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Dr.-Ing. Livia Piermattei

  • Adresse: KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

    Lehrstuhl für Physische Geographie
    Ostenstraße 14

    85072 Eichstätt

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    +49 (0) 8421 93 XXXX

    Livia.Piermattei(at)ku.de

Current position

    • 01.2019 – 31.2021: Post-doc at Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Eichstätt, Germany. Project: “SEHAG”: Sensitivity of High Alpine Geosystems to Climate Change Since 1850.
    • 07.2018 06.2019: Project assistant (25%) at the Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, TU Wien, Austria.Project: “WebSnow” – Deriving snow cover and snow depth from Webcam images and integration with Sentinel and Pléiades data.

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    Research Activity

     

    05.2017 – 06.2018

    Project assistant. FFG Project: “PleiAlps” - Feasibility study for using Pléiades imagery for deriving 3D forest parameters for the entire Alpine space region
    Scientific Tutor: Prof. Dr. Norbert Pfeifer
    Location: Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation (GEO), TU Wien, Austria

    04.2016 – 04.2017

    Project assistant. FP7 European project: Adavanced_SAR
    Tasks: investigate the feasibility of profiling radar data to estimate forest parameters and comparison with other remote sensing technologies.
    Scientific Tutor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner.
    Location: Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation (GEO), TU Wien, Austria

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    Education

    01.04.2016    Doctorate in Topography and Cartography. University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    01.2013 – 12.2015    PhD Project: “The use of structure from motion technologies for high-resolution terrain modelling on high altitude catchments”.
    02.2015 – 12.2015Visiting Student at Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation at TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
    01.2013 – 01.2015 PhD Student at Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry TESAF, Legnaro, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    02.2012 – 12.2012 Postgraduate course, Master II Level in “Smart Home Engineering”. Marche Polytechnic University, Fabriano, Italy
    10.2003 – 02.2011 Master Degree in Building Engineering-Architecture. Five-year Specialist Degree course, grade 110/110. Faculty of Engineering, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy
    10.2008 – 09.2009Erasmus Scholarship, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, German

       

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      Research fields

      Methods:    

      • Structure from Motion photogrammetry (terrestrial, UAV, multi-spectral), Very High Resolution satellite imagery
      • Backscatter signal analysis of vertical profiling radar
      • Terrestrial laser scanning and Airborne laser scanning
      • 3D point cloud processing
      • Differential GPS
      • GIS and spatial data analyses, and field measurements


      Applications:    

      • Forest
      • Glacial and periglacial environment (debris covered glacier, glacier and rock glacier)
      • Alpine geomorphology and change detection
      • Precision agriculture

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      Publications

      Publications

      2018

      • Piermattei L., Marty M., Ginzler C., Pöchtrager M., Karel W, Ressl C., Pfeifer N., Hollaus M. 2018. Pléiades Satellite Images for deriving forest metrics in the Alpine region. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (Submitted).
      • Piermattei L., Bozzi C.A., Mancini A., Tassetti A.N., Ressl C., Karel W., Pfeifer, N. Acquisition and Spatial Co- Registration of UAV Multispectral Images: Application for Precision Agriculture. Sensors (submitted).
      • Piermattei L., Marty M., Karel W, Ressl C., Hollaus M., Ginzler C., Pfeifer N. 2018. Impact of the Acquisition Geometry of Very High-Resolution Pléiades Imagery on the Accuracy of Canopy Height Models over Forested Alpine Regions. Remote Sensing, 10(10), 1542.

      2017

      • Piermattei L., Hollaus M., Milenković M., Quast R., Pfeifer N., Chen Y., Hakala T., Karjalainen M., Hyyppä J., Wagner
        W. 2017. An Analysis of Ku-Band Profiling Radar Observations of Boreal Forest. Remote Sensing, 9(12), 1252.

      2016

      • Piermattei L., Karel W., Vettore A., Pfeifer N. 2016. Panorama image sets for photogrammetric terrestrial surveys. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 159-166. doi: 10.5194/isprs-annals- III-5-159-2016.
      • Piermattei L., Carturan L., de Blasi F., Tarolli P., Dalla Fontana G., Vettore A., Pfeifer N. 2016. Suitability of ground- based SfM–MVS for monitoring glacial and periglacial processes. Earth Surf. Dynam. Earth Surf. Dynam., 4, 425– 443.doi:10.5194/esurf-4-425-2016.

      2015

      • Piermattei L., Carturan L., Guarnieri A. 2015. Use of terrestrial photogrammetry based on structure‐from‐motion for mass balance estimation of a small glacier in the Italian alps. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40(13), 1791- 1802, doi:10.1002/esp.3756.

      2013

      • Wahbeh W., Piermattei L., Fangi G. 2013. Metric documentation of some Syrian monuments in the UNESCO Heritage sites before the war, using the spherical photogrammetry technique. Patrimoni e Siti UNESCO Gangemi Editore, ISBN: 9788849277284.

      2011

      • d’Annibale E., Piermattei L., Fangi G. 2011. Spherical Photogrammetry as emergency photogrammetry. XXIIIrd International CIPA Symposium, Prague (Czech Republic), ISBN: 978-80-01-04856.

      Publications in preparation

      2018

      • Piermattei L, Karel W., Wang D., Wieser M., Surový P., Koreň M., Tomaštík K., Mokroš M., Pfeifer N., Hollaus M. Plot scale forest measurements based on Terrestrial Structure from Motion

      Oral presentation

      2018

      • Piermattei L., Marty M., Karel W, Ressl C., Hollaus M., Ginzler C., Pfeifer N. Is Pléiades Stereo Satellite Imagery an Appropriate Data Source for the Generation of Alpine-Wide Canopy Height Models? ESA Workshop, Eo4Alps, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018, June.
      • Piermattei L., Marty M., Karel W, Ressl C., Hollaus M., Ginzler C., Pfeifer N. 2018. Canopy height model from very high- resolution Pléiades stereo images over mountain regions: influence of topography, acquisition and processing strategy. In EGU, General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 20, p. 12134).

      2017

      • Piermattei L., Hollaus M., Pfeifer N., Chen Y., Karjalainen M., Hyyppä J., Wagner W. Comparing LiDAR with canopy penetrating Tomoradar profiles over boreal forest. SilviLaser 2017, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA; 2017, October.
      • Piermattei L., Bozzi C.A., Mancini A., Tassetti A.N., Karel W., Pfeifer N. 2017. Multispectral data processing from unmanned aerial vehicles: application in precision agriculture using different sensors and platforms. In EGU, General Assembly Conference Abstracts. Vol. 19, p. 13944.
      • Piermattei L., Hollaus M., Pfeifer N., Chen Y., Karjalainen M., Hakala T., Wagner W. (2017, April). Comparing helicopter- borne profiling radar with airborne laser scanner data for forest structure estimation. In EGU, General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 19, p. 13741).

      2016

      • Piermattei L., Karel W., Vettore A., Pfeifer N., 2016. Acquisition strategies for terrestrial photogrammetric surveys. Vol. 18, EGU2016-1111, 2016.

      2015

      • Piermattei L., Carturan L., de Blasi F., Tarolli P., Dalla Fontana, G., Vettore, A. 2015. Analysis of glacial and periglacial processes using the SfM-MVS approach. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 17, p. 5311.

      2014

      • Piermattei L., Carturan L., Calligaro S., Blasone G., Guarnieri A., Tarolli P., Dalla Fontana G., Vettore, A. 2014. Application of terrestrial photogrammetry for the mass balance calculation on Montasio Occidentale Glacier (Julian Alps, Italy). In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 16, p. 7015.
      • Piermattei L., Carturan L., Calligaro S., Blasone G., 2014. AGM 2014, 18th Alpine Glaciology Meeting, Innsbruck (Austria), 27-28 February 2014. Comparative analysis of terrestrial laser scanner and photogrammetry for the mass balance calculation of Montasio Occidentale Glacier.

      Poster presentation

      2018

      • Piermattei L, Karel W., Wang D., Wieser M., Surový P., Koreň M., Tomaštík K., Mokroš M., Hollaus M., Pfeifer N. Accuracy of Plot Level Forest Metrics from Terrestrial Photogrammetric Point Clouds. ForestSAT 2018, Oct. 2018. College Park, MD USA.

      2015

      • Piermattei L., Carturan L., Cazorzi F., Colucci R.R., Dalla Fontana G., Forte E., Moro D. 2015. Monitoring of a debris- covered and avalanche-fed glacier in the Eastern Italian Alps using ground-based SfM-MVS. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 17, p. 5236.

      2014

      • Tarolli P., Piermattei L., Carturan L., de Blasi F., Dalla Fontana G., Vettore A., 2014. Monitoring Glacial and Periglacial Environments in the Ortles-Cevedale (Eastern Italian Alps) Using the Sfm-MVS Approach. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, Vol. 1, p. 0269.

      Workshops, Training, Seminars

      2017Seminar at School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University: “Terrain modelling of high altitude catchments in the Italian Alps using Structure-from-Motion”
      2015ISPRS Summer Schools of Alpine Research, July 5–11, 2015. “Close range sensing techniques in Alpine terrain”. University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
      2014MICMAC photogrammetric software. February 3–6, 2014. Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
      2013EGU Summer School, July 29-August 4, 2013. “Understanding Earth-surface processes in the alpine environment from high resolution topography”, University of Padova, San Vito di Cadore, Italy.