Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h. c.

Josef Strobl

Josef Strobl

Full Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences since 2010


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Geoinformatics
  • Remote sensing
  • Cartography
  • Geomorphology



Selected Memberships:

  • International Society for Digital Earth ISDE
  • UNIGIS International Association
  • European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Member)
  • European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (Executive Committee)
  • Austrian Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (Board)

Selected Prizes:

  • Ehrenzeichen des Landes Salzburg
  • Dr. h. c. University of West Hungary
  • Prof. h. c. Kyrgyz State University for Construction, Transport and Architecture
  • Christian-Doppler-Preis des Landes Salzburg

Selected Publications:

  • Blaschke, Thomas; Strobl, Josef; Wegmayr, Anna (Hrsg.) (2021) GI_Forum 2021, Volume 9, Issue 1Special Edition: 12th International Symposium on Digital Earth: Digital Earth for Sustainable Societies. Wien: Verlag der ÖAW.
  • Hu, Guanghui & Dai, Wen & Li, Sijin & Xiong, LiYang & Tang, Guoan & Strobl, Josef. (2021). Quantification of terrain plan concavity and convexity using aspect vectors from digital elevation models. Geomorphology. 375. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107553.
  • Wei, Hong & Xiong, LiYang & Tang, Guoan & Strobl, Josef & Xue, Kaikai. (2021). Spatial-temporal variation of land use and land cover change in the glacial affected area of the Tianshan Mountains. Catena. 202. 105256. 10.1016/j.catena.2021.105256.
  • Blanford, Justine & Bowlick, Forrest & Gidudu, Anthony & Gould, Michael & Griffin, Amy & Kar, Bandana & Kemp, Karen & Róiste, Mairéad & Desabbata, Stefano & Sinton, Diana & Strobl, Josef & Tate, Nicholas & Toppen, Fred & Unwin, David. (2021). Lockdown lessons: an international conversation on resilient GI science teaching. Journal of Geography in Higher Education. 10.1080/03098265.2021.1986687.
  • Liu, Xintao & Claramunt, Christophe & Batty, Michael & Kwan, Mei-Po & Senousi, Ahmad & Cheng, Tao & Strobl, Josef et al. (2022). Geographic information science in the era of geospatial big data: A cyberspace perspective. The Innovation. 100279. 10.1016/j.xinn.2022.100279.