Kotzerke Paul, born 10 April 1987. Graduated from the Department of Earth Observation at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany with MSc in Geoinformatics & Remote Sensing (2013). Title of the MSc thesis: «Comparison of change detection methods for forest mapping in Siberia using ALOS-PALSAR mosaic data». The main direction of research is radar-based forest cover and forest change detection. Currently technical expert for image processing at GAF AG in Munich, Germany (since 2014).