Dr Monika Jarosch
Professional Title: Professor
Primary domain: Geodesy & Geoinformation
Organization name: Universität Siegen
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Siegen - Germany
Institute of Geodesy (Prof. Grafarend), University of Stuttgart, Germany Ph.D. in theoretical geodesy (1986) „Analysis and synthesis of the gravitational field of the Earth variable in space and time by vector spherical harmonics” (since 1995) Chair of Practical Geodesy and Geoinformation Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty IV – Faculty of Science and Technology University of Siegen, Germany Consultant for the German Research Foundation (Since 2017) Special consultant for the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation (Since 2006) Consultant for the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) (Since 2005) Consulting engineer, Chamber of Engineers, NRW, Germany (since 2004) Deputy chair of CODATA Germany – German National Committee for CODATA, Committee on Data for Science and Technology of the International Council of Science (Since 2009) SPECIAL INTERESTS Both teaching and research in information technologies as well as communication technologies, with focus on geovisualization, 3D modelling , the meaning and concept of geoinformation systems for the disaster cycle „risks, disasters, security“, new technologies to produce, use and share information, volunteered geographic information VGI, the participatory aspect of risk information management and the use of and content management in social media.