Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Christoph S. Garbe
Interdisciplinary Center for
Scientific Computing (IWR)

Head of Resarch Group
Image Processing and Modeling

University of Heidelberg
Berliner Str. 43
D - 69120 Heidelberg

Office: Room B03.A111
Tel.: +49 (0) 62 21/54 - 14 863
Fax: +49 (0) 62 21/54 - 14 898

Secretary: Karin Kruljac
Phone: +49 (0) 62 21/54 - 14854


Research Topics:

Model based Image Processing
Motion Estimation from Image Sequences
Measurement of Fluid Flow
Digital Image Processing of Thermographic Image Sequences
Transport Models and Fluxes at the Air-Water Interface
Satellite Remote Sensing
See our research pages for details.

Current Projects:

BMWi EXIST Transfer of Research: LumiScan
Image Measurements in Fluid Mechanics (DFG-SPP 1147)
DFG Project Restoration and Post Processing of Optical Flows
SOPRAN - Surface Ocean Processes in the Anthropocene
Model Based Image Processing for Transport Processes of Reactive Atmospheric Trace Gases from Satellite Remote Sensing
Intel Visual Computing Institute: Algorithms for low cost depth imaging

List of Publications


Working Groups

International SOLAS (Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Study) Project,
member of the Scientific Steering Committee
ESF COST Action 735: Tools for Assessing Global Air-Sea Fluxes of Climate and Air Pollution Relevant Gases,
member of the Managing Committee
World Climate Research Program, Working Group on Surface Fluxes

Organization of Workshops and Meetings

07.-10. May 2012SOLAS Open Science Conference 2012Washington State, USA
29.11. - 02.12.2011Earth Observation and Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science, Co-organized by ESA, SOLAS and EGU
(download flyer)
Frascati (Rome), Italy
05.–09. September 2011Minisymposium on Parameter Estimation in Image Processing at ENUMATH 2011 Leicester, UK
03.04. – 08.04.2010 European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2011, IMBER/SOLAS special session. Sensitivity of marine ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles to global change Vienna, Austria
31.05. – 02.06.2010International Workshop on Optimal Control in Image Processing Heidelberg, Germany
14. April 2008European Geosciences Union General Assembly,
Special Session, COST Action 735: “The physical processes controlling air–sea exchange”
Vienna, Austria
06.-07. Februar 2008International k-Conundrum Workshop Norwich, UK
06.-08. September 2006 International Workshop on Transport at the Air Sea Interface
The book of selected publications is published by Springer Verlag.
Heidelberg, Germany
August 2006Joint SOLAS / WGSF meetingHeidelberg, Germany


Lectures / Vorlesungen

SS 2011Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
SS 2011Übungsgruppen Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
SS 2009Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
SS 2009Übungsgruppen Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
SS 2008Image Sequence Analysis
WS 2007/2008 Atmosphäre- Ozean Wechselwirkungen und ihre Klimarelevanz
WS 2006/2007 Image Sequence Analysis
WS 2004/2005Motion in Image Sequences
at the Zentrum für Sensorsysteme, Universität Siegen
WS 2004/2005The analysis of motion in image sequences
SS 2004Principles of Boundary-Layer Theory
WS 2003/2004 Grundlagen der Wechselwirkungen zwischen Atmosphäre und Ozean

Tutorials and Lab Courses / Tutorien und Praktika

WS 2004/2005
Softwarepraktikum Bildverarbeitung
May 2007 Tutorial, together with Dr. S. Krömker:
"Direct rendering of film sequences and estimation of motion parameters",
Visualisation and Image Processing ICM/IGC Workshop, Warschau, 17-19 May 2007

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