Prof. Patrick Hostert

Earth Observation Lab


Patrick Hostert is head of the Earth Observation Lab at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin’s Geography Department. He is a physical geographer with a dedicated focus on satellite remote sensing of the terrestrial surface. Hostert is the founding director and acting co-director of the IRI THESys, the Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems. He is member of the EnMAP Science Advisory Group and of the Landsat Science Team. Hostert has a long-standing track-record in interdisciplinary projects at the cross-section of methods development for satellite data analysis and applications related to global change.

Patrick Hostert is principal investigator in subproject B5.