Christian Sommer


The Role of Culture in Early Expansions of Humans
University of Tuebingen
Rümelinstrasse 19-23
72070 Tuebingen

Tel: +49-(0)7071-29-77505

email: christian.sommer[at]

Main research interests

  • Landscape evolution and geomorphology
  • Geoinformatics
  • Remote sensing



Since 09/2016 research assistant in maintaining and completing the ROAD-Database (Roceeh Out of Africa Database). Analisys of paleo landscapes and geomorphology using GIS and remote sensing.

02/2016 – 08/2016 student research assistant for GIS analysis and cartography. Implementation and maintenance of a geographical database for web services and metadata.


2016 M.Sc. in Physical Geography: geoinformatics and remote sensing. University of Tübingen.

2012 B.Sc. in Physical Geography. University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.


09/2016 Modelling Environmental Dynamics and Hominin Dispersals Around the Mid-Pleistocene Revolution (METHOD), Sassari (IT).

09/2016 Jahrestagung der Arbeitskreise „Fernerkundung“ (DGfG) und „Auswertung von Fernerkundungsdaten“ (DGPF), Halle/Saale (DE).

09/2013 Jahrestagung der Arbeitskreise „Fernerkundung“ (DGfG) und „Auswertung von Fernerkundungsdaten“ (DGPF), Tübingen (DE).

since 2013 AGIT Symposium & GI_Forum for applied geoinformatics, Salzburg (AT).