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Dr. rer. nat. Sebastian Vogel

Scientist, Group leader "Proximal Soil Sensing"

Department: Engineering for Crop Production

Telefon: +49 (0)331 5699 426
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Research programs

Research areas

Pedology, Precision Farming, Geomorphology, Sensor-based Soil Mapping, Landscape Sensitivity, Geoarchaeology



Veröffentlichungen vor ATB-Zugehörigkeit

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Vogel, S.; Märker, M.; Esposito, D.; Seiler, F. (2016): The Ancient Rural Settlement Structure in the Hinterland of Pompeii Inferred from Spatial Analysis and Predictive Modelling of Villae Rusticae. Geoarchaeology 31(2), 121-139.


Vogel, S.; Märker, M.; Rellini, I.; Hoelzmann, P.; Wulf, S.; Robinson, M.; Steinhübel, L.; Di Maio, G.; Imperatore, C.;  Kastenmeier, P.; Liebmann, L.; Esposito, D.; Seiler, F. (2015): From a stratigraphic sequence to a landscape evolution model: Late Pleistocene and Holocene volcanism, soil formation and land use in the shade of Mount Vesuvius (Italy). Quaternary International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.02.033

Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2014): Analysis of post-burial soil developments of pre-AD 79 Roman paleosols near Pompeii (Italy). Open Journal of Soil Science 4, 337-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2014.410035

Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2013). Modelling the spatial distribution of AD 79 pumice fallout and pyroclastic density currents and derived deposits of Somma-Vesuvius (Campania, Italy) integrating primary deposition and secondary redistribution. Bulletin of Volcanology 75: 778. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00445-013-0778-2

Vogel, S. (2012): GIS-based geomorphometric analysis of Somma-Vesuvius volcanic complex: Estimating the altitude of Mount Somma stratovolcano before its caldera-forming explosive activity. Acta Vulcanologica 23(1-2)/24(1-2), 81-88.

Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2012): Comparison of pre-AD 79 Roman paleosols in two contrasting paleo-topographical situations around Pompeii (Italy). Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 35(2), 199-209.

Vogel, S.; Märker, M. & Seiler, F. (2011): Revised modeling of the post-AD 79 volcanic deposits of Somma-Vesuvius to reconstruct the pre-AD 79 topography of the Sarno River plain (Italy). Geologica Carpathica 62(1), 5-16.

Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2011): Characterization of the pre-AD 79 Roman paleosol south of Pompeii (Italy): Correlation between soil parameter values and paleo-topography. Geoderma 160, 548-558.

Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2010): Reconstructing the Roman topography and environmental features of the Sarno River Plain (Italy) before the AD 79 eruption of Somma-Vesuvius. Geomorphology 115, 67-77.

Seiler, F.; Kastenmeier, P. & Vogel, S. (2009): Nuove ricerche nella Piana del Sarno – verso la ricostruzione dei paleo-paesaggi. Sunto delle attività di ricerca dell'Istituto Archeologico Germanico di Berlino nel 2008. Rivista di Studi Pompeiani 20, 2009, 166-168.

Conference Proceedings

Schröter, I.; Vogel, S.; Meyer, S.; Kling, C.; Rühlmann, J.; Gebbers, R. & Kramer, R. (2018): Präzise Kalkung durch Integration hochauflösender Kartierung mit Bodensensoren. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik in der Landwirtschaft, 26-28 February 2018, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. 


Vogel, S.; Strebel, D.; Märker, M. & Seiler, F. (2013): Reconstructing the Ancient Cultural Landscape Around Pompeii in 2D and 3D: from Scientific Data to a Computer Animated Museum Exhibit. CAA2012 Proceedings of the 40th Conference in Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Southampton, United Kingdom, 26-30 March 2012.


Vogel, S.; Märker, M. & Seiler, F. (2012): Modeling the post-AD 79 Deposits of Somma-Vesuvius to Reconstruct the pre-AD 79 Topography of the Sarno River Plain (Italy). Zhou, Mingquan, Iza Romanowska, Zhongke Wu, Pengfei Xu and Philip Verhagen (eds.) Revive the Past. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA). Proceedings of the 39th International Conference, Beijing, April 12-16, 2011. Pallas Publications, Amsterdam, 343-347.

Vogel, S.; Esposito, D.; Seiler, F. & Märker, M. (2012): Analysing the Rural Landscape around Pompeii before the Eruption of Somma-Vesuvius in AD 79. 2nd Internatial Landscape Archaeology Conference (LAC) 2012, 6th - 9th June 2012, eTopoi – Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 3, 377-382. http://journal.topoi.org/index.php/etopoi/article/view/137/163

Seiler, F.; Märker, M.; Kastenmeier, P.; Vogel, S.; Esposito, D.; Heussner, U.; Boni, M.; Balassone, G.; Di Maio, G. & Joachimski, M. (2011) : Interdisciplinary approach on the reconstruction of the ancient cultural landscape of the Sarno River Plain before the eruption of Somma-Vesuvius A. D. 79. In: Bork, H.-R.; Meller , H. & Gerlach, R. (eds.): Umweltarchäologie - Naturkatastrophen und Umweltwandel im archäologischen Befund. 3. Mitteldeutscher Archäologentag vom 07. bis 09. Oktober 2010, Tagungen des Landesmuseums für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale) 6, 145-154.

Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2010): Determining a detailed course of the ancient aqueducts serving Pompeii (Italy) using a model of the pre-AD 79 paleo-topography. In: Melero, J.; Cano, P. & Revelles, J. (eds.): Fusion of Cultures. Abstracts of the XXXVIII Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. CAA 2010. pp. 740.

Heck, V. & Vogel, S. (2009): Rectification of Historic Royal Air Force Aerial Photos and Generation of an Aerial Image Mosaic of the Sarno River Basin, Italy. International Conference: Historic maps and imagery for modern scientific applications, Bern (Switzerland), 28th - 30th November, 2008, PFG, Photogrammetrie-Fernerkundung-Geoinformation, 3/2009, 245-249.


Other Publications


Vogel, S. & Scheibe, D. (2018): pH-Wert nach Bedarf. Bauernzeitung 30, 2018.


Curriculum Vitae


2005: Diploma, Geoecology, University of Potsdam

2011: Dr. rer. nat., University of Tübingen

Professional career:

2005 - 2006: University of Potsdam

2007 - 2009: German Archaeological Institute, Berlin

2009 - 2011: Heidelberger Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2011 - 2014: University of Tübingen

2014 - 2015: German Archaeological Institute, Berlin

2015 - 2018: University of Potsdam

since 2017: Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V.