Opportunities for Master's Theses / Masterarbeiten

Currently the following opportunities for Master's Theses are open at DGFI-TUM. We also welcome your own suggestions! In case of interest please do not hesitate to contact us.

All theses can be written in English or German.

Reference Systems

Satellite Altimetry

Atmosphere Research

Regional Gravity Field

Completed Master' and Bachelor' Theses

2019
  • Improving water level estimations of lakes and rivers by advanced analysis of altimeter observations.
    TUM (M.Sc. Environmental Engineering), Master Thesis
  • Transformation of B-spline models of VTEC into spherical harmonic representations.
    TUM (M.Sc. Geodäsie & Geoinformation), Master Thesis
  • Estimation of River Discharge using Satellite Altimetry and optical Remote Sensing Images.
    University of Applied Science Munich (M.Eng. Geomatik), Master Thesis
  • Nominal and observation-based attitude realization for precise orbit determination of the Jason satellites.
    TUM (M.Sc. Geodäsie & Geoinformation), Master Thesis
2018
  • Design and test of a scheme for performance assessment of Significant Wave Height data.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Does the coastal mean sea level variability differ from the global trend?.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Retrieving coastal sea level from early satellite altimeters.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Regional coastal altimetry in China based on multi-missions.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Analysis of extreme droughts in East Brazil based on satellite altimetry and other remote sensing techniques.
    TUM (M.Sc. Environmental Engineering), Master Thesis
  • Einfluss des Weltraumwetters auf geodätisch bestimmbare Ionosphärenparameter.
    TUM (M.Sc. Geodäsie & Geoinformation), Master Thesis
2017
  • Lead Detection in Polar Oceans using CryoSat-2 SAR Observations.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Using ICESat laser altimeter data for the detection of open water returns in sea ice regions.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Coastal Sea State Bias: correcting coastal sea level by studying the relation between wind, waves and the radar signals.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Adaptive Modelling of the Vertical Total Electron Content of the Earth's Ionosphere.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Deformation model of the Alpine region inferred from GNSS observations.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Automated Extraction of Time-Variable Water Surfaces with Cloud-Based Google Earth Engine.
    University of Applied Science Munich (B.Eng. Kartographie und Geomedientechnik), Bachelor Thesis
2016
  • Berechnung von zeitlichen Variationen der Wasservolumina in Feuchtgebieten aus der Kombination von Satellitenaltimetrie und Fernerkundung – Beispielregion Pantanal.
    TU Wien (M.Sc. Geodäsie), Master Thesis
  • Pulse-limited Altimeter Waveform Simulator.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Regionaler Meeresspiegeltrend in der Deutschen Bucht – Vergleich zwischen Satellitenaltimetrie und Pegelmessungen.
    TUM (M.Sc. Geodäsie & Geoinformation), Master Thesis
  • Hochfrequente Variation der Erdrotation: Physikalischer Hintergrund und numerische Simulation.
    TUM (M.Sc. Geodäsie & Geoinformation), Master Thesis
2015
  • Studying water level variations of wetlands from satellite altimetry – case study Sudd Swamp.
    TUM (M.Sc. ESPACE), Master Thesis
  • Verwendung von Schiffsgravimetermessungen für die verbesserte regionale Schwerefeldmodellierung.
    TUM (M.Sc. Geodäsie & Geoinformation), Master Thesis

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