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GNSS Remote Sensing, Navigation and PositioningJens Wickert

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jens Wickert

Chair GNSS Remote Sensing, Navigation and Positioning
Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation Sciences
Technical University of Berlin
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 104-106
10553 Berlin

Contact: Secr. KAI 2-2



  • Coordinator GFZ share Atmosphere and Climate Research Programme
  • Deputy Section Head Space Geodetic Techniques
  • Head GNSS Atmosphere Sounding and GNSS Reflectometry


  • Professor for “GNSS Remote Sensing, Navigation and Positioning” 

Scientific Interests

  • GNSS Atmosphere Sounding, GNSS Reflectometry and Receiver technique 
  • Development of GNSS Analysis Software and related Application under Real-Time Aspects 
  • Planning and Realization of satellite missions with GNSS components 
  • Geoscientific research projects with focus to GNSS applications


1989-1991  Scientist, Academy of Science
1991-1993  Scientist, German Weather Service
1993-1995  Scientist, AWI Bremerhaven, Overwintering Antarctica
1996-1999  Scientist, German Aerospace Center
since 1999  GFZ
since 2016  Professor at TU Berlin

Visiting Professorships and Research Stays

2010/2008  National Central University, Chong Li, Taiwan 
2006           National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
2004           Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Dänemark 
2003           Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Österreich 
1998           Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA 
1996           Geodetic Observatory Metsahovi, Finnland 
1994/95      Neumayer-Station, Überwinterung, Antarktis 
1993           Meteorologisches Observatorium Hohenpeißenberg, Deutschland 
1991           Institut für tiefe Temperaturen, Charkow, Ukraine 
1990           Technische Universität Berlin, Inst. für Festkörperphysik, Deutschland 

Scientific boards

  • Member Science Panel Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS) 
  • Member at large IAG Commission 4 Positioning and Applications 
  • EU COST Action 1206 GNSS4SWEC, Management Committee 
  • International Radio Occultation Working Group (IROWG) 
  • GRUAN Task Team GNSS Precipitable Water Vapour 
  • Reviewer for leading journals 
  • Reviewer for research projects


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