Name: Stefan Lang
Occupation: Geographer, Assistant Professor at the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics at the University of Salzburg in Austria
Fields of Expertise: geo-spatial image analysis, spatial indicator integration, disaster response and humanitarian action
Stefan Lang, PhD, is Geographer, GIS and Remote Sensing specialist by training and currently Assistant Professor at the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics (Z_GIS) at the University of Salzburg in Austria. He is heading the Z_GIS Division Integrated Spatial Analysis (ISA).
Stefan Lang is active in the fields of advanced geo-spatial image analysis, EO-based monitoring and spatial indicator integration. He works on cutting-edge research fields on both conceptual and applied level. His research interests include: object-based (image) analysis (OBIA), systemic and hierarchical scale concepts, multi-source data integration, multi-dimensional indicator development, multi-scale regionalization and generalisation, validation and accuracy.
He authored and co-authored numerous scientific articles, edited special issues in international journals and compiled an academic textbook on landscape analysis available in several languages. Stefan Lang engages in a non-profit organization called GI-PLUS that fosters on local and regional level the proliferation of GI technology in authorities and small economies.