Vahid Naeimi

Univ.Ass. Dr.techn. MSc


Research Group:
Remote Sensing
Position:
University Assistant
Research Area:
Microwave Remote Sensing

Phone #:
+43 (1) 58801 - 12268
Fax #:
+43 (1) 58801 - 122 99
Naeimi Vahid

Publications

Publications in Scientific Journals

  1. B. Bauer-Marschallinger, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Bodenfeuchtemessung durch Radarsatelliten: Aktuelle Entwicklungen zur Erfassung auf lokaler Ebene";
    Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 67 (2015), 11; 422 - 431.BibTeX,


  2. U. Gessner, M. Machwitz, T. Esch, A. Tillack, V. Naeimi, C Künzer, S. Dech:
    "Multi-sensor mapping of West African land cover using MODIS, ASAR and TanDEM-X/TerraSAR-X data";
    Remote Sensing of Environment, 164 (2015), 282 - 297.BibTeX,


  3. F. Greifeneder, W. Wagner, D. Sabel, V. Naeimi:
    "Suitability of SAR imagery for automatic flood mapping in the Lower Mekong Basin";
    International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35 (2014), 8; 2857 - 2874.BibTeX,


  4. R. Guzinski, S. Kass, S. Huber, P. Bauer-Gottwein, I. Jensen, V. Naeimi, M. Doubkova, A. Walli, C. Tottrup:
    "Enabling the Use of Earth Observation Data for Integrated Water Resource Management in Africa with the Water Observation and Information System";
    Remote Sensing, 6 (2014), 8; 7819 - 7839.BibTeX, More information


  5. W. Wagner, L. Brocca, V. Naeimi, R. Reichle, C. Draper, R. De Jeu, D. Ryu, C. Su, A. Western, J.C. Calvet, Y. Kerr, D. Leroux, M. Drusch, T. Jackson, S. Hahn, W. Dorigo, C. Paulik:
    "Clarifications on the "Comparison Between SMOS, VUA, ASCAT, and ECMWF Soil Moisture Products Over Four Watersheds in U.S."";
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52 (2014), 3; 1901 - 1906.BibTeX, More information


  6. C. Draper, R. Reichle, R. De Jeu, V. Naeimi, R. Parinussa, W. Wagner:
    "Estimating root mean square errors in remotely sensed soil moisture over continental scale domains";
    Remote Sensing of Environment, 137 (2013), 288 - 298.BibTeX, More information


  7. U. Gessner, V. Naeimi, I. Klein, C Künzer, D. Klein, S. Dech:
    "The relationship between precipitation anomalies and satellite-derived vegetation activity in Central Asia";
    Global and Planetary Change, 110 (2013), A; 47 - 87.BibTeX, More information


  8. I. Gouttevin, A. Bartsch, G. Krinner, V. Naeimi:
    "A comparison between remotely-sensed and modelled surface soil moisture (and frozen status) at high latitudes";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10 (2013), 11241 - 11291.BibTeX, More information


  9. V. Naeimi, P. Leinenkugel, D. Sabel, W. Wagner, H. Apel, C Künzer:
    "Evaluation of Soil Moisture Retrieval from the ERS and Metop Scatterometers in the Lower Mekong Basin";
    Remote Sensing, 5 (2013), 4; 1603 - 1623.BibTeX, More information


  10. J. Qui, X. Mo, S. Liu, Z. Lin, L. Yang, X. Song, G. Zhang, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Intercomparison of microwave remote-sensing soil moisture data sets based on distributed eco-hydrological model simulation and in situ measurements over the North China Plain";
    International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34 (2013), 19; 6587 - 6610.BibTeX,


  11. A. Bartsch, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer:
    "Remote Sensing at High Latitudes - The value of Active Microwave Satellite Data";
    Report Series in Aerosol Science (invited), 130 (2012), 5 pages.BibTeX,


  12. V. Naeimi, C. Paulik, A. Bartsch, W. Wagner, R. Kidd, S. Park, K. Elger, J. Boike:
    "ASCAT Surface State Flag (SSF): Extracting information on surface freeze/thaw conditions from backscatter data using an empirical threshold-analysis algorithm";
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50 (2012), 7; 2566 - 2582.BibTeX,


  13. S. Park, A. Bartsch, D. Sabel, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, Y. Yamaguchi:
    "Monitoring freeze/thaw cycles using ENVISAT ASAR Global Mode";
    Remote Sensing of Environment (invited), 115 (2011), 12; 3457 - 3467.BibTeX,


  14. C. Albergel, J.C. Calvet, P. de Rosnay, G. Balsamo, W. Wagner, S. Hasenauer, V. Naeimi, E. Martin, E. Bazile, F. Bouyssel, J. Mahfouf:
    "Cross-evaluation of modelled and remotely sensed surface soil moisture with in-situ data in southwestern France";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14 (2010), 11; 2177 - 2191.BibTeX, More information


  15. L. Brocca, F. Melone, T. Moramarco, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer:
    "Improving runoff prediction through the assimilation of the ASCAT soil moisture product";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14 (2010), 10; 1881 - 1893.BibTeX, More information


  16. W. Crow, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi:
    "The impact of radar incidence angle on soil moisture retrieval skill";
    IEEE Geoscience And Remote Sensing Letters, 7 (2010), 3; 501 - 505.BibTeX, More information


  17. W. Dorigo, K. Scipal, R. Parinussa, Y. Liu, W. Wagner, R. De Jeu, V. Naeimi:
    "Error characterisation of global active and passive microwave soil moisture data sets";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14 (2010), 2605 - 2616.BibTeX, More information


  18. C. Albergel, C. Rüdiger, D. Carrer, J.C. Calvet, N. Fritz, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer:
    "An evaluation of ASCAT surface soil moisture products with in-situ observations in southwestern France";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13 (2009), 2; 115 - 124.BibTeX, More information


  19. C Künzer, D. Zhao, K. Scipal, D. Sabel, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer, H Mehl, S. Dech, W. Wagner:
    "El Niño influences represented in ERS Scatterometer derived soil moisture data";
    Applied Geography, 29 (2009), 4; 463 - 477.BibTeX, More information


  20. S. Liu, X. Mo, W. Zhao, V. Naeimi, D. Dai, C. Shu, L. Mao:
    "Temporal variation of soil moisture over the Wuding River basin assessed with an eco-hydrological model, in-situ observations and remote sensing";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13 (2009), 1375 - 1398.BibTeX,


  21. V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, W. Wagner:
    "ASCAT Soil Moisture: An Assessment of the Data Quality and Consistency with the ERS Scatterometer Heritage";
    Journal Of Hydrometeorology, 10 (2009), 2; 555 - 563.BibTeX, More information


  22. V. Naeimi, K. Scipal, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer, W. Wagner:
    "An improved soil moisture retrieval algorithm for ERS and METOP scatterometer observations";
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47 (2009), 7; 1999 - 2013.BibTeX,


  23. J. Parajka, V. Naeimi, G. Blöschl, J. Komma:
    "Matching ERS scatterometer based soil moisture patterns with simulations of a conceptual dual layer hydrologic model over Austria";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13 (2009), 259 - 271.BibTeX, More information


  24. C. Albergel, C. Rüdiger, D. Carrer, J.C. Calvet, N. Fritz, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer:
    "An evaluation of ASCAT surface soil moisture products with in-situ observations in southwestern France";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 5 (2008), 4; 2221 - 2250.BibTeX,


  25. J. Parajka, V. Naeimi, G. Blöschl, J. Komma:
    "Matching ERS scatterometer based soil moisture patterns with simulations of a conceptual dual layer hydrologic model over Austria";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 5 (2008), 3313 - 3353.BibTeX,


  26. K. Scipal, T. Holmes, R. De Jeu, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "A possible solution for the problem of estimating the error structure of global soil moisture data sets";
    Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (2008), L24403; 1 - 4.BibTeX, More information


  27. Z. Bartalis, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer, K. Scipal, H. Bonekamp, J. Figa, C. Anderson:
    "Initial soil moisture retrieval from the METOP-A Advanced Scatterometer";
    Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (2007), L20401.BibTeX, More information


  28. W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, K. Scipal, R. De Jeu, J. Martínez-Fernández:
    "Soil moisture from operational meteorological satellites";
    Hydrogeology Journal (invited), 15 (2007), 121 - 131.BibTeX, More information


  29. J. Parajka, V. Naeimi, G. Blöschl, W. Wagner, R. Merz, K. Scipal:
    "Assimilating scatterometer soil moisture data into conceptual hydrologic models at the regional scale";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 10 (2006), 353 - 368.BibTeX, More information


  30. J. Parajka, V. Naeimi, G. Blöschl, W. Wagner, R. Merz, K. Scipal:
    "Assimilating scatterometer soil moisture data into conceptual hydrologic models at the regional scale.";
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 2 (2005), 2739 - 2786.BibTeX,


Contributions to Books

  1. D. Sabel, V. Naeimi, F. Greifeneder, W. Wagner:
    "Investigating Radar Time Series for Hydrological Characterisation in the Lower Mekong Basin";
    in: "Remote Sensing Time Series - Revealing Land Surface Dynamics", C Künzer, S. Dech, W. Wagner (ed.); Springer, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-15966-9, 357 - 381.BibTeX,


  2. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "C-band Scatterometers and Their Applications";
    in: "Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements", INTECH, 2010, (invited), ISBN: 978-953-7619-97-8, 229 - 246.BibTeX,


Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry)

  1. B. Bauer-Marschallinger, S. Cao, S. Schaufler, C. Paulik, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "1km Soil Moisture from Downsampled Sentinel-1 SAR Data: Harnessing Assets and Overcoming Obstacles";
    Talk: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2017 (EGU 2017), Wien; 2017-04-23 - 2017-04-28; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", Copernicus, Vol. 19 (2017), ISSN: 1029-7006; [Add programme sche.BibTeX,


  2. M. Vreugdenhil, A. Eder, B. Bauer-Marschallinger, S. Cao, V. Naeimi, M. Oismueller, P. Strauss, W. Wagner:
    "Sentinel-1 backscatter sensitivity to vegetation dynamics at the field scale";
    Talk: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2017 (EGU 2017), Wien; 2017-04-23 - 2017-04-28; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", Copernicus, Vol. 19 (2017), ISSN: 1029-7006; EGU2017-15800.BibTeX,


  3. A. Dostálová, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, S. Elefante, S. Cao, H. Persson:
    "Geocoding uncertainty analysis for the automated processing of Sentinel-1 data using Sentinel-1 Toolbox software";
    Talk: Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing XXII, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2016-09-26; in: "Proc. SPIE 10004, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing XXII", L. Bruzzone, F. Bovolo (ed.); Proceedings of SPIE, 10004 (2016), ISSN: 0277-786x; Paper ID 1000402, 12 pages.BibTeX, More information


  4. V. Naeimi, S. Elefante, S. Cao, W. Wagner, A. Dostálová, B. Bauer-Marschallinger:
    "Geophysical parameters retrieval from sentinel-1 SAR data: a case study for high performance computing at EODC";
    Talk: 24th High Performance Computing Symposium, Pasadena, CA, USA; 2016-04-03 - 2016-04-06; in: "Proceedings of the 24th High Performance Computing Symposium", J. Weinbub, M. Baboulin, W. Thacker, L. Polok, S. Bhowmick (ed.); Society for Computer Simulation International, San Diego, CA, USA (2016), ISBN: 978-1-5108-2318-1.BibTeX,


  5. S. Elefante, W. Wagner, C. Briese, S. Cao, V. Naeimi:
    "High-performance computing for soil moisture estimation";
    Talk: 2016 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS'16), Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain; 2016-03-15 - 2016-03-17; in: "", (2016), 95 - 98.BibTeX, More information


  6. D. Nguyen, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, S. Cao:
    "Rice-planted area extraction by time series analysis of ENVISAT ASAR WS data using a phenology-based classification approach: A case study for Red River Delta, Vietnam";
    Talk: 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment 2015 (ISRSE36), Berlin, Germany; 2015-05-11 - 2015-05-15; in: "36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", G. Schreier, P. Skrovseth, H. Staudenrausch (ed.); ISPRS Archives, Volume XL-7/W3 (2015), ISSN: 2194-9034; 77 - 83.BibTeX, More information


  7. W. Wagner, C. Reimer, B. Bauer-Marschallinger, M. Enenkel, S. Hahn, T. Melzer, V. Naeimi, C. Paulik, W. Dorigo:
    "Long-term Soil Moisture Time Series Analyses based on Active Microwave Backscatter Measurements";
    Talk: 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment 2015 (ISRSE36), Berlin, Germany; 2015-05-11 - 2015-05-15; in: "36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", G. Schreier, P. Skrovseth, H. Staudenrausch (ed.); ISPRS Archives, Volume XL-7/W3 (2015), ISSN: 2194-9034; 545 - 550.BibTeX, More information


  8. V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer, S. Cao, B. Bauer-Marschallinger, A. Dostálová, S. Schlaffer, W. Wagner:
    "Monitoring Water Resources Using Big Data from Sentinel-1 Satellites";
    Talk: 2014 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS '14), Frascati, Italy; 2014-11-12 - 2014-11-14; in: "Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS '14)", P. Soille, P. Marchetti (ed.); Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg (2014), ISBN: 978-92-79-43252-1; 146 - 149.BibTeX, More information


  9. W. Wagner, J. Fröhlich, G. Wotawa, R. Stowasser, M. Staudinger, C. Hoffmann, A. Walli, C. Federspiel, M. Aspetsberger, C. Atzberger, C. Briese, C. Notarnicola, M. Zebisch, A. Boresch, M. Enenkel, R. Kidd, A. von Beringe, S. Hasenauer, V. Naeimi, W. Mücke:
    "Addressing Grand Challenges in Earth Observation Science: The Earth Observation Data Centre for Water Resources Monitoring";
    Keynote Lecture: ISPRS Technical Commission VII Symposium 2014, Istanbul, Turkey (invited); 2014-09-29 - 2014-10-02; in: "Proceedings of the ISPRS Technical Commission VII Symposium 2014", F. Sunar, O. Altan, M. Taberner (ed.); ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume II-7 (2014), ISSN: 1682-1777; 81 - 88.BibTeX, More information


  10. A. Walli, C. Tottrup, V. Naeimi, P. Bauer-Gottwein, M. Bila, P. Mufeti, J. Tumbulto, C. Rajah, S. Moloele, B. Koetz:
    "TIGER-NET - Enabling An Earth Observation Capacity For Integrated Water Resource Management In Africa";
    Talk: ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013, Edinburgh; 2013-09-09 - 2013-09-13; in: "Proceedings of ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013", L. Ouwehand (ed.); (2013), ISBN: 978-92-9221-286-5; Paper ID s341_2, 5 pages.BibTeX,


  11. C. Paulik, S. Zwieback, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, R. Kidd:
    "Comparison of 2 approaches for freeze/thaw detection from ASCAT data.";
    Talk: EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Sopot, Poland; 2012-09-03 - 2012-09-07; in: "Proceedings", (2012), 19 pages.BibTeX, More information


  12. C. Paulik, V. Naeimi, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner, R. Kidd:
    "A global validation of the ASCAT Soil Water Index (SWI) with in situ data from the International Soil Moisture Network";
    Talk: EGU 2012, Wien; 2012-04-22 - 2012-04-27; in: "European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2012", Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 14 (2012), Paper ID EGU2012-10189, 1 pages.BibTeX,


  13. A. Bartsch, D. Sabel, S. Schlaffer, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Detection of wetland dynamics with ENVISAT ASAR in support of methane modelling in high latitudes";
    Talk: Earth Observation for Land-Atmosphere Interaction Science Symposium, Frascati, Italy; 2011-11-03 - 2011-11-05; in: "ESA Special Publications, SP-688", (2011), 5 pages.BibTeX,


  14. V. Naeimi, C. Paulik, W. Wagner, A. Bartsch:
    "Freeze/thaw detection in permafrost regions with C-band scatterometer";
    Talk: Earth Observation for Land-Atmosphere Interaction Science Symposium, Frascati, Italy; 2011-11-03 - 2011-11-05; in: "ESA Special Publications, SP-688", (2011), 5 pages.BibTeX,


  15. A. Bartsch, S. Schlaffer, C. Paulik, D. Sabel, V. Naeimi, G. Hayman, W. Wagner:
    "Active Microwave Satellite Data In Support Of Methane Modeling At High Latitudes";
    Poster: 3rd iLEAPS Science Conference, Garmisch-Partenkirchen; 2011-09-18 - 2011-09-23; in: "Electronic Abstract Book of the iLEAPS Science Conference 2011", (2011), Paper ID 20110415183913, 2 pages.BibTeX,


  16. X. Mo, J. Qiu, S. Liu, V. Naeimi:
    "Estimating root-layer soil moisture for north China from multiple data sources";
    Talk: IUGG 2011 Conference Earth on the Edge - Science for a Sustainable Planet, Melbourne; 2011-06-28 - 2011-07-07; in: "Proceedings", (2011), ISBN: 978-190716118-6; 118 - 124.BibTeX, More information


  17. V. Naeimi, C. Paulik, A. Bartsch, W. Wagner, R. Kidd:
    "Application of C-band scatterometers on extracting surface state information";
    Talk: EUMETSAT/ESA Scatterometer Science Conference 2011, Darmstadt, Germany; 2011-04-11 - 2011-04-13; in: "Abstract Brochure of 2011 EUMETSAT/ESA Scatterometer Science Conference", (2011), 1 pages.BibTeX,


  18. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, C. Paulik, R. Kidd, R Lacaze, H. Makhmara:
    "Toward an operational production of ASCAT Soil Water Index (SWI) for the GMES Land Monitoring Service";
    Poster: EGU 2011, Vienna; 2011-04-03 - 2011-04-08; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 13 (2011), Paper ID EGU2011-8146, 1 pages.BibTeX,


  19. C. Paulik, V. Naeimi, A. Bartsch, S. Schlaffer, W. Wagner, K. Elger, B. Heim:
    "Surface status information from scatterometer data for improved climate modelling at high latitudes";
    Poster: EGU 2011, Vienna; 2011-04-03 - 2011-04-08; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 13 (2011), Paper ID EGU2011-7238, 1 pages.BibTeX,


  20. W. Crow, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi:
    "Inferring the impact of radar incidence angle on soil moisture retrieval skill using data assimilation";
    Talk: IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.; 2010-07-25 - 2010-07-30; in: "IGARSS 2010", (2010), ISBN: 978-1-4244-9564-1; 1261 - 1264.BibTeX, More information


  21. W. Wagner, Z. Bartalis, V. Naeimi, S. Park, J. Figa-Saldaña:
    "Status of the METOP ASCAT soil moisture product";
    Talk: IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.; 2010-07-25 - 2010-07-30; in: "IGARSS 2010", (2010), ISBN: 978-1-4244-9564-1; 276 - 279.BibTeX, More information


  22. R Lacaze
    "GEOLAND2-Towards an operational GMES land monitoring core service: First results of the biogeophysical parameter core mapping service";
    Talk: ISPRS Technical Commission VII Symposium, Vienna; 2010-07-05 - 2010-07-07; in: "100 Years ISPRS Advancing Remote Sensing Science", XXXVIII/7B (2010), ISSN: 1682-1777; 354 - 359.BibTeX,


  23. Z. Bartalis, W. Wagner, W. Dorigo, V. Naeimi:
    "Accuracy and stability requirements of ERS and METOP scatterometer soil moisture for climate change assessment";
    Talk: ESA Living Planet Symposium 2010, Bergen, Norway; 2010-06-28 - 2010-07-02; in: "ESA Special Publications, SP-686, CDROM", (2010), 7 pages.BibTeX,


  24. A. Bartsch, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi:
    "The legacy of 10 years QUIKSCAT land applications - Possibilities and limitations for a continuation with METOP ASCAT";
    Talk: ESA Living Planet Symposium 2010, Bergen, Norway; 2010-06-28 - 2010-07-02; in: "ESA Special Publications, SP-686, CDROM", (2010), 6 pages.BibTeX,


  25. A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, D. Sabel, W. Wagner, B. Heim, J. Boike, T. Opel, T. Strozzi, A. Wiesmann, C. Duguay, S. Hachem, C. Schmullius, S. Hese, M. Herold, S. Pöcking, M. Urban, F. Seifert:
    "A Multi-Satellite Concept in Support of High Latitude Permafrost Modeling and Monitoring - the ESA DUE Permafrost Project";
    Talk: European Permafrost Conference 2010 (EUCOP III), Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway; 2010-06-13 - 2010-06-17; in: "Proceedings", (2010), 1 pages.BibTeX,


  26. C. Albergel, J.C. Calvet, E. Martin, S. Hasenauer, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, P. de Rosnay:
    "Cross evaluation of in-situ, synthetic and remotely sensed surface soil moisture in southwestern France";
    Poster: EGU 2010, Vienna; 2010-05-03 - 2010-05-07; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 12 (2010), Paper ID EGU2010-3403, 1 pages.BibTeX,


  27. A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, D. Sabel, W. Wagner, B. Heim, J. Boike, T. Opel, T. Strozzi, A. Wiesmann, C. Duguay, S. Hachem, C. Schmullius, S. Hese, M. Herold, S. Pöcking, M. Urban:
    "Satellitendaten für ein zirkumpolares Permafrostinformationssystem - Das ESA DUE Permafrost Projekt";
    Talk: 11. Österreichischer Klimatag Forschung zu "Klima im Wandel, Auswirkungen und Strategien" in Österreich, Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien; 2010-03-10 - 2010-03-11; in: "Tagungsband des 11. Österreichischen Klimatags "Klima, Klimawandel und Auswirkungen"", (2010), 2 pages.BibTeX,


  28. A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, D. Sabel, W. Wagner, B. Heim, J. Boike, T. Opel, T. Strozzi, A. Wiesmann, C. Duguay, S. Hachem, C. Schmullius, S. Hese, M. Herold, S. Pöcking, M. Urban, F. Seifert:
    "A multi-satellite concept in support of high latitude permafrost modeling and monitoring - The ESA DUE Permafrost project";
    Talk: 11. Österreichischer Klimatag Forschung zu "Klima im Wandel, Auswirkungen und Strategien" in Österreich, Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien; 2010-03-10 - 2010-03-11; in: "Tagungsband des 11. Österreichischen Klimatags "Klima, Klimawandel und Auswirkungen"", (2010), 2 pages.BibTeX,


  29. A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, S. Park:
    "Active microwave satellite data for high latitude pan-boreal/arctic permafrost monitoring";
    Poster: Earth Observation and Water Cycle Science Symposium, Frascati, Italy; 2009-11-18 - 2009-11-20; in: "ESA Special Publications SP-674", (2009), ISBN: 978-92-9221-238-4; 6 pages.BibTeX,


  30. L. Brocca, F. Melone, T. Moramarco, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer:
    "Potential Of Ascat Soil Moisture Product To Improve Runoff Prediction";
    Talk: Earth Observation and Water Cycle Science Symposium, Frascati, Italy; 2009-11-18 - 2009-11-20; in: "ESA Special Publications SP-674", (2009), ISBN: 978-92-9221-238-4; 8 pages.BibTeX, More information


  31. W. Dorigo, K. Scipal, R. De Jeu, R. Parinussa, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi:
    "Error characterisation of multiple sensor soil moisture data for improved long-term global soil moisture records";
    Talk: Earth Observation and Water Cycle Science Symposium, Frascati, Italy; 2009-11-18 - 2009-11-20; in: "ESA Special Publications SP-674", (2009), ISBN: 978-92-9221-238-4; 6 pages.BibTeX, More information


  32. M. Doubkova, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, G. Henebry:
    "On the ability of the ERS scatterometer to detect vegetation properties";
    Talk: IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Cape Town, South Africa; 2009-07-13 - 2009-07-17; in: "Proceedings", (2009), 4 pages.BibTeX,


  33. C. Pathe, W. Wagner, D. Sabel, Z. Bartalis, M. Doubkova, V. Naeimi:
    "Scatterometer and ScanSAR soil moisture observations of the contiguous United States";
    Talk: IEEE National Radar Conference, Pasadena, California, USA; 2009-05-04 - 2009-05-08; in: "Proceedings", (2009), 4 pages.BibTeX,


  34. A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, I. McCallum, A. Shvidenko, W. Wagner:
    "Spring snowmelt variability in northern Eurasia 2000-2007";
    Poster: EGU 2009, Vienna; 2009-04-19 - 2009-04-24; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 11 (2009), Paper ID EGU2009-9325, 1 pages.BibTeX, More information


  35. A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Capabilities of scatterometer for detection of diurnal thaw and refreeze of snow cover";
    Talk: EGU 2009, Vienna; 2009-04-19 - 2009-04-24; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 11 (2009), Paper ID EGU2009-12330, 1 pages.BibTeX, More information


  36. J. Komma, J. Parajka, V. Naeimi, G. Blöschl, W. Wagner:
    "Testing of a conceptualisation of catchment scale surface soil moisture in a hydrologic model";
    Poster: EGU 2009, Vienna; 2009-04-19 - 2009-04-24; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 11 (2009), Paper ID EGU2009-11259, 1 pages.BibTeX, More information


  37. W. Wagner, V. Naeimi:
    "Initial Validation of ASCAT Soil Moisture Data with In-Situ Measurements";
    Poster: EGU 2009, Vienna; 2009-04-19 - 2009-04-24; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 11 (2009), Paper ID EGU2009-5399, 1 pages.BibTeX, More information


  38. D. Sabel, Z. Bartalis, A. Bartsch, M. Doubkova, S. Hasenauer, V. Naeimi, C. Pathe, W. Wagner:
    "Synergistic Use Of Scatterometer And Scansar Data For Extraction Of Surface Soil Moisture Information In Australia";
    Talk: EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Darmstadt, Germany; 2008-09-08 - 2008-09-12; in: "Eumetsat P.52", (2009), 8 pages.BibTeX, More information


  39. M. Doubkova, S. Hasenauer, W. Wagner, D. Sabel, V. Naeimi, C. Pathe:
    "High resolution soil moisture from radar instruments";
    Talk: Hydropredict 2008, Prague, Czech Republic; 2008-09-15 - 2008-09-18; in: "Hydropredict 2008", (2008), 89 - 92.BibTeX, More information


  40. Z. Bartalis, W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer:
    "Validation of coarse resolution microwave soil moisture products";
    Talk: IGARSS, Bosten, USA; 2008-07-06 - 2008-07-11; in: "Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2008", Vol. II (2008), ISBN: 978-1-4244-2808-3; 173 - 176.BibTeX, More information


  41. K. Scipal, T. Holmes, R. De Jeu, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Error estimation of soil moisture derived from active and passive microwave satellite observations and model data";
    Poster: IGARSS, Bosten, USA; 2008-07-06 - 2008-07-11; in: "Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2008", Vol. II (2008), ISBN: 978-1-4244-2808-3; 761 - 764.BibTeX, More information


  42. C. Pathe, W. Wagner, M. Hollaus, M. Doubkova, V. Naeimi, A. Bartsch, B. Székely:
    "The EO-NatHaz project - remotely sensed soil moisture for assessment of natural hazards in the Austrian Alps";
    Poster: Egu 2008, Vienna; 2008-04-13 - 2008-04-18; in: "Geophysical Research Abstracts", 10 (2008), ISSN: 1607-7962; Paper ID 07518, 1, 1 pages.BibTeX, More information


  43. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer, A. Bartsch:
    "Global soil moisture anomalies retrieved from ASCAT onboard MetOp";
    Talk: 10. Österreichischer Klimatag "Klima, Klimawandel und Auswirkungen", Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Vienna, Austria; 2008-03-13 - 2008-03-14; in: "Tagungsband des 10. Österreichischen Klimatags "Klima, Klimawandel und Auswirkungen"", (2008), 3 pages.BibTeX,


  44. V. Naeimi, C. Künzer, S. Hasenauer, Z. Bartalis, W. Wagner:
    "Evaluation of the influence of land cover on the noise level of ERS-scatterometer backscatter";
    Talk: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2007, IGARSS 2007, Barcelona, Spain; 2007-07-23 - 2007-07-27; in: "IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2007, IGARSS '07 Proceedings", (2007), 4 pages.BibTeX, More information


  45. S. Hasenauer, W. Wagner, K. Scipal, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis:
    "Implementation of near real-time soil moisture products in the SAF network based on Metop ASCAT data";
    Talk: EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Helsinki; 2006-06-12 - 2006-06-16; in: "Eumetsat Meteorological Satellite Conference 2006, e-Proceedings", (2006), 6 pages.BibTeX, More information


  46. Z. Bartalis, K. Scipal, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Soil Moisture Products from C-band Scatterometers: from ERS-1/2 to METOP";
    Talk: Envisat Symposium, Salzburg; 2004-09-06 - 2004-09-10; in: "Proceedings of the Envisat Symposium 2004", (2004), ISBN: 92-9092-883-2.BibTeX, More information


Talks and Poster Presentations (without Proceedings-Entry)

  1. M. Vreugdenhil, A. Eder, A. Dostálová, V. Naeimi, M. Oismüller, T. Bauer, W. Wagner:
    "Analyzing Soil and Vegetation Parameters fromSentinel-1 BackscatterObservations over a small catchment in Austria";
    Poster: 3rd Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop (SMAP 2016), New York, USA; 2016-09-21 - 2016-09-22.BibTeX,


  2. W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, S. Cao, B. Bauer-Marschallinger, R. Kidd, S. Hasenauer, A. Dostálová, C. Paulik:
    "The Use of Sentinel-1 for Monitoring of Soil Moisture within the Copernicus Global Land Service";
    Talk: ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czechia; 2016-05-09 - 2016-05-13.BibTeX,


  3. W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, B. Bauer-Marschallinger, S. Cao, A. Dostálová, C. Notarnicola, F. Greifeneder, S. Paloscia, E. Santi, C. Rüdiger, M. Aspetsberger, S. Amberger, M. Täubler, C. Briese, R. Kidd:
    "Towards Global Monitoring of Soil Moisture at 1 km Spatial Resolution using Sentinel‐1: Initial Results";
    Talk: Earth Observation for Water Cycle Science 2015, Frascati, Italy; 2015-10-20 - 2015-10-23.BibTeX,


  4. S. Schlaffer, V. Naeimi:
    "Flood mapping at TU Vienna using multi-temporal SAR imagery - from ENVISAT to Sentinel-1";
    Poster: 4th Workshop of the Global flood Working Group, ECMWF, Reading, UK; 2014-03-04 - 2014-03-06.BibTeX,


  5. C. Albergel, J. Muñoz-Sabater, P. de Rosnay, G. Balsamo, L. Isaksen, W. Dorigo, V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer, W. Wagner, R. Reichle, R. De Jeu, Y. Kerr, C. Gruhier, L. Brocca:
    "Monitoring the reliability of earth observation soil moisture data through ground measurements and land surface modelling";
    Talk: Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop, Frascati; 2013-07-01 - 2013-07-03.BibTeX,


  6. U. Gessner, V. Naeimi, I. Klein, C Künzer, D. Klein, S. Dech:
    "The response of vegetation to rainfall anomalies in Central Asia";
    Talk: 35th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE35), Beijing, China; 2013-04-21 - 2013-04-26.BibTeX,


  7. V. Naeimi, P. Leinenkugel, C. Frey, C Künzer, S. Dech:
    "Capability of ASCAT and ASAR, C-band active microwave sensors, for monitoring of extreme flood and drought events in lower Mekong countries";
    Talk: XXII ISPRS Congress, Melbourne; 2012-08-25 - 2012-09-01.BibTeX, More information


  8. V. Naeimi, C Künzer, W. Wagner, D. Sabel:
    "Analysis of Soil Moisture Data Retrieved from C-band Scatterometers in Southeast Asia";
    Poster: IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Munich, Germany; 2012-07-22 - 2012-07-27.BibTeX, More information


  9. U. Gessner, T. Wehrmann, J. Huth, S. Gebhardt, V. Naeimi, C Künzer, S. Dech:
    "Towards transferable large area land cover mapping in central Asia using MODIS time series";
    Talk: 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Sydney, Australia; 2011-04-10 - 2011-04-15.BibTeX,


  10. A. Bartsch, D. Sabel, S. Schlaffer, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Recent advances in remote sensing of soil moisture in support to land-atmosphere interaction studies";
    Poster: Earth Observation for Land-Atmosphere Interaction Science Symposium (organised by ESA, iLEAPS and EGU), European Space Agency, Frascati, Italy; 2010-11-03 - 2010-11-05.BibTeX,


  11. A. Bartsch, D. Sabel, V. Naeimi, S. Park:
    "The value of time series analyses of active microwave satellite data for monitoring high latitude environment";
    Poster: International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference (IPY-OSC), Oslo; 2010-06-08 - 2010-06-12.BibTeX, More information


  12. A. Bartsch, F. Seifert, C. Duguay, S. Hachem, B. Heim, J. Boike, H. Hubberten, C. Schmullius, S. Hese, M. Herold, T. Strozzi, A. Wiesmann, V. Naeimi, D. Sabel, W. Wagner:
    "Circumpolar Permafrost Monitoring with Satellite Data: The ESA DUE Permafrost Project";
    Talk: State of the Arctic, Miami; 2010-03-16 - 2010-03-19.BibTeX,


  13. J. Komma, J. Parajka, G. Blöschl, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Bodenfeuchteanalysen in Österreich";
    Talk: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hydrologie - "Junge Hydrologie", Wien; 2009-11-26.BibTeX,


  14. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, D. Sabel, C. Pathe, M. Doubkova, A. Bartsch, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer:
    "Soil Moisture Change Detection using European C-band SAR/Scatterometer Observations";
    Talk: CONAE Round Table-work meeting on Soil Moisture, Buenos Aires, Argentina (invited); 2009-10-19 - 2009-10-21.BibTeX,


  15. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, M. Doubkova:
    "Global Monitoring of Soil Moisture: flood and drought forecasting";
    Talk: United Nations International UN-SPIDER workshop "Building Capacities to Reduce Disasters", Vienna, Austria (invited); 2009-06-02 - 2009-06-04.BibTeX,


  16. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, Z. Bartalis:
    "SCAT/ASCAT soil moisture data: Enhancements in the TU Wien method for soil moisture retrieval from ERS and METOP scatterometer observations";
    Talk: AGU (American Geophysical Union), Toronto, Canada (invited); 2009-05-24 - 2009-05-27.BibTeX,


  17. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "Exploring Uncertainty in the ERS-SCAT Soil Moisture Data with Monte Carlo Simulations";
    Talk: 25th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Beijing, China; 2009-03-23 - 2009-03-27.BibTeX,


  18. W. Wagner, V. Naeimi:
    "Validation of Global ASCAT Soil Moisture";
    Poster: SMOS Validation & Retrieval Team Readiness Review Workshop, European Space Agency, Lisbon, Portugal; 2009-03-10 - 2009-03-11.BibTeX,


  19. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer, M. Doubkova, A. Bartsch, D. Sabel, C. Pathe:
    "Operational Soil Moisture Remote Sensing in Support to Water Hazards Monitoring";
    Talk: ISA/UN-SPIDER workshop, Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response, Tehran, Iran; 2008-10-06 - 2008-10-08.BibTeX, More information


  20. S. Hasenauer, Z. Bartalis, V. Naeimi, C. Pathe, D. Sabel, M. Doubkova, W. Wagner, A. Bartsch:
    "Operational drought monitoring with METOP-ASCAT and ENVISAT-ASAR";
    Talk: United Nations/Austria/European Space Agency Symposium on Space Applications for Sustainable Development to Support the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development "SPACE TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS FOR MONITORING THE ATMOSPHER, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz (invited); 2008-09-09 - 2008-09-12.BibTeX, More information


  21. M. Doubkova, W. Wagner, A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi, D. Sabel:
    "Radar Soil Moisture Products For Drought Assessment In Somalia";
    Talk: SWALIM Consultative Workshop on Drought Assessment Methodologies, Nairobi, Kenya (invited); 2008-06-26 - 2008-06-27.BibTeX, More information


  22. W. Wagner, A. Bartsch, V. Naeimi:
    "High latitude soil moisture from active microwave data";
    Poster: ESA Permafrost Consultation Workshop, Alfred-Wegener-Institute (AWI), Potsdam, Deutschland (invited); 2008-02-19 - 2008-02-21.BibTeX,


  23. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer:
    "One year of ASCAT soil moisture data";
    Poster: Catchment-scale Hydrological Modelling & Data Assimilation International Workshop (CAHMDA-III Workshop), Melbourne, Australia; 2008-01-09 - 2008-01-11.BibTeX, More information


  24. V. Naeimi, W. Wagner, K. Scipal, R. De Jeu, J. Martínez-Fernández:
    "Progress in remote sensing of soil moisture: An evaluation of current operational soil moisture products";
    Poster: 6th Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2006-05-15 - 2006-05-17.BibTeX,


Doctor's Theses (authored and supervised)

  1. V. Naeimi:
    "Model improvements and error characterization for global ERS and METOP scatterometer soil moisture data";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: W. Wagner, R. Ludwig; Institut für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung, 2009; oral examination: 2009-03-16.BibTeX, More information


Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)

  1. F. Strehl:
    "Berechnung von zeitlichen Variationen der Wasservolumina in Feuchtgebieten aus der Kombination von Satellitenaltimetrie und Fernerkundung - Beispielregion Pantanal";
    Supervisor: W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, F. Seitz, D. Dettmering; Department für Geodäsie und Geoinformation, 2016; final examination: 2016-10-03.BibTeX,


  2. C. Paulik:
    "Validation and Improvement of the Freeze/Thaw detection Algorithm from ASCAT Data";
    Supervisor: W. Wagner, V. Naeimi, A. Bartsch; Institut für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung, 2011; final examination: 2011-11-29.BibTeX, More information


Scientific Reports

  1. Z. Bartalis, V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer, W. Wagner:
    "ASCAT Soil Moisture Product Handbook";
    Report No. ASCAT Soil Moisture Report Series, No. 15, 2008; 30 pages.BibTeX,


  2. Z. Bartalis, S. Hasenauer, V. Naeimi, W. Wagner:
    "WARP-NRT 2.0 Reference Manual";
    Report No. ASCAT Soil Moisture Report Series, No. 14., 2007; 26 pages.BibTeX,


  3. V. Naeimi:
    "WARP5.0 Error Analysis 2";
    Report No. ASCAT Soil Moisture Report Series, No. 12., 2007; 24 pages.BibTeX,


  4. V. Naeimi:
    "WARP5.0 Error Analysis 1";
    Report No. ASCAT Soil Moisture Report Series, No. 11, 2006; 25 pages.BibTeX,


  5. S. Hasenauer, K. Scipal, V. Naeimi, Z. Bartalis, W. Wagner, R. Kidd:
    "WARP-NRT 1.0 Reference Manual";
    Report No. ASCAT Soil Moisture Report Series, No. 8., 2005; 37 pages.BibTeX,


  6. K. Scipal, V. Naeimi, S. Hasenauer:
    "Definition of Quality Flags";
    Report No. ASCAT Soil Moisture Report Series, No. 7, 2005; 30 pages.BibTeX,