Schmullius Christiane Cornelia, born 14 May, 1960. Graduated from the University of California in Santa Barbara, Department of Geography, with MSc in Geography, in the city of Santa Barbara, California, USA (1984). PhD studies in Space Sciences at Freie University Berlin, with PhD in Space Sci., in the city of Berlin, Germany (1991). PI for Geoinformatics Group at Microwaves and Radar Institute, German Aerospace Center (DLR), in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany (since 2004 to present time). Professor for the Department of Earth Observation at Friedrich-Schiller University, in the city of Jena, Thuringia, Germany (since 2000 to present time). Expert in land cover and vegetation mapping, especially forest structure and biomass. PI, coordinator and expert for a numerous international research projects on remote sensing of forests. Chair for the DLR Senate Committee, Advisor for the European Space Agency Earth Science Advisory Committee, and European Commission Space Science Advisory Council. Awarded with the the National Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (2010). Nominated to membership for the Thuringia Academy of Sciences, in the city of Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany (2013). Associate Editor for «Sibirskij Lesnoj Zurnal» (Sib. J. For. Sci.). Author and co-author of more than 400 peer-reviewed papers.
Papers in Scopus – 203
Total Scopus citations – 2542; Scopus Hirsh index – 28.
Total Web of Science Core Collection citations – 473;
Web of Science Core Collection Hirsh index – 9.