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Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Geomatics

Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Jakimow

Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Jakimow
Status Doctoral researcher
E-Mail benjamin.jakimow@geo.hu-berlin.de
Office location Rudower Chaussee 16, Room 2'222
Phone +49 (0)30 2093-6894
Fax +49 (0)30 2093-6848
Postal address Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany

About me

I am a Diplom-Geographer with a background in remote sensing, informatics and agricultural sciences. My research focusses on land-use intensification in the Brazilian Amazon and how we can describe it by means of remote sensing.


Curriculum Vitae

since 07/2015

Doctoral Researcher. Geomatics Lab, HU-Berlin, Germany.

since 04/2011

Research Assistant. Geomatics Lab, HU-Berlin, Germany.


German Armed Forces

  • Reservist (LogUstgBtl), Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan.
2009 Internship ARC-GREENLAB GmbH, Berlin, Germany.
2008 - 2009

Erasmus Student. Lunds University, Sweden.

  • Climate change and its impacts on the environment
  • Global ecosystem dynamics
  • Ecosystem modelling and hydrology
2008 Internship German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany.

2004 - 2011

Study of Physical Geography. HU-Berlin, Germany.

  • Focus on remote sensing and geoinformation systems.
  • Subsidary subjects computer science and agricultural science.
2000 - 2004

German Armed Forces

  • Paratrooper (3./FschJgBtl 373), Doberlug-Kirchhain, Germany.
  • 2003 Deployment to Kabol, Afghanistan.

Please find my full CV on https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-jakimow/


Jakimow, B., et al. (2017). "Mapping pasture management in the Brazilian Amazon from dense Landsat time series". Remote Sensing of Environment 205, 453-468, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.10.009.

Hagensieker, R., et al. (2017). "Tropical land use land cover mapping in Pará (Brazil) using discriminative Markov random fields and multi-temporal TerraSAR-X data." International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 63(Supplement C): 244-256. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2017.07.019

van der Linden, S., et al. (2015). "The EnMAP-Box—A Toolbox and Application Programming Interface for EnMAP Data Processing." Remote Sensing 7(9): 11249. http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/7/9/11249

Waske, B., et al. (2012). "imageRF – A user-oriented implementation for remote sensing image analysis with Random Forests." Environmental Modelling & Software 35: 192-193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.01.014

Data & Software

HUB TimeSeriesViewer - A QGIS Plugin to visualize remote sensing time series data. https://bitbucket.org/jakimowb/hub-timeseriesviewer

EnMAP-Box: The EnMAP Box is a freely available, platform-independent software designed to process hyperspectral remote sensing data, and particularly developed to handle data from the EnMAP sensor. It is distributed as Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). https://bitbucket.org/hu-geomatics/enmap-box