Ayman Abdel-Hamid


Academic positionLecturer, Assistant Professor, Researcher
Research fieldsGeomorphology,Ecology and Biodiversity of Plants and Ecosystems
KeywordsLand use/land cover change analysis, Impacts of climate change and land use change, Earth Observation, Remote sensing of vegetation, conservation of natural resources
Honours and awards

2017: Award from the University of Bonn to visit the Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC), at the University of Free State, in South Africa.

2015: Achievement award from the Natural Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences.

2013: Achievement award from the Center for Environment and Development.

2010: International Climate Protection Fellowship from Alexander Humboldt Foundation for prospective leaders in climate protection, and resources conservation.

2009: Award from the Egyptian Society for Environmental Sciences.

2007: Scholarship from the Suez Canal University to study M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences.

2006: Achievement award from Ismailia governorate, during the day of success ceremony.

2006: Achievement award from the Egyptian Minister of State for Environmental Affairs MSEA, in the ceremony of the international day of the environment.

2005: Achievement award from Admiral Fadel; Chairman of Suez Canal Authority, in the day of success ceremony.

Current contact address

Host during sponsorship

Priv. Doz. Dr. Harald KehlInstitut für Ökologie, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin
Start of initial sponsorship01/09/2010


2010International Climate Protection Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2018Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Olena Dubovyk, Islam Abou El-Magd, Gunter Menz: Mapping mangroves extents on the Red Sea coastline in Egypt using polarimetric SAR and high resolution optical remote sensing data. In: Journal of Sustainability, 2018, 646
2017Valerie Graw, Gohar Ghazaryan, Karen Dall, Andoni Gómez, Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Andries Jordaan, Ruben Piroska, Joachim Post, Joerg Szarzynski, Yvonne Walz, Olena Dubovyk: Drought Dynamics and Vegetation Productivity in Different Land Management Systems of Eastern Cape, South Africa—A Remote Sensing Perspective. In: Sustainability, 2017, 1728
2017Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Olena Dubovyk, Islam, Abou El-Magd, Gunter Menz Integration of SAR and Optical Remote Sensing data for mapping of mangroves extents. In: Benoît Otjacques, Patrik Hitzelberger, Stefan Naumann, Volker Wohlgemuth, From Science to Society: The Bridge provided by Environmental Informatics. Shaker Verlag GmbH, 2017. 1-8
2014Ayman Abdel-Hamid: Remote sensing for conservation of Acacia trees in arid Environment: A case study of Acacia tortilis in South Sinai, Egypt. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2014