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Ammer, U.,
Prof. Dr.
Auernhammer, H.,
Prof. Dr.
Augsburger, C.,
Dipl. Ing. agr.
Demmel, M.,
Geesing, D.,
Dipl. Forstw., M.Sc.
Gutser, R.,
Hank, K.,
Liebler, J.,
Dipl. Ing. agr.
Linseisen, H.
Dipl. Ing. agr.
Maidl, F.-X.
Manakos, I.,
Dipl. Geol., M.Sc.
Curriculum Vitae
Research Priorities
Ruthenkolk, F.,
Dipl. Biol.
Schmidhalter, U.,
Prof. Dr.
Schneider, T.,
Spangler, A.,
Dipl. Inform.
Steinmayr, T.,
Dipl. Geogr.
Sticksel, E.,
Trukenbrod, R.,
Dipl. Ing. agr.
Wagner, P.,
Prof. Dr.

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Dipl. Geol.,  M.Sc.  Ioannis Manakos  Photo

Doctoral Student


Chair for Land Use Planning and Nature Conservation

Am Hochanger 13
85350 Freising-Weihenstephan
Tel:  +49 (0)8161 71- 4665
Fax: +49 (0)8161 71- 4671
Email: Ioannis.Manakos@lrz.tu-muenchen.de

Curriculum Vitae:

Date of Birth : 31st July 1973

Place of Birth : Athens, Greece


  • Doctoral student at the Department of Land Use Planning and Nature Conservation of the Faculty of Forestry of the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Thesis theme : "Anisotropy of the radiation response : Interference factor or information source ? Investigations in the frame of a precision farming research project."
  • Master of Science at the specialty of Land Improvements of the School of Agriculture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1996 - January 1999). Thesis theme : " Application of Expert Systems, Remote Sensing and G.I.S. for the solution of agricultural problems : Pilot study in soil erosion. "
  • Post graduate training at the German Aerospace Research Establishment (Munich - Oberpfaffenhofen), Institute of Optoelektronics, Department of Optical Remote Sensing. (January 1996).
  • Graduate of the Geological Department, School of Applied Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1991 - 1995). Thesis theme : "Assessment of land complexes of Santorini island by the use of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (G.I.S.)."
  • During my graduation I participated in the students exchange programme "Erasmus” of the EC in the Institute of Petrology in the University of Vienna (winter semester 1992 - 1993).

Scholarships :

  • Scholar at the Foundation of National Scholarships during the academic year 1992-1993 due to my second best place among my fellow-students of this year.
  • Scholar at the Foundation of National Scholarships to attend cources in order to receive my Master of Science Certificate from academic year 1996 till 1998.

Foreign Languages :

  • Greek
  • German
  • English

Scientific Projects :

  • Participation in the precision farming project "IKB - Duernast" (Information System Site Specific Crop Management Duernast) (1998-now).
  • Participation in the project "ASTERISMOS” (Application of Space Technology to Environmental aspects of suRface mIning. A Surface Mining decision support System) (ENV4-CT97-373) under the scientific supervision of the professor of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Th. Astaras (1997-1998).
  • Participation in the project "Restoration of Lake Mavrouda” under the supervision of the Greek Biotope/Wetlands Centre (1997).
  • Participation in the project "Assessment damages of Agricultural crops by the use of Space technology and G.I.S.” with coordinator the Professor of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki mr N. Silleos and financer the organization of the Greek Agricultural Insurances (1996 - 1997).
  • Participation in the subproject "Land classification and multitemporal monitoring of the Santorini volcano by the use of visual, near infrared and thermal infrared images of TM (LANDSAT-5) and field observations” of a wider project with title "Volcanic Risk, Santorini Volcano Laboratory”.This was an EC project of EEC/DXXII-Environment (1993) with scientific supervisor Ass. Professor M.Fytikas.


Research Priorities:



  • Manakos, I., Schneider T. and U. Ammer
    Angular spectroradiometric field measurements for precision farming purposes
    In: Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Precision Agriculture, pp. 253-258, Montpellier, France, 2001
  • Manakos, I. and Schneider, T.
    Field spectroscopic measurements for the approximation of the BRDF in the frame of precision farming. Proceedings: International Workshop on Spectroscopy Application in Precision Farming, pp. 68-73, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany, 2001
    [big .pdf available via ftp. contact:Ioannis.Manakos@lrz.tu-muenchen.de]
  • Schneider T. and I. Manakos
    Anisotropie der Rückstrahlung - Störfaktor oder Informationsquelle? Erörterung anhand des Beispiels "precision farming". In: Berichte der GIL. Band 13. S. 187-190, Berlin/Weihenstephan, Germany, 2000.
  • Schneider T., de Kok R., Buck A. and I. Manakos
    Objektorientierte Bildanalyse - Paradigmenwechsel in der thematischen Auswertung von Erdbeobachtungsdaten? In: Lehrstuhl für Landnutzungsplanung und Naturschutz der TU München (Hrsg.), Aktuelle Forschungsberichte, Festschrift zur Emeritierung von Prof. Dr. U. Ammer, pp. 234-258, Freising, Germany, 2000.
  • Parcel based calibration of remote sensing data for precision farming purposes (Eichung von Fernerkungungsdaten anhand von Testparzellen für 'precision farming' Anwendungen; Manakos I., Liebler J., Schneider, T.). In: Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung XII, Wichmann Verlag, pp. 333-344, Salzburg, Austria, 2000.
    PDF-File for Download!
  • Daten, Datenströme und Software in einem Informationssystem zur teilflächenspezifischen Pflanzenproduktion (Data, data flow and software in an information system for site-specific plant production; Linseisen, H., Spangler, A., Hank, K., Wagner, P., Steinmayr, T., Demmel, M., Auernhammer, H., Manakos, I., Schneider, T., Liebler, J.). In: Zeitschrift für Agrarinformatik, 8(2), pp. 36-43, 2000.
  • The evaluation of spectral and angular signatures from MOMS-2/P mode D data sets – an application case study for land use purposes (Schneider T., Manakos I., Reinartz P. and R. Mueller). Presentation at the joint Workshop of ISPRS Working Groups I/1, I/3 and IV/4: "Sensors and Mapping from Space 1999" (Hanover, Germany, September 27th - 30th 1999).
    PDF-File for Download!
  • BRDF approximation by field measurements for precision farming purposes (Schneider T., Manakos I. and F. Ruthenkolk). Poster at the Second International Workshop on "Multiangular Measurements and Models (IWMMM-2)" (Ispra, Italy, September 15th - 17th 1999).
    PDF-File for Download!
  • Anisotropy information from MOMS-02/PRIRODA stereo datasets - an additional physical parameter for land surface characterisation (Schneider T., Manakos I., Reinartz P. and R. Mueller). Presentation at the joint ISPRS/EARSel Workshop "Fusion of Sensor Data, Knowledge Sources and Algorithms for Extraction and Classification of Topographic Objects" (Valladolid, Spain, 3rd -4th June 1999).
    PDF-File for Download!
  • Assessment crop damages using space Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS)” (Silleos N., N. Dalezios, A Trikatsoula, G.Petsanis / Research Team : N. Misopolinos, K. Perakis, A. Konstantinidis and I. Manakos). Presentation at the IFAC - CAEA'98 Workshop "Control Applications and Ergonomics in Agriculture” (Athens, Greece, 15th - 17th June 1998).


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