Christoph Stasch

Institute for Geoinformatics
University of Muenster
Weseler Str. 253
D-48151 Muenster, Germany
Tel: +49 (251) 83-31965
Fax: +49 (251) 83-3976
Email: staschc(at)

IRTG Research Initiative : Semantics in Analysis and Reasoning
Research Title : Spatio-temporal Aggregation in the Sensor Web
Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Edzer Pebesma
Location : University of Muenster

Research Interests

  • Spatio-temporal Data Modeling and Aggregation
  • (Semantic) Sensor and Model Web
  • Spatial Information Infrastructures
  • Meaningful Spatial Statistics


Journal Articles

Refereed Conference & Workshop Publications

Abstracts & Posters

  • Rasouli, R., H. Timmermanns, C. Stasch, and E. Pebesma (2013): “Uncertainty-enabled Model Web ‘Albatross’”. Poster Presentation. 13th CUPUM international conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management. 2-5 July 2013. Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Pebesma, E., C. Stasch, S. Scheider, and W. Kuhn (2013): “Towards Meaningful Spatial Statistics”. Abstract; Spatial Statistics 2013, 4-7 June, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
  • Cornford, D., C. Stasch, E. Pebesma, R. Jones, L. Bastin, L. Bigagli (2013): “Building the “Uncertainty Enabled Model Web” – lessons learned”. Abstract; EGU General Assembly, 2013.
  • Roncella, R., L. Bigagli, M. Schulz, C. Stasch, B. Pross, R. Jones, M. Santoro (2013): “BP-Broker use-cases in the UncertWeb framework”. Abstract; EGU General Assembly, 2013.
  • Pebesma, E., K.B. Helle, C. Stasch, S. Rasouli, H. Timmermans, S.-E. Walker, B. Denby (2013): “Uncertainty in exposure to air pollution”. Absrract; EGU General Assembly , 2013.
  • Stasch, C., Jones, R., Cornford, D., Kiesow, M., Williams, M. and Pebesma, E. (2012): “Representing Uncertainties in the Sensor Web“, Workshop Sensing a Changing World 2012. Wageningen, Netherlands.
  • Gerharz, L.E., C. Autermann, H. Hopmann, C. Stasch, E. Pebesma (2012): “Uncertainty visualisation in the Model Web“. Abstract; EGU General Assembly, 2012.
  • Graeler, B., C. Stasch (2012): “Flexible Representation of Spatio-Temporal Random Fields in the Model Web“. Abstract; EGU General Assembly, 2012.
  • Gerharz, L., B. Proß, C. Stasch, and E. Pebesma, 2011. A Web-based Uncertainty-enabled Information System for Urban Air Quality Assessment. Abstract, EGU General Assembly, 2011.
  • Degbelo, A. and C. Stasch (2011) Level of Detail of Observations in Space and Time. In Poster Session at Conference on Spatial Information Theory: COSIT´11. Belfast, Maine, USA.
  • Stasch, C., C. Autermann, T. Foerster, E. Pebesma. “Towards a Spatiotemporal Aggregation Service in the Sensor Web.” Poster Session at the 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, 18-21 April 2011 – Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Stasch, C. and S. Jirka (2010): Aktuelle Sensordaten zur Entscheidungsunterstützung im Katastrophenfall. DWA Tagung: GIS in der Wasserwirtschaft. 20.-21. January. Bonn (Germany).
  • Juerrens, E.H., A. Broering, T. Everding, S. Jirka, & C. Stasch (2009): Building Human Sensor Webs with 52° North SWE Implementations. FOSS4G 2009. October 20.-23. 2009. Sydney, Australia.
  • Broering, A., E.H. Juerrens, S. Jirka and C. Stasch (2009): Development of Sensor Web Applications with Open Source Software. Proceedings of: First Open Source GIS UK Conference. June 22. 2009. Nottingham, UK. (Best Paper Award).
  • Jirka, S., A. Broering & C. Stasch (2009): Applying OGC Sensor Web Enablement to risk monitoring and disaster management. GSDI 11 World Conference. June 15.-19. 2009. Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Jirka, S. and C. Stasch (2008): Application of Open Source OGC Sensor Web Implementations for Disaster Management and Environmental Monitoring. FOSS4G 2008. 28. September – 4. October, Cape Town (South Africa).
  • Jirka, S., C. Stasch (2008): Discovery Mechanisms for the Sensor Web. Workshop: Sensing A Changing World, 18.-21. November, Wageningen (Netherlands).



  • Introduction to Geostatistics, Practical Exercise, University of Muenster
  • Project Seminar “Development of Geosoftware II” , University of Muenster
  • Project Seminar “Deploying Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring of Air Pollutants in Disaster Management “, University of Muenster