Kiel Marine Science

Prof. Dr. Natascha Oppelt

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 14, 24098 Kiel
Phone: +49 431 880-3330

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Information about Prof. Dr. Natascha Oppelt


Natascha Oppelt has been Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Kiel since October 2008 and heads the Earth Observation and Modelling group at the Institute of Geography. Prior to that she was a research assistant at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, where she also habilitated in 2008. Natascha Oppelt works in the field of developing remote sensing based applications for users of different disciplines. She was involved in expeditions to the Arctic and will be part of the largest Arctic expedition with RV Polarstern, MOSAiC, in summer 2020. Using methods of satellite-based monitoring of the Arctic sea ice, the geographer collects coherent, large-scale measurement data, especially from meltwater pools. Natascha Oppelt is Director of the Institute of Geography and was Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences from July 2016 to July 2018.

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