||Charlotte Bay Hasager is senior scientist at
Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, DTU in the
Energy Division. Charlotte has a master degree in physical
geography from 1992 at the University of Copenhagen and
has in years 1992 to 1996 written a Ph.D. thesis on
satellite images and the exchange of energy and water
vapor between the surface and the atmosphere. During the
Ph.D. Charlotte visited for six months the Pennsylvania
State University, Department of Meteorology in the USA.
In recent years Charlotte has worked on satellite radar
images for mapping ocean winds. This is particularly
exciting in relation to the large new offshore wind
farms. Charlotte is coordinating the project Satellite
Eye for Galathea 3. More information on my research
||Leif Toudal Pedersen was associate professor
in microwave remote sensing at
DTU Space. Leif
has a master degree in microwave engineering from the
Technical University in Denmark (DTU) from 1982 and a
Ph.D. from 1991 on microwave remote sensing from
satellite. Through the years Leif has worked on
satellite observations of sea ice from microwave
satellite images as well as many other satellites. Leif
has a large international cooperation both with European
and American partners. Leif was responsible for the
database with satellite images for the Satellite Eye
||Jacob L. Høyer is scientist at the
Meteorological Institute (DMI). Jacob has a master
degree in oceanography from 1999 from the University of
Copenhagen and Jacob has written a Ph.D. thesis in 2002
about the use of satellite images of the height of the
sea surface, ocean waves and sea surface temperatures.
Jacob is working on the calculation of ocean sea surface
temperatures from various satellites including optical
thermal and microwave data. Jacob has developed a
routine to interpolate in areas with missing data due to
e.g. cloud cover. In the project Satellite Eye Jacob is
responsible for the satellite-based ocean sea surface
||Peter Viskum Jørgensen worked as a researcher
at the Danish
Meteorological Institute (DMI). Peter has a M.Sc.
degree in Geography from Copenhagen University in 1993
and a Ph.D from 2000 in remote sensing and marine optics,
more specifically on the application of using
satellitedata/measurements for determining the ocean
colour, and the relations which can be deducted herefrom.
This encompasses the content of algae, other suspended
material, and of dissolved organic matter (Gelbstoff).
In the Satellite Eye project Peter is responsible for
producing maps of algae concentrations determined using
MERIS data from the ENVISAT satellite.
||Niels Kristian Højerslev is associate
professor in oceanography at the
Niels Bohr Instituttet
at University in Copenhagen. Niels has a master degree
in oceanography from 1971 and a Ph.D. degree from 1973
on physical oceanography. Niels also holds a doctorate
degree from 1986 on the optical properties of sea water.
This concerns methods to map the chlorophyll content in
the ocean in the near surface layer. Niels is teaching
physical oceanography and has written textbooks on the
subject. In the project Satellite Eye Niels will explain
the physics of the ocean and the optical properties of
the ocean color seen from satellite.
||Michael Schultz Rasmussen was associate
professor in remote sensing and physical geography at
the Institute of
Geography at University of Copenhagen. Michael has a
master degree in geography from 1989 and he has written
a Ph.D. thesis in 1996 on the use of satellite images
for the mapping of agriculture in Senegal. Michael was
also director of Geographic
Resource Analysis & Sciences Ltd. (GRAS) which is a
cooperation between Institute of Geography and
DHI. GRAS is
specialized in advanced satellite image processing and
use of Geographical Information System (GIS). Michael is
teaching on satellite image analysis from many
satellites from both optical and radar instruments for
applied use both on land and at seas, including third
||Peter Brøgger Sørensen was lecturer at
At the same time Peter is working as consultant for
web school on Earth Observation from satellites. ESA is
the European Space Agency. Peter has a master degree in
geology and geography from University in Aarhus from
1968. Peter has been involved in the development and use
of e-based education for several years both in Denmark
and internationally. In the project Satellite Eye Peter
is responsible for the planning of the educational
||Jürg Lichtenegger (Swiss nationality). Jürg
studied at the Department of Geography University Zurich/Switzerland
and did his PhD thesis on Multitemporal Landsat MSS
analysis in an agricultural area. From 1982 to 2003 he
served as an Engineer and Senior Engineer for Earth
Observation in ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. Since June
2003 retired from ESA, he continues as a freelance
expert and ESA consultant for Earth observation for ESA
and other international organizations in education
projects and teaching courses worldwide. He is assisting
very actively in the continuation of the ESA educational
website Earth observation for secondary schools EDUSPACE
and all related project, such as Galathea 3. Dr. Jürg
Lichtenegger, email: and
http://www.eduspace.esa.int. In the project
Satellite Eye Jürg is responsible for the ordering and
processing of images from the Envisat and from other
satellites and for the educational material concerning
||Merete Bruun Christiansen is scientist at
Risoe DTU in the
Energy Division. Merete has a master degree in physical
geography from 2002 from the University of Copenhagen
and has in the years 2002 to 2006 written a Ph.D. thesis
on satellite images and offshore wind energy. During her
Ph.D. Merete was visiting the Johns Hopkins University,
Applied Physics Laboratory in the USA for 4 months.
Merete will develop satellite-based methods for
estimation of the CO2–exchange between air and sea in
CarbonCycleProject. During the
Galathea-expedition she will investigate how well winds,
exchange rates, sea surface temperatures, salinity and
possibly CO2 –concentrations in ocean can be estimated
from satellite. Merete will be responsible for
observations on meteorology and CO2-observations while
onboard Vædderen from Accra to Cape Town and from St.
Thomas to Boston, in total around 3 weeks. Merete
contributes with satellite
vind kort in the project
||Lotte Nyborg is employed in GRAS A/S Lotte is educated in Physical GEography at the Institute for Geography and Geology specialized in hydrology and satellite image analysis. In GRAS Lotte is responsible for the daily sale og satellite images including QuickBird and Ikonos data. Furthermore she is involved in a long series of analysis and applications of satellite images for e.g. historiscal coastal analysis, flood mapping and vegetation- and land use mapping. In Satellite Eye Lotte is working on very high resolution satellite images in particular.
||Ole B. Andersen is senior research scientist
at the Danish National
Space Center, in the D epartment for Geodesy and
Remote Sensing. He has a major scientific production
within the use of satellite altimetry for geodetic and
oceanographic purposes. He has a M.Sc. in geophysics and
a Ph. D. within ocean tide modelling (1996), and is a
member of science working teams associated with the
NASA-CNES TOPEX/POSEIDON and Jason-1 satellite missions.
Ole Andersen is assistant secretary general within the
International Association of Geodesy and member of
several international study groups within the field of
satellite altimetry. He has participated in several
national and international projects and worked during
1994 as a guest scientist at the Proudman Oceanographic
Laboratory, UK. During 1998 he was a guest scientist at
the CSIRO Marine Laboratory and the Antarctic
Commonwealth Research centre in Hobart, Australia and in
2005 he worked with the NASA / GSFC in Washington DC.
Ole is responsible for Satellite Eyes images of ocean
depth, earth quakes and gravity.
||Roberto Saldo, scientist at DTU Space.
Roberto is educated civil engineer at the Denmark
Technical University (DTU) and has through the years
work on different international projects with
development and implementation of systems for
publication and practical use of satellite images, in
particular for sea ice applications. Roberto is
responsible for the production of satellite images from
data delivered among others the DMI and mainteneance of
the satellite image database.
||Torben Pallesen Jensen is lecturer in geography, history and IT at Langkær Gymnasium og HF and he is web-master. Torben develops educational material jointly with three other lecturers in the company Edugis.
||Karin Mørk Iversen is lecturer at Kolding
Gymnasium, HF og IB. Karin Mørk Iversen is educated in
social sciences, geography and russian language and she
holds a master in ICT and learning from Aalborg
University. Karin develops educational material jointly
with three other lecturers in the company Edugis.
||Karl-Erik Christensen is lecturer in geography and history at
Silkeborg Gymnasium . Karl-Erik develops educational material jointly with three other lecturers in the company Edugis.
||Troels Arnved was a Satellite Eye developer
at DTU Space. Troels graduated from Ingrid Jeseprsens
Gymnasium in 2006 and expects to start the Design and
Innovation education at DTU in 2007. Troels developed
Oersted-DTU's Satellite Eye web- and Google Earth pages.
Troels was our Google Earth kml specialist.
||Søren Andersen is a scientist and developer
at DMI. Søren is educated in oceanography from
University of Copenhagen 1996. Søeren has worked on the
development of sea surface temperatures and sea ice
observations from satellites for use in e.g. weather-
and ocean models.The work has focused on elimination of
the effect of the atmosphere to the satellite
observations. Søren is working for Satellite Eye with
the sea surface temperature maps.
||Rune Midjord Nielsen was the Satellite Eye
working at the Niels Bohr
Institute, institute of physics at the University of
Copenhagen. Rune has formerly worked as an A.D.
assistant in the advertising business and is today a
Master student in statistical physics. Rune was
responsible for graphics and layout of the cases and
projects that are produced under the Niels Bohr