., Bolte, G., Lakes, T., Moebus, S., Schneider, A., Peters, A., Hoffmann, B. (2023) Environmental exposure assessment in the German National Cohort (NAKO). European Journal of Public Health, 33. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckad160.501



Abolhasani, S., Taleai, M., Lakes, T. (2022). A collective decision-making framework for simulating urban land-use planning: An application of game theory with event-driven actors. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 94. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2022.101795

Barzaman, S., Shamsipour, A., Lakes, T., Faraji, A. (2022). Indicators of urban climate resilience (case study: Varamin, Iran). Natural Hazards 112, 1, 119-143. doi:10.1007/s11069-021-05174-x

Butler, J., Schmitz, T., Lambio, C., Manafa, G., Savaskan, N., Lakes, T. (2022). Raum-zeitliche Exploration von COVID-19 Daten und lokalen Risikofaktoren in Berlin: am Beispiel des Bezirks Neukölln. Das Gesundheitswesen, 84, 08/09, 768-769.

Feizizadeh, B., Darabi, S., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T. (2022). QADI as a New Method and Alternative to Kappa for Accuracy Assessment of Remote Sensing-Based Image Classification. Sensors 22, 12, 4506. doi:10.3390/s22124506

Feizizadeh, B., Lakes, T., Omarzadeh, D., Sharifi, A., Blaschke, T., Karimzadeh, S. (2022). Scenario-based analysis of the impacts of lake drying on food production in the Lake Urmia Basin of Northern Iran. Scientific Reports 12, 1. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-10159-2

Feizizadeh, B., Omarzadeh, D., Sharifi, A., Rahmani, A., Lakes, T., Blaschke, T. (2022). A GIS-based spatiotemporal modelling of urban traffic accidents in Tabriz City during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sustainability 14, 12, 7468. doi:10.3390/su14127468

Garajeh, M. K., Feizizadeh, B., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T. (2022). Detecting and mapping karst landforms using object-based image analysis: Case study: Takht-Soleiman and Parava Mountains, Iran. The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science 25, 2, 473-489. doi:10.1016/j.ejrs.2022.03.009

Glockmann, M., Li, Y., Lakes, T., Kropp, J. P., Rybski, D. (2022). Quantitative evidence for leapfrogging in urban growth. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science 49, 1, 352-367. doi:10.1177/2399808321998713

Haacke, H. C.Enßle, F.Haase, D., Lakes, T. (2022). How to derive spatial agents: A mixed-method approach to model an elderly population with scarce dataPopulation, Space and Place 28, 2551. doi:10.1002/psp.2551

Harkort, L., Walker, B. B., Lakes, T. (2022). Spatiotemporal Patterns of Cyclist Collisions in Germany: Variations in Frequency, Severity of Injury, and Type of Collision in 2019. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy 16, 1, 209-228. doi:10.1007/s12061-022-09476-w

Jänicke, C., Goddard, A., Stein, S., Steinmann, H.-H., Lakes, T., Nendel, C., Müller, D. (2022). Field-level land-use data reveal heterogeneous crop sequences with distinct regional differences in Germany. European Journal of Agronomy 141, 126632. doi:10.1016/j.eja.2022.126632

Leonhardt, H., Hüttel, S., Lakes, T., Wesemeyer, M., Wolff, S. (2022). Applications of Land-use Data from the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) in Scientific Research: A scoping Review Pilot Analysis. GEWISOLA.

Schicketanz, J., Röder, S., Herberth, G., Kabisch, S., Lakes, T. (2022). On foot or by car: what determines children’s active school travel? Children's Geographies 20, 2, 174-188. doi:10.1080/14733285.2021.1921698

Schreyer, J., Walker, B. B., Lakes, T. (2022). Implementing urban canopy height derived from a TanDEM-X-DEM: An expert survey and case study. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 187, 345-361. doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2022.02.015

Staab, J., Schady, A., Weigand, M., Lakes, T., Taubenböck, H. (2022). Predicting traffic noise using land-use regression—a scalable approach. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology 32, 2, 232-243. doi:10.1038/s41370-021-00355-z

Zhuang, S., Bolte, G., Lakes, T. (2022). Exploring Environmental Health Inequalities: A Scientometric Analysis of Global Research Trends (1970–2020). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19, 12, 7394. doi:10.3390/ijerph19127394



Batunacun, Wieland, R., Lakes, T.,  Nendel, C. (2021). Using Shapley additive explanations to interpret extreme gradient boosting predictions of grassland degradation in Xilingol, China. Geoscientific Model Development14, 3, 1493-1510. doi:10.5194/gmd-14-1493-2021

Enoguanbhor, E. C., Gollnow, F., Walker, B. B., Nielsen, J. O., Lakes, T. (2021). Key Challenges for Land Use Planning and Its Environmental Assessments in the Abuja City-Region, Nigeria. Land 10, 443. doi:10.3390/land10050443

Feizizadeh, B., Alajujeh, K. M., Lakes, T., Blaschke, T., Omarzadeh, D. (2021). A comparison of the integrated fuzzy object-based deep learning approach and three machine learning techniques for lang use/cover change monitoring and environmental impacts assessment. GIScience and Remote Sensing 58, 8, 1543-1570. doi:10.1080/15481603.2021.2000350

Feizizadeh, B., Garajeh, M. K., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T. (2021). An object based image analysis applied for volcanic and glacial landforms mapping in Sahand Mountain, Iran. CATENA, 198, 105073. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2020.105073

Feizizadeh, B., Garajeh, M. K., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T. (2021). A deep learning convolutional neural network algorithm for detecting saline flow sources and mapping the environmental impacts of the Urmia Lake drought in Iran. CATENA, 207, 105585. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2021.105585

Feizizzadeh, B., Lakes, T., Omarzadeh, D., Sharifi, A., Blaschke, T., Karimzadeh, S. (2021). Scenario-based analysis of the impacts of lake drying on sustainable food production. doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-934137/v1

Feizizadeh, B., Omarzadeh, D., Ronagh, Z., Sharifi, A., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T. (2021). A scenario-based approach for urban water management in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and a case study for the Tabriz metropolitan area, Iran. Science of The Total Environment, 790, 148272. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148272

Feizizadeh, B., Ronagh, Z., Pourmoradian, S., Gheshlagi, H. A., Lakes, T., Blaschke, T. (2021). An efficient GIS-based approach for sustainability assessment of urban drinking water consumption patterns: A study in Tabriz city, Iran. Sustainable Cities and Society, 64, 102584. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2020.102584

Garajeh, M. K., Malakyar, F., Weng, Q., Feizizadeh, B., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T. (2021). An automated deep learning convolutional neural network algorithm applied for soil salinity distribution mapping in Lake Urmia, Iran. Science of the Total Environment, 778, 146253. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146253

Glockmann, M., Li, Y., Lakes, T., Kropp, J. P., Rybski, D. (2021). Quantitative evidence for leapfrogging in urban growth. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science 49, 1, 352-367. doi:10.1177/2399808321998713

Ji, C., Bachmann, M., Esch, Th., Feilhauer, H., Heiden, U., Heldens, W., Hueni, A., Lakes, T., Metz-Marconcini, A., Schroedter-Homscheidt, M., Weyand, S., Zeidler, J. (2021). Solar photovoltaic module detection using laboratory and airborne imaging spectroscopy data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 226, 112692. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112692

Ji, C., Heiden, U., Lakes, T., Feilhauer, H. (2021). Are urban material gradients transferable between areas? International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 100, 102332. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2021.102332

Obaitor, O. S., Lawanson, T. O., Stellmes, M., Lakes, T. (2021). Social Capital: Higher resilience in slums in the Lagos Metropolis. Sustainability 13. doi:10.3390/su13073879

Wolff, S., Hüttel, S., Nendel, C., Lakes, T. (2021). Agricultural Landscapes in Brandenburg, Germany: An Analysis of Characteristics and Spatial Patterns. International Journal of Environmental Research 15, 3, 487-507. doi:10.1007/s41742-021-00328-y

Wolff, S., Mdemu, M. V., Lakes, T. (2021). Defining the Peri-Urban: A Multidimensional Characterization of Spatio-Temporal Land Use along an Urban–Rural Gradient in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Land 10, 2. doi:10.3390/land10020177



Abedi Gheshlaghi, H. , Feizizadeh, B., Blaschke, T., Lakes, T., Tajbar, S. (2020). Forest fire susceptibility modeling using hybrid approaches. Transactions in GIS 25. doi:10.1111/tgis.12688

Batunacun, Wieland, R., Lakes, T., Nendel, C. (2020). Using SHAP to interpret XGBoost predictions of grassland degradation in Xilingol, China. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 1-28. doi:10.5194/gmd-2020-59

Enoguanbhor, E. C., Gollnow, F., Walker, B. B., Nielsen, J. O., Lakes, T. (2020). Simulating Urban Land Expansion in the Context of Land Use Planning in the Abuja City-Region, Nigeria. GeoJournal, 1-19. doi:10.1007/s10708-020-10317-x

Lakes, T., Garcia-Marquez, J., Müller, D., Lakner, S., Pe’er, G. (2020). How green is greening? A fine-scale analysis of spatio-temporal dynamics in Germany. FORLand-Working Paper, 17. doi:10.18452/21031

Schmitz, T., & Müller, D. (2020). Digitale Karte der Bodenwertzahlen für Brandenburg. FORLand Technical Paper 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.22004/ag.econ.308812 

Staab, J., Weigand, M., Schady, A., Wurm, M., Lakes, T.,  Taubenböck, H. (2020). Europäische Lärmkarten-Methodik und Bewertung im Kontext überregionaler Umweltgerechtigkeitsstudien. „Mehr Chancen auf Gesundheit durch Lärmaktionsplanung?!“17, 10-16. 

Weng, W., Becker, S. L., Lüdeke, M. K. B., Lakes, T. (2020). Landscape matters: Insights from the impact of mega-droughts on Colombia's energy transition. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 36, 1-16. doi:10.1016/j.eist.2020.04.003

Wolf, K., Kraus, U., Dzolan, M., Bolte, G., Lakes, T., Schikowski, T., et al. (2020). Nächtliche Verkehrslärmbelästigung in Deutschland: individuelle und regionale Unterschiede in der NAKO Gesundheitsstudie. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz 63, 3, 332-343. doi:10.1007/s00103-020-03094-y

Wolf, K., Kraus, U., Dzolan, M., Bolte, G., Lakes, T., Schikowski, T., et al. (2020). Nighttime transportation noise annoyance in Germany: personal and regional differences in the German National Cohort Study. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz 63, 3, 332-343. doi:10.1007/s00103-020-03094-y

Wolff, S., Hüttel, S., Nendel, C., Lakes, T. (2020). Identifying agricultural landscape types for Brandenburg, Germany using IACS data. FORLand-Working Paper, 23. doi:10.18452/21342

Wolff, S., & Lakes, T. (2020). Characterising Agricultural Landscapes using Landscape Metrics and Cluster Analysis in Brandenburg, Germany. GI_Forum1, 89-98. doi:10.1553/giscience2020_01_s89



Armenteras, D., Negret, P., Melgarejo, L. F., Lakes, T., Londoño, M. C., García, J., et al. (2019). Curb land grabbing to save the Amazon. Nature ecology & evolution 3, 11, 1497-1497. doi:10.1038/s41559-019-1020-1

Batunacun, Wieland, R., Lakes, T., Yunfeng, H., & Nendel, C. (2019). Identifying drivers of land degradation in Xilingol, China, between 1975 and 2015. Land Use Policy, 83, 543-559. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.02.013

Enoguanbhor, E. C., Gollnow, F., Nielsen, J. O., Lakes, T., & Walker, B. B. (2019). Land Cover Change in the Abuja City-Region, Nigeria: Integrating GIS and Remotely Sensed Data to Support Land Use Planning. Sustainability 11, 5. doi:10.3390/su11051313

Haacke, H. C., Enßle, F., Haase, D., Helbrecht, I., & Lakes, T. (2019). Why Do (n’t) People Move When They Get Older? Estimating the Willingness to Relocate in Diverse Ageing Cities. Urban Planning 4, 2. doi:10.18452/20097

Hissa, L. d. B. V., Aguiar, A. P. D., Camargo, R. R., de Lima, L. S., Gollnow, F., & Lakes, T. (2019). Regrowing forests contribution to law compliance and carbon storage in private properties of the Brazilian Amazon. Land Use Policy 88, 104163. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104163

Leichtle, T., Lakes, T., Zhu, X. X., & Taubenboeck, H. (2019). Has Dongying developed to a ghost city?-Evidence from multi-temporal population estimation based on VHR remote sensing and census counts. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 78, 101372. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2019.101372

Vergara, F., & Lakes, T. (2019). Maizification of the landscape for biogas production? Identifying the likelihood of silage maize for biogas in Brandenburg from 2008-2018. FORLand-Working Paper 16. doi:10.18452/20977



Acharya, B. K., Cao, C., Lakes, T., Chen, W., Naeem, S., & Pandit, S. (2018). Modeling the spatially varying risk factors of dengue fever in Jhapa district, Nepal, using the semi-parametric geographically weighted regression model. International Journal of Biometeorology 62, 11, 1973-1986. doi:10.1007/s00484-018-1601-8

Alavipanah, S., Schreyer, J., Haase, D., Lakes, T., & Qureshi, S. (2018). The effect of multi-dimensional indicators on urban thermal conditions. Journal of Cleaner Production 177, 115-123. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.187

Batunacun, Nendel, C., Hu, Y., & Lakes, T. (2018). Land‐use change and land degradation on the Mongolian Plateau from 1975 to 2015—A case study from Xilingol, China. Land Degradation & Development 29, 6, 1595-1606. doi:10.1002/ldr.2948

Firozjaei, M. K., Kiavarz, M., Alavipanah, S. K., Lakes, T., & Qureshi, S. (2018). Monitoring and forecasting heat island intensity through multi-temporal image analysis and cellular automata-Markov chain modelling: A case of Babol city, Iran. Ecological Indicators 91, 155-170. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.03.052

Frings, M., Lakes, T., Müller, D., Khan, M. M. H., Epprecht, M., Kipruto, S., Gruebner, O. (2018). Modeling and mapping the burden of disease in Kenya. Scientific Reports 8, 1, 1-9. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-28266-4

Gollnow, F., Göpel, J., Hissa, L. d. B. V., Schaldach, R., & Lakes, T. (2018). Scenarios of land-use change in a deforestation corridor in the Brazilian Amazon: combining two scales of analysis. Regional Environmental Change 18, 1, 143-159. doi:10.1007/s10113-017-1129-1

Gollnow, F., Hissa, L. d. B. V., Rufin, P., & Lakes, T. (2018). Property-level direct and indirect deforestation for soybean production in the Amazon region of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Land Use Policy 78, 377-385. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.07.010

Hissa, L. d. B. V., Müller, H., Aguiar, A. P. D., Hostert, P., & Lakes, T. (2018). Historical carbon fluxes in the expanding deforestation frontier of Southern Brazilian Amazonia (1985–2012). Regional Environmental Change 18, 1, 77-89. doi:10.1007/s10113-016-1076-2

Pech, L., Büscher, K., & Lakes, T. (2018). Intraurban development in a city under protracted armed conflict: Patterns and actors in Goma, DR Congo. Political Geography 66, 98-112. doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2018.08.006

Schaldach, R., Meurer, K. H. E., Jungkunst, H. F., Nendel, C., Lakes, T., Gollnow, F., et al. (2018). A model-based assessment of the environmental impact of land-use change across scales in Southern Amazonia. Regional Environmental Change 18, 1, 161-173. doi:10.1007/s10113-017-1244-z

Schicketanz, J., Grabenhenrich, L., & Lakes, T. (2018). An index for assessing activity friendliness for children in urban environments of Berlin. DIE ERDE – Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin, 149, 1, 1-13. doi:10.12854/erde-149-54

Weng, W., Luedeke, M. K. B., Zemp, D. C., Lakes, T., Kropp, J. P. (2018). Aerial and surface rivers: downwind impacts on water availability from land use changes in Amazonia. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, 1, 911-927. doi:10.5194/hess-22-911-2018



Alavipanah, S., Haase, D., Lakes, T., & Qureshi, S. (2017). Integrating the third dimension into the concept of urban ecosystem services: A review. Ecological Indicators 72, 374-398. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.08.010

Gruebner, O., Khan, M. M. H., Burkart, K., Lautenbach, S., Lakes, T., Krämer, A., et al. (2017). Spatial variations and determinants of infant and under-five mortality in Bangladesh. Health & Place 47, 156-164. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.08.012

Lakes, T. (2017). Eine räumlich differenzierte Analyse von Verkehrsunfällen mit Radfahrer-und Fußgängerbeteiligung in Berlin. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz, 60(12), 1328-1335. doi:10.1007/s00103-017-2639-1

Lakes, T. (2017). A spatially explicit analysis of traffic accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists in Berlin. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz, 60(12), 1328-1335. doi:10.1007/s00103-017-2639-1

Lambio, C., & Lakes, T. (2017). Placing of photos on the internet: Critical analysis of biases on the depictions of France and Afghanistan on FLICKR. Geoforum, 82, 21-25. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.03.016

Leichtle, T., Geiß, C., Lakes, T., & Taubenböck, H. (2017). Class imbalance in unsupervised change detection–a diagnostic analysis from urban remote sensing. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 60, 83-98. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2017.04.002

Leichtle, T., Geiß, C., Wurm, M., Lakes, T., & Taubenböck, H. (2017). Unsupervised change detection in VHR remote sensing imagery–an object-based clustering approach in a dynamic urban environment. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 54, 15-27. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2016.08.010

Schönenberg, R., Boy, J., Hartberger, K., Schumann, C., Guggenberger, G., Siebold, M., et al. (2017). Experiences of inter-and transdisciplinary research–a trajectory of knowledge integration within a large research consortium. Erdkunde, 71(3), 177-193. doi:10.3112/erdkunde.2017.03.02

Schönenberg, R., Schaldach, R., Lakes, T., Göpel, J., & Gollnow, F. (2017). Inter-and transdisciplinary scenario construction to explore future land-use options in southern Amazonia. Ecology and Society, 22(3). doi:10.5751/ES-09032-220313

Schuster, C., Honold, J., Lauf, S., & Lakes, T. (2017). Urban heat stress: Novel survey suggests health and fitness as future avenue for research and adaptation strategies. Environmental Research Letters, 12(4). doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa5f35

Tigges, J., Churkina, G., & Lakes, T. (2017). Modeling above-ground carbon storage: a remote sensing approach to derive individual tree species information in urban settings. Urban Ecosystems, 20(1), 97-111. doi:10.1007/s11252-016-0585-6

Tigges, J., & Lakes, T. (2017). High resolution remote sensing for reducing uncertainties in urban forest carbon offset life cycle assessments. Carbon Balance and Management, 12(1), 17. doi:10.1186/s13021-017-0085-x



Acharya, B. K., Cao, C., Lakes, T., Chen, W., & Naeem, S. (2016). Spatiotemporal analysis of dengue fever in Nepal from 2010 to 2014. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 849. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3432-z

Honold, J., Lakes, T., Beyer, R., & van der Meer, E. (2016). Restoration in urban spaces: Nature views from home, greenways, and public parks. Environment and Behavior, 48(6), 796-825. doi:10.1177/0013916514568556

Krüger, C., & Lakes, T. (2016). Revealing uncertainties in land change modeling using probabilities. Transactions in GIS, 20(4), 526-546. doi:10.1111/tgis.12161

Lakes, T., & Burkart, K. (2016). Childhood overweight in Berlin: intra-urban differences and underlying influencing factors. International Journal of Health Geographics, 15(1), 12. doi:10.1186/s12942-016-0041-0

Mahlkow, N., Lakes, T., Donner, J., Köppel, J., & Schreurs, M. (2016). Developing storylines for urban climate governance by using Constellation Analysis—insights from a case study in Berlin, Germany. Urban Climate, 17, 266-283. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2016.02.006

Schreyer, J., Geiß, C., & Lakes, T. (2016). TanDEM-X for Large-Area Modeling of Urban Vegetation Height: Evidence from Berlin, Germany. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observations And Remote Sensing, 9(5), 1876-1887. doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2508660

Schreyer, J., & Lakes, T. (2016). Deriving and evaluating city-wide vegetation heights from a TanDEM-X DEM. Remote Sensing, 8(11), 940. doi:10.3390/rs8110940

Urban, A., Burkart, K., Kyselý, J., Schuster, C., Plavcová, E., Hanzlíková, H., et al. (2016). Spatial patterns of heat-related cardiovascular mortality in the Czech Republic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(3), 284. doi:10.3390/ijerph13030284



Geiß, C., Jilge, M., Lakes, T., & Taubenböck, H. (2015). Estimation of seismic vulnerability levels of urban structures with multisensor remote sensing. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observations And Remote Sensing, 9(5), 1913-1936. doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2442584

Geiß, C., Pelizari, P. A., Marconcini, M., Sengara, W., Edwards, M., Lakes, T., & Taubenböck, H. (2015). Estimation of seismic building structural types using multi-sensor remote sensing and machine learning techniques. ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing, 104, 175-188. doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.07.016

Krüger, C., & Lakes, T. (2015). Bayesian belief networks as a versatile method for assessing uncertainty in land-change modeling. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 29(1), 111-131. doi:10.1080/13658816.2014.949265



Cheong, Y. L., Leitão, P. J., & Lakes, T. (2014). Assessment of land use factors associated with dengue cases in Malaysia using Boosted Regression Trees. Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, 10, 75-84. doi:10.1016/j.sste.2014.05.002

Geiss, C., Taubenboeck, H., Tyagunov, S., Tisch, A., Post, J., & Lakes, T. (2014). Assessment of seismic building vulnerability from space. Earthquake Spectra, 30(4), 1553-1583. doi:10.1193/121812EQS350M

Gollnow, F., & Lakes, T. (2014). Policy change, land use, and agriculture: The case of soy production and cattle ranching in Brazil, 2001–2012. Applied Geography, 55, 203-211. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.09.003

Gruebner, O., Sachs, J., Nockert, A., Frings, M., Khan, M. M. H., Lakes, T., Hostert, P. (2014). Mapping the Slums of Dhaka from 2006 to 2010. Dataset Papers in Science. doi:10.1155/2014/172182

Hissa, L. d. B. V., & Filho, B. S. S. (2014). A Combined Biophysical and Economic GIS Framework to Assess Sugarcane Cropping Potential in Brazil. Transactions in GIS, 18(3), 449-463. doi:10.1111/tgis.12098

Kreibich, H., Bubeck, P., Kunz, M., Mahlke, H., Parolai, S., Khazai, B., et al. (2014). A review of multiple natural hazards and risks in Germany. Natural Hazards, 74(3), 2279-2304. doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1265-6

Lakes, T., Brückner, M., & Krämer, A. (2014). Development of an environmental justice index to determine socio-economic disparities of noise pollution and green space in residential areas in Berlin. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57(4), 538-556. doi:10.1080/09640568.2012.755461

Ling, C. Y., Gruebner, O., Krämer, A., & Lakes, T. (2014). Spatio-temporal patterns of dengue in Malaysia: combining address and sub-district level. Geospatial Health, 9(1), 131-140. doi:10.4081/gh.2014.11

Lissner, T. K., Reusser, D. E., Lakes, T., & Kropp, J. P. (2014). A systematic approach to assess human wellbeing demonstrated for impacts of climate change. Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems, 1(1). doi:10.2478/cass-2014-0010

Melgarejo, L.-F., & Lakes, T. (2014). Urban adaptation planning and climate-related disasters: An integrated assessment of public infrastructure serving as temporary shelter during river floods in Colombia. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 9, 147-158. doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.05.002

Schreyer, J., Tigges, J., Lakes, T., & Churkina, G. (2014). Using airborne LiDAR and QuickBird data for modelling urban tree carbon storage and its distribution—A case study of Berlin. Remote Sensing, 6(11), 10636-10655. doi:10.3390/rs61110636

Schuster, C., Burkart, K., & Lakes, T. (2014). Heat mortality in Berlin–Spatial variability at the neighborhood scale. Urban Climate, 10, 134-147. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2014.10.008



Cheong, Y. L., Burkart, K., Leitão, P. J., & Lakes, T. (2013). Assessing weather effects on dengue disease in Malaysia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(12), 6319-6334. doi:10.3390/ijerph10126319

Dannenberg, P., & Lakes, T. (2013). The use of mobile phones by Kenyan export-orientated small-scale farmers: insights from fruit and vegetable farming in the Mt. Kenya region. Economia agro-alimentare, 3, 55-75. doi:10.3280/ECAG2013-003005

Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U., Lakes, T., Lauf, S., Meier, F., & Schuster, C. (2013). Quantification of heat-stress related mortality hazard, vulnerability and risk in Berlin, Germany. DIE ERDE – Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin, 144(3-4), 238-259. doi:10.12854/erde-144-17

Tigges, J., Lakes, T., & Hostert, P. (2013). Urban vegetation classification: Benefits of multitemporal RapidEye satellite data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 136, 66-75. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.05.001



Fobil, J. N., Levers, C., Lakes, T., Loag, W., Krämer, A., & May, J. (2012). Mapping urban malaria and diarrhea mortality in Accra, Ghana: evidence of vulnerabilities and implications for urban health policy. Journal of Urban Health, 89(6), 977-991. doi:10.1007/s11524-012-9702-x

Gruebner, O., Khan, M. M. H., Lautenbach, S., Müller, D., Krämer, A., Lakes, T., & Hostert, P. (2012). Mental health in the slums of Dhaka-a geoepidemiological study. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 177. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-177

Honold, J., Beyer, R., Lakes, T., & van der Meer, E. (2012). Multiple environmental burdens and neighborhood-related health of city residents. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32(4), 305-317. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2012.05.002

Lakes, T., & Kim, H.-O. (2012). The urban environmental indicator “Biotope Area Ratio”—An enhanced approach to assess and manage the urban ecosystem services using high resolution remote-sensing. Ecological Indicators, 13(1), 93-103. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.05.016

Lauf, S., Haase, D., Hostert, P., Lakes, T., & Kleinschmit, B. (2012). Uncovering land-use dynamics driven by human decision-making–A combined model approach using cellular automata and system dynamics. Environmental Modelling & Software, 27, 71-82. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.09.005

Leite, C. C., Costa, M. H., Soares‐Filho, B. S., & Hissa, L. d. B. V. (2012). Historical land use change and associated carbon emissions in Brazil from 1940 to 1995. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26(2). doi:10.1029/2011GB004133

Soares-Filho, B. S., Silvestrini, R., Nepstad, D., Brando, P., Rodrigues, H., Alencar, A., et al. (2012). Forest fragmentation, climate change and understory fire regimes on the Amazonian landscapes of the Xingu headwaters. Landscape Ecology, 27(4), 585-598. doi:10.1007/s10980-012-9723-6



Gruebner, O., Khan, M. H., Lautenbach, S., Müller, D., Krämer, A., Lakes, T., & Hostert, P. (2011). A spatial epidemiological analysis of self-rated mental health in the slums of Dhaka. International Journal of Health Geographics, 10(1), 36. doi:10.1186/1476-072X-10-36

Lakes, T., & Brückner, M. (2011). Socio-spatial distribution of noise exposure in Berlin. UMID: Umwelt und Mensch – Informationsdienst (2), 25-27.

Lakes, T., & Klimeczek, H.-J. (2011). Environmental justice in the Federal State of Berlin: an initial integrated analysis of the socio-spatial distribution of environmental burdens and resources. UMID: Umwelt und Mensch – Informationsdienst (2), 41-43.

Lakes, T., & Klimeczek, H.-J. (2011). Umweltgerechtigkeit im Land Berlin: Eine erste integriert Analyse der sozialräumlichen Verteilung von Umweltbelastungen und-ressourcen. UMID: Umwelt und Mensch – Informationsdienst (2), 41-43.



Soares-Filho, B. S., Moutinho, P., Nepstad, D., Anderson, A., Rodrigues, H., Garcia, R., et al. (2010). Role of Brazilian Amazon protected areas in climate change mitigation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(24), 10821-10826. doi:10.1073/pnas.0913048107



Lakes, T., Müller, D., & Krüger, C. (2009). Cropland change in southern Romania: a comparison of logistic regressions and artificial neural networks. Landscape Ecology, 24(9). doi:10.1007/s10980-009-9404-2



Lakes, T., & Lautenbach, S. (2008). Modelling Urban Land Use Systems Under Transition: From Socialist to Post-Socialist Dynamics in Urban Areas. Wichmann, Digital Earth Summit on Geo-informatics, 212-217.



Lakes, T. (2003). From Environmental Information Systems to Environmental Information Management—A Case Study of Berlin. The Information Society and Enlargement of the European Union