J (Johannes) Reiche PhD

J (Johannes) Reiche PhD

Assistant Professor

Research expertise

  • Radar remote sensing
  • Near real-time tropical forest monitoring
  • Multi-sensor methods combining radar and optical time series data
  • Spatial-temporal validation concepts
  • Big Earth Observation challenges



  • RADD: Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation. Operational Sentinel-1 based radar deforestation alerts for Indoensia and Malaysia, including a land-scape initiative with the ten major oil palm producers (Private-sector funded, 2019 - 2021)
  • Big-EO-Analytics: Increasing capacity to combine optical and RADAR Sentinel satellite data for rapid change detection (NWO-STW project, 2018 - 2022)
  • openEO: A Common, Open Source Interface between Earth Observation Data Infrastructures and Front-End Applications (H2020 project, 2017 - 2020)
  • BACI: Towards a biosphere athmosphere change index (H2020 project, 2015 - 2019) [completed]
  • ReCover: Science based remote sensing services to support REDD and sustainable forest management in tropical region (FP7 project, 2010 - 2013) [completed]


A current list of publications can be found via my Google Scholar or ResearchGate profile.

Involvment in the change monitoring activities:Change monitoring @ WUR