Fields of Work


Professor Behr teaches basically in the study programmes "Vermessung und Geoinformatik", "Informationslogistik", and "Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics". His subjects comprises

  • Programming
  • Internet, Internet GIS
  • XML Technologies
  • Data Modeling
  • Scientific Writing
  • Spatial Data Infrastructures
  • Standardization



Dr. Behr offers consulting in areas like

  • Data modeling
  • Geospatial IT Architecture
  • XML Technologies (2 days workshop)
  • OGC Standards (2 days workshop)
  • Call for Tenders and evaluation of submission


Author of two authoritative books on GIS in German, one is "Strategisches GIS-Management", Its third edition was published by Wichmann Verlag (2014). The second is "Einführung in Geographische Informationssysteme" (1997).
Reviewer for ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Transactions in GIS, Natural Hazards

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  • Member of the DIN working group NA 005-03-03 AA "Arbeitsausschuss Kartographie und Geoinformation" (Sp CEN/TC 287+ISO/TC 211)
  • Vice Chair ICA Commission on SDI and Standards