Urs Wegmüller

Dr. Urs Wegmüller
Gamma Remote Sensing Research and Consulting AG
Worbstrasse 225
CH-3073 Gümligen

Phone: +41 (0) 31 951 70 05
Fax: +41 (0) 31 951 70 08
E-mail: wegmuller(at)gamma-rs.ch
URL Institution: www.gamma-rs.ch

Key Publications of Urs Wegmüller (up to ten) :
Strozzi T., P. Farina, A. Corsini, C. Ambrosi, M. Thüring, J. Zilger, A. Wiesmann, U. Wegmüller, and C. Werner, Survey and monitoring of landslide displacements by means of L-band satellite SAR interferometry, Landslides, Vol 2, Nr. 3, pp 193-201, Oct. 2005.
Wegmüller U., M. Santoro, C. Werner, T. Strozzi, A. Wiesmann, and W. Lengert, “DEM generation using ERS–ENVISAT interferometry“, Journal of Applied Geophysics Vol. 69, pp 51–58, 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2009.04.002.
Wegmüller U., D. Walter, V. Spreckels, and C. Werner, "Nonuniform ground motion monitoring with TerraSAR-X persistent scatterer interferometry," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, Vol. 48, 2, pp. 895-904, 2010.
Santoro, M., C. Beer., O. Cartus, C. Schmullius, A. Shvidenko, I. McCallum, U. Wegmüller, and A. Wiesmann, "Retrieval of growing stock volume in boreal forest using hyper-temporal series of Envisat ASAR ScanSAR backscatter measurements," Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 115, 2, pp. 490-507, 2011.
Strozzi, T., C. Werner, A. Wiesmann and U. Wegmüller, Topography Mapping with a Portable Real-Aperture Radar Interferometer, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2011.2166751, published on-line 2011.

Expertise of Urs Wegmüller:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
Process Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Polar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Snow Cover
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Soil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Food Security
Mineral Resources
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Coastal Zone
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Urs Wegmüller:
Specialist in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and SAR interferometry data processing and the development and use of these techniques for a variety of applications, including e.g. land surface motion measurementand landuse mapping.
  • Erfassen von Hang- und Felsinstabilitäten, sowie anderer Geländebewegungen, mittels Satelliten Radar Interferometrie

  • Erfassen von Hang- und Felsinstabilitäten, sowie anderer Geländebewegungen, mittels Terrestrischer Radar Interferometrie

    Kartierung der Wirkung von Naturereignissen wie Lawinen und Felsstürzen mittels Satellitendaten
    Gletscherstudien, Gletscherseen, Naturgefahren

    Last update: 9/3/23
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2023)

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